East Metro
November 6

St. Paul man dies in high-speed rollover accident near Hudson, Wis.

A motorist from St. Paul has been identified as the man who died in a high-speed rollover crash last week a few miles east of…
East Metro
November 5

Arrests made after explosive devices set off in Lake Elmo, Afton

Authorities have arrested two suspects believed to have set off homemade explosive devices Monday night that rocked two east metro communities.An investigation involving multiple agencies…
East Metro
November 5
A rally was held ahead of an Aug. 24 school board meeting at Sandburg Education Center in Anoka by members of Anoka-Hennepin Education Minnesota.

Lawsuit alleges Anoka-Hennepin School District subsidizes union activities

They say taxpayer money is used for political work.
East Metro
November 4
Jim Vue was elected to a full term on the St. Paul school board Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.

Jim Vue wins in St. Paul school board race

Jim Vue, who has been serving as a St. Paul school board member on an interim basis, won the race Tuesday to fill the seat…
Duluth
November 3
A state trooper in Wisconsin had little trouble deciding whether this car — and snowmobile — needed to be pulled over. Credit: Wisconsin Departmen

Wisconsin trooper pulls over two vehicles at once: a Minnesota car and the snowmobile on the roof

Wisconsin state trooper takes issue with odd way to transport snowmobile.
Coronavirus
November 2
St. Paul educators and supporters converged with their Minneapolis counterparts in Minneapolis off the Lake Street-Marshall Bridge for a rally in late

St. Paul teachers, district negotiate in pandemic as Mpls. teachers fume

They're working on plan for next stage of reopening on Jan. 19, at the earliest.
East Metro
October 31
Neighborhood residents Bonnie Watkins and John Zakelj think the Totem Town campus could include affordable housing, agriculture and an African market.

St. Paul neighbors have contrasting visions for the future of the leafy Boys Totem Town site

Some neighbors want Totem Town site to be park; others want housing.
Duluth
October 31
Minneapolis Elections and Voter Services staff prepared mail-in ballot envelopes, including an "I voted" sticker. Because of COVID-19, Minnesota is wa

What happens to your Minnesota absentee ballot after you mail it?

Minnesota has seen a surge of interest in absentee ballots for the Nov. 3 election, as more voters opt to vote early or by mail in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
West Metro
October 30
Tony Pham, acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, took aim at local jurisdictions that don’t cooperate with immigration offici

ICE director, in Twin Cities, announces more than 100 immigration arrests

Nationwide enforcement action includes 31 arrests in Minnesota.
East Metro
October 29

Pine Springs crash victim was Maple Grove man, 28

The Minnesota State Patrol has released the name of a Maple Grove man killed Wednesday morning in a rollover crash on Interstate 694 in the…
Coronavirus
October 28
The members of Anoka-Hennepin Education Minnesota held a rally ahead of an August school board meeting at Sandburg Education Center in Anoka.

Minnesota teachers at 'breaking point' over pandemic stress

Teachers across Minnesota are frazzled trying to navigate pandemic-related combinations of in-person and online instruction — so much so that nearly one-third responding to a recent statewide survey said they were thinking of quitting.
East Metro
October 28
A vehicle rolled over and landed in the median on I-694 near the Hwy. 36 interchange in the northeast metro on Wednesday morning.

Fatal crash jams traffic on Interstate 694 in northeast metro

A rollover crash resulted in the death of a Maple Grove man and a traffic jam on Interstate 694 in the northeast metro for several…
East Metro
October 27

State grant kicks off fundraising for Black business district

Grant supports renovation of building that once housed the Dreamland Cafe.
East Metro
October 27

Man killed in Inver Grove Heights condo fire is identified

Sprinklers might have prevented the fatal fire, the city's fire chief said.
East Metro
October 26

One dead in Inver Grove Heights condo fire

A person died Sunday night in a fire that damaged a condominium in Inver Grove Heights.Firefighters found "heavy fire and smoke" in one of the…
East Metro
October 26

Court of Appeals: Police officer violated Lino Lakes man's rights when he entered his driveway

Lino Lakes man's license to be restored over officer's entry into his driveway.
East Metro
October 25

Ramsey County to post signs banning weapons at county-owned facilities

"No weapons" signs posted after a father with an assault rifle walked his young son into a county ice arena.
West Metro
October 24

Maple Grove man dies in car-semi crash in Lake Elmo

The semi had stopped northbound in the crossover to 36 and its side-dump trailer extended into the eastbound lanes of traffic, the State Patrol said.
South Metro
October 24

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Oct. 25

AFTON SEPT. 13 Suspicious person. A homeowner reported seeing on his home camera an unknown person at his front door in the 14000 block…
East Metro
October 22
Former Chisago County Sheriff Rick Duncan (front left) pleaded guilty to two gross misdemeanor charges in the stalking and harassment of a former empl

Former Chisago County sheriff pleads guilty, claims 'hero syndrome' in bizarre stalking case

Rick Duncan says job trauma and stress were factors in "Control Freak" incidents.