Night Metro Editor

Miller previously worked at the Duluth News Tribune and the Anchorage Daily News. She lives in Old Frontenac, Minn.

Review: 'Within These Woods,' by Timothy Goodwin

NONFICTION: Essays celebrate the joy and connections to be found in the deep woods.

Apple Valley man's death was caused by home fireworks, police say

Police received a call just after 10 a.m. Sunday that the man was lying deceased in a back yard on Gavotte Avenue.

One killed, one critically hurt when Green Line train hits vehicle

One person was killed and a second was critically injured Sunday afternoon when a Green Line light-rail train struck a vehicle that was on the…

Review: 'The Leave-Takers,' by Steven Wingate

FICTION: Amid much death, a troubled couple create a life worth fighting for.

Review: 'Annie and the Wolves,' by Andromeda Romano-Lax

FICTION: A historian's quest to understand Annie Oakley's reference to "wolves" leads to wild adventures, including time travel.

Suspect arrested in serial vandalism to elderly woman's Minneapolis home

Outraged detectives eagerly volunteered to work on the case, a police spokesman said.

Review: 'World of Wonders' by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

NONFICTION; In beautifully illustrated essays, poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil writes of exotic flora and fauna and her family, and why they are all of one piece.

Review: 'American Gospel' by Lin Enger

FICTION: Lin Enger's tale of a prophet, his prodigal son and a runaway actress is set in Minnesota.

Why do Minnesota coyotes howl when trains go by?

Nope, it's not just a coincidence: Coyotes are compelled to let out a wail – and science explains why.

Suspect in Minneapolis hit-run death arrested as he tries to flee country

Said Maye was wanted in the Aug. 24 death of Idris Yussuf, which occurred after a dispute at a Minneapolis bar.