Group accuses new Blaine City Council member of making racist comments, wants her to quit
The Blaine Coalition for Racial Equity is also asking the city to craft a formal recall process.
2½-year term for Brooklyn Center man who torched his own place and falsely blamed activists on political left
"He wanted to make a statement that the political left — who he saw as attacking his own political beliefs — was not better than the political right," his attorney said.
Relative IDs high school grad who was fatally shot in Brooklyn Park hours after earning diploma
The 19-year-old was at a birthday gathering and was shot without provocation by a 31-year-old man, the charges read.
Rosemount, Forest Lake power their way into Class 4A softball final
Maple Grove and White Bear Lake also won quarterfinal games. Here's the round-up of Thursday's semifinal and quarterfinal games in all four classes.
Charges: Man set ablaze in Chisago County home pushes through pain in final hours, names attacker
The man said he was asleep when Dallas Evenstad "threw gas on me and lit me up," the charges read. The victim died that afternoon.
Bayport man charged with killing 19-year-old at party in Brooklyn Park
The 31-year-old allegedly shot the man unprovoked at a party while they were seated at a card table.
Russ Reetz's days as Eden Prairie activities director are winding down
Reetz, after two years at Eden Prairie, will become principal at White Bear Lake in July.
Star Tribune All-Metro Sports Awards nominations open for annual honors
Three special honors are given out every year, and the Star Tribune is now accepting applications from the public and school district leaders.
Star Tribune All-Metro Sports Awards show coming to Target Center on June 28
The sixth annual celebration will once again celebrate Twin Cities student-athletes and those who support them.
Making the list: All-Metro softball team includes three future Gophers
The Star Tribune's list is headed by a pitcher committed to Minnesota who is 17-0 this season and is batting .617. Here are the 38 players who made the first, second and third teams.
Wellness dog joins Burnsville police department
Plus: No takers for Richfield land; Robbinsdale duathlon set for Aug. 5.
Cambridge-Isanti shot putter takes full advantage of her second chance
Evelyn Wiltrout qualified for the state championships a day after the MSHSL changed a ruling that had made her ineligible.
Rear-end crash leaves one dead in East Bethel
The crash happened Thursday afternoon on NE. Viking Boulevard.
Maple Grove's senior sprinter is undefeated — and unsatisfied
Jordyn Borsch has won every race she has entered this season and is headed to college at Notre Dame. So why isn't she feeling great about the way things have gone this season?
19-year-old man fatally shot in Brooklyn Park
The man died from a wound to the chest, police said.
Decision reversed: Banned shot-putters will compete in section meet
Three girls from Cambridge-Isanti who began Thursday banned from their section track and field meet — and from their chance to win a spot at state — regained that opportunity Thursday night.
18-year-old Robbinsdale shooting victim dies in hospital
Two teenage boys have been charged in the shooting, and the county prosecutor's office has indicated it will request to have the 17-year-old suspect's case moved to adult court.
Brooklyn Park man accused of sexual assault for allegedly groping 5 women, teenager
Hennepin County has ordered that he return to civil commitment.
High school golfers who faced suspensions qualify for state
Three of the five boys golfers qualified in section play this week and the other two who were involved in the high school league controversy will make their bid for state next week.
Legislators direct $1 billion to Twin Cities area infrastructure
The money is expected to kickstart road and bridge construction, fund more than 50 nonprofit organizations and launch upgrades to parks and community sports centers.