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Busse looking at 'gutsy endeavors,' Kulka seeks rollback of regulations.
Mental health concerns, extremist behavior can be reported anonymously.
Lt. Bob Kroll, head of the officers' union, posted the T-shirt image on his personal Facebook page, saying the shirts will be for sale starting Monday.
A man and a 4-year-old boy were shot as someone opened fire on their SUV, which then crashed and overturned in front of a St. Paul apartment complex Sunday night.
Saturday night's shooting in Minneapolis continues a pattern of crime in downtown that is driving away some who used to frequent the area's bars, theaters and clubs.
Bloomington and the Minnesota PGA are considering a partnership
After donning their black “motorman” hats, the four women running the Como-Harriet Streetcar on Sunday evening lined up for a photo at the depot near…
Golden Valley police aim for long-term follow-up after short-term encounters.
The city's charter allows on-sale liquor and beer only in hotels, restaurants and clubs. An upcoming ballot question asks about lifting that.
The man got out of the vehicle and "initiated a physical confrontation," a police statement said. During the ensuing fight, the officer shot the man, who died at the scene.
Site for homeless young people will be much like one that opened a year ago in a Stillwater church.
The Minnetonka City Council approved a controversial mountain bike trail through Lone Lake Park on Monday night that some opponents fear will compromise habitat for…
The northern edge of Cottage Grove is being divided and developed into master-planned neighborhoods.
Congresswomen barred from visit will speak at State Capitol.
Woodbury officials asked people to steer clear of the area as crews worked to shut off the gas.
Neighbors and preservationists fought to save the church.
Owners of Shorty Dry Cleaner don't believe the city's reasoning for the taking falls under public use or public purpose, as required by state law.
Newly enforced limits on mementos create a stir in Cottage Grove.
More police visible as many in Twin Cities voice fears
The city agreed to suspend prosecution of Nancy Edwards, 75, who has for years relied on income from renting out her boat dock along with her home.
After decades of heart problems, Bohanon died of a heart attack July 24 at his Elk River home.
In a rare reunion, a Minnesota family meets the mom of a boy who gave new life to a baby girl.
The EF0 and EF1 tornadoes left damage in their wake as four moved through Washington and McLeod counties in Minnesota, plus two in Wisconsin.
For years, many stray animals picked up in Wisconsin have been transferred to Minnesota.
Planted with beebalm, milkweed and native grasses, the island is essentially a man-made wetland that can help improve water quality.
A temporary restraining order preventing demolition of the 92-year-old building is set to expire at 2 p.m. Monday.
Attorney General Keith Ellison and Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington are set to announce a working group to discuss police-involved shootings. The group aims to…
June Fremont joined up during WWII, shortly after the Marine Corps authorized a Women's Reserve in 1943.
Concerns persist about compatibility and a 2016 consolidation decision.
City facilities will run on sustainable energy and save $60K in first year.
That data would offer more specific insights about how far visitors travel to reach a park and what areas of the park they are using, the director of regional planning said.
Monday could bring a second round of the severe weather that warranted at least one tornado warning Sunday afternoon. Hot weather is also likely to…
Effort aims to attract data centers, tech employers to two northeast metro counties.
Paige du Bois claims UMD punished her for supporting her coach.
City officials plan to add more parking spots and a municipal parking ramp.
After disputes with mayor over how to fill vacancies, City Council is full again.
Gable Steveson of Apple Valley, one of the nation's top heavyweight wrestlers, was arrested Saturday along with a second Gophers wrestler, Dylan Martinez. No charges have been filed yet.
The League of Minnesota Cities aims to share best practices in governance and conflict resolution, which can reduce insurance claims made against cities.
Washington County town considers reconstructing a structure from its past.
Fraser was the mayor of Minneapolis from 1980 to 1993. He remains the longest serving mayor in the city's history.
Thanks to determined neighbors and last-minute fundraising, the decades-old event happened as usual, with thousands of people walking up and down the popular St. Paul shopping and restaurant district.
Newspaper's move comes during revitalization of Main Street after opening of the St. Croix River bridge.
Several people were injured; the suspect was arrested.
Seven of the 15 building measures passed on Tuesday.
Last fall, Dr. Thomas Stillwell put in notice of his retirement from Minnesota Urology. He planned to fully retire in two years but in the…
A pickup truck veered onto the shoulder of Interstate 694 in Oakdale on Sunday morning, authorities said, striking a vehicle that had pulled over and killing its driver, who was standing outside the vehicle.
Authorities are offering a reward for information on those responsible for a 2016 arson incident that destroyed the city hall building then under construction…
His brother said he had severe injuries.
Donald Nordquist, 68, was thrown off the motorcycle.
Police said a disturbance between two groups may have escalated into gunfire.
After four failed attempts in the past weeks, Lakeland’s City Council held a meeting Thursday. The special meeting, held at noon, ran for about two…
Officials say paved trails near Sunfish Lake were intended to be public.
Afton nonprofit expands riding lessons with new indoor arena.
It's the first time that a Minnesota team has won the national award.
The Minnesota State High School League agreed to a settlement that will allow boys to compete beginning with the 2019-20 school year.
On Sunday evening, more than 30 people gathered at the Minnesota Buddhist Vihara in north Minneapolis to send peaceful energy and blessings to the victims of the attacks in Sri Lanka.
is just the latest sign of dysfunction in the city, where more than 300 residents have signed a petition calling for an audit.
The settlement comes after a panel ruled last fall that a jury should hear the suit filed by the mother of the man fatally shot by police in a hostage crisis.
School officials said the decision was made to curb vaping and vandalism, but students have launched a multifaceted campaign to "Let Us Pee."
Major airlines, including Delta and United Airlines, already have issued weather waivers for flights on Wednesday and Thursday out of MSP.
Parts of the state could get over 6 inches of snow.
Tens of thousands of basketball fans descended on the streets and skyways, reveling all day and into the night in Final Four fan activities that stretched from U.S. Bank Stadium to the Minneapolis Convention Center and along Nicollet Mall.
"Individuals with HIV now have to worry about that aging thing that you and I have to worry about," said Bill Tiedemann, Hope House's executive director. "So now for [Hope House] it's about how we can help them age in place with dignity and compassion and how we can take our mission outside the house's walls."
Final Four planners hope friendly reading challenge is just the beginning for budding readers.
River Grove balked at moving to vacant school in Marine on St. Croix.
Car flees after a driver is killed, passenger is critically injured while Twins game is played blocks away.
The city getting about $2 million toward the construction of replacement well.
A 3 percent tax on lodging would help boost tourism.
Prosecutor and families collaborated on a guide to reduce police use of force.
Minnesotans 62-plus are heading to class through U's Senior Citizen Education Program
With much of the Twin Cities snowpack melting, the water has to go somewhere. For many homeowners, it's yet another mess from winter.
A steady, two-day rain expected to drench the knee-deep snowpack across much of Minnesota is raising flood concerns and sending crews to work to find a place for all that water.
FCC rule change poses threat to financial survival of service in many communities.
The fabric panels will be removed after the Final Four, but can be reinstalled for future events. Officials said they'll also help with concert acoustics.
Sheriff's Office says alcohol may have been a factor.