East Metro
December 2, 2019
A four-story addition to American Indian Magnet School is one of two projects that could get a green light from the St. Paul School Board. Above, seco

East Side elementaries top pared-down list for St. Paul school overhauls

With falling enrollment, board to scrutinize list of renovations.
Minneapolis
December 2, 2019
Neighbor Eric Stiver put flowers and stuffed animals on a chair on the porch of the home where David Schladetzky shot and killed Kjersten Schladetzky

Two children, parents dead in apparent triple murder-suicide

A neighbor heard the two boys screaming and saw them running out the front door of the home, coats on and backpacks in hand. "I thought it was a game. … All of a sudden, the gunshots started ringing out," he said.
Minneapolis
December 2, 2019
A jogger followed Minnehaha Parkway under the Interstate 35W overpass. Neighbors have raised concerns about plans about proposed changes to the parkwa

Neighbors raise more concerns over plans for Minnehaha Parkway

The plan to remake Minnehaha Parkway in southwest Minneapolis keeps drawing the ire of neighbors. First, there was a controversial proposal for medians to block…
Duluth
December 2, 2019
Bishop Paul Sirba Credit: Archdiocese of Duluth

Catholic bishop for Duluth diocese suffers fatal cardiac arrest

Death comes six weeks after a judge OK'd settlement between diocese, clergy abuse victims.
Minneapolis
December 2, 2019
Canadian Pacific demolished the ShorehamYards roundhouse to create storage space for empty shipping containers.

CP takes rail yard off market, catching Mpls. officials by surprise

Officials, neighbors worry about unsightly stacks of shipping containers, traffic.
South Metro
December 2, 2019

Snowmobiler from Twin Cities killed in crash north of Brainerd

The man was snowmobiling on the Paul Bunyan Trail after dark over the weekend.
Duluth
December 1, 2019

Duluth digs out from nearly 22 inches of snow

With 21.7 inches piled up by noon Sunday, it was among the top 10 two-day snowfalls on record.
Local
December 1, 2019

Woman killed in Minnetrista crash identified

The 18-year-old was killed after the vehicle she was driving struck another vehicle.
Minneapolis
December 1, 2019
Gophers fans wore glum faces in the fourth quarter, watching Minnesota’s Rose Bowl chances fade as the Badgers pulled off a 38-17 win at TCF Bank St

Gophers fans' excitement turns to disappointment over loss

Paul Bunyan's Axe is headed back to Madison, but Minnesota fans are still pumped over a turnaround season that brought meaningful football to campus.
North Metro
December 1, 2019
Pedro R. Flores, of Blaine

4-vehicle pileup in Coon Rapids leaves 2-year-old critically hurt; suspected drunken driver in jail

One driver did CPR on the boy until emergency responders arrived, according to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office.
Local
December 1, 2019
A woman hailed a taxi in Duluth to try and travel during the snowstorm on Saturday.

As historic storm halts travel in Duluth, metro area gets soaked and wind-chilled

Heavy snow forecast for North Shore while wintry mix plagued Twin Cities.
Minneapolis
November 30, 2019
Firdaus Aden, who lost her mother, Nadifa Mohamud, in the fire, was comforted Friday at Darul-Quba mosque.

After deadly high-rise fire, a search for answers in Minneapolis

For many in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, Wednesday's fire echoes an earlier tragedy that killed three.
North Metro
November 30, 2019
West Metro
November 30, 2019
State Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker will meet with Minnetonka’s superintendent about the district's enrollment policies.

Minnetonka schools' open enrollment under state scrutiny

State action comes after receiving evidence showing the district accepts nonresident students on a first-come, first-served basis, and without conducting lotteries.
Minneapolis
November 30, 2019
Demolition of the former St. Andrew's Church in St. Paul started in August.

Brooks: Minneapolis artists use 3-D printers to preserve endangered art, architecture

Scanning the former St. Andrew's Church inside and out, and gathering enough data ensured that the St. Paul landmark would live on.
Local
November 30, 2019
Eddie Frizell, new chief of the Metro Transit Police Department.

Metro Transit police chief takes over a transit system in transition

Eddie Frizell explores ways to improve while facing a surge in serious crime and other challenges.
Local
November 30, 2019
The future for the Twin Cities' burgeoning Congolese community is deeply uncertain after the Trump White House this fall reduced refugee admissions to

Congolese, now Minnesota's largest refugee group arriving from Africa, face uncertainty

So far, 775 refugees have arrived in Minnesota this year, up slightly from 2018, which saw the lowest refugee resettlement numbers in the state in more than a decade.
Local
November 30, 2019

Joan Marie Mathews-Larson, founder of addiction recovery center, dies at 90

Distraught after a son's death, and baffled that the treatment didn't work, she started researching the underlying causes of addiction.
South Metro
November 30, 2019

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Dec. 1

BLAINE OCT. 27 Neighbor dispute. An officer mediated an argument between neighbors in the 10300 block of Lever Street NE. A 44-year-old man who…
West Metro
November 30, 2019
The Minnehaha was recovered in 1980. Without a new home for storage and a launching point, it may not hit Lake Minnetonka waters next year.

Historic steamboat Minnehaha needs a new home

Property sale leaves the Minnehaha's future in doubt.