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Roseville police chasing 'active leads' in shooting death; victim ID'd

The victim was found shot on the grass next to an apartment complex; no arrests have been made.

Husband arrested after wife found dead in south Minneapolis home

Police have yet to say how the woman was killed or what led to her death.

New eateries approved for Terminal One at MSP Airport

Winning bids include Twin Cities restaurants and well-known national chains.

DNR estimates surge in wolf population in Minnesota

Feds charge one alleged supplier of deadly carfentanil in Twin Cities

Deadly opioid linked to nearly a dozen Minn. deaths, more powerful than fentanyl.

Vehicle hits and kills 200-pound bear in Twin Cities suburb

The driver has yet to be located, police in Corcoran said Monday.

Minneapolis landlord ordered to pay $24,000 to tenants

Lance Redfield must pay rent abatement and repair his northeast Minneapolis property.


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Overnight Lowry Hill Tunnel, I-35W closures set for this week
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Attention late-night drivers: Two of the metro area's busiest freeways will be shut down during the overnight hours this week. They include I-35W in Bloomington and I-94 in downtown Minneapolis.

A trip to Duluth proves City Hall isn't sinking under data requests

So back in July, when the Duluth city staff presented the idea of charging $35 an hour for any data request that takes more than 15 minutes, I decided to ask: How big a burden are these?


Curt Olson hung posters at a junior high calling for the school board in Shakopee to step down.

Shakopee watchdog group sets sights on school board

Zebra mussels found in Minneapolis, Lakeville lakes
South metro news briefs: Inver Grove Heights weighs new sex offender ordinance
School choice splits Twin Cities suburbs into haves, have-nots

A boardwalk and fishing pier at Excelsior’s Commons, as depicted in a rendering (top), would enhance the shoreline at the Lake Minnetonka park.

New plans for Excelsior's Commons park close to completion

After 9 months of detours, Hwy. 169 in Edina is set to reopen
Fox 9 reporter shares story about losing her lower leg in boating accident
Vehicle hits and kills 200-pound bear in Twin Cities suburb

A new shuttle service takes Northstar commuters from the Fridley station to four major area employers. DAVID JOLES ï david.joles@startribune.com

Anoka County hopes free shuttle will help attract, retain Northstar riders

Race for new Amazon HQ is altering TCAAP plans in Arden Hills
Topgolf closes Twin Cities land deal for glitzy, high-tech all-season center
12 days in jail for caregiver who taunted Lino Lakes patient, threatened to burn her

Brooke Fleetwood stood for a portrait outside her pink BB Makeup salon, the color of which has caused a rift with City Hall, Friday.

Hudson, Wis., woman fights City Hall to keep her downtown beauty shop pink

North/East metro news briefs: Roseville officials considering options to ease public-works load
North/East metro police blotter, Sept. 24
Roseville police chasing 'active leads' in shooting death; victim ID'd

A worker cleaned up the aftermath of an overnight crash outside of 19 Bar in Loring Park on Saturday morning.

Police ID driver believed to have struck front of Loring Park bar in stolen car

Minneapolis Park Board considers delaying Hiawatha Golf Club closure
Inner-city steak joint's closing won't slow Phillips neighborhood comeback
Minneapolis landlord ordered to pay $24,000 to tenants

The view along the Mississippi River in St. Paul from the site added to Ramsey County's bid for the new Amazon headquarters.

Ramsey County's Amazon HQ bid adds St. Paul riverfront to ammo site

English learner program gets boost in St. Paul, but court case looms
St. Paul homeowner fights with intruder for control of rifle
Civilians, officers recognized for saving lives in St. Paul

Metro Transit fare hikes begin Sunday

Metro Transit fare increases go into effect Oct. 1.Local off-peak fares will rise from $1.75 to $2 and local peak fares will rise from $2.25…


Dry weather helps Minnesota farmers begin soybean harvest

Parts of Minnesota have been dry enough lately to allow farmers to begin harvesting soybeans.


First McDonald's to open in Minnesota celebrates 60th birthday

McDonald’s arrived in Minnesota 60 years ago this month, and the Roseville restaurant that started it all is celebrating Monday. “We’re excited to honor our…


MSP plans big changes on retail and food front

Travelers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have their choice of nearly 50 new retailers and restaurants added over the past year. And more changes are coming.


Overnight Lowry Hill Tunnel, I-35W closures set for this week

Attention late-night drivers: Two of the metro area's busiest freeways will be shut down during the overnight hours this week. They include I-35W in Bloomington and I-94 in downtown Minneapolis.


Shakopee watchdog group sets sights on school board

Some Shakopee residents have rallied together to form a community watchdog group with a single, unifying purpose: a demand that the school board step down. They want all seven members to resign but say they'll settle for a few.


Man admits fatally choking girlfriend's brother in her New Brighton home

The attack continued until police were at the door.


Around a home-cooked meal, St. Cloud mayor bringing people together

Mayor Dave Kleis has taken a nontraditional approach to engage the city.


A trip to Duluth proves City Hall isn't sinking under data requests

So back in July, when the Duluth city staff presented the idea of charging $35 an hour for any data request that takes more than 15 minutes, I decided to ask: How big a burden are these?


12 days in jail for caregiver who taunted Lino Lakes patient, threatened to burn her

The case relied heavily on cellphone video that revealed the abuse.