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The German State of North Rhine-Westphalia and the US State of Minnesota, who are both key members of The Climate Group's Energy Transition ... areas of focus for the Joint Declaration of Intent are energy efficiency, renewable energy, energy storage technologies, climate protection for municipalities, ...
He gets into all sorts of shenanigans while trying to get the toy and it takes him to a variety of Twin Cities locations, including the Mall of America, Mickey's ... Although the film is set in the fictional small town of Mount Rose, Minnesota, it was filmed in various locations in Minnesota, including Farmington, ...

The Minnesota Supreme Court will hold a public hearing Wednesday on whether it should make permanent a pilot project that has allowed news cameras in criminal courtrooms in limited circumstances. Media groups say cameras promote transparency and public access to legal proceedings.
Nurse practitioners are becoming vital to health care in Minnesota, which is seeing the demands of aging patients outpace the supply of doctors. The number of licensed nurse practitioners has increased from almost 3,900 in 2014 to more than 5,600 this year, the Star Tribune reported . The growth comes ...
Dwight Mitchell says spanking his child led to Dakota County social services tearing his family apart. Mitchell filed a lawsuit in federal court Tuesday against the county and Minnesota Department of Human Services. He hopes the case will result in widespread changes to the child protection system that will ...
(AP) — A city in west central Minnesota is getting out of the business of selling liquor. Parkers Prairie in Otter Tail County is putting its municipal-owned liquor store and bar on the market. City clerk Beth Wussow says the decision to sell follows years of financial losses. KFGO reports figures from the state ...

TWIN CITIES, MN — Temperatures Monday will be warm, with readings getting up to between 65 and 70. Minor flooding is possible along the Mississippi River at Wabasha and Winona. Melting snow is expected to result in rising water levels over the next several days, creating possible flood conditions.
A 39-year-old Minnesota City man accused of colliding with a Winona woman's vehicle while driving home drunk was arrested Friday night. Christopher Darwin Denzer was referred on charges of gross misdemeanor DWI and for failing to report an accident. According to the report, Winona County Sheriff's ...
By 1965, Athelstan Spilhaus had grown despondent with the state of modern cities. As the Dean of the University of Minnesota's Institute of Technology, and an inventor in his own right, he decided to try and create something new: the Minnesota Experimental City. The Experimental City, directed Chad ...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Without saying much at all, Karl-Anthony Towns made it clear that he needed to ramp up his intensity as the Timberwolves-Rockets series shifted to Minnesota on Saturday. After a blowout loss in Game 2, Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau stressed the importance of his All-Star center ...
Christopher Juhn for MPR News. The superhero action movie based on the Marvel Comics series features a black lead actor and a largely black cast. African-Americans especially are embracing the movie with an enthusiasm Twin Cities theater owners say they've never seen. Auditoriums are being rented ...
The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities is asking Minnesota lawmakers to increase state funding to repair streets and water and sewer systems, plus additional aid to help hold down property taxes. Spokesman Bradley Peterson ...
The Minnesota chapter — made of engineers from dozens of Twin Cities firms including Black & Veatch, H.B. Fuller, and Medtronic — is helping the small mountain village of Milla Tres, Honduras, build a new water treatment and distribution system. The community's old system was crippled during a 2009 ...
I know avoiding meat on Friday is supposed to be a sacrifice for a good Catholic like me, but I absolutely love fish-fry Friday. I've put together a list of 10 great fish-fry meals—plus links to some church fries, too. Am I missing your favorite? Put it in the comments!
Published earlier this month by WalletHub, the state-by-state analysis of overall dental health ranked Minnesota at No. 1. Wisconsin, Connecticut, Illinois, and North Dakota round out the top five, while the bottom five includes Montana, West Virginia, Alabama, Arkansas, and, coming in dead last, Mississippi ...
SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. — Sauk Rapids police say one man is dead and another hospitalized after a shooting. Police responded to a report of gunshots just before 3 a.m. Friday. Two men were found with gunshot wounds. Both victims were taken to St. Cloud Hospital, but the St. Cloud Times reported that one ...
An accompanying map graphc says southern Minnesota and the southern tip of the Twin Cities have the "best chance of ice" in this storm system, while central Minnesota and the northern half of the metro region has the "best chance of snow." That means those lucky few living right in the middle of the Twin ...

Best Chef: Midwest covers Minnesota, Wisconsin, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and the Dakotas. ... Steven Brown from Tilia (a finalist last year and a semifinalist three other times), Ann Kim from Young Joni and Lisa Carlson from Chef Shack Bay City in Wisconsin both are second time semifinalists.
... “trigger activators.” Such activators are currently defined under state law as devices that increase the rate at which a gun's trigger may be pulled, thus increasing the rate of fire of a firearm to that of a machine gun, which are illegal in Minnesota. The bill was referred to the House's public safety committee.
Only two years ago, James Cho had no idea how to explain to others that technical writing and communication is much more than “just writing instruction manuals.” He's come a long way since then. In early 2017, Cho applied for an internship at Tesla, one of the largest automakers in California and an ...
Northeastern Minnesota's moose population dropped some during the past year, but it appears to have leveled off after the big declines of a decade ago. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported Thursday that its annual winter moose estimate came in at 3,030 moose, an 18 percent drop ...
With 28 DWIs, Minnesota's most notorious drunken driver is back behind bars ... Minnesota's most notorious drunken driver — arrested for DWI for what police say is 28 times — is again in a state prison. ... 28 after leaving the VFW in New York Mills, a small town east of Detroit Lakes along U.S. 10.
The true measure of a beer is balance. It's maintaining a confluence of factors in harmony. One of those characteristics -- say hops or malt or even booziness -- may hold dominion over the others, but the key is maintaining the ecosystem. Here are the beers released in Minnesota that did it best this month.
The St. Paul Public Schools district encouraged parents to talk to their children about the shooting — and the safety at St. Paul schools. “School staff and onsite security personnel monitor school entrances. Visitors are required to explain their presence in our buildings and the reason for their visit. School ...
City leaders in rural Minnesota say they want a boost in state aid during the 2018 legislative session, which begins Tuesday. The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) outlined a proposal Thursday for a permanent $30.5 million increase in the funding known as Local Government Aid or LGA.
In Minnesota, City Lights Brewing is partnering with St. Cloud-based beverage distributor Bernick's and will start rolling out its beers this week in St. Cloud and Duluth, said brewmaster Jimmy Gohsman. The brewery's beers will arrive in the Twin Cities in March, he said. "We wanted to to a smaller rollout ...
Mr. Lord was married in 1848, and settled on a farm. He was elected town clerk, and was ex officio school inspector for two years. In the spring of 1852 he sold his farm in Lapeer County, Michigan, and came to Minnesota, where he arrived May 2. He brought on his family, a wife and two children, on July 16.
SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Dozens of districts in Minnesota and western Wisconsin have declared school closings both on Monday and into Tuesday. You can check an updated list at fox9.com/closings. GET THE FOX 9 WEATHER APP: You can track the snow and temperatures in your specific location on the ...
“Minnesota Tonight,” a late-night comedy show that satirizes local news and politics, returns for a third season Wednesday. The show is hosted by Twin Cities comedian Jonathan Gershberg and is taped before an audience at the Brave New Workshop's ETC Theatre. Each “Minnesota Tonight” features ...
We are, of course, referring to the maelstrom of emotions that preceded the Maple Grove City Council's April decision to approve a Portillo's restaurant for the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes mall. The truly historic moment arrived only after nearly 2,000 rabid hot dog fiends petitioned the City Council to reverse its ...
A dozen sex offenders remain stuck at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP), in part because state officials have nowhere to send them amid a flurry ... stop — even a pumpkin patch or apple orchard — within the city of Dayton, a rural community of about 5,000 residents northwest of the Twin Cities.
The bootstrapped advertising belongs to Ombibulous, the Twin Cities' first Minnesota-only liquor store. You won't find Coors or Absolut here. You won't even find beers from popular, locally distributed midwesterners like Toppling Goliath or Ale Asylum. Ombibulous caters to those drinkers who walk in a ...
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Residents in southern Minnesota have already seen a foot of snow pile up as a winter storm swirls over the state Monday, creating dangerous driving conditions in south central Minnesota and canceling hundreds of flights at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The snow ...
Whiteout conditions across much of the area clogged roadways and caused accidents across the metro and southern Minnesota Monday. The State Patrol said that by 8:45 p.m. there were 231 crashes statewide, 435 spin-outs and 41 jackknifed semitrailers. Fourteen crashes involved injuries, and one was ...
Abortion-rights defenders said they believe that's already standard practice in Minnesota. People hold signs at the State Capitol in St. Paul during a Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life rally on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, the 45th anniversary of the Jan. 22, 1973 Roe V. Wade decision from the U.S. Supreme ...
Minnesota police offer brutal tweets during Vikings-Eagles demolition. Monday ... But Sunday night, in throes of agony over the Vikings-Eagles NFC Championship game, Minnesota cop Twitter shook off some of its ultra-professional veneer and started snarking into the abyss with the rest of us. You can still ...
'Born and bred' Eagles fan Karl-Anthony Towns not worried about Minnesota fans' criticism ... LOS ANGELES -- Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns says he isn't concerned about the criticism he's received for calling himself a "born and bred" Eagles fan in a tweet Sunday after Philadelphia's victory ...
Travel throughout the region was hazardous with roads in the southern half of the state blanketed with snow. A winter storm began dumping snow over the lower half of Minnesota Monday morning. More than a foot of snow was expected in some parts of the state and the Twin Cities metro was forecast to ...
A car stuck halfway up the hill on Ramsey Street gets a push from a good samaritan. ] LEILA NAVIDI leila.navidi@startribune.com BACKGROUND INFORMATION: Snow in St. Paul on Monday, January 22, 2018. A number of schools in the southern Twin Cities suburbs and southern Minnesota have ...
Sunday was a rough day for Minnesota Vikings fans, with their team suffering a 38-7 pounding at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship Game. It was even rougher as All-Star center Karl-Anthony Towns, a key cog in the Timberwolves' quest to make the playoffs for the first time ...
A winter storm will smack the Twin Cities on Monday with heavy snow and strong winds that are expected to hit the south metro and a broad swath of southern Minnesota especially hard. A dozen school districts in the south metro canceled Monday classes. Many in southern Minnesota and a handful in ...
Pelton: With Paul George a free agent this summer and Jimmy Butler a year later, the teams' decisions will determine that. As important as Butler is to Minnesota playing at this level, I'm inclined to pick the Timberwolves because of their young building blocks, most notably Karl-Anthony Towns. Oklahoma City has promising ...
RED LAKE, Minn. — A northwest Minnesota man who allegedly killed his 1-year-old son faces a federal murder charge, according to court documents. A Jan. 5 criminal complaint against Gary Wayne Jackson Jr., of Redby, states that the child, identified in a separate obituary as Darren Earl Lee Jackson ...
SLEEPY EYE, Minn. — A Sleepy Eye man is suspected of causing brain injuries that killed his 11-week old son in southwestern Minnesota. Jose Isabel Rodriguez Limones, 44, was charged Monday in Brown County District Court with second-degree murder, first-degree and second-degree counts of ...
A replacement crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota could be completed by the end of 2019, even with a delay approved by the state Public Utilities Commission. The PUC on Tuesday bumped back the date it wants to receive a report from March 30 until April 23. While some pipeline supporters ...
The $67 and $57 tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 19 through Etix and by phone at 800-514-3849. The State Fair's ticket office will also open from 10 a.m. to noon that day for in-person purchases. Frankie Ballard and Lindsay Ell open. Kristian Bush and Jennifer Nettles formed Sugarland in 2002 with ...
Frankie MacDonald, the oracle or meteorology, says Mother Nature is about to bring her A game to the Twin Cities tomorrow. Wikimedia. 0. Frankie MacDonald, the amateur Canadian weatherman and gold standard for meteorology worldwide, is predicting that a massive blizzard will unleash its fury on ...
He organizes and hosts the Minnesota Songwriter Showcase series (Sundays at Plums in St. Paul and Wednesdays at the Aster in Minneapolis) and hosts the MNaked songwriter series (one Saturday a month ... Both events have become the lifeblood of the ever-fertile Twin Cities singer-songwriter scene.
It doesn't help his cause that Jimmy Butler has emerged as Minnesota's best player, while earning well-deserved kudos for helping turn the franchise around. Butler's been sublime ... Expectations have consequences: When the Wolves struggled last season, Towns' star began to dim. Yes, he averaged 25 ...
The Minnesota Supreme Court is considering whether to revive a case that sought to desegregate public schools in the Twin Cities metro. A Court of Appeals panel dismissed the case in March, saying that whether students of color are getting an adequate education is a question for the Legislature, not the ...


 

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