Lake Fest in Forest Lake kicks off summer events in Washington County

Lake Fest in Forest Lake kicks off summer events in Washington County

Memorial Day signals that the fun is just around the corner
West Metro
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Spike in abuse reports overwhelms Hennepin County child protection system

Abused children are stranded as foster homes and shelter beds fill up.
East Metro
7:39am
Dr. Ruth Lynfield is the state epidemiologist and is leadering the hea...

Minn. Dept. of Health: No cause for concern after anthrax detection

An initial positive test was followed by negative ones, said Dr. Ruth Lynfield. The bacteria can occur naturally.
East Metro
May 27

North/east metro briefs: Long-awaited play area completes Woodbury complex

The last major feature promised as part of a glitzy expansion of the Bielenberg Sports Center in Woodbury is arriving this spring. Madison’s Place, a…
East Metro
May 27

North/east metro police blotter, May 29

BIRCHWOODAPRIL 27Noise complaint. Authorities received a report of someone playing a bass guitar in the 100 block of Birchwood Avenue. The caller said it was…
North Metro
May 27

Trapped by abuse: Boyfriend's fatal stabbing was her only escape

The case of Arteisha Love, 31, highlights complexity of partner violence.
Local
May 27

Robbinsdale teachers to hand out 40,000 books

The books are provided by First book, a nonprofit that gives books to low-income children.
North Metro
May 25

Suspect arrested in home burglary spree, sexual assault of 9-year-old

Police found him under a Mississippi River bridge in Minneapolis and nabbed him after a brief chase.
North Metro
May 25

Motorcyclist dies in crash, bringing Tuesday's traffic death toll to 5

The latest deadly wreck occurred early in the evening at the well-traveled intersection.
North Metro
May 25

Harrowing video shows Columbia Heights police killing of Kirvelay

Footage shows failed efforts to get Kirvelay to respond to commands.
North Metro
May 24

Suspect wanted in north metro home burglary spree, sex assault of 9-year-old girl

The hunt is on for a 28-year-old Minneapolis man suspected in a rash of home burglaries around southern Anoka County within a few hours over…
East Metro
May 24

Super solar plan for Arden Hills moves forward

A 40-acre array would light up the Rice Creek Commons development.
North Metro
May 23

Chilling video shows Brooklyn Park officer's struggle for his life

The assault was caught on the squad car's video camera and presented as evidence in the trial.
East Metro
May 23

North St. Paul teen found unresponsive, dies on prom night

After attending her prom, a North St. Paul high school senior was found unresponsive and later died at a hospital Saturday night, the school district…
North Metro
May 22

Development collides with protected species in Anoka County

A small plant delayed the project for a year, and raised questions about future growth vs. environmental protection in the north metro area.
East Metro
May 22

White Bear Lake's rising again, but locals still push for a fix

The lake has risen 3 feet from its low point three years ago. But nothing has changed when it comes to the rhetoric and politics at play.
West Metro
May 22

Northstar rail car is blanketed with graffiti; no arrests

The vandalism occurred in the Big Lake maintenance yard.
East Metro
May 21

In memory of fallen police officers: 'Not one day is guaranteed'

Law enforcement memorial service in Stillwater included naming 128 killed nationwide in the line of duty last year.
East Metro
May 21

One dead in Lino Lakes crash

A two-vehicle crash in Lino Lakes killed one person Friday night, police said. Officers responded to 6000 block of Otter Lake Road about 7:30 p.m.,…
East Metro
May 20

North/east metro police blotter, May 22

ANDOVER APRIL 17 Theft. A scooter was stolen from a park in the 14900 block of Crosstown Boulevard NW. APRIL 27 Theft. Tools were stolen…
East Metro
May 20

North/east metro briefs: TCAAP development eyed for one-truck trash

Lots of cities have considered going to one trash hauler to reduce damage to city streets. But Arden Hills officials think their city may be…