State grant would give Bloomington $5M for World's Fair prep
The city would only get the public funds if the U.S. were chosen to host the 2027 event.
Maple Grove woman claiming she killed abuser in self-defense wins appeal
The Minnesota Court of Appeals court said a jury instruction misstated the definition of "imminent" regarding the danger she was facing.
Edina planners want fewer in-person public hearings, more online feedback
Residents would have fewer opportunities to weigh in on proposed developments.
Hennepin, Ramsey counties lose residents: 'Ripples' of pandemic
While not as dramatic as during the pandemic, more people are still moving out of the core counties.
Prep Athletes of the Week: Totino-Grace's Chatman goes out on top
Senior point guard Taison Chatman was at his best in the Class 3A boys basketball state championship game.
Edina man accused of killing mother with fentanyl admits to lesser charges
Plea deal calls for him to serve 3 1⁄3 years of a 5-year term in prison.
Onetime Eden Prairie taekwondo instructor gets 4 years for sexually assaulting teen student
The sentence was far less than what was called for by state guidelines.
Magnificent 11: Meet the best winter sports athletes in the metro area
International travel, solid sportsmanship, leadership and a flair for drama were among the trait shown by these Star Tribune's Metro Athletes of the Year. Meet them and read their stories.
Finland, Alaska, state races make Drevlow Metro Girls Nordic Skier of the Year
Sydney Drevlow of Hopkins missed the high school state meet and raced, successfully, for the United States instead. That was part of a winter schedule that took her well beyond the state's borders.
Photo finish among friends boosted Brattebo to Metro Boys Nordic Skier of Year
Benon Brattebo of Eden Prairie separated himself with a stretch at the finish line for the state championship and capped a race that started with the three top finishers making a pact based on friendship.
With help from family, West Lutheran's Nelson is Metro Boys Alpine Skier of the Year
Part of a successful skiing family, Josh Nelson has something his brothers don't: A state championship that capped his career at the small private school in Plymouth.
No distractions, hard work made Kelley the Metro Gymnast of the Year
Reagan Kelley dealt with a new stressor — alone time — as the senior repeated as Class 1A all-around champ for Watertown-Mayer/Mound Westonka.
Gophers-bound McEnelly is Star Tribune Metro Wrestler of the Year
For his fourth state title, Waconia senior Max McEnelly won a match that drew the attention of the wrestling world — and against a rival he could meet again in college.
Four wins at state help make Luke Logue Metro Swimmer of the Year
A three-peat in one event, a breakthrough in another and parts in two winning relays added up to the honor for Logue, who will be swimming in college for Notre Dame.
Hopkins star McGill picks Florida, will play for ex-Minnesota standout
Florida coach Kelly Rae Finley, the former Breck star, made the trek back to Minnesota for the girls state tournament. It paid off. Liv McGill is state's No. 2-ranked player in the 2024 class.
Four classes, four takes: One last look at the boys state tournament
You'll find a senior loved in 4A, legacies in stages in 3A, a challenge faced in 2A, history made in 1A. That's in addition to the overtime games that added drama.
See dazzling northern lights photos from across Minnesota and Wisconsin
The northern lights put on a spectacular show across Minnesota Thursday night into early Friday.
Fight during basketball title game at Target Center draws large police response
A fight in a Target Center concourse during the 4A boys championship game between Wayzata and Park Center on Saturday night saw streets and skyways closed for a short time
Wayzata yanks Class 4A boys basketball title from Park Center
The Trojans won in overtime, with guard Jackson McAndrew scoring 13 of their final 14 points.
Totino-Grace holds off DeLaSalle for Class 3A boys basketball title
The Eagles, propelled by Ohio State-bound guard Taison Chatman, repeated as champions.