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With their daughter by her side, Roxie Washington struggled through emotion to share that Floyd's life was more than his final moments.
In a raw, heartbroken appeal for peace following his brother’s death, Terrence Floyd on Monday stood near the spot where George Floyd was held to…
The extensive renovation was part of the $646 million project that built the new motor vehicle bridge to the south.
Looting and fires were reported on University Avenue in the Midway district. An East Side shopping mall also was hit.
State Patrol troopers moved in to help with growing looting, and the mayor said he asked the governor to consider calling in the National Guard as violence turned deadly.
Payments, bankruptcy plan to be filed with court in coming weeks.
Four-year preservation effort ends with razing.
To help restaurant and bar business, city might allow special areas for takeout.
Already struggling before the coronavirus, more weekly papers are likely to close this year, a media analyst says.
A grand opening celebration is scheduled for Aug. 28.
After owning the property for two years, the district had not yet connected the site to the city's sewer and water utilities.
But $3.9M project still under consideration in Washington County.
Instructions to jurors who convicted man in drunken snowmobile driving case erred, but retrial rejected.
Ramsey County commissioner rebukes sheriff's hiring practices.
As pandemic drives surge of interest in wills, Minnesota lawyers navigate social distancing and the law
The pandemic is spurring Minnesotans to draw up their wills, lawyers say.
City planning director had argued against the project.
Tangled property dispute over utilities hookup began in 2018.
The jury returned its verdict only a day after hearing closing arguments in the case.
Washington County deputy on trial for manslaughter called 'reckless' by prosecution, 'stone cold innocent' by defense
A Washington County deputy was portrayed as both at his manslaughter trial Wednesday.
"I shot until the threat was gone," he said, under questioning from his attorney, Kevin Short.
Officials of the Washington County village still hope for project, but virus delays presentation to Legislature.
The Stillwater span's restoration party is planned for May 15-16.
Washington County looks to Legislature to secure final funding.
Officers say that they felt threatened by suicidal man before he was shot and killed by Washington County deputy
Prosecutors accused the Washington County deputies of bolstering Brian Krook's defense.
Minnesota Supreme Court affirms constitutionality of county's prohibition on frac sand mining.
Highs in the 40s and 50s will be typical, with a chance to reach the low 60s on Sunday.
Defense attorneys want to introduce evidence that decedent wanted to commit "suicide by cop."
District urged to spend $254M on upgrades and new buildings as student numbers rise.
The sheriff was contrite before the board Tuesday, promising to meet this year's budget.
Forest Lake congregation considers building "tiny" house village for homeless vets.
His office had at least nine months to correct cost overruns but didn't take steps to do so, the county manager said.
Though the documents now are part of history, hopes still flourish that the nature center will reopen someday.
The city misclassified workers, made questionable payments and broke other laws, state review finds.
A rush of new housing developments could overwhelm some already-crowded schools in the Stillwater school district, forcing officials to redraw school boundaries just a few…
Supporters decry spotty reception while some fear it would clash with scenery.
His goal is to help cities, particularly smaller communities in greater Minnesota, with costly upgrades to water systems needed to remove pollutants without causing soaring utility bills.
After Police Chief Todd Axtell's Facebook post, legislators were publicly talking about holding hearings to launch a constitutional amendment.
The pioneering cholesterol researcher also taught at the Mayo Medical School.
Puffing its feathers at passing cars, chasing children at bus stops, its bald head turning from side to side, a wild turkey has moved into a St. Paul Park neighborhood.
Transport of farm-raised deer halted over chronic wasting disease case.
State election officials sought an expedited decision to meet the Jan. 17 start of early voting.
A tow truck operator from Willmar has offered to help out Mike Olson, for free. He just hopes the cameras stay away.
A bid to host the World's Fair in Bloomington eight years from now is still alive, despite the failure of a critical step in Congress…
Developer cites rising costs and increased complications.
Richard Bild died when he jumped from a jail balcony rail in June 2018.
Stillwater owns riverfront land, but doesn't yet have a master plan for it.
Charlie Nord, 30, was piloting the UH-60 Black Hawk on a routine maintenance test flight when it fell into a field shortly after takeoff. He was killed along with two other Guard members aboard, who were named Saturday morning.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced the deaths of the crew members, which came during a maintenance test flight. The copter took off from St. Cloud and went down in a tree-lined farm field near Cold Spring. "My heart breaks for the families," Walz said.
The retired truck driver was hit as he walked in the predawn darkness.
Stillwater man steps in to rescue the boat stuck in the frozen St. Croix River.
Prosecutors won't try case again after juries failed to reach a unanimous verdict in two earlier trials.
In St. Paul, leaders debate whether ShotSpotter technology is a useful tool or an unproven sales pitch.
A recent infusion of nearly $1 billion has made even more puzzling the decision by foundation officials to pull the plug on a popular nature center on the St. Croix River.
The County Board chairman said it was "baffling" that several high-ranking Sheriff's Office members were collecting pensions while working. Bob Fletcher defended it, citing "a lifetime of contributions."
The response came amid widespread shock and concern over the water shipment plan proposed by Empire Building Investments Inc., the real estate arm of Lakeville-based Progressive Rail.
The two homicides continued a violent streak in St. Paul. Nine people were killed in the city in September and 2019 is the deadliest in the past decade.
Three meetings scheduled for Minneapolis residents.
Beverly Jonnes, a pioneering elementary school teacher who relied on listening and empathy to lead students and who later authored voluminous poetry about her life…
The memorials recognize the former vice president's early role in efforts to protect the St. Croix and other vulnerable rivers.
The private foundation that owns the Warner Nature Center's land near Marine on St. Croix said last month it was severing its relationship with the Science Museum of Minnesota, which staffs the center and runs programming.
Strangers bearing still and video cameras have come and lingered in the parking lot or walked around the building, officials say.
Serier disputes Ramsey Sheriff Fletcher's accusation of over-hiring.
Fletcher said he inherited the cost overruns; county will monitor spending.
The move follows months of acrimony between the mayor and council.
Lakeland mayor locks City Hall to block out City Council, in latest flare-up snarling the east metro city
Lakeland officials have feuded since winter over how to fill vacancies in the St. Croix riverside burg.
Wildlife officials found the silver carp, the first of its kind to get a tag, while tracking a tagged bighead carp.
No explanation given for closing of the Lee and Rose Warner Nature Center near Marine on St. Croix.
One of the only outdoor wooden tracks in the nation and a source of pride for the local bicycling scene, the 250-meter velodrome will be torn down after this race season.
Rough arrest leads to charges.
Laile Vang studied at UW-Eau Claire, was a YouTuber, traveler and "glue" for her family.
A motive for the shootings at two Chippewa Falls area residences remains unclear, but investigators believe Ritchie German Jr., may have been trying to kidnap a woman at one house.
The suspected shooter was among the dead, and his father said he had struggled with mental illness.
Some years it's a black plague; others, just a brief nuisance
A group of construction workers alleges they were shorted thousands of dollars in pay after working much of last year on a $40 million, city-supported affordable housing project
Rochester United FC notched its first win of the season last week