Elk River man claims $21.6 million lottery jackpot

Elk River man claims $21.6 million lottery jackpot

It had long been one of Jeffrey Love's dreams to visit the lottery office and claim a big prize.
South Metro
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Minnesota school districts prepare to ask voters for help

Amid cuts, districts plan to put referendums on the ballot in November.
North Metro
July 13

Bus hits, kills bicyclist in Hermantown

Earlier, an 82-year-old woman from Cold Spring, Minn., was fatally injured in a two-vehicle crash in Stearns County.
North Metro
July 13

Northeast Minneapolis residents are opposed to plans to move Fridley bus barn to their neighborhood

Site would mean 111 bus parking stalls and 110 full-time and other jobs.
South Metro
July 13

Twin Cities metro police blotter, July 14

AFTON JUNE 8 Suspicious activity. A resident in the 2100 block of Stagecoach Trail reported seeing a shiny object in the woods but was…
North Metro
July 12
Keith McCarron held a protest sign Thursday between twisted wires left over from scene where George Jensen, 83, of Champlin drove a van into a bus she

Minneapolis bus shelter crash puts racial tension in spotlight as investigation continues

Activists question Metro Transit's investigation and why the van driver has not been charged.
East Metro
July 11
Ramsey County’s lawsuit seeks to end an agreement with Arden Hills to redevelop the land into the Rice Creek Commons plan.

Affordable-housing group seeks to join lawsuit against Arden Hills

It backs Ramsey County's action for more affordable units in sprawling project.
North Metro
July 11

Motorcyclist hits parked vehicle north of Twin Cities and is killed

The crash occurred about late in the afternoon in Chisago County.
North Metro
July 11

Pilot dies after small aircraft crashes in northwestern Minnesota

The pilot of an ultralight aircraft was killed Thursday afternoon when it crashed at the airport in Hawley, Minn. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting said…
North Metro
July 10
Tarnue David practices African drumming through Trio Educational Talent Search at Hennepin Technical College in Brooklyn Park.

Drum class aims to equip aspiring Minn. college students with skills to succeed

Summer college-prep program for low-income and aspiring first-generation college students blends practical instruction with the drumming and dance.
North Metro
July 10

89-year-old Minnesota man dies after his mower tips, lands in Mississippi River, pinning him

The man's body was found Monday afternoon by a concerned neighbor, with an arm pinned under the mower, the Sherburne County Sheriff's Office said.
North Metro
July 9

Woman arrested, accused of arson in St. Anthony apartment complex fire

A woman was arrested Tuesday in connection with a fire that damaged a St. Anthony apartment building and forced residents to be evacuated.The woman, 31,…
West Metro
July 8
Brooklyn Park’s 6,000 solar panels are spread across the city.

Brooklyn Park completes largest solar project of any Minnesota city

City facilities will run on sustainable energy and save $60K in first year.
North Metro
July 8

Suspect fleeing police crashes into Mounds View squad

A suspect is likely to face multiple felony charges after crashing into a Mounds View squad car Sunday evening and then attempting to flee on…
South Metro
July 6

Twin Cities metro police blotter, July 7

FRIDLEY JUNE 7 Fire. An officer responded to a report of negligent burning at a home in the 6000 block of Central Avenue NE.…
North Metro
July 5

St. Anthony apartment fire called suspicious

The blaze at the Equinox Apartments broke out about 2:45 a.m.
North Metro
July 5

Minnesotan charged with fishing while naked

Neighbors say he marred their lake view.
West Metro
July 4
Dr. Carlton Jenkins

Robbinsdale schools superintendent aims to ease discontent

Superintendent Carlton Jenkins had hoped he and his critics could "move on."
South Metro
July 3
Isak Aden

Man killed during exchange of gunfire with officers in Eagan is identified

The 23-year-old was from Columbia Heights, state officials said.
North Metro
July 3

Trucker hits another semi in northwest Twin Cities and dies

The crash occurred on Hwy. 10 early into the morning commute, the State Patrol said.
North Metro
July 3

Blaine motorcyclist killed in Ham Lake crash is identified

Daniel Ryan Priess died in the crash at Bunker Lake Boulevard and NE. Lexington Avenue, the Anoka County Sheriff's Office said.