North Metro
September 10, 2019

Anoka County authorities ID man who died in ATV crash

Authorities have identified the east-central Minnesota man who died in an ATV crash over the weekend in Anoka County. Lucas Robert Nelson, 35, of Aitkin,…
West Metro
September 10, 2019

Waconia driver dies in collision with semi near Glencoe

According to the State Patrol, the truck heading west on Hwy. 212 had the right of way at the intersection when it struck the car going south.
Local
September 10, 2019
St. Paul community leaders speak out against gun violence

St. Paul community leaders speak out against gun violence

Three people were fatally shot in St. Paul within a matter of hours Monday and Tuesday, including a good Samaritan who was helping victims of a multivehicle crash.
Minneapolis
September 10, 2019
James Ron, left, and Jason Cao have been reinstated to their positions at the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs after being di

2 U profs disciplined for sexual misconduct return; some students 'disturbed'

Two University of Minnesota professors disciplined for sexual misconduct have been reinstated to their positions in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, and a student…
Don't Miss
September 10, 2019
A Wyoming city employee rounded up a stray donkey on Monday, Sept. 9, from a hobby farm across the road from the police department.

Right to remain stubborn? Wyoming, Minn., police round up fugitive donkeys

For the third time in the past several weeks, Wyoming officers, staffers and investigators on Monday had to corral wayward donkeys from a hobby farm just across the road from the police department.
East Metro
September 9, 2019

John W. Webb, author of groundbreaking geography textbook, dies at age 93

John W. Webb was 13 years old, growing up just west of London, when World War II broke out.At night, during the air raids, he…
St. Paul
September 9, 2019

Shooting on busy street in St. Paul's North End kills 18-year-old man

An 18-year-old man was fatally shot at a busy St. Paul intersection Monday afternoon. The man was walking near Rice Street and W. Winnipeg Avenue…
Local
September 9, 2019

McKnight Foundation will double down on greener-economy grants

McKnight Foundation to realign its $90M in giving.
Duluth
September 9, 2019
An overnight fire engulfed and destroyed a synagogue in downtown Duluth and continued to burn many hours later Monday morning.

Overnight fire destroys synagogue in downtown Duluth

Firefighters were called to the blaze about 2:20 a.m. at the Adas Israel Synagogue. Fire investigators have yet to give a preliminary indication of how the fire began.
Local
September 9, 2019

U.S. Bank Stadium manager Patrick Talty leaving for Indianapolis job

Patrick Talty has booked venue's events since 2015.
Local
September 9, 2019
Rep. Collin Peterson

Gun debate back front and center as Congress returns today

Minnesota's 10-member congressional delegation splits predictably along party lines over guns, with Rep. Collin Peterson the notable exception.
West Metro
September 9, 2019

Brooklyn Park woman charged with killing son after locking him in garage in winter

She's accused of locking 8-year-old in a garage overnight in February.
Duluth
September 9, 2019
Equipment and rail cars from the mine's LTV Steel processing days.

EPA broadens scope of its probe into PolyMet water permit

The EPA's findings from the PolyMet case will be incorporated into a nationwide audit.
Local
September 9, 2019
Building materials for a home under construction sat near several already inhabited homes in Inver Grove Heights last year.

'Cookie jar' e-mail inflames debate over Minnesota cities' permit fees

Builders say message is proof that cities are overcharging them.
Minneapolis
September 9, 2019
The University of Minnesota is proposing to buy the Shriner’s Hospital on the bluffs of the Mississippi in Minneapolis for $22.5 million. The U inte

U eyes Shriners site in Minneapolis for child brain health research center

$55 million plan is to turn the property into a research site for children's brain health.
Local
September 9, 2019
"I think we are turning a page and hopefully the problems we had for over a decade are behind us," state Rep. Frank Hornstein said Monday, Sept. 9, as

Legislators: 'We have turned the corner' on troubled MNLARS system

Legislators hope MNLARS replacement can reduce wait times, mistakes.
St. Paul
September 9, 2019
St. Paul Public Library Director Catherine Penkert read a book during children’s story time at the Highland Park Library on Tuesday, Sept. 9.

St. Paul Libraries face 2020 cuts just as traffic begins to climb

Per capita spending has dropped, and St. Paul is now below average for the seven-county metro. At the same time, the libraries are providing more services — the 2020 budget includes money for a full-time social worker, citywide reading program and Wi-Fi hot spots.
Variety
September 9, 2019
An artist’s rendition of new gallery space envisioned by the Minnesota Museum of American Art in the Cass Gilbert-designed arcade of the Endicott Bu

Minnesota Museum of American Art gets $1.5M grant for St. Paul expansion

It is among six Knight grants meant to energize downtown St. Paul.
Local
September 9, 2019

Pedestrian hit by Green Line train in St. Paul

It was not immediately known how serious the pedestrian's injuries were.
Local
September 9, 2019

Bill Killian, who led efforts to create Willow River State Park, dies at 100

Wearing his life jacket and a steel helmet, Bill Killian stood on the deck of the USS Roper and watched as a suicide Japanese aircraft…