2nd body recovered from below river bridge in St. Cloud is ID'd

The man had been reported missing from a group home in Waited Park.

Anoka pushes back on new wave of homeless

Outgrowth of rising suburban poverty is blamed for trashed campsites and aggressive panhandling in town.

Trump Lover is Voting Bernie

Meeting a crossover voter and experiencing the power the New Hampshire voter thinks they have.

Osseo considers small class sizes for grades K-3

Class Act

"We know that if students are reading at grade level by grade three, they are more likely to have success in later grades," said district spokeswoman Barb Olson.

North Side police commander draws on lessons learned on the beat + Photo Gallery

Three months after Jamar Clark was shot to death, the task of soothing racial tensions and restoring the confidence of the rank-and-file officers falls to Mike Friestleben.


Driver who crossed into oncoming traffic dies after north metro wreck

Police said weather played a role in the motorist entering opposite lanes on Hwy. 610.


Fire took the buildings, but not Madelia's community spirit

La Plaza Fiesta co-owner thanks her lucky stars, makes plans to rebuild


Blaine man hit on I-35W was trying to remove recliner

An SUV hit him and his car as he tried to get the chair out of the way, seriously injuring him.


Plymouth working to attract, and keep, businesses

The city has a new economic development manager to help promote itself to companies.


Washington County busway gets OK with some dissent

The Red Rock Corridor, from Hastings to downtown St. Paul, is still years away, but key decisions are being made.


Abused children in Minnesota are waiting too long for help

Counties with slow response times will soon see penalties.


Decades of new laws caused Minnesota prison population spike

Over the past 25 years, the state's incarceration rate has soared by 150 percent. The majority of that growth can be attributed to changes made by lawmakers to the state's criminal code


High life expectancy strains Minnesota pension systems

Our 2nd-highest U.S. life expectancy throws a wrench in retirement funds' projections.


Bystander shot during argument at downtown Minneapolis restaurant

The male victim was wounded during the confrontation at Asian Taste.


Choice fair is one-stop shop for Minneapolis schools

Daylong event gives parents a chance to compare public, charter options in the Minneapolis district.


Minnesotans watch and learn from San Francisco's Super Bowl

When Minneapolis' turn to host comes in 2018, activity will be concentrated in a smaller, colder city.


Gallery: The Luminary Loppet

The Luminary Loppet night of the City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival was held Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 at Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis, Minn.


Obituary: Aveda chemist Patrica Peterson Werre had the right mix of talent, drive

Patricia Peterson Werre loved the periodic tables. She had a blanket of the elements, a poster of them in her office and a coffee cup…


'We're not going to walk away,' Dayton tells Madelia after fire + Photo Gallery + Video

The governor toured the fire-damaged town Friday morning and pledged to support those who lost businesses in the early-morning blaze.