Monday Aug 11
Robbinsdale Area School Board sets November 4 Referendum Election
Robbinsdale Area School District voters will see two school funding requests on the November 4 ballot, based on the School Board's unanimous approval of the election resolution and ballot questions at its August 4 school board meeting.
Brooklyn Center man sentenced after judge sees videos of him robbing, beating victim
A gang member who had videos taken of himself robbing and beating two people in north Minneapolis was sentenced this week to eight years in prison.
Minnetonka Beach man charged with drunk driving in wife's death
A Minnetonka Beach man was charged Monday with being drunk when he ran over his wife last week, fatally injuring her.
Pedestrian dies after being hit by car near Lake Minnetonka
The pedestrian was walking in the 2600 block of Arcola Lane in Minnetonka Beach, a small town on a peninsula on the lake, when a car struck her about 8:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Orono police.
Finance and Commerce
An unusual sight in suburbs: Affordable senior housing
Chaska got a rare infusion of moderately priced senior apartments with the recent opening of Minneapolis-based Aeon's new Landing development in the city, but funding for future affordable senior projects may be tougher to come by.