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Police report homicide early today in St. Paul's Highland Park neighborhood

Authorities intend to say more about the killing later today.

How to combat St. Paul violence? Neighbors take differing views

In Frogtown, Joshua Broyles and his mother, Linda, talked about the death of John Broyles near the spot where he grew up playing.

Authorities ID man who died in north Minneapolis house fire

The Fire Department is classifying the blaze as accidental.

Limo hits, severely hurts man crossing highway northwest of Twin Cities

The crash occurred about 2:20 a.m. Sunday on Hwy. 10, according to the patrol.

Short-staffed Mpls. Health Department juggles growing inspection caseload

As restaurants boom and regulations grow, Health Department struggles to keep up.

Tevlin: Luverne vets' last toast to fallen comrades is bittersweet

In 2007, the town of Luverne awaited the arrival of Ken Burns, director and producer, of "The War" a seven-part series on World War II from the perspective of "ordinary people." Burns chose to feature Luverne and held a premiere there.

The two are all that remain of a blood-brothers group of World War II veterans who gathered at the former Glen's Bakery and Deli for years.

Michael Jordan replaces fan's jersey he signed in '90s that was stolen years later in Wis.

Two suspects were confronted by a family member, and they said they were looting the home.


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Tevlin: Luverne vets' last toast to fallen comrades is bittersweet
Jon Tevlin

The two are all that remain of a blood-brothers group of World War II veterans who gathered at the former Glen's Bakery and Deli for years.

Minneapolis' posting of 'deleted' EPA pages is a bit overheated

In July, Minneapolis city officials issued a news release proclaiming: “Minneapolis posts deleted EPA climate change data.” The city was joining a national effort…


Hadley Kull, 2, climbed on the stone commemorating the site where Indian remains were reburied in 1958.

Woman aims to protect American Indian burial site in South St. Paul

South metro news briefs: Eagan OKs goat grazing to control problem plants
South metro police blotter, Nov. 19
Shakopee man cancels his toy drive after storage unit dispute with city

A new charcoal Venetian plaster fireplace surround, honed granite hearth and warm maple floors refreshed the dated 1980s interiors.

A tired '80s tract home in Bloomington gets a stylish refresh

West metro news briefs: Housing complex opens in Hopkins near future light-rail station
West metro police blotter, Nov. 19
Limo hits, severely hurts man crossing highway northwest of Twin Cities

Tana Wall, 21, right, and her mom, Jill Wall, left, doted on Harmon, the son of Crescent Cove founder Katie Lindenfelser. The nonprofit group is opening a children’s hospice center.

Long-awaited children's hospice and respite home a 'dream come true'

North/East metro police blotter, Nov. 19
Hwy. 169 will be single lane in Champlin this weekend
Fridley man fatally struck by vehicle in north metro

A Costco employee in Woodbury prepped the store for its opening Wednesday. The company has been looking for a suitable site in the city since 1999.

Costco, after years of looking for the right site, will open a store in Woodbury

Anita E. Buck, who put her stamp on St. Croix River Valley history, dies at 92
Suites hotel to rise at I-694 and Lexington interchange in Arden Hills
Michael Jordan replaces fan's jersey he signed in '90s that was stolen years later in Wis.

In 2016, Minneapolis health inspector Mai P. Yang checked the temperature inside of the walk-in cooler at the Sassy Spoon.

Short-staffed Mpls. Health Department juggles growing inspection caseload

Minneapolis park police to be outfitted with body cameras
Jim Fiorentino, who restored cuckoo clocks, built North Loop museum for them, dies at 94
Authorities ID man who died in north Minneapolis house fire

In Frogtown, Joshua Broyles and his mother, Linda, talked about the death of John Broyles near the spot where he grew up playing.

How to combat St. Paul violence? Neighbors take differing views

St. Paul Winter Carnival buttons' look for 2018 unveiled
1900s Romanian immigrant lifted the lid on St. Paul's wretched poverty
Police report homicide early today in St. Paul's Highland Park neighborhood

Acclaimed Saint John's Bible gets permanent home

Collegeville now hosts one of the few hand-scripted Bibles created in the past century.


Firefighters rescue teens trapped 100 feet down in St. Paul cave

The boys were exploring caverns on the city's West Side when their adventure went awry. They were not hurt.


Minn. counties, cities joining rush of lawsuits against opioid producers

They are joining scores of county and local governments alleging manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids are largely responsible for an epidemic of dangerous addiction.


Gun-related cases running at 20-year highs in Minnesota

More criminals with guns have been sent to prison for gun-related convictions than at any time in at least two decades.


Minneapolis park police to be outfitted with body cameras

The Park Board recently approved a five-year $181,016 agreement to equip its 35 sworn patrol officers with the cameras.


Long-awaited children's hospice and respite home a 'dream come true'

Crescent Cove in Brooklyn Center is one of only three facilities of its kind of in the country.


St. Paul Winter Carnival buttons' look for 2018 unveiled

Button sales constitute the largest fundraiser for the St. Paul Festival & Heritage Foundation, which manages and produces the carnival.


Woman dies in house fire off W. Seventh in St. Paul

It was the second fire-related death in St. Paul in 2017.


Overnight gunfire wounds four in north Minneapolis

A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition. No one has been arrested, police said.


Minneapolis' posting of 'deleted' EPA pages is a bit overheated

In July, Minneapolis city officials issued a news release proclaiming: “Minneapolis posts deleted EPA climate change data.” The city was joining a national effort…