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Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Minnesota roundup: Jury convicts Blaine driver who hit man standing by mailbox
Minnesota roundup: Burglars swipe $30K in tools from St. Paul school's auto shop, principal's car
RHS junior wins logo design competition
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
crime and courts
Baseball preview: Lanoue, Maldonado give Irish strong 1-2 punch
Boys basketball: Second-half surge sends Irish to section finals
Softball preview: Primed for a turnaround
Girls basketball: Lightning strike again in section finals
Basketball: Second-half surge sends Irish to section finals
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
In the air with the Hudson Hot Air Affair
Photos: Hot Air Affair Friday morning launch
arts and entertainment
CITY OF COATES: 2017 Budget Summary
POSTPONED SALE: Homeservices Lending vs Farley; 16-0267-FC01
AD FOR BIDS: Dakota County Project 97-183
Wells Fargo Bank vs Fowler
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Coles
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
Letter: Responding to Clausen’s letter to the editor
Chuck Brooks: I wear my sunglasses in winter
Letter: Thanks to the Rosemount community for support
Chuck Brooks: Playing by the rules during Lent
Chuck Brooks: Memories of St. Patrick's Day in Fox Lake resurface
Real Estate Showcase
crime and courts
February 24, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Two found dead in house fire in NW Minnesota
NORTHOME, Minn.—Two people were found dead after a house fire early Wednesday in Northome, Koochiching County officials said. The town...
February 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
February 23, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Man charged in connection with fatal meth overdose of his 'buddy'; jogger struck by car, killed in St. Paul
MOORHEAD, Minn.—A 34-year-old man is charged in Clay County District Court with third-degree murder in connection with the methamphetamine overdose death of a man who was found dead a day after he left a state-funded drug treatment program that had abruptly discharged him. According...
February 23, 2017 - 11:39am
February 21, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Jewish Center in Twin Cities receives bomb threat
ST. PAUL—The Jewish Community Center on St. Paul Avenue in Highland Park has re-opened after an evacuation Monday morning due to a bomb threat. After a search of the facility, the St. Paul police did not find bombs or dangerous devices. St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders...
February 21, 2017 - 9:33am
February 17, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Head-on crash kills Pequot Lakes man; 5 more state news stories
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. — One of the most horrendous crash scenes area law enforcement officers said they have ever seen in their career occurred...
February 17, 2017 - 10:33am
February 16, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Fergus Falls inmate who escaped Tuesday still on the loose; Missing elderly man found dead; more state news stories
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—The Fergus Falls Police Department and the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office were still looking for an inmate who...
February 16, 2017 - 12:02pm
February 14, 2017
Closing statements in Hartley trial delayed until Feb. 21
Closing remarks for the jury trial of Matthew Hartley have been postponed until Tuesday, Feb. 21, due to a medical emergency that hospitalized the defense attorney. "We continue to be in a holding pattern," Judge Christian Wilton told jurors Feb. 13, at the Scott County courthouse....
News/crime and courts
February 14, 2017 - 3:30pm
Minnesota roundup: Woman dies after jumping from bridge over I-494; 4 more state news stories
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. — A woman jumped to her death Sunday afternoon, Feb. 12, from a bridge over Interstate 494 in Inver Grove Heights. The woman, who has not been identified, jumped from the Babcock Trail bridge onto the eastbound lanes of Interstate 494 at about 4 p.m.,...
February 14, 2017 - 10:45am
February 9, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Empire Builder route resumes after avalanche; officers catch man suspected of exposing himself to girl in Alexandria
Amtrak's Empire Builder route resumed Wednesday after heavy snowfall and an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains halted it Monday. Amtrak officials previously said service would not resume until Thursday, but the railway announced Wednesday morning that its Empire Builder departures...
February 9, 2017 - 9:45am
February 3, 2017
MN roundup: Wilderness advocates protest against Congressman; Classes canceled at northern MN school after bomb threat; 1 more state news story
DULUTH — Supporters of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness protested in front of U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's Duluth office Thursday, Feb. 2, against the congressman's support for copper mining near the federal wilderness. About 100 people packed the entryway outside the Technology...
February 3, 2017 - 10:24am
February 1, 2017
Eureka Township man charged with hit-and-run death will go to trial
A Eureka Township man charged with the hit-and-run death of a young woman in Elko New Market in September refused an offer by the prosecution Tuesday, causing his case to go to a jury trial Feb. 6. If the man, Matthew Keely Hartley, had pled guilty to two counts of criminal vehicular...
News/crime and courts
February 1, 2017 - 5:30am
January 30, 2017
Dakota County Sheriff's home struck by stray bullet from unrelated incident
Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie reported Monday that his home was struck by a stray bullet last Saturday morning, Jan. 28, around 4 a.m. According to a new release, the incident is believed to be related to information later learned from residents several blocks away who stated they...
News/crime and courts
January 30, 2017 - 2:33pm
Minnesota roundup: Police investigate Moorhead stabbing; 2 escape injury in NW Minn. rollover crash
MOORHEAD—Moorhead police are trying to figure out who was the aggressor in a Saturday night stabbing that left a man injured. First responders were dispatched at 7:45 p.m. to the 1200 block of 15th Avenue North, where a 24-year-old man had multiple knife wounds in his chest...
January 30, 2017 - 9:34am
January 25, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Man arrested for alleged assault involving toddler; St. Paul spent $19K on police expenses for Women's March
UNDERWOOD, Minn.—A 13-month child is in critical condition after he was found unresponsive by his mother after an alleged assault to the...
January 25, 2017 - 11:00am
January 24, 2017
Farmington and Rosemount ranked in top-ten safest cities in Minnesota
Farmington just barely beat Rosemount in being rated one of the safest cities in Minnesota in 2016, according to online consumer research site ValuePenguin. Farmington came in eighth and Rosemount was ninth. "So I beat Rosemount?" joked Farmington's Police Chief Brian Lindquist. "That's...
January 24, 2017 - 12:59pm
January 18, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Woman gets 3 years for keeping heroin in bra; 2 more state news stories
CROOKSTON, Minn. — A Crookston woman will spend up to three years in jail for keeping heroin she intended to sell in her bra. Cynthia Esquivel,...
January 18, 2017 - 2:30pm