Miguel Otárola | Star Tribune
Suburban Reporter

Miguel covers Bloomington, Edina, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Richfield and St. Louis Park and also reports on Latino and immigration issues. He's a graduate of the Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University.


Hundreds of union supporters rally at Minnesota Capitol

They sought to draw attention to a key labor case coming before the U.S. Supreme Court.


Edina wants a more 'iconic' water treatment plant

The City Council wants architects to come back with a bolder design for the Southdale Center project.


2 juveniles face charges in East Ridge school threats; 17-year-old arrested in St. Francis

Arrests have been made in Woodbury, St. Francis, Hill City, Prior Lake and Orono over recent days.


Edina doesn't intend for its new water treatment plant to be run-of-the-mill

Edina is looking to build a water treatment plant at Southdale Center that would improve the city's water taste and clarity.


Ice, flurries and freezing rain headed toward Twin Cities

Along with some snow, we'll get rain, slop and ice.


Edina's drunken-driving arrest rate shows focus on state highways

The suburb, with a dedicated enforcement officer, focuses on freeways that carry most traffic.


Tracking Edina's DWI arrest rates

Edina Police Department has higher rates of DWI arrests than many other Minnesota law enforcement agencies.


Section of Minneapolis' Riverside Park to be renamed after long-serving commissioner

Board may name entire park after Annie Young, who died last month.


Rooftop dining in Edina, now prohibited, may be allowed again

Under a proposal, it could become an option for any restaurant in the city's commercial districts.


Get ready for the coldest Super Bowl Sunday in history

Windchills could drop to -30 degrees Sunday morning.