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Hennepin County sheriff disputes inclusion on ICE inmate noncompliance list

Sheriff Rich Stanek spoke at a press conference in defense of Hennepin county after Hennepin County was listed in an ICE non-compliance weekly list. Photographed at the Hennepin County Sheriff's office in Minneapolis, Minn., on March 23, 2017.

Hennepin County wrongly included as not complying with law, Rich Stanek says.

Runaway who inspired touching plea from police chief found safe in Duluth

Audrey Lukes

The girl turned herself in and was being brought back to Le Sueur County by law enforcement.

Man dies in construction accident in Woodbury

The victim was found entangled in industrial equipment near Carver Lake Park on Wednesday afternoon.

Mpls. police open internal probe into handling of U law prof's case

A review of police and court records provided by Prof. Francesco Parisi's attorneys shows that the Hennepin County attorney's office filed charges despite not getting any corroborating evidence.

St. Paul Port Authority plans to partner with developer Irgens for site near soccer stadium

Port Authority officials will vote next week on a joint venture with Irgens and Minnesota United.

State: Waite Park nurse did nothing for patient's seizures before he died

Long-running investigation found that the nurse refused to give the man pain medication, failed to notify his doctor as the attacks kept coming. She was fired.

Fatal bat disease confirmed in the Twin Cities area

White-nose syndrome has killed thousands of bats across Minnesota.


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Plaintiffs file appeal disputing Minnesota's teacher tenure laws
Class Act

Four plaintiffs are continuing to dispute Minnesota's teacher tenure laws after a judge threw out their case in October.

April 28, 1970: Rubin at Honeywell protest
Yesterday's News

Through protests and shareholder engagement, the Honeywell Project (1968-1990) sought to persuade Honeywell Inc. to start beating cluster bombs into plowshares. Molly Ivins, then a reporter for the Minneapolis Tribune, was on the scene when Jerry Rubin, one of the Chicago Seven, joined peace activist Marv Davidov and poet Robert Bly to lead the charge in Minnesota in April 1970.


Baby animals are ready be cuddled at the Minnesota Zoo

A horse tale of loyalty and compassion in Hastings
Carver County surpasses 100,000 people in latest Census estimates
Minnesota Zoo chief focusing on 'feasibility'

Sheriff Rich Stanek spoke at a press conference in defense of Hennepin county after Hennepin County was listed in an ICE non-compliance weekly list. Photographed at the Hennepin County Sheriff's office in Minneapolis, Minn., on March 23, 2017.

Hennepin County sheriff disputes inclusion on ICE inmate noncompliance list

Cases dismissed against 2 drivers allegedly in pack of speeding exotic cars
Carver County surpasses 100,000 people in latest Census estimates
Minn. Republicans call for feds to halt Southwest light-rail funding

Hom Furniture will remake shuttered Kohl's store in Brooklyn Center

Blaine man guilty in fatal sidewalk hit-and-run
Housing advocates accuse Met Council of laxity in affordable housing
Hennepin County sheriff disputes inclusion on ICE inmate noncompliance list

Fireworks were shot from the roof of the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP) in Arden Hills during a ground-breaking ceremony in 2013 for the redevelopment.

Housing advocates accuse Met Council of laxity in affordable housing

Century College names Millender as president
Sensitivities over Indian issues delay renaming of Washington County lake
Man dies in construction accident in Woodbury

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau

Harteau ranked No. 22 in Fortune's list of 'World's 50 Greatest Leaders'

Mpls. police open internal probe into handling of U law prof's case
New boss of Hennepin theaters is a veteran arts leader raised in Wisconsin
Hennepin County sheriff disputes inclusion on ICE inmate noncompliance list

Gary Hornseth does not like these LED lights on Griggs Street in St. Paul. He says they are too daylight balanced for a nighttime feel and cast too much light into homes.

St. Paul asks residents to rate the glow of different LED streetlights

North Star Grand Prix bicycle race moves to St. Paul's Grand Avenue
St. Paul Port Authority plans to partner with developer Irgens for site near soccer stadium
St. Paul names three outsiders as finalists for top schools job

Harteau ranked No. 22 in Fortune's list of 'World's 50 Greatest Leaders'

The national magazine called her leadership amid turmoil a "role model" for others.


With $300M in private funds, Mayo project set to get $585M in public aid

Public dollars pledged by Legislature will now be available for Destination Medical Center project.


St. Paul names three outsiders as finalists for top schools job

Final choice expected in April after community meetings, site visits.


Minneapolis Foundation vows $50,000 for Jewish security measures

"The Faith in Each Other Fund" will help Jewish schools, community centers and synagogues increase security. Foundation leaders will set up a parallel defense fund for Muslims this spring.


St. Paul asks residents to rate the glow of different LED streetlights

The city wants feedback before further expansion.


Blaine man guilty in fatal sidewalk hit-and-run

Adam Rodman was speeding and drunk when he hit Danilo Aguilar, authorities have said.


New boss of Hennepin theaters is a veteran arts leader raised in Wisconsin

The veteran arts leader and professor comes to the Twin Cities from upstate New York.


Housing advocates accuse Met Council of laxity in affordable housing

At issue is the 427-acre TCAAP megaproject in Arden Hills.


North Star Grand Prix bicycle race moves to St. Paul's Grand Avenue

The North Star Grand Prix had been held in the Lowertown area.


Baby animals are ready be cuddled at the Minnesota Zoo

Annual 'Farm Babies' exhibit opens to the public on Friday.