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St. Anthony mobile home park to close and land will be redeveloped

The sale and shutdown of the Lowry Grove mobile home park is the latest closure in the northern Twin Cities metro.

Willmar sailor's remains return home 72 years after his D-Day death

A nephew's years of sleuthing led to identification of remains in an unmarked grave in France.

St. Paul to host annual Holocaust memorial event Friday


Efforts to save Jewish children from the Nazis will be remembered and discussed.

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Weekend Traffic: Closures on I-94, I-35W on list of metro area road work

Motorists in the metro may have the most difficulty getting around this weekend as portions of two freeways will be shut down Friday night through Monday morning.

Lawsuit over Minneapolis police officer who's cost city $320,000 is settled

The out-of-court settlement brings to a close the latest legal entanglement for Tyrone Barze Jr.

FISH Partner Network's helpful reach still growing in Scott County

A mother’s car couldn’t transport a wheelchair that her child needs. Another mother has been there. By way of the FISH Partner Network, Lisa Larson…

Probation for newspaper delivery man who got lap dance from autistic teen

The agreement calls for two years' probation and a psychosexual evaluation.

Minnesota science museum creating space research kits

The Science Museum of Minnesota has a $14 million contract to help turn NASA's deep wealth of space research into interactive exhibits, activities and other learning experiences.

Retired priest accused of exposing himself

A retired priest is charged in Brown County with exposing himself to a child.

Former deputy sues, alleging he was forced to resign

A former Itasca County sheriff's deputy has filed a federal lawsuit claiming he was forced to resign because he supported the sheriff's opponent in the last election.

Report: Tourists spent $11.9 billion in Wisconsin in 2015

Tourists spent nearly $12 billion in Wisconsin last year.

Minnesota woman accused of counterfeit Iowa prescriptions

Iowa authorities have charged a Minnesota woman with counterfeiting prescriptions.

Indicted businessman filed for bankruptcy protection

A Wisconsin businessman indicted in an alleged scheme to fraudulently obtain bank loans has filed for bankruptcy protection.

APNewsBreak: Investigators look at overdose in Prince death

Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Thursday.

Lawsuits accuse reinstated St. John's priest of sexual abuse

The Rev. Timothy Backous is second to be accused in recent weeks.

New city artist adds to energy of Public Art St. Paul

Aaron Dysart joins nonprofit that puts projects in public places.

NASA gives $14.5M to Science Museum to help promote space science

The St. Paul museum will help inspire the next generation, officials say.

St. Paul man gets 20 years in prison for slashing ex-girlfriend's throat

Jaide Lackner-Kulyas was nearly killed in the 2015 attack.