Pat Pheifer | Star Tribune
Reporter | Metro

Pat Pheifer covers the Twin Cities metro area.


Minneapolis' Earth Day Clean Up is postponed until May 12

With temperatures still a dozen degrees below normal and several inches of snow still blanketing the ground, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board has postponed…


Eagan foster mom, boyfriend charged in death of 3-year-old boy

The criminal complaints detail gruesome injuries to the 3-year-old child.


Sun Country passengers irate after airline leaves them in Mexico, citing end of season

Airline issuing refunds but says it can't divert flights.


'Memory keepers' gather in St. Paul to honor those lost to the Holocaust

More than 600 attended a Holocaust remembrance service at Mount Zion.


Mark Haase challenging Mike Freeman for Hennepin County attorney's job

Mark Haase says it's time for innovation in criminal justice system.


Man arrested in murder of former Minnesota woman in Arizona

Police said they "never stopped investigating" Allison Feldman's murder.


Cold and snow wreaking havoc with spring sports schedules

Despite temperatures in the mid-30s, the golf balls flew as students from Benilde-St. Margaret's gathered Monday afternoon for boys' golf team practice."Just set up every…


St. Paul church says its First Amendment rights are at stake, sues city

First Lutheran says its First Amendment rights are being violated with restrictions on how it can help the poor.


Minnehaha Academy neighbors angry they didn't have part in rebuild

School officials and representatives of the firms that will build and design the new facility held a community meeting and open house at the school's elementary and middle-school campus Wednesday.


Minnesotans discuss King's 'Mountaintop' speech

On the eve of Martin Luther King’s death and the anniversary of the day he delivered his “I’ve been to the mountaintop” speech in Memphis,…