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The new team is reaching out to frequent 911 callers who exhibit symptoms of mental illness and their families.
Ramsey County's largest park could transform into a regional destination.
It's sponsoring meals at nonprofits and schools, hosting free cooking demonstrations and distributing hundreds of meal kits — 6,100 so far.
More than 1,000 people marched and chanted down Lake Street in south Minneapolis on Sunday afternoon demanding an end to federal immigration raids and policies…
Ramsey County's Safe Space will likely be ready in August and provide 64 beds year-round.
Several candidates say the TCAAP dispute with Arden Hills drew them into the race.
Navy's newest near-shore combat ship was built in northern Wisconsin.
Jerome G. "Jerry" Arnold served as Minnesota's U.S. attorney under two presidents, prosecuting not just drug dealers and bank robbers but savings and loan executives…
Weeklong academy offers free instruction on everything from investigations and defensive tactics, to de-escalation and firearms use.
Counties cutting lanes on busy streets to protect drivers and pedestrians.
Ramsey County joins Dallas and Nashville in rethinking the impact of its penalties.
Video of the beating by a correctional officer was recorded by a supervisor, and it shows other correctional officers failing to intervene.
Many are skirting development restrictions to meet housing demand.
Facilities for troubled youth closing in favor of community-based care
The election will come at a critical time for TCAAP redevelopment, as the county sues Arden Hills to break off joint effort.
Parks staffers declined to commit to a reopening date for the Lilydale Regional Park trail but said sometime this year wasn't out of the question.
John Wilgers is a former Ernst & Young managing partner and former United Way board chairman.
Board Chairman Jim McDonough said the county was committed to full transparency.
The county is seeking to end a power-sharing agreement that guided the redevelopment of the 427-acre site.
In response, Democrats criticized the Trump administration as having "done real harm to the health and livelihoods" of Minnesotans, especially farmers.
Alontae Kaypre Butts was charged in the death of Levi Gardent Jr.
Nils and Jan Anderson top $1 million for Animal Humane Society the old-school way.
A St. Paul man has been charged with murder in the shooting death Saturday of a man in a parking lot in St. Paul’s North…
SeaQuest opens at Rosedale with more than 100 species and some controversy
The south metro Historical Society's first citizen historian project is called "Adopt a WWI Soldier."
Minneapolis, Ramsey and Hennepin counties all have programs to help families.
The settlement bars disclosure of the reasons for the payment, and school officials declined to elaborate.
A proposal to rename one of five state parks on the St. Croix River after former Vice President Walter Mondale has been abandoned after strong opposition from nearby residents.
First-ever tally discussed in candid meeting with more than 400.
Judge Kathryn Quaintance, at the helm of the murder trial of a former Minneapolis police officer, is stern but fair, colleagues say.
The rooftop solar arrays are expected to lower the city's utility bills and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by much as 55 tons a year.
A Stillwater man who admitted strangling his girlfriend at her St. Paul home last summer, staging the scene to look like a drug overdose and…
Herandez Cortez Evans had been fired in St. Paul for allegedly punching a student.
Ramsey County's chosen developer wants to build an office tower of up to 40 stories on the edge of the Mississippi River bluffs
Failure to follow a new "operational action plan" could result in fines, suspension and revocation of the Myth's liquor license.
St. Paul's most frequent shelter-users get permanent housing.
Police were called to the club five times in one night in March for a shooting, two drug overdoses, a large fight and thefts.
Minneapolis authorities announced their own investigative reforms for sexual assaults a day earlier.
Rich Hinrichs was fired in March over angry outbursts.
Rich Hinrichs was terminated in March for angry outbursts.
Hansen left behind more than 35,000 images that he photographed during his lifetime and a generation of schoolchildren he influenced with his creative teaching style.
The proposal is an increase over the more than the 1,460 homes and apartments laid out in a 2016 preliminary master plan.
The cause is partly market forces, partly city initiative spurred by the need to enliven a sleepy downtown, officials said.
Nearly all 400 deputies and corrections officers could be wearing them, with the rollout to start by late summer.
The expected declaration will allow fast response to the threat of flooding.
The suspect tried to have his car repaired within hours of the crash, police say. The auto shop owner turned him in.
Nathan James Homme, 39, of Altoona, Wis., with attempted kidnapping and first-degree burglary for the March 13 break-in, which was captured on a home surveillance system.
Arden Hills officials accuse Ramsey County of "bullying" them to come to the table.
Programs aid first-time home buyers and provide fixer-upper loans.
Representatives for the Roseville mall are shopping around a "village" concept that would transform the vacant Herberger's department store.
The families of the defendant and victim sat in courtroom, watching and crying.
County Attorney John Choi promised to improve sex assault investigations.
The 600 students were all given the same assignment: Tell a story from history that invokes both triumph and tragedy.
The county and city continue to differ on housing goals, but development of the former TCAAP site will go forward, officials said.
Kahn authored the 2009 law against legislators naming entities — including buildings, roads and facilities — after a living person and thinks it's still sage advice.
Decades ago, he helped preserve Interstate State Park area along St. Croix.
Mayor said angry outbursts and violations of the city's respectful workplace policy forced the City Council to act.
Minnetonka High School is among several Twin Cities schools that honor community service with a varsity letter.
Time is right to plant the seed among high-schoolers.
East-metro officials cite community need and suffering as a result of more aggressive enforcement under the Trump administration.
Travis VanDeWiele pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and resigned.
No end in sight to long-running dispute over Rice Creek Commons.
The bridge will nod to Rondo's history as a vibrant African-American neighborhood that has persevered despite the displacement decades ago of more than 600 black families.
Ivan Dan Walker pleaded guilty to murder and sexual assault, and will be sentenced this spring to 30 years in prison.
County attorney's policy weighs how pleas will affect immigration status.
The PulsePoint app alerts people nearby when 911 dispatch receives a call of cardiac arrest in a public location.
Passolt broke his hip in the 2017 fall on an icy sidewalk near the State Capitol.
The Supreme Court order cited misconduct involving failure to "diligently handle matters" for 11 clients.
Joshua McLay told district officials he was taking staff to coaching clinics.
A black man said he was singled out to pay in advance; the Ocean Buffet manager said he was caught up in group of kids asked to pay first.
Foundation has started legal funds for renters.
Cavalry barracks will be transformed into the visitors center.
Ramsey County presses to end impasse with Arden Hills over development.
Junior Achievement expects to draw 30,000 students a year to St. Paul center.
YMCA's new training and experience space represents a bold public commitment to equity.