3 hrs ago
MVTA set ridership record during State Fair this year
Meanwhile, total attendance during the 12-day Fair was 1,824,830, topping the 2009 record of 1,790,497, officials said earlier this month. MVTA buses traveled from the Burnsville Transit Station to the Fair every day.
8 hrs ago
Tipster Will Get $40K Reward For Ty Hoffman's Arrest
Friends and family of Kelly Phillips said Tuesday that the anonymous tipster who led authorities to suspected murder Ty Hoffman will receive the full $40,000 reward. The tipster called police in Shakopee last Thursday morning after spotting Hoffman in the Southbridge Crossing Shopping Center.
8 hrs ago
Business briefing: Cargill joins The Forest Trust
Following environmental criticism of its palm oil practices, Cargill said Monday it has become a member of The Forest Trust, an international group that encourages companies to embrace more sustainable supply chains. Cargill said it also updated its policy on palm oil, an edible oil produced in tropical regions.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
St. Anthony Bulletin News
This still image was taken from surveillance video of the TCF Bank robbery in Blaine Aug. 31. Lyle "Ty" Hoffman After a month on the run, Lyle Marvin "Ty" Hoffman, wanted since Aug. 11 for the gas station killing of Kelly L. Phillips, was reportedly arrested in Shakopee on Thursday. Paramedics Kenny DeRosier and Albert Reiff receive cards from twins Etta and Elsie Slabiak, now 3, with their mother Becky, Aug. 28 during a paramedic recognition event.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
New Minnesota sprinkler law dismays developers, delights firefighters
Large, newly built homes throughout Minnesota will come with an added feature next year - whether their owners want it or not. A state mandate requiring indoor sprinklers in new homes 4,500 square feet and larger goes into effect in January.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Bail set at $2 million for murder suspect Lyle "Ty" Hoffman
A murder charge against Lyle "Ty" Hoffman unsealed Friday after he made his first court appearance in Ramsey County shows that authorities found his passport, folded clothes, prescription drugs and the ammunition magazine for a .45 caliber semiautomatic handgun in a suitcase at a friend's Minneapolis condo. The charge's unsealing comes one month after Hoffman allegedly fired three fatal shots at his former romantic and business partner - Kelly Phillips - and fled, leading authorities on a weekslong chase that spanned from Blaine to Shakopee , where he was arrested about 10:20 a.m. Thursday.
Details on Arden Hills Shooting, Ty Hoffman Manhunt Expected Soon
The details surrounding a shooting death at an Arden Hills gas station and a subsequent month-long manhunt for suspected killer Lyle "Ty" Hoffman are expected to become available to the public Friday. Hoffman, 44, is accused of killing his ex-boyfriend , 48-year-old Kelly Phillips, at an Arden Hills gas station last month.
Fugitive Ty Hoffman Captured In Shakopee
The man wanted in the shooting death of his business partner and former boyfriend at an Arden Hills gas station one month ago is finally in custody. Shakopee police arrested Ty Hoffman without incident at an Arby's restaurant at the Southbridge Crossing Shopping Center.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
St. Anthony Bulletin News
This still image was taken from surveillance video of the TCF Bank robbery in Blaine Aug. 31. After 32 days on the run, Lyle Marvin "Ty" Hoffman, wanted since Aug. 11 for the gas station killing of Kelly L. Phillips, was reportedly arrested in Shakopee on Thursday. Paramedics Kenny DeRosier and Albert Reiff receive cards from twins Etta and Elsie Slabiak, now 3, with their mother Becky, Aug. 28 during a paramedic recognition event.
Suspect arrested in Boston Scientific exec's death
Vehicles line up a drive at Arby's restaurant Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Shakopee, Minn.
1,000 seasonal workers needed for Shutterfly plant
A recruiter is hiring 1,000 seasonal workers for Shutterfly's new Shakopee plant to boost production through the holidays. Atlanta-based Corestaff Services is hiring for 12-hour overnight shifts Mondays through Thursdays and 12-hour day and night shifts Fridays through Sundays, said Anna Botthurath , who works in Corestaff's Shakopee office.
Murder suspect Ty Hoffman arrested in Shakopee, police say
Last week, law enforcement showed up in force on various reports of Hoffman being sighted in Prior Lake near Mystic Lake Casino and in neighboring Shakopee. Blaine police say the image of the person who robbed a TCF Bank in Blaine, left, matches the description of Lyle "Ty" Hoffman, right, wanted in connection with the killing of Kelly Phillips.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
CORESTAFF Services Announces 1,000 Job Openings in Shakopee, MN
CORESTAFF Services announced today that it has begun recruiting for 1,000 seasonal positions for its largest Shakopee area client that offers specialty printing services. Critical to the client's customer service, production and warehouse operations during the holiday rush, the hourly positions are for temporary assignments from September 2014 until late December 2014.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
update: Current drive times
Eastbound Hwy. 10 is still grinding it out. A crash at Hanson Blvd. has traffic crammed back to Main Street in Anoka.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Traffic troubles may await Labor Day travelers in MinnesotaTraffic...
Traffic troubles may await Labor Day travelers in Minnesota The good news is that gas prices should be at their lowest on a Labor Day since 2010 Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/09/01/traffic-troubles-may-await-labor-day-travelers-minnesota/14924381/ With many extra cars on the road as ... (more)
Minnesota Gas Prices Down from Last Year
Gas prices in Minnesota are lower than they were during the Labor Day weekend last year, and analysts say they could fall even further heading into the fall.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Model Airplane Enthusiasts Seek Permission to Fly in Scott County
Model airplane enthusiasts in the southwest Metro are looking for a field to fly over.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
South metro test scores remain steady
For south metro schools, the results of this year's statewide standardized tests aren't likely to produce the frustrated sighs they did last year, when a new reading test resulted in average scores plunging almost 20 percentage points.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Bayer CropScience Launches New Products, To Expand Its Seed Growth Centers
BAYER CROPSCIENCE LAUNCHES NEW PRODUCTS, TO EXPAND ITS SEED GROWTH CENTERS Aug. 28, 2014 Source: Bayer CropScience news release Bayer CropScience is committed to developing solutions to help growers combat their biggest nemeses through research and development, and Bayer SeedGrowth is a major component in this research.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Drug war asset forfeitures draw scrutiny
In May, agents from the Dakota County Drug Task Force raided five homes suspected of being marijuana grow houses, as part of an operation in the southern suburbs.