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Carver County expands internet access to rural areas

An initiative to build out its fiber optic network is expected to be completed in December 2024.


Students' mural transforms Scott County Government Center

Shakopee High School students are slated to paint a total of six murals throughout the building.


Minnetonka gets first new affordable home in two decades

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity may build a dozen more homes on former church land.


Mother released from hospital, daughter in critical condition after fatal Ham Lake crash

A GoFundMe page said 7-year-old Kyrie Lee is "showing signs of improvement."


Golden Valley swears in new police chief

Virgil Green, the city's first Black police chief, takes the helm of a department facing a slate of challenges.


The murals of Lake Street deter graffiti and celebrate culture

Dozens of murals along East Lake Street have popped up over the past few years as business owners try to fight vandalism with art.


State Fair business owners are excited by huge crowds again

Despite the bigger crowds, most said they're not worried about running out of stock this year.


Metro briefs: Brooklyn Park hires new police chief

Mark Bruley is the new top cop in Brooklyn Park. Bruley had been serving as interim police chief since June, when Craig Enevoldsen retired. On…


White Bear Lake native will be on SpaceX flight to International Space Station

Josh Cassada will serve as the pilot on a four-person crew.


Minneapolis fire cadets graduate as city restructures safety department

The Fire Department welcomed 23 recruits during Friday's ceremony at the city's firefighter training facility.