Friday Aug 22
11 Metro Work Zones to Avoid if You're Heading to the State Fair
Getting to the Minnesota State Fair can be a challenge, especially during peak construction season.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Financial adviser who scammed retirees given 10-year prison sentence
With more than a dozen of his victims looking on, financial adviser and attorney Mark Holt was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for stealing more than $4 million from his mostly retired clientele.
Friday Opinuendo: On Little Mekong, a little marathon, books and more ...
A Southeast-Asian-inspired Night Market from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday is designed to make the streets at the Green Line Western Station area in St. Paul come alive with welcome pedestrian traffic.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Sludge alert: Protecting Minnesota's rivers and streams
The algae bloom that temporarily turned the Ohio city of Toledo's drinking water into toxic green sludge this month was an unsettling reminder that cleaning up the nation's waterways remains a vital but unfinished job.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
'Thank you, Robin Williams,' from a combat vet of Vietnam: You helped him 'come home.'
A late-Monday-night email from F. Gump of River Falls, Wis.: "The report of Robin Williams' death today saddens me.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
KARE11's Tim McNiff ready to move on
TV morning anchor Tim McNiff, right, shares a laugh with chief editor Ray Wells III at the station in Golden Valley, Minn., on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2104.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Hugo golf course debuts irrigation with stormwater
Last summer, water spraying over the Oneka Ridge Golf Course at the southern edge of Hugo would have been drawn from wells in the Prairie du Chien-Jordan aquifer, which provides water to the northeast metro.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Chisago County Press
Ronald Robinson of Chisago City, formerly of Rush City, MN passed away July 30, at the age of 88. Ronnie was born December 30, 1925 to Elmer and Jessie Robinson.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Ex-White Bear Lake cop pleads guilty to stalking her ex
A former White Bear Lake police officer has pleaded guilty in Washington County district court to one count of stalking.
Dead Media: Books, records, and posters the old-school way
Do you ever feel nostalgic for the days when people read books that were printed on paper, or when you could hold an album cover in your hand instead of just viewing it on a screen? Do you like the tactile sensation of turning a page, or the thrill of dropping the needle on a spinning record? If so, you may be in luck.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Ruben Rosario: This young immigrant's tale a window on current crisis
Yordin Alvarez gets a hug from Karen Wilcox before the start of a softball game in White Bear Lake on Wednesday.
Beating victim Ray Widstrand is fighting his way back
Ray Widstrand practices tai chi at the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Golden Valley on Tuesday.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
A debt is never so old that it cannot be repaid
Recently a man named Warren called to say he went to high school with our sons. He wanted to come visit us.
Mainstream Boutique owner turns shopping expertise into franchising success
It has been more than two decades since Marie DeNicola launched Mainstream Boutique.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Scandia woman on mission to save the monarch butterfly
As master naturalist Janie O'Connor shows chrysalis she is raising in her living room, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, she observes a black spot and says "that could be a problem."