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29 min ago | Star Tribune
Unusually frigid weather brought deadly cold to Minnesota this year, but it's turned out to be far from the deadliest A winter the state has seen.
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4 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times
A 46-year-old man was airlifted to a Minneapolis hospital after his truck collided with a Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train around 2 p.m. Friday south of Granite Falls.
8 hrs ago | Minnesota Lawyer
Hennepin County court officials are reminding people of its Housing Court project in the wake of the deaths of five children in a Minneapolis apartment fire.
In 2011, Denny Roach operated the last plating line at Superior Plating in Minneapolis, applying nickel chrome to steel table legs and chair frames.
With a number of key decisions and votes approaching on the Southwest light-rail line and the accompanying question of freight rail, it's important for all parties to understand the position of Safety in the Park and many St. Louis Park citizens.
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Spring truck weight restrictions on state highways begin March 14 for Minnesota's Southeast, South and Metro frost zones, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
The Hennepin County medical examiner has identified two people killed in a Minneapolis house fire earlier this week.
A 34-year-old St. Paul man has pleaded guilty to fleeing a police officer while driving drunk through downtown Minneapolis before slamming into another car, killing one person and seriously injuring another.
With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.
A Minnesota House panel is considering temporarily changing state law to let bars stay open until 4 a.m. when the All-Star Game comes to town this July.
A north Minneapolis couple were found dead Tuesday evening after firefighters responded to a call of black smoke billowing from their front picture window.
Robbinsdale is working to clean up a phosphorus problem that makes Crystal Lake murky at best, pea-soup green at worst in the summer..
The 1920 steel bridge has been closed since 2002, but has been approved for a $1.6 million renovation contract.
One of the two men charged with kidnapping a Verizon Wireless retail store manager in the Twin Cities and stuffing him in a trunk last September has pleaded guilty.
Two men assaulted and robbed a man in a Life Time Fitness locker room in Eden Prairie and carried out a similar attack in the city about an hour later before being arrested within minutes.
Jerome D. Turner, 35, was discovered at his home in the 1800 block of Hillside Avenue late Saturday by police.