Anoka worked hard to secure Halloween stamp unveiling

Anoka worked hard to secure Halloween stamp unveiling

Halloween Capital of the World to be site of holiday stamp event Thursday.
North Metro
September 24

Twin Cities not dried out, as Hwy. 169 flooding shows, but brighter week is a

Minnesota remained awash in water Saturday in the wake of last week’s heavy rains, with lakes and rivers brimming and roads still closed in some…
East Metro
September 24

Twin Cities east metro twists back spigot on water use

Cities fear another case like White Bear Lake.
West Metro
September 24
Parking lot demolition was underway Saturday afternoon at the Terrace Theatre in Robbinsdale. Earlier, a court stay halted the process at the actual theater building.

As Terrace Theatre demolition begins, an order arrives to halt it

Crews with a bulldozer punched a hole in the building before court order stopped demolition.
North Metro
September 24
Lisa Bieker ate dinner on her patio with her dad, Joe Bieker. She's li...

Manufactured home park in St. Anthony can't undo its sale, judge rules

Judge says the law must balance their interests against the rights of the park owner.
East Metro
September 24

North/east metro police blotter, Sept. 25

ANDOVER AUG. 23 Theft. A 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier was reported stolen from the 13700 block of Round Lake Boulevard NW. The key was left inside…
East Metro
September 24

North/east metro briefs: Anoka-Ramsey College is finalist for $1 million prize

Anoka-Ramsey Community College has been named one of 10 finalists for a prestigious national award that President Obama has called “the Oscars for great community…
West Metro
September 23

Obituary: The Rev. Stephen Goold, 68, led New Hope megachurch

After the gay nightclub shootings in Orlando last June, the senior pastor of a conservative evangelical church in New Hope recalls standing before his congregation…
East Metro
September 23

Paving project at Forest Lake airport raises taxpayer questions about cost and use

Questions arise over hangar rent, business use and spending priorities. 'It's been a little heated,' council member says.
West Metro
September 23

Robbinsdale preservation group appeals decision on Terrace Theatre demolition

Preservationists make a "last stand" to save the 1950s Robbinsdale icon.
North Metro
September 22

I-694 to stay open this weekend; bridge painting postponed

If you live in the north suburbs, there’s one side benefit to all this rain: Interstate 694 will stay open this weekend. Because of more…
West Metro
September 22

Mental illness in Hennepin jail far higher than previous estimates, new study finds

Inmates with mental health problems are also more likely to commit subsequent offenses.
East Metro
September 22

Brooklyn Park chemist behind Woodbury girl's drug death pleads guilty

He "very likely" brewed the dose that killed teenager, prosecutor says.
West Metro
September 20

Taxpayers in Hennepin, Ramsey counties can brace for a rate hike next year

Leaders in the state's most populous counties get their first look at 2017 budgets.
West Metro
September 19

Hennepin County judge denies request to save Robbinsdale's Terrace Theatre from demolition

The theater will be replaced by a Hy-Vee supermarket.
East Metro
September 19

Major collegiate expansion in Arden Hills gets frosty reception

In Arden Hills, University of Northwestern wants med-tech firm's old space.
East Metro
September 17

North/east metro police blotter, Sept. 18

ANDOVER AUG. 23 Theft. A boat and fishing equipment were stolen from the 14500 block of Round Lake Boulevard NW. EAST BETHEL AUG. 19 Theft.…
East Metro
September 16

North/east metro briefs: Washington County Board approves preliminary 2017 budget

A 2017 property tax levy increase of 3.49 percent received preliminary approval from the Washington County Board last week, but many homeowners will pay just…
East Metro
September 16

Major new Ramsey County library nearing completion but short of moolah

The Shoreview branch will reopen Jan. 28, following two months of moving from the old facility next door. Private fundraising goes on.
North Metro
September 16

House GOP hopeful resigns aide job after fallout from Confederate posts

Nolan West had a history of pro-Confederacy remarks on social media.
North Metro
September 15

North suburban hospital board votes to dissolve, triggering new dispute

Attorney general has been asked to investigate decision, Allina's role at Unity Hospital.