Miguel Otárola | Star Tribune
Suburban Reporter

Otárola moved to Minneapolis in 2016. Born in Chile and raised in Arizona, he graduated with a master's in communication from Arizona State University. He is obsessed with music, listening to and reading about music from across the spectrum, digging at local record stores and writing a music newsletter. He is the proud caretaker of a black cat named James Blake.


Bloomington art exhibit aims to share fears, anxieties of immigrant children

Separation from family is among the deep fears and anxieties depicted in drawings and essays curated for Bloomington exhibit.


Hennepin County eyes a 5.5 percent increase in the property tax levy

Funding for child protection services is at center of need for $43 million in new revenue.


Dayton to meet with Minnesota county attorneys about abuse by clergy

Meetings this month are the first step in possible grand jury investigations.


Environmentalists sue Minnetonka over proposed mountain bike trails

Group is concerned about the impact of proposed mountain biking trails.


Thor's new headquarters touted as a 'beacon of hope' for North Side

Regional Acceleration Center designed as catalyst for prosperity and growth


Officials: 24 Hennepin employees investigated for misconduct

Twelve resign in the face of misconduct allegations.


Edina aims to improve racial equity, drops police oversight board

The multiyear plan, approved last week by the City Council, includes dozens of directives but leaves out some requested by a task force that sought to address police relations.


Woman arrested after Faribault man stabbed to death

The couple had a history of domestic violence, police said.


Trump tweets 'Total Endorsement!' for Collin Peterson challenger Dave Hughes

The president declared his support for the GOP Seventh District challenger Saturday morning.


To boost Lake Minnetonka, carp get tossed from nearby lakes

Overpopulation of the invasive fish is choking several area lakes and degrading the habitat.