If approved, the 2.6 million-square-foot fulfillment center would be the single largest industrial building in the Twin Cities.

In Brooklyn Park, all eyes turn to mystery 'Project Hotdish'

As fulfillment centers take root, suburbs fret over traffic.
North Metro
9:02am

Gunfire from family hunting deer in Aitkin County kills man in party

The Twin Cities man was pronounced dead at the scene.
North Metro
November 19
Laquan Tucker

Man missing since early this month ID'd as Mpls. homicide victim

Police said they have yet to make an arrest in the shooting.
South Metro
November 17

Metro area police blotter, Nov. 18

EDINA OCT. 20 Theft. A 60-year-old Minnetonka woman was arrested for stealing decorative pillows and a vase from HomeGoods, 7435 France Av. S. FRIDLEY…
West Metro
November 17
Firefighters work outside the Robbinsdale senior living home that was evacuated Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.

Two dozen people evacuated from Robbinsdale senior living home; repellent blamed

Some residents were taken to the hospital as a precaution.
North Metro
November 16
Walt Fehst, 71, the departing city manager, is retiring Dec. 31 after 22 years with the city.

Amid debate, Columbia Heights chooses next city manager

Some criticize council's process as rushed.
North Metro
November 16
Brooklyn Park police arrest stabbing suspect on the run

Brooklyn Park police arrest stabbing suspect on the run

The 21-year-old suspect is wanted for stabbing a woman Wednesday.
West Metro
November 14
Dave Hutchinson, left, is Hennepin County sheriff-elect, but Rich Stanek has seven days to ask for a recount.

Hennepin County sheriff-elect retains law firm in case of recount

Outgoing Sheriff Rich Stanek has seven days to ask for a recount.
North Metro
November 14
Brooklyn Center became the 16th city in Minnesota to raise the minimum age to legally buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.

Brooklyn Center raises minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21

Brooklyn Center is 16th city in state to change the minimum age to 21.
East Metro
November 13
Alatus released this rendering of the Rice Creek Commons business area as it began to redevelop the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site in A

Ramsey County, Arden Hills at odds over ammo plant project

County negotiators called for a pause in hopes of returning to negotiations later.
West Metro
November 13
Sheriff elect Dave “Hutch” Hutchinson, who pulled one of the biggest upsets of election night by narrowly defeating Hennepin County Sheriff Rich S

Hutchinson win confirmed; Sheriff Stanek silent on recount

Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek issued a statement congratulating Dave Hutchinson and said the transition is underway. But a spokesman said the sheriff wasn't ready to discuss whether he would ask for a recount.
North Metro
November 13
North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.

North Memorial had right to rescind job offer to nurse who wanted Sabbath off, court rules

The medical center presented evidence that such an accommodation was "not feasible," the ruling said.
North Metro
November 13
Some Minneapolis students are delayed in getting home due to bus problems, district officials said.

Gas leak led to 'significant' bus delays for some Minneapolis Public Schools students

A gas leak delayed afternoon transportation for more than 1,000 Minneapolis students.
North Metro
November 8
Trimell Chamberlain, left, and Try’Reshia Chamberlain

Brooklyn Park police locate missing 3-year-old

Brooklyn Park police have located the missing 3-year-old girl who authorities say was abducted by her father last May.The child was turned over to detectives…
North Metro
November 7

Robbinsdale police seek public's help in searching for boy, 11

Robbinsdale police are asking for the public’s help in searching for a missing 11-year-old boy who threatened to run away from home on Monday evening.…
North Metro
November 7

Mayoral battles in Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center, and a change on the Anoka County Board

Mandy Meisner of Fridley will become the first person of color on the Anoka County Board, defeating Sean Broom.
South Metro
November 5
Minnesota Correctional Facility-Faribault grounds, 2008.

Faribault prison on lockdown after 2 guards injured in assault

The alleged offender was immediately placed in "restrictive housing" and the injured officers were treated at a hospital and released.
North Metro
November 4
The Andover community center expansion could add spaces for teens and seniors to gather, more meeting rooms, a gym, an elevated walking track and a ne

Andover pushes for lower cost on community center expansion, now priced at $18.9 million

After estimates come in at $18.9 million, some are pushing for a referendum.
South Metro
November 3

Metro police blotter, Nov. 4

FRIDLEY OCT. 6 Assist family. Officers responded to a report of an argument at a home in the 6300 block of NE. 5th Street.…
Inspired
November 2
Marquita Mosby, right, shops at Revive’s food center, assisted by Dave Aanerud, left, and Mike Langhus, center.

Brooklyn Park Revive Church does some heavy lifting on hunger relief

The Brooklyn Park church is transformed into a grocery store once a month.
West Metro
November 1
The race for Hennepin County sheriff pits challenger Dave Hutchinson, left, and incumbent Rich Stanek.

Sheriff Rich Stanek takes aim at opponent Dave Hutchinson's campaign practices

Hutchinson says he has "no idea" about the nature of the allegations being investigated by Brooklyn Park police.