St. Paul
March 1, 2016

Many questions follow new deal between St. Paul schools, teachers

St. Paul district faces tough choices on paying for deal.
East Metro
March 1, 2016
When 7-year-old Maia visited her father, Josh, in the Washington County jail in Stillwater recently, they performed a secret handshake they have creat

Washington County jail leads Minnesota in its help for visiting kids

In a first in Minnesota, a makeover with "kid-friendly" features soon will help soften the shock of seeing parents wearing strange clothes behind a glass panel.
Minneapolis
March 1, 2016

Tevlin: Even tougher battle ahead for maverick priest the Rev. Mike Tegeder

For years, the Rev. Mike Tegeder publicly fought what many considered unbeatable foes: the Catholic Church hierarchy and former Archbishop John Nienstedt. Tegeder was one…
Local
March 1, 2016
“We’re proud that we were able to expand collective bargaining rights to family care providers who care for Minnesota’s poorest children,” sai

Minnesota child-care providers reject union

Minnesota child-care providers overwhelmingly voted against union representation in a move that signals the end to an eight-year battle.
Local
March 1, 2016

Gun safety groups plan caucus push to promote background checks

Volunteers will be at both DFL and Republican caucuses Tuesday.
Local
March 1, 2016

Watchdog arm of Congress to probe oversight of pension fund

GAO will review the Labor Department's handling of failing Central States fund.
West Metro
March 1, 2016

Edina school board says city's math doesn't add up on Grandview development plan

In a letter sent this week to Mayor Jim Hovland and the City Council, the school board questioned whether the 11-acre parcel in the heart of Edina really needs special tax treatment.
Minneapolis
March 1, 2016
Minneapolis police Lt. Greg Reinhardt displayed two body cameras tested earlier by the department.

Minneapolis police unveil draft body-camera policy

It calls for the recording of most police-citizen interactions, without addressing guidelines for making such videos public.
Minneapolis
March 1, 2016

Minneapolis VA cleared in three cases of alleged manipulation of patient appointments, wait times

Inspector general clears Minneapolis VA Health Care System in three cases.
St. Paul
March 1, 2016
Church operations will be based out of the old 3M building in St. Paul.

Twin Cities Archdiocese moving HQ to Dayton's Bluff neighborhood

A year after filing bankruptcy and months after selling part of its headquarters to the Minnesota Historical Society, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis…
East Metro
March 1, 2016
Megan Goeltz, 22, is shown with her daughter.

Distracted driving cited in east metro crash that killed woman, 22

A Hudson woman, waiting at a stop sign, was killed when the likely distracted driver's car went airborne and landed on her vehicle.
West Metro
March 1, 2016
Black Lives Matter protesters made their way from the Mall of America to Terminal 2 of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in December via ligh

Mall of America drops lawsuit against Black Lives Matter activists

Protesters turned out at the Mall of America in large numbers that December day, but they left to demonstrate at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport without holding a rally at the mall.
St. Paul
March 1, 2016
MPR said it would use the settlement to mitigate the effect of the Green Line trains, above, on its downtown St. Paul studios.

Met Council to pay MPR $3.5M to settle LRT vibrations issue

The settlement will help MPR address the impact of the light-rail line on its own, an effort that could involve replacing equipment, further sound and vibration mitigation and finding alternate studio locations, MPR said.
Minneapolis
March 1, 2016

Obituary: Charles W. Siftar, owner of Tangletown Bike Shop

Ditching a high-stress corporate job, Charlie Siftar made a midlife change a few years ago to open a south Minneapolis bike shop, where he could…
St. Paul
March 1, 2016
A fire in an elevator penthouse on the roof of the 16-story Endicott building at 4th and Robert streets was safely extinguised by crews from St. Paul

Pioneer Endicott building in downtown St. Paul catches fire

Smoke billowed from the top of the building Tuesday afternoon.
South Metro
March 1, 2016

Gallery: Grizzles at the zoo

Kenai, Sadie and Haines, were returned to the Russia's Grizzly Coast exhibit after their enclosure's protective glass was replaced after being shattered by a rock thrown by one of the bears in July of 2015
Minneapolis
March 1, 2016

Nonviolent Peaceforce nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

A Minnesota-based nonprofit that sends civilian peacekeepers to global hot spots, has been nominated for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize. Nonviolent Peaceforce was nominated by…
Polls
March 1, 2016

Poll: Should Apple agree to unlock the iPhone or appeal the court order?

Local
March 1, 2016

Correction for Wednesday, March 2, 2016

A story on A2 on Tuesday should have said the CDC has estimated that by year’s end, Puerto Rico’s Zika virus cases could reach as…
West Metro
March 1, 2016
This umbrella at Riley Lake Park was torched over the weekend.

Arson suspected in beach umbrella's burning at Eden Prairie park

Somebody set an oversized umbrella at Riley Lake Park in Eden Prairie on fire over the weekend, and the city’s Crime Prevention Fund is offering…