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Plans for 4th Street Market District in St. Paul aimed at walkers, bicyclists gain support

The Green Line runs down parts of 4th Street in St. Paul.

A feasibility study will be finished in mid-November.

Hennepin County judge delays demolition of Terrace Theatre; preservation group must pay $6 million

The Terrace Theatre was partly demolished Saturday morning before a court order brought a halt to the process.

Nurses, Allina stop talks for night; rush hour protest briefly clogs downtown Mpls.

Hundreds of striking Allina Health nurses protested in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday morning, snarling rush-hour traffic during a rally outside the hotel where General Mills was holding a shareholder’s meeting. That venue was targeted because General Mills Executive Vice President John Church is chair of the Allina Health board of directors, the union said. ] Elizabeth Sawyer/Star Tribune Minneapoils MN 09/2716

Mediator gets sides back to table after demonstration Tuesday morning.

3 charged, 1 more arrested in St. Paul killing of Minnetonka student

Two of three people charged with shooting Samantha Burnette in St. Paul had been released from custody this year.

St. Paul Port Authority approves soccer stadium area development district

Creation of development district aims to avert any snags in land deal.

Man who threatened suicide shot dead, Burnsville police say

It's unclear who fired the fatal shot during Burnsville confrontation.

Two killed on Interstate 94 near Osakis


Tevlin: From Arab Spring to a uniquely American scourge
Jon Tevlin

Six short years ago Ahmed Eid was at the epicenter of a Middle East storm, hitting the streets with his fellow Egyptians as the Arab…

Police: Man wounded in I-94 shooting in north Minneapolis
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A man was shot in the calf Tuesday afternoon while traveling in a car on Interstate-94 , between the Dowling and West Broadway avenue exits, according to police and scanner reports.


TV viewers worldwide will have their eyes on Minnesota as Ryder Cup tees off

This weekend's Ryder Cup will be the year's most-watched sports event in the U.S.


Science Museum of Minnesota's triceratops has a new resting place

The beloved exhibit was moved to make way for the museum's new "Sportsology" exhibit, opening in January.


Nurses rally disrupts commuter traffic in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday

Allina nurses protesting outside General Mills shareholder meeting at Radisson Blu in downtown Minneapolis early Tuesday.


Charges: Unlicensed motorcyclist was 'hammered' before fatal hit and run

The defendant was convicted this past summer of drunken driving and has another DWI charged against him pending.


Tevlin: From Arab Spring to a uniquely American scourge

Six short years ago Ahmed Eid was at the epicenter of a Middle East storm, hitting the streets with his fellow Egyptians as the Arab…


Three new cases in Hopkins Legionnaires' disease outbreak

Three new cases of Legionnaires' disease linked to the ongoing Hopkins outbreak were confirmed by state officials Tuesday, bringing the total number of those sickened to 20, including one death.


College students can apply for financial aid starting Saturday

For the first time, college-bound students no longer have to wait until January to apply for financial aid through the universal form known as FAFSA.…


Twin Cities man sentenced in $2M plot to fake dad's death overseas

Restitution ordered in scam also involving his mother.


Six more potential heirs file challenges in Prince estate case

The challenges will likely make the complex work of determining Prince's heirs even more complicated and lengthy.


Washington County judge drops restraining order against Brodkorb

Ruling finds that Sandra Grazzini-Rucki brought the petition in the wrong venue.