South Metro
June 11

3 arrested, connected to prolific home burglary spree in many Twin Cities area cities

Neighborhoods in Hennepin, Wright, Sherburne and other counties have been targeted, authorities said.
Local
June 11

U.S. Foreign Service trailblazer Brynhild Rowberg dies at 101

Decades after she retired from the foreign service, even after her 100th birthday had come and gone, Brynhild (Brynnie) Rowberg stayed up to date on…
East Metro
June 11

Spill draws hazardous material personnel to St. Paul Park sanitation company

Numerous Department vehicles and at least one ambulance is on the scene.
Magazine
June 11
Former Vice President Walter Mondale on the balcony of his Mill District condo, which is a short drive from his office at Dorsey & Whitney.

Walter Mondale still in demand and politically engaged at 91

While the grind of an election campaign is well behind him and his hair is now white, he's still engaged and the demands on his time don't stop.
West Metro
June 11

Authorities ID man killed in Lake Elmo crash caused by suspected drunken driver

Officials say his blood alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit.
Local
June 11

The Day-Care Threat

The number of children dying in Minnesota's licensed child-care facilities has risen sharply in the past five years, from incidents that include asphyxia, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and unexplained causes.
Minneapolis
June 11
Somali Museum Dance Troupe members, including Rami Mouhoumed, center, perform the Somali dance called Dhanto.

Somalia beckons back those who left, ambassador says in Mpls.

Ambassador Ahmed Isse Awad says skilled workers and investment are needed for country's "rebirth."
East Metro
June 11

Woman shoots, critically wounds boyfriend at Roseville strip mall

A woman shot her boyfriend in the head at a Rose­ville coin laundry, leaving him in critical condition and her in jail, authorities said Monday.…
Local
June 11

Woman killed in head-on crash with semi on Hwy. 65 near Mora

Roads were dry when the crash on Hwy. 65 happened about 1:45 p.m.
Local
June 11

Kevin Nygren, who spent decades making the Star Tribune better behind the scenes, dies at 60

For 40 years, as the newspaper industry underwent seismic shifts that made many jobs irrelevant, Kevin Nygren did what needed to be done to support…
Local
June 11
Luis Hummel at his hemp farm in Lanesboro, Minn. "This is war," he said.

Minnesota hemp grower fights state to keep his crop

Luis Hummel of Lanesboro is suing the state Department of Agriculture after it said his crop had too much THC.
Minneapolis
June 11
This is the Short Line Bridge, which the Midtown Greenway Coalition hopes is its ticket to extending the Greenway all the way to St. Paul.

Midtown Greenway wants bike bridge over Mississippi River

The bike and pedestrian extension into St. Paul would refashion an existing railroad bridge at a likely cost of $7.4 million to $27.5 million.
Minneapolis
June 11
Sherman Associates provided renderings from the perspective from Washington and Park Avenue of its proposed redevelopment of 205 Park Av.

Mpls. neighbors, council member fight Airbnb-style rentals

The move comes as Sherman Associates proposes using a large portion of a downtown building for short-term leases.
East Metro
June 10
The review focuses on two redevelopment options for the former Ford assembly plant site.

St. Paul opens comment period for Ford site plan

For the next 30 days, St. Paul planners will accept public comments regarding the Ford site redevelopment’s potential impact on the surrounding environment. Called an…
Minneapolis
June 10
Minneapolis Police Department squad car

Audit finds length of Minneapolis police hiring process is a hurdle in recruiting women, minorities

Issues present hurdle to recruiting women, minority police officers, review finds.
Minneapolis
June 10
Superintendent Ed Graff spoke to a room a teachers during a meeting at the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers 59 headquarters in Minneapolis, Minn., o

Minneapolis school board delays vote on district's new strategic plan

Minneapolis residents will get more time to weigh in on proposal, officials say.
Minneapolis
June 10
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Man fatally shot near Mpls. police station was trying to break up fight

The shooting happened behind the Gay 90's — and steps from police precinct.
Minneapolis
June 10
A light rain fell on the Stonehouse Square Apartments as a car passed by Tuesday.

Minneapolis can enforce law protecting Section 8 holders from discrimination, court rules

City can enforce ordinance protecting tenants from bias, appeals panel rules.
Local
June 10

Correction, June 11, 2019

A story on A1 Saturday should have said an employee of the Hennepin County Attorney's Office read a statement by Jason Ruszczyk at Mohamed Noor's…
Local
June 10

Restaurant owner Jim Jennings dies at 95

Jim Jennings would routinely visit his restaurants to eat lunch, chat with regulars and exchange business ideas with his managers on the back of beverage…