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One proposal would permit regulated camps to be run by nonprofits or community partners.
An investigation into the cause of the fire was underway. Propane tanks could be seen around the camp's remains, and the fire chief said the site's flammability made for a "very dangerous situation."
Two days before Emmett Eastman died, police performed a welfare check at the woman's house and found squalid conditions.
The district canceled classes because of traffic expected for the memorial and procession.
The local chapter of the International Game Developers Association welcomes to its events aspiring developers who want to make games a career.
Police believe two groups were working in tandem and may be connected to a string of similar crimes earlier this month.
The service in an Eden Prairie church's 4,300-seat auditorium has organizers "anticipating an unprecedented attendance," read a statement from the state Department of Public Safety.
Demaris N. Hobbs-Ekdahl was in the backseat of a car when he was shot and killed in the shootout.
The woman was shot several times by a man she had "some level of acquaintance" with, according to police.
Father sues undercover officer who shot and killed his son while executing warrant near East Grand Forks
The suit accuses an undercover officer of using excessive force after shooting Lucas Gilbertson last month during an attempt to arrest him.
Police say the shooting wasn't random and that they have a suspect in custody.
Kindness from the community, support from fellow officers are important to help the department and law enforcement community heal, officials say.
Gothard was recognized as Minnesota Superintendent of the Year last fall.
The first batch of the popular cards ran out in three days, officials said.
Civil lawsuit targeting St. Thomas Academy's culture, scaled back by a judge, now hangs on negligence claim
A Dakota County judge dismissed five of seven claims against the Mendota Heights private school, but the court is still considering claims of negligence and negligent supervision stemming from allegations made by two recent graduates.
The structure was first reported to the Sheriff's Office on Feb. 8.
There has been a 40% increase in robberies this year compared to this point in 2023, police said.
The U.S. Department of Education inquiry comes months after outcry over two students being suspended for a controversial pro-Palestine slogan.
Seized plants had labels indicating roughly 30% THC concentration, above the 0.3% limit for hemp, according to charges.
The officer, Michael Holme, was wearing a body camera that captured the shooting, according to the BCA.
Authorities seek identity of man found dead last month on Metro Transit Green Line train in St. Paul
Efforts by Metro Transit police and Ramsey County Medical Examiner investigators to identify the man have been unsuccessful.
The outage led to emergency alerts issued to area residents' phones.
LaDuke and her attorney say loans to her children who worked there were part of a benefit program and that sexual harassment complaints were "appropriately investigated."
Since 2020, at least three fires have destroyed five restaurants and stores in Grand Marais and Lutsen — with no known causes.
The organization says it will bring more than 15,000 Rotary members and participants from around the world to the event at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
The woman argued the Constitution's equal protection clause should give women the same right to go bare-chested in public that men enjoy.
The driver was cooperating with the investigation, police said.
The legislator, who expressed regret, is under two years of supervised probation.
A.G.'s Office: Winona LaDuke made unauthorized transactions, mishandled harassment claims as head of nonprofit
The petition for an order lays out steps that Honor the Earth has already taken and needs to take following the alleged misconduct reported by the Attorney General's Office.
The Red Lake Nation Council's move follows a theft allegation that was found to be false.
A veto-proof majority of the Minneapolis City Council approved the symbolic resolution last week, so an override of Mayor Jacob Frey's veto is possible.
Speeding and high, he ran a red light in Plymouth and struck the woman's driver's side. Now he faces vehicular homicide charge.
Officials at the nonprofit said they were shocked to learn the nature sanctuary was chosen given they consider it a sacred site.
A new affordable housing complex at Calvary Lutheran Church has 88 people on its waitlist, weeks after opening.
The actor, who visited Duluth and Hibbing this week, is playing the music legend and native of Minnesota's North Country in an upcoming biopic. Record store shoppers were divided on whether Chalamet should sing Dylan's songs or use dubbed audio.
Chalamet, who visited Dylan haunts in Hibbing and Duluth, will play the singer in an upcoming biopic.
The city's report found that it took close to 20 days on average for a pothole to get filled in the last year.
They say the longtime Twins star's new Cooperstown status serves an as inspiration for young local athletes.
What are "crickets"? The sound after one contestant guessed Prince was from Duluth.
The crash occurred about noon west of Minnetrista.
One of the suspects has also been linked to a murder that went unsolved for nearly two years, according to federal charges.
Police are investigating how the gun went off. They say the weapon fired while the man was playing basketball.
Teammates and coaches called Mikayla McCarvel a good leader and a kind, funny person.
Joseph Rongstad, who has yet to be charged, allegedly posted threats on his business' Facebook page targeting judges and his local sheriff.
This is the second year in a row the Minneapolis museum has made the list of nominees, created by USA Today experts.
The calf, which has yet to be named, was born Jan. 6.
Ezekiel Javon Paine, 22, of Minneapolis, died Thursday in a hospital, following the Dec. 7 shooting inside an apartment.
Police have released footage that shows two officers outside an apartment where Brett Fraser ran out and was shot in the arm.
The man suspected of threatening students was arrested after an apparent standoff in Watson, Minn. A bomb squad was brought in but it turned out there were no explosives inside the house.
The undercover officer who shot Gilbertson did not have a body-worn camera, the BCA said. Other officers did have body-worn cameras, and the BCA is reviewing that footage along with squad car video.
Four of the family's six children were killed in last week's blaze. The city's Fire Department is planning to release more information Saturday.
Kurt Daudt served as House speaker from 2015 to 2019, and led the largest Republican majority in more than a decade during his tenure. He was first elected in 2010.
Brett Kohl Fraser was shot in the arm on Saturday and survived, and is a suspect in a sexual assault, the BCA said Wednesday.
The Plymouth City Council voted 3-3, reversing its previous rejection as it faced Eagle Brook Church's threat of a lawsuit. They then voted 4-2 to approve the church's proposal, with some conditions.
The injured man was taken by ambulance to a hospital but a BCA spokesperson later confirmed he had died.
Residents near a Super 8 hotel were urged to shelter in place until police found the suspect was dead.
Johnson's body was found Sunday afternoon in a garbage bin in the garage of an abandoned home on the city's North Side.
The Twin Cities will miss most of the snow before the season's first below-zero readings of the season.
The agreement settles a 2022 lawsuit that saw inmates given conditional release during the pandemic argue it was illegal to send them back to prison when they could have significant or fatal reactions to COVID-19.
She was critically injured after someone apparently fired a gun out of a vehicle in the alley behind her apartment building.
David Michael Otey bludgeoned the other man and choked an employee at the state-operated mental health facility, authorities say.
It was a Busseto sampler containing prosciutto, sweet sopressata and dry coppa. The state's health and agriculture departments are investigating the scope of the problem.
More than 100 anglers were rescued after getting stranded on an ice floe in Upper Red Lake on Friday evening, the latest in a series of ice-related emergencies this month.
Earlier plans to close the camp at E. 23rd Street and 13th Avenue S. were delayed to allow residents more time to find housing.
Commissioners plan to vote Jan. 2 on sending a letter to Gov. Tim Walz and state lawmakers to express their displeasure with the flag redesign.
Ted Kaye, who wrote the book on flag design, says the state's newly minted design gets an "A" from him.
The Santa visit was on the floor below where the shooting happened, O'Hara said. He noted that children had been in the affected room just before the shooting happened.
The test will be carried out in fall 2024 at the International Space Station, and the contest is led by the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education.
The victim was Tyrone J. Mohr, 45; investigators say the shooting occurred after Mohr started a fight.
The U is now part of a new competitive e-sports league with other Big Ten schools — and is looking to expand the footprint of competitive video gaming on campus.
The victim was 30-year-old Alfonzo Armstead, St. Paul police said in a statement Thursday on X.
Marchers said the event is crucial because, in many cases, those who die on the streets often don't get a proper memorial service.
Officers responded just before 3 p.m. to the 400 block of University Avenue W. after a 911 caller reported hearing gunshots and seeing someone lying on the ground.
Early investigation indicates the shooting took place inside a tent at the fenced-in encampment.
Officials have identified Richard Shane Daily II, 36, of Big Lake, as the inmate found dead over the weekend in Anoka County Jail.