Lights go out on iconic St. Paul '1st' sign above First National Bank Building

It will cost $500,000 to redo the sign with LED lights, officials said.

Activist attorney, busted by U police, fights City Attorney's office

Jordan Kushner, who has clashed frequently with the city attorney's office, maintains he's innocent and is being politically targeted — something the city attorney's office denies.

St. Paul woman attacked by police dog was at fault, city says

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The city said Karen Shafer's injuries were caused by her own "negligence, improper and/or illegal conduct."

Minneapolis sick-leave study group nears deadline

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The 19-member group is set to provide a policy recommendation to the City Council by late February.

Plymouth targeting drivers who wear earbuds

It's illegal to drive while wearing headphone in both ears and this month Plymouth Police will be looking for drivers who violate the law.


Jamar Clark benefit planned at Capri Theater

A collection of spoken word artists, singers and emcees from Minnesota and around the country will perform at a benefit for Jamar Clark on Tuesday evening in north Minneapolis.


Concordia College criticized for cuts in language majors

Concordia College's move to drop language majors vexes students, alumni.


School bus with 20 kids crashes into parked cars in St. Paul + Video

Portion of Minnehaha Avenue in St. Paul was closed after the accident. Two children were taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries.


BLM threatens to shut down Red Bull Crashed Ice races in St. Paul

On Monday, it demanded that St. Paul officer Jeffrey Rothecker be fired


Minneapolis on deck as Houston takes ball for next Super Bowl

Houston plays host to the 2017 Super Bowl, then comes Minneapolis in 2018 — Super Bowl LII, to be precise, at U.S. Bank Stadium. Minnesota's big-game planners were out in force last week in the Bay Area.


Trooper back at work 2 years after being struck along road

A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper who suffered severe injuries and the loss of part of his right leg two years ago is back on the job after a grueling recovery.


Charges: Crookston motorcyclist drank before collision that killed wife

A motorcyclist was charged with being drunk when his wife was fatally injured in a collision with a deer on a country road in northwestern Minnesota.


Identity theft complaints on the rise in Wisconsin

Wisconsin consumer protection officials compiling a list of top complaints in 2015 say identity theft is on the rise.


Wisconsin Senate to vote on managed forest overhaul

The state Senate is set to vote on a bill that would re-shape Wisconsin's managed forest program.


Assembly to vote on CPR training bill

The state Assembly is poised to vote on a bill that would require Wisconsin schools to provide CPR training in seventh- and eighth-grade health classes.


Wisconsin Assembly to vote on pushing back wolf hunt date

The state Assembly is getting ready to vote on a bill that would push the start of Wisconsin's wolf hunt back by several weeks if the federal government allows the season to resume.


Assembly set to vote on sexual assault victim amnesty bill

The state Assembly is set to vote on a bill ensuring that sexual assault victims and others who report such crimes can't be cited or disciplined for underage drinking.


Senate set to vote on allowing online voter registration

Wisconsin residents would soon be able to register to vote online under a bill the Wisconsin Senate is taking up Tuesday.


Senate to vote on creating special license plates

The Wisconsin Senate is set to vote on a bill that would create a new process for groups to obtain special license plates.