Erin Adler | Star Tribune
Reporter | South Metro

Erin Adler covers Dakota County, including city government and the County Board.


South St. Paul asks county for help with disabled

City wants to add a social worker to help with calls from disabled tenants.


Three injured in Minneapolis shooting Sunday night

Two adult males and one juvenile male were hurt in a Sunday night shooting.


At least one dead after SUV crashes, rolls on I-94

At least one person died Sunday afternoon when a silver SUV spun off eastbound Interstate 94 and onto the grassy side of the interstate near W. Broadway Avenue in Minneapolis.


Record temperatures hit northern Minnesota Sunday

Brainerd, International Falls broke records for high temperatures Sunday.


Agencies practice for emergency situations on the Mississippi River

In all, 34 government agencies and private companies took part in what the U.S. Coast Guard calls its Area Maritime Security Training and Exercise Program.


E-mails reveal tension in Farmington surrounding top cop's dismissal

Council members, staffers expressed concern over gun cameras, other issues.


Perfect storm led to injuries suffered by Minn. Secretary of State candidate, his manager

"We're just so thankful; it could have been so much worse," Howe said.


GOP Secretary of State candidate, his manager hurt in parade-float crash

John Howe was injured Sunday along with Tim Droogsma, his campaign manager.


Man found dead in southwestern Minnesota in apparent hunting accident

A Worthington man died Saturday morning in an apparent hunting accident in southwestern Minnesota, according to the Nobles County sheriff's office.


Joseph Graw, Bloomington legislator and insurance executive, dies at 103

Graw introduced legislation to create a network of suburban junior colleges and then lobbied to locate one of them in his hometown, earning him "Mr. Normandale."