Minnesota News

Congolese seek a community in Minnesota

Aug 21, 2017

Wartime tensions complicate refugees’ efforts to make a home here.

Bicyclist fatally hit in Mpls. was U researcher, on way to homeless shelter as running mentor

Aug 20, 2017

She was on her way to a homeless shelter where she was a volunteer.

Vintage farm truck survives 76 years, then is totaled by drunk driver

Aug 20, 2017

Suspected drunken driver totals Mound man’s vintage Chevy.

Guilty plea by driver of Mich. firetruck that crashed on 35W, killing 2 firefighters

Aug 21, 2017

The Upper Peninsula man admitted to being short on sleep and nodding off before losing control of his rig.

Two months after dog shooting, Minneapolis police recruits get training

Aug 21, 2017

“Rottweilers are huge babies. They look ferocious, but ... they are just teddy bears.”

Judge orders prison for Twin Cities exec who stole product plans from medical-device maker Lutonix

Aug 21, 2017

The one-year term was shorter than prosecutors sought for Christopher Barry, convicted of taking secrets from Lutonix to a start-up firm.

Dangerous toxic algae levels put Edina lake off limits to people, pets

Aug 21, 2017

A similar declaration by city and watershed officials was made in September.

Hennepin County's latest service offering is … a pay phone?

Aug 20, 2017

They’ve all but disappeared, but county finds demand.