Ex-Hennepin sheriff paid for drunk-driving damages with workers' comp

The Hennepin County Board approved a $240,000 settlement with former Sheriff Dave Hutchinson.

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Former President Donald Trump appears at Manhattan criminal  in New York, Friday, April 19, 2024.  (Sarah Yenesel/Pool Photo via AP)

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A former South High School math teacher says she was fired for speaking up against administrators' inability — or unwillingness — to address or even document extremely disruptive student behavior.

Fired Mpls. teacher accuses management of 'cancerous rot'

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Jaxon Howard had offers from across the country when he committed to LSU on July 1, 2022 at Robbinsdale Cooper High School.

Former Cooper football star Howard transfers from LSU to Gophers

Work began this week on the sign above the former Treehouse Records space, soon to be reopened as Lucky Cat Records.

Legendary record store site in Minneapolis will soon house a new shop for musicheads

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