St. Paul
March 21
David Martinez

Ex-St. Paul City Council candidate pleads guilty to posting estranged wife's nude photo online

Plea deal would allow him to avoid incarceration, according to the County Attorney's Office.
St. Paul
March 21

Pedestrian fatally hit by vehicle on Kellogg Boulevard was North St. Paul man

The crash occurred around 6:30 a.m., killing 54-year-old Dan Lytle, his family said.
Local
March 21
Deputy Human Services Commissioner Chuck Johnson is seeking new powers.

Minn. officials seek new powers to catch, prevent child-care fraud

Program for low-income families could get closer monitoring for overbilling, kickbacks.
Minneapolis
March 21
Soggy parking tickets stick to a vehicle nestled tightly in a wall of snow near the greenway in Minneapolis on Thursday, March 14, 2019.

Minneapolis will lift winter parking restrictions Friday morning

St. Paul made a similar move on Thursday.
Local
March 21

Minnesota Council on Foundations names new leader

Susie Brown had been the chief operations officer for the Minnesota State Bar, Hennepin County Bar and Ramsey County Bar Associations and Foundations.
Local
March 21
Rep. Ilhan Omar spoke during a press conference on the impacts of the DED cancellation Thursday in New Hope.

Senior care facilities brace to lose Liberian immigrant workers

Impact of DED elimination will have "enormous negative impact" on care facilities, says HR officer.
Minneapolis
March 21
Former Minneapolis police officer, Mohamed Noor, left, leaves the Hennepin County Government Center Friday, March 1, 2019 in Minneapolis with attorney

Prosecutors want body camera policy, other officers' experience admitted at Noor trial

The prosecution also wants to examine potential bias in police witnesses if necessary.
Minneapolis
March 21
High water rushes over Highway 19 as melting snow along the Minnesota River is causing flooding and closing down three of four highways heading into t

Flooding puts more Minnesota roads under water; Hwy. 41 to close tonight

The spring snow melt this week is pushing river levels higher and putting a number of roads under water. Here are some current and pending…
Local
March 21

Senate panel to take up Minnesota's 'marital rape' exception

Monday hearing comes as deadline to move bill nears.
Local
March 21
These bears were spotted in Clearwater County.

Bear and cubs have left area near northwest Minnesota school, officials say

The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office said it "will continue to monitor the areas around the school for the bears."
Local
March 21

Organizer John Kuester, 78, who helped tackle rural and community issues, has died

John Kuester knew how to keep calm. Whether he was attending a big community meeting or sitting around a dining room table, Kuester would often…
North Metro
March 21
Kelsie M. Timm died in a head-on crash north of the Twin Cities.

Woman strays into wrong lane north of metro, dies in head-on crash

The crash occurred north of St. Francis in Isanti County.
Local
March 21

Gallery: Bidding Minnesota ice fishing adieu

Another season closes, and it was a robust one, with many anglers getting out -- even if angling was secondary.
Minneapolis
March 21
A walker in the skyway near Target Field.

The good, the bad and the weird in Minneapolis skyways

Here is a guide from one veteran skywalker of the nearly 9 enclosed miles in downtown Minneapolis.
West Metro
March 21
The general concept for the as-yet unnamed park, to be built on land donated by developer Trammell Crow and High Street Residential, has received the

Minnetonka is planning a park in the Ridgedale parking lot

A corner of the Ridgedale parking lot in Minnetonka may become gardens, play areas and plaza with a stage.
Local
March 21
The Minnesota River on Wednesday near Belle Plaine. Moderate flooding and road closures are still expected across Minnesota, even with the gradual sno

'Perfect snowmelt' to start spring eases Minn. flood threat

Warm days, cool nights have led to a gradual snowmelt across much of Minnesota, keeping streams and rivers from a rapid rise.
Local
March 21
The homeless encampment near Hiawatha and Cedar avenues in Minneapolis in November.

State's homeless population reaches record high number

At least 10,233 people are homeless, the most since 1991.
Minneapolis
March 21
Minneapolis firefighters responded to a fire Wednesday at the Grain Exchange building.

Fires damages Minneapolis Grain Exchange building

No one was hurt in the incident, which resulted in the cordoning off of the historic block.
West Metro
March 21
Rape accuser from 2000 ready to testify against man charged in Twin Cities hotel stranger rape

Rape accuser from 2000 ready to testify against man charged in Twin Cities hotel stranger rape

The prosecution's strategy, which needs the judge's OK, comes even though the charges in the California case were dismissed.
St. Paul
March 20
Harriet Island flooding in June 2014 in St. Paul.

St. Paul braces for Mississippi River flooding with emergency declaration

The City Council approved Mayor Melvin Carter's emergency declaration.