Anoka County hopes free shuttle will help attract, retain Northstar riders

Anoka County hopes free shuttle will help attract, retain Northstar riders

The beleaguered line got a $240,000 grant for a one-year shuttle service in Fridley.
North Metro
September 25

12 days in jail for caregiver who taunted Lino Lakes patient, threatened to burn her

Twelve days in jail is the sentence for a onetime Lino Lakes care center employee who was caught on cellphone video taunting a patient about…
South Metro
September 24
Kathryn Lusack checked in with her son, Roderick Bright, 11, at a football practice in Burnsville.

School choice splits Twin Cities suburbs into haves, have-nots

Parents are going the distance to enroll their children in schools that offer the programs and services they want, effectively redrawing the map of district boundaries in the process.
West Metro
September 24

Missing insulin-dependent Crystal woman, 88, is located

Police wanted calls to 911 from anyone with information about the woman's whereabouts.
East Metro
September 23
The view along the Mississippi River in St. Paul from the site added to Ramsey County's bid for the new Amazon headquarters.

Ramsey County's Amazon HQ bid adds St. Paul riverfront to ammo site

Riverfront site in downtown St. Paul is added to proposal.
East Metro
September 22

North/East metro police blotter, Sept. 24

ANDOVER AUG. 20 Weapon. Officers responded to the 2400 block of 161st Avenue NW. on a report of a male shooting a firearm while standing…
East Metro
September 22

North/East metro news briefs: Roseville officials considering options to ease public-works load

Roseville officials are considering an array of options to expand its overloaded public works department, now mostly housed in rental space at the State Fairgrounds.…
North Metro
September 22

No jail for ex-Champlin Park High coach who sexually assaulted boy, 13

The felony conviction would also be dismissed if she abides by probation requirements.
West Metro
September 22

Brooklyn Park man charged in rapes 3 weeks apart turns himself in

The 22-year-old suspect walked into Brooklyn Center police HQ and surrendered.
Variety
September 21

Topgolf closes Twin Cities land deal for glitzy, high-tech all-season center

The site of a Regal Cinema theater in Brooklyn Center will be turned into a glitzy, high-tech all-season golf center that's expected to open next year and employ several hundred people.
East Metro
September 20
Ammunition factories are visible from the top of the old steam plant at the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant in Arden Hills, shown in 2011.

Race for new Amazon HQ is altering TCAAP plans in Arden Hills

Opportunity to get the huge employer has TCAAP team "working 24/7."
Eat & Drink
September 20

Robbinsdale's hot Travail restaurant sells discounted tickets for last-minute seats

The foodie hot spot is known for its 15-course tasting menu.
North Metro
September 19
Collegeville, Mn., Tues., May 21, 2002--The Abbey Church is a landmark...

Names of 3 more St. John's Abbey priests who sexually abused children are released

The Collegeville abbey still has more than 60 lawsuits pending.
North Metro
September 19

Plea deal sheds murder charge against Minneapolis drug seller whose buyer overdosed

The sentence calls for a year in the workhouse and five years' probation.
West Metro
September 19

Crystal police view viral video of 'unprovoked attack' on disabled teen; arrest made

The slapping and kicking of the victim occurred outside Target store.
West Metro
September 18

Charges say Brooklyn Park man raped women 3 weeks apart, has yet to turn himself in

Police said attacks took place three weeks apart; suspect remains at large.
South Metro
September 16

Tell us your school choice story

Tell us how you've selected schools for your kids' education, and what your resulting experience has been.
South Metro
September 16
Como Park Senior High teachers and upper class students welcomed new students at a freshman orientation event on Aug. 31, 2017.

Enrollment trends in your school

Search Minnesota school districts to see trends on enrollment and school choice since 2000.
East Metro
September 15

North/east metro police blotter, Sept. 17

ANDOVER AUG. 19 Theft. A trailer and two all-terrain vehicles were stolen from a driveway on the 200 block of 144th Lane NW. AUG. 23…
East Metro
September 15

North/east metro news briefs: Rush Line busway route, station plans are taking shape

A $420 million rapid busway from White Bear Lake to Union Depot in downtown St. Paul is still years away, but its future is coming…
North Metro
September 15

Pipe bomb found in package at Hennepin Technical College

The college's Brooklyn Park campus is expected to reopen Friday.