Reporter | South Metro

An Anoka native, Adler lives in south Minneapolis with her two dogs. She graduated from the College of St. Benedict with an English and secondary education degree (and a concentration in studio art). She taught seventh grade English and religion at a Catholic school in Edina for two years and later taught adult ESL/ELL for Minneapolis Public Schools. She has a Master's degree in English/Literacy education from the University of Minnesota. In her free time, she enjoys reading, drawing and attempting to complete home improvement projects.

Twin Cities suburbs make room for edible forests, market gardens

Suburbs are leading the backyard produce movement by encouraging gardens at homes and community plots.

Rep. Thompson questions 'authenticity' of police reports detailing abuse

The 2003-2011 reports include allegations that he hit or choked women.

Football-sized goldfish found in Burnsville lake, prompting plea not to dump pets

The discovery of foot­ball-sized goldfish in a Burnsville lake has officials pleading with pet own­ers to stop dump­ing their un­want­ed fish into local water­ways.Burnsville officials…

DFL chair says he's 'disappointed' by Rep. John Thompson's actions

Thompson said a recent traffic stop by St. Paul police was example of racial profiling.

Authorities seeking NW Minn. man in connection with wife's death

Eric Reinbold was found guilty of pipe bomb possession in 2018.

New owner of Lakeville's Alibi withdraws liquor license application

Officials found that previous owners, who violated orders to close during COVID-19, would actually run restaurant.

South St. Paul inches toward a new library

City would get a new county facility, though some residents will miss the old building

Twin Cities nature centers see building boom as popularity grows, programming changes

Aging nature centers get million-dollar face-lifts to better meet changing interests

Rain arriving in Minnesota, but drought conditions will remain

The southern part of the state is likely to benefit most, forecasters say.

Shakopee Mdewakanton to host booth at Minnesota State Fair for first time

Tribal officials believe it's the first time any tribal government has had a State Fair presence.