Local
November 15
Frank Towers  Credit: Hennepin County jail

Charges: Man threatened to kill TSA agent at MSP, went after police

At one point, he picked up a stanchion and swung it at the agent, the charges alleged.
East Metro
November 13

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Nov. 14

CHANHASSENOCT. 2Disorderly conduct. A 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy were cited for disorderly conduct at a home in the 2300 block of Hunter Drive.COLUMBUSOCT.…
Local
November 12

Police: Woman fatally stabbed her husband, 71, in their New Hope home

The man was stabbed in the arm and died later that day. His wife has not been charged, pending further investigation.
Local
November 12
AARON LAVINSKY • aaron.lavinsky@startribune.com This nearly completed Lake Minnetonka mansion is the subject of a lawsuit filed by neighbors, includ

Lake Minnetonka mansion, nearly completed, could be forced to relocate

Allegedly built too close to shore, the luxury home could be moved.
Local
November 12

Charge: Man killed dog in Carver County with arrow because it was 'ruining' his deer hunt

The hunter later offered to pay the family to replace Reba, a two-year-old great Pyrenees, the complaint read.
Local
November 12

39-year-old man dies in crash in western Hennepin County

The wreck occurred after dark Wednesday in Greenfield.
Local
November 11
Rendering of the seven-story apartment complex planned for the Perkins site off Hwy. 100 in Edina.

Edina approves TIF funding for $85 million apartment complex to replace Perkins

Seven-story project includes restaurant space.
Gophers
November 11
Hopkins High basketball standout Amaya Battle, left to right, posed for photos Wednesday with her high school teammates Maya Nnaji, who will play bask

Hopkins standout Battle fulfills late mother's wish, signing with Gophers

Amaya Battle's mother died two weeks ago. A University of Minnesota alumnus, Stephanie Battle rooted hard for her daughter to follow here there.
Local
November 10
Local
November 10
The Minnesota BCA is interested in speaking with a man in the image who may have information about the stolen truck in the fatal crash or its driver.

Brooklyn Center man killed in freak Hwy. 252 crash ID'd

The 75-year-old's vehicle slammed into a light pole.
Local
November 10
VFW official Mike Johnson asked the audience to be respectful so they could all hear during a St. Louis Park City Council discussion in 2019 on its de

Report shows attacks on local leaders have risen since pandemic

Threats are prompting people to step down from office or not run at all.
Local
November 9
A near-capacity crowd turned out in August for a Minnetonka school board meeting during which the board discussed mask mandates.

Partisan issues drove turnout in Minnetonka school board election

Conservative school board slates focused on COVID mandates and race theory lost in several metro districts.
Local
November 9
Local
November 9
Saraswati Singh

Ramsey County prosecutor announces run for Hennepin County Attorney

Assistant Ramsey County Attorney Saraswati Singh is the fourth candidate to run for the post.
Local
November 8
Richfield City Council Member Simon Trautmann officially announced his run for Hennepin County Attorney Sunday night.

Richfield Council Member runs for Hennepin County Attorney

Simon Trautmann is the third candidate to officially announce their run for the office.
Local
November 6
Molly Hauver plays on a tire swing with Nilofar Mulakhail’s (not pictured) daughter Maryam, 5, at a park in Bloomington, Minn., Friday, Nov. 5, 2021

For Afghan immigrant in Minnesota, friendship forms with English tutor

Afghan family, volunteer tutor forge friendship through English lessons.
Local
November 6

Man charged with murder in shooting death of his wife at Eden Prairie hotel

Two small children were staying in the room where the shots were fired.
East Metro
November 6

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Nov. 7

HAM LAKEOCT. 13Disorderly conduct. Officers responded to a report of a disorderly man who had locked himself in the bathroom at AmericInn, 13440 Hwy. 65…
Local
November 5
Tim Jacobsen

Tim Jacobsen, Lake Minnetonka charter-boat captain, dies at 70

He was widely considered one of the best captains on the lake — partly because he was good at handling a boat and partly because he was good at handling people.
Local
November 5
Voters emerge from Sabathani Community Center after casting their ballots during municipal elections Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Minneapolis, Minn.] DAV

Minneapolis hits record for turnout in a municipal election, with 54% of voters casting ballots

It's the third con­sec­u­tive in­crease for a city e­lec­tion.