A cyclist in a bike lane on Marshall Avenue in St. Paul during rush hour in 2017. (Star Tribune file photo by Leila Navidi)

St. Paul starts summer with more bike lanes but no bike share

The future of bike sharing may have be subsidized, city officials say.

Around Lake Minnetonka, it's a historic summer for the National Register

Four sites around the lake have been nominated this year for the National Register of Historic Places.

Man struck, killed by semitrailer truck on Hwy. 52 in St. Paul

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Report: DOJ officials likely didn't create hostile workplace

Three high-level state Justice Department administrators likely didn't contribute to a hostile workplace environment, according to newly released department records.
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Protester killed in Uptown remembered at funeral as 'one of the greatest superheroes'

Fellow protesters attended the visitation Sunday before Monday's funeral service.
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Minneapolis poised to rename street whose namesake supported eugenics and Hitler

The avenue was named after Charles Dight, who served on the City Council.
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Woman sues 2 clinics, former Twin Cities psychiatrist who was convicted of sexually assaulting her while his patient

The clinics being sued are Bachmann and Associates and West End Consultation Corp.

Wisconsin school leaders blast Republican K-12 spending plan

Superintendents, school board members and other education leaders on Monday demanded that Republican lawmakers devote more state aid to Wisconsin schools even though the federal government is set to pump billions in pandemic relief dollars to Wisconsin districts.

Man charged with 6 counts in Sparta ax attack that killed 1

A man accused of attacking three people with an ax in western Wisconsin earlier this month was charged Monday with five counts, including first-degree intentional homicide in the death of his grandmother's husband.
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Daughter: St. Cloud man fatally shot Sunday was longtime SCSU professor

Ed Ward was a professor for more than three decades, his daughter said.
Minneapolis police Sgt. Paul Albers checked the area Monday near where Friday’s shootings occurred in the Dinkytown neighborhood. He was looking to

More police to patrol U of M area after Dinkytown shootings

Five people were shot near the corner of 14th Avenue SE. and 4th Street on Friday night, and three of the victims were U students. More officers from the Minneapolis Police Department and the University of Minnesota's police force will begin patrolling Dinkytown this week.
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Spielberg's Amblin to make several films a year for Netflix

Steven Spielberg, a filmmaker synonymous with big-screen enchantment, has set a new deal with Netflix in which his production company, Amblin Partners, will make multiple feature films per year for the streaming giant.

Iron Range board approves funding for manufacturing mill

Gov. Tim Walz said Monday one of the first hurdles has been crossed for bringing some new jobs to Minnesota's Iron Range.

Nonprofits look to improve Wisconsin homeownership disparity

To Greg Lewis, the home was beautiful. Cozy and inviting, the two-bedroom house in Milwaukee had a finished basement, two and a half car garage, an attached apartment and a yard.
FILE-Huber Engineered Wood expects to employ 150 people at a new wood products plant near Cohasset, and hundreds more could be indirectly employed to

New $440 million wood plant planned on Iron Range

Project would be "the biggest development in the forest products industry in 40 years."

Hospitality group raises minimum wage, eliminates tipping

Owners of a group of restaurants, hotels and bars in Eau Claire have eliminated tipping and have raised their minimum wage to $16 an hour.
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Residency program for treating rural women to have 1st grad

When Dr. Laura McDowell finishes her obstetrics and gynecology training at UW Health this month, she will be the first person in the country to complete such a residency program focused on caring for women in rural areas.
June 21

1977-made Minot city bus to get new home in Wisconsin museum

A 44-year-old Minot city bus was getting its pre-trip inspection recently from museum representatives who plan to drive it to its new home in Wisconsin.
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The trail will cater to beginner- and intermediate-level bikers.

Mountain biking trail slated for St. Cloud-area park

A Colorado-based trail designer will be working on the features.
June 20

Authorities ID man who was struck and killed in Brooklyn Park on Friday

A 21-year old man was killed; the driver remained at the scene.
June 20

Authorities identify construction worker killed working inside Minnetonka water tower

Authorities have identified a construction worker killed while working inside a Minnetonka water tower on Friday.Albino Chavez Rubio, 50, of Grand Saline, Texas, died of…
June 20
A cyclist rode past the point of the Midtown Greenway that abruptly ends at W. River Parkway before the near the Canadian Pacific railroad bridge over

Cyclists using trails more, bike lanes less

Bicyclists took more rides on trails and used shoulders and bike lanes a lot less as the COVID-19 pandemic led to a shift in when,…