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Man in car on Hwy. 169 shoots at van while vehicles chasing one another

The gunfire in southern Minnesota failed to wound anyone; suspected shooter arrested.

Minn. hunter's shooting death investigated as a homicide

Terrence "Terry" Brisk

As part of its investigation, the Morrison County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a Winchester AE .30-30 lever-action rifle belonging to Terry Brisk.

Semi rollover causing big delays on I-35E/694 in Vadnais Heights

Commuters in the northeast metro are facing long delays Thursday morning as crews work to clear a crash in which a semitrailer truck rolled over on westbound I-694 in Vadnais Heights.

Twin Cities pastor is ousted from 'Survivor'

The season is pitting GenXers vs. millennials.

Arden Hills megaproject approved by city planners

Public hearing was the last big step before the City Council's vote on the old Army site.

Merger will create state's largest transportation advocacy nonprofit

Two big players in the field of transportation advocacy, outreach, and programming will join forces. Transit for Livable Communities and St. Paul Smart Trips will become one organization starting Jan. 1, officials from both nonprofits announced Wednesday.

$1.3 billion Mpls. budget for 2017 approved; most to see property tax increase

Mayor Betsy Hodges is seeking new spending to hire 15 new police officers.


Semi rollover causing big delays on I-35E/694 in Vadnais Heights
The Drive

Commuters in the northeast metro are facing long delays Thursday morning as crews work to clear a crash in which a semitrailer truck rolled over on westbound I-694 in Vadnais Heights.

Merger will create state's largest transportation advocacy nonprofit
The Drive

Two big players in the field of transportation advocacy, outreach, and programming will join forces. Transit for Livable Communities and St. Paul Smart Trips will become one organization starting Jan. 1, officials from both nonprofits announced Wednesday.


Father, son each hit $100,000 prize in state's 'All or Nothing' game

Each won $100,000 in the "All or Nothing" game


Sculpture Clock being restored to whirl again on Nicollet Mall

Artwork from 1968 to be restored to its rightful place on Nicollet Mall.


Bremer Trust on way out as administrator of Prince's estate

The late musician's siblings, his presumptive heirs, have narrowed the list of possible substitutes to two firms.


Dayton: Vikings opposition to Minnesota United at U.S. Bank Stadium is 'sour grapes'

Governor added that he was "shocked" by the Vikings position.


St. Paul considers cuts to proposed 2017 budget amid assessment controversy

Challenges to its assessment program have left the city scrambling for revenue.


Mpls. business leaders raise safety concerns for downtown

Letter to Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges says the viability of downtown is at stake.


'Sesame Street Live' originator Vince Egan dies at age 74

Vince Egan didn't have children, but he fathered a beloved, family-friendly show enjoyed by millions of young people."Sesame Street Live," a touring stage show featuring…


Apartments for homeless youths open in Coon Rapids

HOPE Place, a brand-new 12-bed site in Coon Rapids, opens its doors to 18- to 25-year-olds.


Center of the American Experiment ramps up in Minnesota

John Hinderaker, in remaking the conservative think tank, also sees a surge in donations.


Driver killed after hitting skid steer loader southeast of Hudson, Wis.

A motorist rammed the back end of a skid steer loader on a western Wisconsin highway and was killed, authorities said Tuesday. The collision occurred…