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DNR proposes trout fishing changes on Vermillion River
DNR is reworking rules to attract anglers to the rejuvenated Vermillion River in the south metro.
MPCA struggles to devise cleanup plan for Freeway Landfill in Burnsville
Another federal deadline has come and gone, and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) still has not figured out how to clean up one of…
Rochester slaying suspect nabbed in Faribault after lengthy standoff
The man killed was playing basketball at the time; 2 others with him were wounded.
Flood of solar garden applications leaves some counties wary
Regulations are fuzzy as developers push for energy savings.
Lakeville motorcyclist dies after crashing into construction equipment
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
Man who reportedly shot himself during standoff with St. Paul police dies
A man who reportedly shot himself during a four-hour standoff with St. Paul police on Friday has died, police said. He was taken to Regions…
Worker died after fall into sewage tank at Belle Plaine city facility
A worker who fell into a sewage tank and died has been identified as a 56-year-old man from Belle Plaine.Jerome R. Connolly was killed Aug.…
Speeding motorcyclist dies in Cottage Grove crash
A speeding motorcyclist crashed in Cottage Grove around dusk on Saturday evening and was killed, authorities said. Killed was Neville E. Amundson, 58, of Cottage…
Obituary: Pianist Thelma Hunter was a major figure in Twin Cities' music scene
Thelma Hunter knew what it was like to play on the big stage. At age 5, the pianist performed at Carnegie Hall as one of…
South metro police blotter excerpts
EAGAN AUGUST 22 DWI. A man was arrested for DWI, refusal to submit to a chemical test and possession of heroin at the Microtel Inn.,…
South news briefs: Burnsville seeks nominations for Community Builder Award
Know somebody with a passion for making Burnsville better? The city is accepting nominations until 4:30 p.m. Friday for its Community Builder Award. An online…
Dakota County considers slight tax levy increase
Dakota County residents may see a small increase in the property tax levy in 2016 — 0.5 percent or less. That could change between now…
South metro high schools debut new scoreboards
Some question the cost and necessity of the high-tech amenities at the high school level.
St. Paul police in 4-hour standoff with suicidal man in Payne-Phalen neighborhood
The standoff started around 2:30 p.m. Friday, forcing neighbors to evacuate.
Woman gives birth to conjoined twins in Colorado
A Colorado hospital where a Minnesota woman gave birth to conjoined twins said Thursday that one of the babies died after a complicated five-hour separation procedure.
Lakeville school board struggles with discord
Plea for civil communication voiced at public meeting.
Hot Property: Boulder Lakes Business Park in Eagan
Type: Office-warehouse Size: 224,000 square feet Developer: Interstate Partners Details: Interstate Partners is seeking to move ahead with the next phase of its Boulder Lakes…
Mother of conjoined twins to give birth in Colorado
A woman preparing to give birth to conjoined twins in Colorado has been told one of the babies won't survive.
Fatal South St. Paul overdose leads to murder charge against Albert Lea man
Colton Jayce Poplow died of a methadone overdose in South St. Paul.
University of Minnesota to roll out revised 'affirmative consent' policy
Student leaders pushed for the policy to be in place by the time freshmen arrive.
Final Exit's sentencing expected for assisting Apple Valley woman's suicide
Sentencing is scheduled for Monday for a national right-to-die group that was convicted this spring by jurors in Dakota County for assisting an Apple Valley…
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