Variety
September 10

Environmentalists, tribe challenge PolyMet wetlands permit

Several environmental groups and a Native American tribe have gone to court to challenge a permit issued by the Army Corps of Engineers for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in Minnesota.
Variety
September 10

Police: 'New evidence' recovered in Minnesota synagogue fire

Authorities in Minnesota say they have recovered "new evidence" in a fire that destroyed a historic synagogue.
Variety
September 10

Wisconsin man accused in illegal THC vaping cartridge scheme

A Wisconsin man is accused of running a 10-man operation that manufactured thousands of counterfeit vaping cartridges loaded with THC oil every day for almost two years, authorities said.
North Metro
September 10

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

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.
National
September 10

Kaul: Hundreds of millions could be at stake in settlements

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul says hundreds of millions of dollars could be at stake in lawsuit settlements that require the Legislature's budget committee to approve.
National
September 10

Republican Tiffany launches run for Congress in Wisconsin

Republican state Sen. Tom Tiffany promised to be a close ally of President Donald Trump as he launched his bid for Congress in a conservative, rural northern Wisconsin district on Tuesday.
Local
September 10
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.
National
September 10

Minnesota lawmakers will hear disputed assisted suicide bill

A woman with terminal cancer will tell her story Wednesday before a Minnesota House committee considering a bill that would allow adults with less than six months to live to obtain medication to end their lives on their own terms.
Variety
September 10

Mother charged with neglect after 42-pound teen son dies

A Milwaukee mother is facing child neglect charges following the death of her 42-pound (19.05-kilogram) teenage son.
National
September 10

Waukesha County executive Farrow won't run for Congress

Republican Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow says he won't run for Congress to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner.
Local
September 10

Officials say cause of Duluth student's death is drowning

The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office says the preliminary cause of death for a University of Minnesota Duluth student is drowning.
Local
September 10

Target ups hiring to more than 130,000 for holidays

Target is hiring more than 130,000 people ahead of the critical holiday season, up more than 4% from last year.
Minneapolis
September 10
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
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

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

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
Mourners lit candles to place around a small alter created around a tree during the vigil.

Questions after Twin Cities police fatally shoot man who livestreamed chase

The livestreamed video of the final minutes of Brian Quinones' life before he was fatally shot by police show him calmly driving a car and listening to music, running at least one red light as he leads officers on a chase through two Minneapolis suburbs.
Local
September 9

McKnight Foundation will double down on greener-economy grants

McKnight Foundation to realign its $90M in giving.
Duluth
September 9
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.