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Enhanced prevention measures have been developed in past several months.
State demographer says such stability in an urban area over a decade is unusual.
They were three of 22 cities and counties that will receive technical assistance to reduce gas emissions in disadvantaged areas
A disciplinary process will start Monday for staffers who fail to prove they are vaccinated. That could range from everything up to termination.
The County Board mandated the vaccine in November. The deadline for compliance is Monday, and the workers have exhausted their latest legal challenge.
County has awarded more than $29 million for such grants since 2009.
Investigation stems from guilty plea in case.
Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) wants to expand options for minority vets.
The Duluth school district is lifting its mask mandate for students and staff.
The initiative includes a coordinator and a focus on youthful offenders.
County and Metro Transit officials have discussed making changes for several years.
David Hutchinson heard numerous calls to resign following allegations of drunken driving in a high-speed December crash.
She also was an innovator in community programs and racial equality in Iowa
The defendants reported linked to nearly two dozen incidents across three metro counties.
The State Patrol said Hennepin County sheriff had a loaded gun, didn't have his seat belt on and initially claimed to "absolutely not" be the driver. Gov. Walz said Dave Hutchinson should step down.
Medaria Arradondo announced he was stepping down last month
The union had filed a notice to go on strike.
He also discusses 4 major initiatives he wants to implement in his last year.
More than 700 businesses have taken advantage of free consulting services.
Sheriff says he plans to stay on after pleading guilty to drunken driving charge in December.
Police struggle to keep with the latest crime trend.
Hennepin County Sheriff David Hutchinson was charged with four misdemeanor drunk driving charges, but pleaded guilty to fourth-degree driving under the influence of alcohol. He received two years of probation and a fine after guilty plea.
Washburn High teacher was known for challenging students with dramatic classroom scenarios.
Hennepin County has agreed to participate in a nationwide settlement of claims brought against opioid distributors and manufacturers.Together with the proposed bankruptcy settlements of two…
Several victims were violently attacked.
He also was fined $610 after he crashed his SUV.
Item was made to look like an explosive device.
Cost is often a barrier for the homeless to gain permanent housing.
He crashed his vehicle at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday on I-94 near Alexandria after attending a state sheriffs convention. His blood alcohol level was 0.13%, which is over the legal limit.
The student was arrested on suspicion of felony possession of a firearm by a juvenile.
His attorney said test results from Wednesday's wreck are pending, but he expects they will show he was too intoxicated to drive.
Task force examines options to increase the number of these new affordable units.
As of last week, 22 states were experiencing active hepatitis A outbreaks, including Illinois and Michigan. The CDC has declared an end to the outbreak in 15 states, with Minnesota among the most recent to meet the CDC's threshold for containing the virus.
The facility has strict protocols in place to prevent the virus.
The County Board unanimously approved the measure, which was necessary to receive specific medical federal funding. The county previously allowed shots or testing.
Federal funding will create housing, education and job opportunities.
Police struggle to rein in surge of armed thefts. They say there is no clear pattern.
From performing water rescues to selling foreclosed properties, county sheriff's offices handle a wide range of tasks.
Officials hope new laws will deter thieves and protect vehicle owners.
Legislative auditor's memo highlights troubled relationship between Southwest LRT and major contractor
DFL lawmakers pledge to push for a more detailed probe.
Losses motivate sober "poster child" to educate state, console families.
Hennepin County system analyzed in study spurred by class-action lawsuit.
The Justice Department started phasing in new body camera program last month.
Four candidates vied for spot after former chair Jennifer Carnahan's resignation.
The man died several hours later at North Memorial.
UMD student's suit claims Gabel acted unlawfully.
When the $53 million facility opens in November, it will be a one-of-a-kind medical examiner's office in the United States.
The board has raised the property tax levy each year by an average of 4.6% since 2015.
Hennepin County unveils program to help inmates earn GEDs, new skills.
Commissioner Jeff Lunde will ask board for $1 million to address the issue.
Eligible property owners can receive up to $35,000.
The County Board approved a 0 % increase in the tax levy for this year's budget.
County will use $20 million in federal funding to hire 36 employees and expand programs.
The Sheriff's Office is no longer honoring some immigrant detainer holds or alerting feds about releases.
She described teaching and mentoring as her passion.
People posing as police to collect fines for missed court dates and other legal matters.
Office also expands opioid-awareness program in Hennepin County.
More than 300,000 real estate records are expected to be processed this year, the highest number in 15 years.
"Unprecedented" amount of money now is devoted to affordable housing.
Those who choose not to be vaccinated must submit to regular testing.
Wood-Rill Scientific and Natural Area has 350-year-old trees.
Policy change lets the vaccinated enter goverment buildings.
In a separate project, the facility also will install solar panels to cover one-third of its electricity needs.
Preparation for the project started in 2016.
He playing for Minnesota's professional softball team and again nominated to state and national halls of fame.
Now one of the city's most popular entertainment destinations, its name has surprising transit origins.
New state law requires agencies to report drone use and create policies.
The North Metro Regional Public Safety Training Facility in Maple Grove trains more than 20 agencies.
The projects will create and maintain more than 2,300 new units.
The Hennepin County Board approved Juneteenth as a paid holiday for its more than 8,000 employees Tuesday, a move it hopes will be followed by…
Population most impacted are people who are on the street and injecting opioids.
Daniel Rassier said law enforcement defamed him and inflicted distress.
Hennepin County Board rejects resolution condemning use of chemical weapons and less-lethal projectiles
Commissioners also discussed the use of the Government Center's public plaza for protests.
New equipment assists with evolving plans for warnings.
Services and buildings will reopen Monday after the trial of Derek Chauvin.