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St. Louis ParkPolice Multicultural Advisory Committee member to fill Council seatThe St. Louis Park City Council voted Jan. 31 to appoint Yolanda Farris to a…
In Dakota and Scott counties, patrons can access the library during extended hours just by scanning a card.
Bryce Borca, 23, went missing the early hours of Oct. 30 and was last seen at the end of Yankee Doodle Road in Eagan.
Eviction filings remained higher than pre-pandemic levels throughout the last six months of 2022, leaping again in December and showing no signs of letting up in January — a time of year when filings usually drop.
Plus: Dentistry program expands at Hennepin Tech in Brooklyn Park; Farmington Library pilot offers self-service hours; sidewalks coming to more Morningside streets in Edina.
The county is still considering whether to revoke the festival's permit; a public hearing is scheduled for Feb. 21.
The City Council will appoint someone to fill Mayor Luke Hellier's vacant seat on Tuesday.
The county funded $1.2M in improvements mostly related to the Americans With Disabilities Act, while several new exhibits will offer something for everyone.
Plus: Former Rosemount mayor joins Dakota County Board; Shoreview City joins Just Deeds Coalition; see stars at Lake Elmo Park Reserve.
The Department of Health urges people to test their homes for the carcinogen during Radon Action Month.
Minneapolis posted signs at the camp Dec. 21 saying occupants needed to leave by Wednesday — a seven-day window. Over the weekend, posts circulated on social media urging people to show up to defend the encampment.
Some cities have passed moratoriums while others have adopted licensing or zoning ordinances.
Cost, local restrictions have tempered interest.
Owners of the 313-unit property cannot rent vacant units during the 90-day suspension.
Rick Coleman served as fire chief since 2014.
Plus: Crystal city manager hired; Scott County moving ahead on camper cabins; Excelsior memorial arbor restored.
Elko New Market residents have raised concerns about the plant, which would draw water from the Prairie Du Chien-Jordan aquifer.
The City Council added conditions to the permit in light of some neighbors' concerns about safety.
The two juveniles are suspects in another incident, police said.
The pipe failed on Dec. 5.
A vehicle entering an intersection at "a high rate of speed" crashed into the victim's vehicle.
Customers in the impacted area "are asked to boil water for three minutes before using it for cooking or drinking," a statement from the city read.
Scott County will decide in January whether to revoke the conditional use permit required for the event. Roads leading to the Shakopee site were clogged for miles last fall.
Residents also showed up to support the facility, which would be owned by Dakota County and run by Guild, a nonprofit.
The incident began with a man digging through a gas station dumpster and ended about eight hours later.
Plus: Rosemount City Council could have two open seats; St. Paul Union Depot celebrated.
Torres spent 33 years working for Cargill, rising to vice president of trading and merchandising in the starches, sweeteners and texturizers division.
In 2022, 19 businesses didn't check the ID of an underage buyer who was working with police to ensure compliance.
Plus: Plans for Brooklyn Park performing art center dropped; Roseville's Oval now open after a renovation.
The Mendota Heights facility replaces the Harbor Shelter for youth in Hastings, which closed in 2019.
Shakopee city officials are hoping an old, distinctive red brick house that once belonged to a prominent local brickmaker will win state and national approval…
Brooklyn Park is the latest metro city to adopt Juneteenth as an official holiday, and on June 19 it will close City Hall give most…
The delay meant a winner wasn't declared in the competitive Second Congressional District until early Wednesday.
Interim Dakota County Attorney Kathy Keena made her position permanent, defeating Matt Little.
The fuel will power heavy-duty trucks.
It's the culmination of several years of work by county officials to bring the animals to about 150 acres of restored prairie there.
Ice Castles will return to Ramsey County's Long Lake Regional Park in January.The Utah-based company responsible for the attraction leases park space in New…
Real Believers Faith Center has purchased the Marathon gas station and plans to eventually redevelop the site.
City is seeking developer to build a mix of residential, commercial projects on the sprawling land.
The candidates face off over who has experience to do the job, whether views on political issues should be shared in race.
The queen met with Gov. Tim Walz and plans to visit St. Olaf College and a Minneapolis church.
Many suburban fire departments are hiring full-time firefighters for the first time or adding more to their roster as demand for their services increases.
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded Plymouth $775,000 in redevelopment grant funding to tear down the vacant Four Seasons Mall…
The center is moving forward despite CEO Mukhtar Shariff's indictment in Feeding Our Future fraud case.
Inver Grove Heights has postponed voting on an ordinance that would prohibit homeowners from offering their homes as short-term rentals through websites such as Airbnb…
Researchers still want to figure out the exact size of the meteor and when the crash occurred.
The city decided to save money by building the concession stand — which will be run by Lakeville Brewing — out of two shipping containers.
Ramsey County is planning a new environmental service center in Roseville to make it easier for residents to reduce, reuse, recycle and compost.The center…
Tammy Block, who had served on the council since 2018, resigned at the Sept. 6 meeting.
Summit Management sent letters threatening eviction if residents didn't complete repairs on their homes.
Community members gathered to raise money for the relief effort on the five-year anniversary of devastating Hurricane Maria.
Nearly a third of Minnesota's 900 mobile home communities have changed hands since 2015.
Hennepin County has finished the first phase of parking lot improvements at the Rockford Road Library and is now preparing for extensive renovations to be…
A 34-year-old man shot Friday night in north Minneapolis has died, authorities said Sunday.Police reportedly responding to a shooting late Friday night found Jerry Leonard…
The bonuses of either $600 or $1,200 are available to veterans who served between Sept. 11, 2001, and Aug. 30, 2021.
Robbinsdale and the Shingle Creek Watershed Management Commission this summer removed more than 3,700 common carp from Crystal Lake as part of a project to…
The $11.3 million project will be built at the corner of Marie and Seventh avenues.
The writer often spoke and wrote about his experiences with the mental health system to help others.
Scott CountyFamily Resource Center will move to transit centerScott County will move its Shakopee Family Resource Center, which is currently set up at the library,…
The campground and other amenities remain open at the Cannon Falls park.
The four female birds escaped in July and one has been returned to the zoo so far.
Attempts by local officials to contact the United States Postal Service have gone unanswered.
A thriving Black population lived in Hastings beginning in the 1850s, history many residents may not know.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Plymouth $15 million to make transit, mobility and safety improvements in the area of Hwy. 55 and County…
At least five gas stations in the city are charging $3.39 a gallon, about 55 cents lower than the Twin Cities metro average price per gallon of $3.95.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency also issued a draft permit for the Burnsville Sanitary Landfill expansion in July.
The Rev. Marlene Whiterabbit Helgemo saw the potential in others, particularly young Native women, even before they saw it themselves. As a pastor at All…
Outgoing state Rep. Rena Moran took a commanding lead in her primary for Ramsey County Commissioner.
RobbinsdaleCity seeks new vendors for yard waste pickupThe Robbinsdale City Council voted unanimously last week to direct city staff to find vendors to pick up…
Owner of Peacebunny barn thinks the rabbit population just became "overwhelming" for the nonprofit.
Dakota County officials are asking the public to weigh in on a new plan that aims to encourage voluntary measures to reduce nitrate pollution in…
Money will go toward providing shelter and aid for Minnesota homeless.
Attorney General Keith Ellison said the new Viking Terrace owner's rules weren't legal.
It's part of a larger national trend of high-end, lease-only communities with rent payments of up to $4,500 — and a list of luxurious amenities.
The 6% increase would serve youth in crisis and maintain park assets, officials said