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…
June 11

Madison firefighter is 2nd to die after Wisconsin triathlon

Authorities say a Wisconsin firefighter is the second man to die after being pulled from Lake Monona during the swimming portion of the Half Ironman 70.3-mile triathlon in Madison.
June 11

Man pleads guilty in fatal shooting of girl in living room

A man accused of firing into a Milwaukee home and killing a 13-year-old girl in her living room abruptly pleaded guilty Tuesday as the second day of testimony at his trial began.
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.
June 11

GOP leader promises more tax cuts than increases

Total tax cuts in the Republican version of the state budget will be greater than all of the increases, including those for vehicle titles and registration, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said on Tuesday.
June 11

Voters who moved will have longer to fix registration

Wisconsin voters who appear to have moved within the state will have up to two years to update their voter registration, rather than be deactivated within a month.
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.
June 11

Milwaukee man accused in death of 2-month-old baby

Authorities say a man beat to death an infant who was in the arms of a mother who was the intended target of the blows.
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.
June 11

Death of 10-month-old investigated in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police are investigating the death of a baby on the city's north side.
Local
June 11

Wisconsin father denies fatally shooting his teenaged son from Minnesota

A Wisconsin father accused of killing his son from Minnesota has taken the witness stand and denied fatally shooting the teenager.
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.…
June 11

Police identify Wausau shooting victim

Wausau police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting.
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…
June 11

Judge says Racine can divert water for Foxconn

A judge has ruled in favor of Racine's plans to divert millions of gallons of water from Lake Michigan for Foxconn Technology Group.
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.