Erin Adler | Star Tribune
Reporter | South Metro

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


Cub Foods co-founder, former Stillwater mayor Charles Hooley dies at 89

Family man also served as the mayor of Stillwater, collected Model A cars and raised horses.


Dakota County looking to Lyft residents with disabilities

Dakota County's pilot program is aiming to fill Metro Mobility gaps.


Farm family moves on after two barn fires in six months

The Fox family of Rosemount won't rebuild, but said the tragedies won't keep them from opening their store this fall.


Strong winds overturn boats, tear down power lines in western suburbs

The gusts hit the Lake Minnetonka area the hardest.


Police arrest 15 rallying outside St. Paul City Hall for $15 minimum wage

Mayor met with protesters outside City Hall, but they would not disperse.


Minneapolis 35W motorists brace for infuriating commute

Office workers, restaurant servers, business owners, and city officials, among others, are busy preparing alternate plans to avoid what are shaping up to be epic traffic jams through the summer.


Brainerd's bog is budging, just a bit

Crews cut a middle section and unblocked some of the beach.


Burnsville City Council members say sexism, mistreatment led city manager to resign

The city manager quit after being disrespected, two Burnsville City Council members said.


Appeals court sides with West St. Paul landlord

West St. Paul tenants can stay put despite high number of police calls.


Richfield couple in 90s found in home with one dead, one hurt in fall

Their neighbors said the news has left them shaken and saddened.