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Mayor has been critical of Sheriff Office's response to protests.
Wright's death prompted a group of Black legislators to renew their push to revisit or change some of these laws.
The state doesn't have specific guidelines for fee costs and usage.
One-fourth of last year's federal funding was spent on thousands of small-business grants.
Trial observers took to social media to voice their sympathy for Cup Foods clerk, saying he shouldn't have been put in that situation.
Health officials and street outreach workers across Minnesota said that the pandemic pushed residents struggling with addiction deeper into isolation. At the same time, resources were redirected to tackle the spreading virus.
A 33-year career took him through stints as a sex crimes and homicide detective before his childhood friend Mayor Charles Stenvig appointed him chief in 1971.
The county's base wage will be higher than any local government in the Midwest.
Commissioners discussed 11 recommendations over a four hour briefing.
Anxiety over pandemic, local unrest fuels surge.
Minnesota's soaring number of permitted holders came in a year in which the FBI conducted a record 39 million background checks for firearm sales nationally.
Plan includes more than 200 strategies, including electric cars, efficient buildings.
Special unit uses team approach, support to keep risk-taking behavior of 18- to 21-year-olds in check.
Supremacist groups are more likely to operate covertly, FBI agent says.
A coalition of stakeholders established first ever Youth Justice Council.
He played character roles in more than 100 theater productions and had small parts in the movies "Grumpy Old Men," "Grumpier Old Men" and "D3: The Mighty Ducks."
They join 2 other recently elected women of color for young, diverse board.
The intent it to make libraries more accessible to low-income patrons.
St. Paul leaders said Tuesday they will dismantle eight homeless encampments and relocate residents to shelters starting next week, citing the risk of fires and…
After a few years, the trees are pruned into "ridiculous V shapes" to keep them from hitting power lines, a Curious Minnesota reader points out.
A Savage man was sentenced to more than six years Wednesday for throwing Molotov cocktails into a Dakota County government building in May, causing more…
All lanes on a north metro freeway are back open Thursday morning after a small plane made an emergency landing Wednesday night, striking at least…
The Fire Department said the medical examiner would release the victim's name once it is confirmed.
Eric Heflin, 65, of Rosemount, was charged with three felony counts of theft by swindle.
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board voted Wednesday to allow anyone to go topless in the city’s parks without being ticketed. Under city and state…
Funding expected to help hundreds of businesses hurting under COVID rules.
Branches have been closed to combat coronavirus.
Cities are state's fourth and fifth to use the voting method, which eliminates primary elections.
Opposition to Trump's presidency, racism, police violence were among protesters' passions.
When Cannon was introduced at the Roosevelt Hall of Fame ceremony, the crowd jumped to a standing ovation.
The data of at least 1,400 individuals had been breached, the office says.
With three incumbents stepping down, Hennepin County Board in line for a major makeover after election
The board will look different after veterans Opat, Callison and Johnson chose not to run.
Ramsey County Manager Ryan O'Connor said the county has been in closed-door talks with Fairview for several weeks.
COVID-19 and the need to serve the homeless is driving the new purchases.
His decision May 25 to help two rookie officers on what seemed a routine call involving George Floyd would be his last for the department.
Minneapolis would operate with about 100 fewer police officers than it has planned for in recent years and would increase property taxes for some under a new budget proposal
President Donald Trump will also be in the state Friday, in Bemidji.
It's part of a new initiative to combat sexual harassment in housing, leading to 18 lawsuits.
Proposed 2021 budget is $300 million less than this year, due to COVID.
Commissioners expressed concern about COVID-19 costs next year.
An argument over the telephone came before the shooting death, according to the charges filed Wednesday.
Sletten suffered a sudden heart attack and died Aug. 13 at his home in North Oaks.
The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a victim’s privacy involving a sexual assault case in Minneapolis, issuing a rare writ of prohibition.…
Even without the Minnesota State Fair, the tradition of Princess Kay of the Milky Way carries on.
The open districts represent the county's northern and western suburbs.
Frey working with Police Department to pair new officers with those with limited misconduct complaints
Training is key to preventing misconduct, the Minneapolis mayor said.
The recipients, most in Minneapolis, have been hit hard by the pandemic.
Sherwin-Williams paint store manager who ran out to assist is recovering from a gunshot wound.
Commissioners are split over the $2M price tag to make it a paid holiday.
The suspect, the 20-year-old son of the victim, is expected to make his first court appearance Monday.
Jessica Donahue, a 19-year veteran, has been released from the hospital and is recovering from her injuries, according to the BCA.
Man was shot in Mpls. by pawnshop owner.
Bajuan Adams, 25, was fatally shot Wednesday in the city's 18th killing.
Although no fans will be allowed at Target Field, Twins examining security measures.
Talk centers on Sheriff's Office role in light of Minneapolis police issues.
The board may make a decision at its next meeting on the proposal.
The Guard reported its assault numbers publicly for the first time last year.
Slight uptick in boating under the influence tags, however.
The resolution came with a series of directives for developing policy.
Full board also voted to keep nine of 41 libraries closed until 2021.
Scott Fortier is serving a 25-year prison sentence.
Group speaks to Mpls. City Council members.
One commissioner raised concerns about Baker's autopsy of George Floyd.
Another hearing was scheduled for Thursday to determine if Branden M. Wolfe, 23, will be eligible for release.
Conley said she was displeased with Baker's autopsy of George Floyd.
A St. Paul security guard boasted on social media about the fire, gear theft.
Gradual reopening by August starts next week.
When Helton takes over the county library in late August, it will be nearly two years since previous director Lois Langer Thompson left.
2 Hennepin County commissioners press Mike Freeman for charges vs. fired officers in George Floyd's death
They described the Minneapolis Police Department as an oppressive system.
Two commissioners voted against the measure.
Toxic blue-green bloom can sicken humans and animals alike.
Limited court hearings expected to start again next week at the county's Government Center.
It comes from the university's largest donor.
Marny Xiong, 31, joined the board in 2018 and is a graduate of St. Paul Public Schools.
The County Board debated the first phase of reopening strategies during a two-hour briefing.