Minneapolis transacted with Ryan Cos. for the proverbial keys to the Downtown East Commons, which is expected to be partly complete in less than a month in its home near U.S. Bank Stadium. The "Great Lawn" is sodded, trees are being planted and lighting soon will be installed at the nearly two-block park bisected by Portland Avenue in an area once dominated by the Star Tribune's headquarters.
A number of senators - including Jeff Sessions (Alabama) and Bob Corker (Tennessee) - are also being reviewed as viable picks, although the extent to which they are being vetted is unclear.
Distracted driving — whether from thumbs on a cellphone, eyes on a GPS, a hand on radio knobs — killed 74 people in Minnesota last year, a 21 percent jump from 2014.
Deborah Zvosec went to Hennepin County Medical Center because she felt discomfort. Imaging scans found a 1.7 centimeter wire segment embedded deep in her tongue near the back of her throat.
Attack on Muslim men seen as possible hate crime.
Jerry Seppala resigned from Ironbound Studios Minnesota after a federal grand jury indicted him and two California men for allegedly cheating investors out of $12 million meant to finance movies. The indictment makes no mention of the Iron Range film studio space.
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Mike Heath reported that the dog, Baby, was stolen in May. Heath posted fliers all over south Minneapolis, where the dog was believed to have been taken, and showed up at the Star Tribune looking for assistance.