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Boutwells Landing has canceled activities and implemented protocols to prevent further spread of the illness.
After announcing screenings for "Woody Allen month," a Stillwater film group has found itself at the center of a debate about how and if art can be separated from its artist.
Proposal for site includes a conference center, hotel.
Organization is looking for rising and unmet needs.
Even a brief introduction to what happens in a courtroom can be beneficial for deaf students.
Belanger had a long career of public service in Bloomington.
A woman was taken into custody at the scene.
Evergreen wreaths and boughs should be bagged or burned to prevent spread of pests.
Last known "tank house" in state could see new life as a public building.
Zach Carlsen's decision to reboot his wardrobe was inspired by a desire to simplify his life.
More than 70 percent of the past 118 Christmas Days in the Twin Cities saw at least some snow accumulation. This year marks the fourth Christmas this decade sans snow — 2011, 2014 and 2015 also brought brown Christmases, according to the National Weather Service.
With the help of an electric motor and scattered luminarias, the chunk of ice near Ely transforms into a carousel — a tranquil spinning retreat from the party's other activities.
New owners plan to update the house, much to the chagrin of fans.
And in Anoka County, the approved 2019 budget includes the biggest tax levy hike in nine years.
A church in Norwood Young America that celebrated its 160th anniversary in September was destroyed in a fire on Sunday night.
Even when he was booed during speeches, the target of angry farmers in the late 1970s, Bob Bergland remained stoic — a Norwegian Minnesotan through…
The money will fund endowed chair, scholarships and more.
Granite House in east metro will provide care for 4 young people in a family setting.
Former charity worker stole donors' IDs, using info to pay bills, tuition.
Now that the snow is behind us, prepare to bundle up.Roads on Sunday were still being cleared in the wake of Saturday's storm, which smacked…
The BCA is investigating the shooting that occurred Wednesday night during a traffic stop
A beloved tradition at Faith Lutheran Church in Forest Lake had reached its quiet end.
Those waiting for packages are encouraged to be vigilant in this peak time for theft.
Eight more sites have been selected to adopt the SuperShelf model.
A proposed design adds public meeting spaces and outdoor seating, fireplace.
Chipotle is reconsidering its decision to fire a St. Paul restaurant manager for not serving five black men and asking them to prove they could pay before taking their order last week.
The League of Minnesota Cities has been impressed with changes the city has made.
Plummeting temperatures have raised anxiety for those in flimsy shelters
Authorities also identify police shooting victim in Shakopee.
Club members join friends for foosball, karaoke, pool and board games in a safe, supervised space.
People of all ages and faiths filed out of Temple Israel after an hourlong service held amid tight security in Minneapolis. It began with a moment of silence and ended with a call for harmony and healing after an anti-Semitic shooting in Pittsburgh the day before.
Local charter school is considering moving in; deal called a "win-win."
Water levels will need to fall 4½ feet before crews are able to float the span — which is sitting on a barge — back to its original location.
The University of St. Thomas is investigating what it calls an “act of hate” after a racial slur was found written on a student’s door…
Vigil, sheriff's update planned as hunt for Jayme Closs enters second week.
As recruiting and retaining volunteer firefighters becomes increasingly difficult, several metro area fire departments have been forced to add full-time positions.
Their car veered off the road into the water. Family and friends who stood vigil prepared to gather again to bury the women.
Two bodies were pulled from a murky pond in Chaska late Sunday, bringing a frantic two-day search for two 19-year-old cousins and best friends from Shakopee to a tragic end.
City seeks to ease pressure on two remaining wells uncontaminated by PFCs.
Owners feel the city's parking goals limit the building's redevelopment potential.
Pedestrian-friendly downtown was one goal of $22 million plan.
The day drew hushed clusters of viewers, and later, intense and emotional reactions from supporters on each side.
Instead of importing dogs, Woodbury is raising its next two K-9 officers.
Young students with a range of abilities can now enjoy recess side-by-side.
A teenager speeding from state troopers in a stolen SUV hit another vehicle and killed three people early Sunday at a south Minneapolis intersection, where the wreckage came to rest outside the door of a popular neighborhood bar shortly after closing time.
In the wake of the second State Patrol pursuit this year that ended with a crash in Minneapolis, family members of one of those killed Sunday are questioning the wisdom of a dangerous chase over a stolen car.
Ideas sought for giving long-vacant building in Hugo a new purpose.
Through the Beads of Courage program, a child receives a colored bead for each treatment milestone — an overnight stay in the hospital, a blood draw, a round of chemotherapy.
Nancy Edwards said she understands that the city doesn't want pop-up marinas, but adds that a single boat on a dock should be allowed, at least for low-income residents.
Empty craft was found circling near Big Island on Saturday.
More than 120 years after first serving food at the Minnesota State Fair, the Hamline Church Dining Hall is still dishing out plates of pot…
Team of Augsburg students worked over the summer to come up with a brand strategy.
The Sunday morning killings brought the weekend homicide total in Twin Cities to five.
The man found dead inside of car in the parking lot behind the Hard Times Cafe on Friday night was identified as 32-year-old Liban Mohamed Abdulahi of Burnsville.
The union for Minnesota correctional officers is demanding more staff and cameras.
The draft ordinance in the scenic river town covers items from straws and utensils to plastic bags.
With fine weather and big crowds, State Fair opening day served up all the classics.
"This great piece of history was just hidden," said Mayor Mary Wingfield.
The city will pay $750,000 to five homeowners.
Zephyr Theatre hopes to turn Stillwater hub into regional performing arts center.
Edward M. Johnson entered no plea to first-degree murder charges returned by a grand jury. A prosecutor says the case is strong.
County social workers can intervene, find services.
Power Girls camp helps participants learn hands-on construction skills.
Stillwater and nearby cities still are adjusting to new bridge.
As many residents of Scandia see it, the blessing and the curse of their community of 4,000 is simple: It's a beautiful place to drive…
Even in the viral video age, there is an appreciative audience out there for the country western warble made popular in the 1930s and '40s.
Boats on the St. Croix River can pass unimpeded while the bridge is closed for repairs and repainting.
New boat-design recommendations are aimed at curbing spread of aquatic pests.
Grants will bring therapists to two school districts to try to head off mental health troubles.
It's Washington County's second; advocates say much more housing is needed
The Hudson project includes a baseball stadium, brewery, hotel and condos.
State health officials said they found high levels of PFCs in a municipal well.
A photographers' favorite vantage point for the downtown skyline is being replaced.
Families battle isolation, stigma and lack of understanding when young children have mental illnesses.
Sitting next to his senior citizen friend, Christopher Xu wiggled a diaper pin in front of her face. He proudly declared he knew it was…
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