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District 2 race features a political newcomer and ex-City Council member.
The 750-foot bridge — widely referred to as a "lid" — would support a public green space over the highway and be surrounded by private development. The city says bridge could still be decades away.
Two service centers in Hennepin County were unable to process applications for new driver's licenses or state IDs Saturday because of connectivity issues with recently…
The longtime incumbent and the first-time candidate went deep in debate Thursday night.
Residents of homeless tent camp are expected to move into the former Kateri Residence next week, officials said.
Sheriff Rich Stanek, looking for his fourth term, is running against Metro Transit police Sgt. Dave Hutchinson.
A painting of Jesus already adorned the two-story brick building at Washington Avenue and 14th Avenue S. in Minneapolis when Love Power Church began renting…
Crews will be repairing the garage's concrete floors and walls, resealing the floors and repainting lines, with work set to be done by Nov. 19.
The pickup truck crossed the centerline into oncoming traffic, authorities said.
Students posted messages of love and kindness in an effort to bring peace to the school.
Separation from family is among the deep fears and anxieties depicted in drawings and essays curated for Bloomington exhibit.
Funding for child protection services is at center of need for $43 million in new revenue.
Meetings this month are the first step in possible grand jury investigations.
Group is concerned about the impact of proposed mountain biking trails.
Regional Acceleration Center designed as catalyst for prosperity and growth
Twelve resign in the face of misconduct allegations.
The multiyear plan, approved last week by the City Council, includes dozens of directives but leaves out some requested by a task force that sought to address police relations.
The couple had a history of domestic violence, police said.
The president declared his support for the GOP Seventh District challenger Saturday morning.
Overpopulation of the invasive fish is choking several area lakes and degrading the habitat.
A report released Thursday points to some progress since reforms were enacted in 2015.
Housing, auto dealerships, doughnuts and more are headed to Richfield, which is suddenly hot.
City Council to consider $25 million proposal.
Minneapolis announced that it has joined an amicus brief with 17 states challenging the Trump administration’s plans to weaken fuel efficiency standards for vehicles. The…
The kayak ride off the Apostle Islands that killed all but one member of a Wisconsin family would have been strenuous for even a highly trained kayaker, experts said.
After 10 years, Lois Langer Thompson departs for a similar role in Washington.
Hennepin Board members draft resolution listing behavior expectations.
Ellison met by the DFL Party tent with more than a dozen people, who came up to shake his hand, take photos and chat, mostly about policy.
It will be about two years until the county is able to expand into the building.
Most of Bloomington's 112-acre Normandale Lake will be dry until April.
County Board finalized a $275,000 contract 4-3.
The gubernatorial debate, held at Game Fair in Ramsey, was the third in the last two days.
New policies give tenants time and resources if displaced by new landlord.
County Board expected to decide Tuesday whether to award $275,000 contract.
A plan to add mountain bike trails at Minnetonka's Lone Lake Park worries naturalists concerned about the fate of the rusty patched bumblebee.
The St. Cloud area got up to 4 inches of rain Friday night.
The rabbi, a director of youth outreach, was arrested in a sting leading up to the Super Bowl.
The boy is in stable condition after falling 31 feet to the ground, police say.
The protesters gathered in a circle, chanted and took a knee.
More than 65 trips spread between 40 bus routes across the metro area will be suspended.
When Scott Marks isn’t serving Minnetonka as a community engagement officer, he’s providing counseling at an outpatient clinic in Golden Valley. Seeing mental health patients…
Brooklyn Center man was drunk and tried to flee, police say. The child is OK.
The move is the result of discussions held this year between city officials and St. Louis Park students who pleaded for stricter gun control following a spate of school shootings across the nation.
Richfield officials are underwhelmed with Aeon's progress.
Joseph Gomm, 45, was killed while on duty last week.
The prime minister of Ethiopia is expected to visit Minneapolis on July 30, and city officials are urging him to help end conflict between that…
Thurman Blevins, 31, was shot and killed by police on June 23.
Delayed shipment testing the patience of officials in Golden Valley and Edina.
Four businesses in the district have closed during construction, according to the city of Edina. Others are looking forward to the projects' end.
An annual quest seeks the single track that captures our national mood.
The Families Belong Together protest, one of hundreds taking place across the country, packed at least six downtown blocks before heading back to the Convention Center.
The area, which opened to the public in June, is the first of its kind in the country, according to the Animal Humane Society in Golden Valley.
Frauenshuh Commercial Real Estate was chosen for apartments, but questions remain about public spaces.
The coalition is asking Hennepin and Ramsey County officials to stop assisting ICE agents.
Carter said chief's call to add 50 officers should not be the city's "driving goal."
Officials worried that U.S. border controversy would cloud local meeting.
The Minnesota Supreme Court's ruling is a victory for Hands Off Our Cans, a residents' group opposed to Bloomington's organized trash collection system.
Hundreds of Schmid descendants meet for first time and are strangers no more.
Music festival spotlights interfaith collaboration.
Investigation by parents, officials cast doubt on reported incident.
Police have not arrested anyone in the shooting.
Critic says "deluxe" Westwood Hills project not best use of funds.
The current building is likely to be demolished in the middle of 2019, with the new library opening in 2021.
The move was another win for neighbors strongly opposing taller buildings in the Southdale Center area.
City weighs its evolving footprint against residents' resistance to apartment towers near Southdale.
Bloomington, Robbinsdale and Savage are among departments considering utilizing devices.
For the first time in 35 years, all Fort Snelling graves are being marked.
Cities are entering what Eden Prairie recreation supervisor Bob Lanzi likes to call Phase 2 of the fever, as parks and recreation departments move from retrofitting gyms or tennis courts for pickleball to building permanent facilities actually designed for the game.
Her students examined topics including domestic abuse, poverty, the mistreatment of immigrants and gang violence.
Forced to leave Richfield complex, they face similar fate in Bloomington.
City Council approves report by task force formed in response to a viral video of an Edina officer handcuffing a black man in 2016.
Quentin Gifford of Mankato was 22 when he died on the USS Oklahoma.
Richfield DFLer, who helped land funding for I-35W/494 interchange, is leaving after 12 years at Capitol.
Steve Lyons and the St. Louis Park Community Band will perform the piece at Orchestra Hall on Tuesday night.
One of the fatal collisions was between two motorcycles.
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