Smoke and looming snow send fire chief to protest site

Emergency vehicles, plows may be blocked by protesters’ fires and wood on Plymouth Avenue.

MnDOT plows poised for potential 10-inch snowfall

Nearly 10 inches could fall on Monday and Tuesday.

Nov. 28, 1956: Frank Lloyd Wright at Southdale

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After a tour of Twin Cities landmarks, the 87-year-old champion of American modernist architecture addressed the annual meeting of the Citizens League of Minneapolis and Hennepin County.

St. Paul police union criticizes AFSCME for support of Jamar Clark protesters


The St. Paul Police Federation on Friday criticized one of the state’s largest labor unions for its declaration of support of protests that began after the shooting death of 24-year-old Jamar Clark by Minneapolis police, calling it “so biased and ignorant - it is useless to even debate.”

Brooklyn Park officer's gun goes off during late-night tangle with suspect

The shot missed both during the altercation on the street in a townhouse complex, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

State's big firms land near top in gay-friendly rankings

Minnesota was called a “bastion of leadership” for its inclusive policies, with companies like 3M, Ameriprise and General Mills getting perfect scores.

'St. Grand' again peeling off C-notes for Salvation Army: total is $4,400 so far

The mysterious donations started in the Twin Cities in 2011, and no one has stepped up to accept credit.

Volunteers find body while searching for missing man in Monticello

A man’s body was found Sunday by volunteers searching in the Monticello area for a missing 24-year-old man from St. Cloud, authorities said. The Wright…

After attack in Coon Rapids, Muslims wonder: Am I next? + Video

While Asma Jama bears the scars, Muslims throughout the Twin Cities have been wounded by the attack.

Volunteers find body amid search for missing St. Cloud man

A body has been found by volunteers searching the Monticello area for a missing 24-year-old man from St. Cloud.

Police: Woman drives car into river after medical issue

A 24-year-old woman is recovering after the vehicle she was driving went into the Fox River in suburban Milwaukee.

Unrelated lawsuit names officer involved in man's death

One of the Minneapolis police officers involved in a black man's fatal shooting is accused in a lawsuit of using excessive force during an arrest four years ago.

Officer in Clark shooting accused of excessive force in earlier case

Dustin Schwarze, then serving as a Richfield police officer, allegedly deployed a Taser and threatened to beat the passenger of a vehicle pulled over by troopers.

U.S. Rep. Ellison emerges as key political leader amid Jamar Clark protests

Stakes are high as Keith Ellison negotiates between local black community, state and local leaders.

Man found dead in north Minneapolis shooting; arrest made

Minneapolis police arrested one man in an apparent homicide in north Minneapolis late Saturday. Officers responding to a call about shots fired just before 8…

Winona's varied arts scene proves to be a tourist draw

The small city’s Marine Art Museum and Shakespeare festival spark a creative boom

The Drive: You think traffic is bad here? We didn't even make the list

A report listing the 50 worst traffic bottlenecks in the country named none in the Twin Cities area. Surprising no one, Los Angeles had the most, with 12.

Afton, other affluent exurbs denied state broadband funds

The state of Minnesota awarded $10 million worth of grants this month to help subsidize broadband in poorly served remote locations. Once again, affluent exurban areas came up empty.

Fatal crashes involving stolen vehicles jump in Milwaukee

Police says deaths from crashes involving stolen vehicles are up sharply in Milwaukee.