Minnesota News

Now Minneapolis' top cop, Medaria Arradondo brings useful skills to big task

Aug 18, 2017

As a national debate about race and policing swells, having someone in the chief’s seat who understands both sides is important, observers say.

To catch a drunk: A Minnesota State Patrol trooper watches for telltale signs

Aug 18, 2017

Over the next two weeks, 300 law enforcement agencies will roll in a campaign against DWI.

Minnesota weather clouds chances of seeing solar eclipse

Aug 18, 2017

If you’re hoping to view the event locally, you might have to take a rain check — in 2024.

Minneapolis City Council backs off plastic bag fee

Aug 18, 2017

Mpls. City Council decision means shoppers can still get free paper, plastic bags.

Chaska considers a pedestrian friendly vision for downtown block

Aug 18, 2017

The city is hiring a consultant to begin sketching a vision for City Square West in downtown.

Dakota County Buddhist temple draws thousands for inauguration of pond

Aug 18, 2017

Watt Munisotaram temple in Dakota County inaugurated a new reflection pond.

Hiccups are weighing on Arden Hills' Rice Creek Commons project

Aug 18, 2017

Leaders remain hopeful that solar energy for the 427-acre Rice Creek Commons ‘can still happen.’

'Gateway to Edina,' Morningside neighborhood braces for change

Aug 19, 2017

Anticipated redevelopment at France and 44th has residents debating the area's identity and future.

Minnesota has seen its own rise in hate, clashes before Charlottesville

Aug 18, 2017

How much of a surge is hard to quantify, but civic leaders are looking at how to respond.

Deal for Midway Shopping Center clears way for St. Paul soccer stadium construction

Aug 18, 2017

A portion of shopping center’s land can now be used for soccer stadium construction in St. Paul.