Minneapolis

Nicknamed "City of Lakes" and the "Mill City," it's the county seat of Hennepin County and the largest city in Minnesota.

TV & Media
September 28
Somali-Canadian poet and rapper K'naan took the stage to a large crowd...

HBO is a step closer to filming 'Mogadishu, Minnesota' in Minneapolis public housing

But producers of 'Mogadishu, Minnesota' must satisfy resident council before getting the final OK..
West Metro
September 25

30,000 opioid deactivation pouches being distributed in Minn.

30,000 drug deactivation pouches being distributed for in-house disposal of prescription opioids.
West Metro
September 20

Taxpayers in Hennepin, Ramsey counties can brace for a rate hike next year

Leaders in the state's most populous counties get their first look at 2017 budgets.
Local
September 20

Park Board scheduled to act on decorum rules

Proposal would set new limits on behavior
West Metro
September 18
People stand near the entrance on the north side of Crossroads Center shopping mall Saturday night in St. Cloud.

Off-duty officer kills man who stabbed 8 at mall in St. Cloud

St. Cloud police chief William Blair Anderson said an off-duty officer from another jurisdiction confronted and killed the suspect. He said the suspect — who was dressed in a private security uniform — reportedly asked at least one victim whether they were Muslim before assaulting them, and referred to Allah during the attacks.
Minneapolis
September 17

20 years on Colfax Avenue N.: Turmoil, tragedy, small victories

The Star Tribune first chronicled a block in north Minneapolis in 1996, when its residents were confronting a drug epidemic, an aging housing stock, and social and demographic forces that often led to conflict between longtime residents and new arrivals. Much has changed, but some things haven't.
Minneapolis
September 16

Covanta sues Hennepin County over downtown Minneapolis garbage burner

At stake is a $25.5M contract with facility's current operator.
Minneapolis
September 16
George Bazoff, former block captain

Faces of Colfax Avenue

Roy Barker, 63 Roy Barker didn’t want to move to the 2600 block of Colfax Avenue N. But he fancied the layout of the house…
Minneapolis
September 14

Downtown Minneapolis gets its first 'woonerf'

The corridor will offer a bike-foot-car connection to the Mississippi River.
West Metro
September 14

Hennepin, Ramsey counties hold first input meeting on plans for joint juvenile treatment center

The counties are exploring merging juvenile treatment centers.
Gophers
September 9

Gophers offense has 'got to be better,' Claeys says

A Gophers team still addressing Week 1 glitches can't look past FCS opponent Indiana State on Saturday.
Gophers
September 9

"Soft" opponent doesn't always mean an easy game for Gophers

The Gophers of the Jerry Kill/Tracy Claeys Era have not throttled nonconference opponents from non-Power 5 conferences.
Gophers
September 9

Gophers over Indiana State in a blowout? Here's how it could happen

One man's prediction for Saturday morning's game between the Gophers and Indiana State.
Sports
September 9

TE Brandon Lingen cleared to play, could make his debut for Gophers on Saturday

Gophers tight end Brandon Lingen (shoulder) was cleared to practice this week and would give the offense a boost if he returns. He's a…
Minneapolis
September 8

Minneapolis council member wants aging Glendale homes rehabbed, not replaced

Council Member Cam Gordon supports renovation of the complex in Prospect Park.
West Metro
September 7
Hennepin County Elections Supervisor Ginny Gelms spoke at the beginnin...

U launches first-of-its-kind program for elections officials

Unique course of study responds to growing need.
Minneapolis
September 6

Minneapolis park keepers union opposes outsourcing of ski course work

Park Board officials say the change would mean better trail conditions.
Local
September 6

Grand jury will review Minneapolis officer-involved shooting

Victim fought police after attacking man in building.
Minneapolis
September 6

Mpls. Park Board faces growing pressure from activists on race

Commissioners are weighing decorum rules to counter activists who have interrupted meetings.
Local
September 5

New year brings new look at school safety

Injury reports point to tough work ahead.
Minneapolis
September 4

Driver fleeing Mpls. police fatally runs over girl, 16, attempts carjacking

A 16-year-old girl was fatally run over by a man fleeing Minneapolis police in an SUV well after dark, authorities said Saturday. Police officers saw…
West Metro
September 2
A display of the area's high water levels was evident Friday below Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis.

High water prompts no-wake rules on Twin Cities-area lakes

Experts hope the new-wake rules decrease the chance for boating deaths, which so far are at an 11-year high.
Gophers
September 2

Devers flashes big-play potential before being ejected

Freshman Tai'yon Devers, a defensive end from Florida, made a quick name for himself Thursday night - but also an early exit from the game.
Gophers
September 2

Gophers notebook: Claeys explains late two-point try

Claeys said he was trying to avoid a scenario where Oregon State got the ball back with a chance to tie the score and force overtime.
Gophers
September 2

Gophers eventually settle in, use late push to defeat Oregon State

The Gophers overcame upset-minded Oregon State - and three ejections - to win their season opener Thursday night despite trailing by six late in the third quarter.