North Metro
September 11
Kent and Muriel Roessler and several Nowthen neighbors dropped their state petition to be annexed into Oak Grove.

Nowthen landowners strike a deal with city over annexation fight

Landowners on the edge of Nowthen had petition to join city of Oak Grove.
Inspired
September 11
This eagle made an unannounced visit to the Andover Fire Department’s 9/11 memorial ceremony staged on a freeway overpass.

Bald eagle swoops in to join firefighters' 9/11 tribute in Minnesota

Viral video shows the majestic American symbol atop a fire truck in Coon Rapids.
Local
September 11
A screengrab of the video that Madison Lake, Minn., Police Chief Daniel Bunde posted on Facebook.

Southern Minnesota police chief accused of posting racially charged cellphone video

Chief Daniel Bunde of Madison Lake ended the video by saying "Wake up, America."
St. Paul
September 11

Alleged rapist charged with murdering St. Paul woman in July

Final autopsy results showed that Shana Lynne Branch suffered hemorrhaging in her eyes and neck.
Don't Miss
September 11
A proposed logo for Stillwater.

Stillwater, city of many logos, looks at a rebrand

Team of Augsburg students worked over the summer to come up with a brand strategy.
Local
September 11

Corrections for Sept. 12, 2018

A story on B1 Tuesday should have said that the alleged embezzlement of funds from a Coon Rapids hockey booster club went back to…
Minneapolis
September 11
Michael Rekow

Life in prison averted: Mpls. felon admits to murder after talk about stolen property

A plea deal is struck on the day his trial on a first-degree murder charge was to begin.
South Metro
September 11
Video shows dump truck plowing into stopped traffic on Hwy. 13

Video shows dump truck plowing into stopped traffic on Hwy. 13

Nobody was seriously hurt, but the video shows just how fast danger can strike.
St. Paul
September 11

Teen charged in marijuana deal turned homicide in St. Paul

Jayvon Malone allegedly shot at the purported dealer and then fled after his friend was killed.
Local
September 11
Students are selected as National Merit Semifinalists based on results of a PSAT qualifying test.

Nearly 300 Minnesota seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

Two-hundred-eighty-three seniors from Minnesota have been named National Merit Semifinalists for 2019. The seniors, who scored among the top 1 percent of students nationally on the PSAT, will compete for some 7,500 scholarships worth more than $31 million.
Local
September 11
Bald eagle lands on aerial truck during 9/11 tribute

Bald eagle lands on aerial truck during 9/11 tribute

The Andover Fire Department was displaying American flags in honor of 9/11 when a bald eagle landed on one the the aerial trucks.
Local
September 11
Andrea Kiepe from Twin Cities Transit Riders Union speaks about concerns over the way transit police interact with people of color who take the bus du

Activists call for changes in light-rail rules after woman's arrest in August

Woman's August arrest prompts request for no transit police, no fares.
Local
September 11
Metro Transit video shows confrontation that leads to arrest of Minneapolis woman

Metro Transit video shows confrontation that leads to arrest of Minneapolis woman

Metro Transit bus video shows the confrontation between the bus driver and a woman who was later removed from the bus and arrested by Metro Transit police officers.
North Metro
September 11
Members of the Coon Rapids boys' hockey team from last season.

Coon Rapids hockey club says treasurer took $36K

Coon Rapids booster president said the team's season is not in jeopardy.
Local
September 11
Farass Adnan Ali (Facebook)

Rochester man challenging ICE detention

Former elite military member has been jailed for 16 months, but no charges have been filed.
Local
September 11
From left, Jody Stadler, Nance Kent, Amy Sullivan and Carly Cantu sat in a boat Monday similar to those used by refugees in their perilous trek to cro

Mpls. exhibit turns The Commons park into refugee experience

Doctors Without Borders exhibit aims to raise awareness of growing crisis.
Local
September 11
Gubernatorial candidates Jeff Johnson, left, and Tim Walz seen at the Minnesota State Fair.

Ad campaign thrusts health care into governor's race

The GOP gubernatorial candidate fired back, calling the ads "blatant lies."
St. Paul
September 10

Charges: St. Paul man died in shootout between gang members in marijuana deal

Pot dealer allegedly opened fire after thinking he was going to be robbed.
Local
September 10
Red Cross volunteer Warren Buerkley, who goes door-to-door, installed a smoke detector in a home in Inver Grove Heights.

Red Cross sounding the alarm about dangers of house fires

Last year in Minnesota, 68 people died in home fires, the highest number of fatalities in 20 years, according to the State Fire Marshal's office. The Red Cross Home Fire campaign aims to reduce that number by 25 percent.