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27, officers responded to reports of a shooting on the 700 block of 18th Street East in Minneapolis. They arrived to find Frankie Golden, 42, unresponsive outside the building with a gunshot wound to his chest. He was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Witnesses said Golden was ...
Thousands of people filled the Minneapolis Convention Center Sunday for the 45th Annual Twin Cities Auto Show. This year, gearheads can find more than 600 vehicles from 36 domestic and international automakers. People can look, touch and even ride inside some of the brand new models.

Minneapolis man suspected of murder arrested at Florida bus stop after fleeing state · Woman killed in St. Paul's Greater East Side; man in custody · At least 2 high school teachers had sex with older students — and it was legal. Should we outlaw that? St. Paul infant found with broken ribs, skull fracture; ...
Nicholas Barghini had a system. First, he instructed his young students to lie on their stomachs across chairs or a coach he set up for the private acting classes he occasionally taught at various St. Paul libraries last summer. Next, after positioning himself at their feet and removing the students' socks and ...
Monday morning, veterans around the state will gather at the Capitol for Veterans Day on the Hill to rally and announce their legislative priorities. Forty organizations have agreed on seven goals they hope to achieve during the 2018 legislative session to help the 337,000 veterans who call Minnesota home ...
FARGO — North Dakota has once again ranked the drunkest state in the country, according to a new study by 24/7 Wall St., a financial news and opinion company. North Dakota's neighbor to the east, Minnesota, ranked sixth in the study, while Wisconsin ranked second. To identify the drunkest states, 24/7 ...

St. Paul Police Sgt. Mike McGinn claps as students from across the Twin Cities marched by on Marshall Avenue on their way to the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul to demonstrate against gun violence Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He said his brother is a school resource officer at Harding who helps keep ...
Saying their current spot in downtown St. Paul is small, risky and inadequately wired, officials with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety want to move ... safety committee this past week for money to build a new space — two and a half times as big — at the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant.
Twin Cities Bouldering, Vertical Endeavors' sixth climbing facility, worked permission to serve beer into the lease agreement at its site in the Prospect Park neighborhood between St. Paul and Minneapolis. “That was a huge win for us,” said facility manager Gabe Olson. The company has already partnered ...
Donovon Johnson of rural Pennock, Minn. mows a ditch northwest of Willmar long before the practice became controversial in 2017. Johnson said that after 35 ... A battle between farmers and Minnesota regulators about highway ditch mowing will continue to simmer at the state Capitol. On one side of the ...
Sen. Karla Bigham, DFL-Cottage Grove, is sworn in by Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea on the opening day of the 2018 Minnesota Legislature at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Standing with Bigham is her husband, John Stechmann. (John Autey ...
Reporters gathered Tuesdayin Minneapolis to hear Attorney General Lori Swanson announcing a settlement of $850 million in a lawsuit against 3M Co. The Attorney General had filed a $5 billion lawsuit against the company, saying it had damaged the environment with chemicals it manufactured.
Minneapolis police showed Super Bowl tickets during a news conference in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The two on the left are real and the others are counterfeit tickets. (Mara H. Gottfried / Pioneer Press). People spent $400 to $5,000 on counterfeit Super Bowl tickets and didn't find out they ...
A jury on Tuesday acquitted a Minneapolis police officer who shot at a car full of club-goers nearly two years ago. The Hennepin County jury deliberated over two days before finding officer Efrem Hamilton not guilty of second-degree assault and intentional discharge of a firearm. No one was hurt, but ...
Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota is staging “Pink Floyd's The Wall: A Rock Ballet” March 1 through 3 at the Cowles Center in downtown Minneapolis. And tickets are going fast. “Demand has been unprecedented,” said TCB co-artistic director Rick Vogt. “Five weeks before (opening night) we had to add an ...
“It's clear from recent days that there are a number of strongly held opinions on the issue of gun rights and violence involving firearms,” said Bryan Strawser, chair of the Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus & PAC. “We look forward to a reasoned and vigorous public debate on the issues, but their out-of-state ...
The Crosswinds school building in Woodbury could reopen as a science-focused magnet school with St. Paul Public Schools as its new owner. The St. Paul school board voted 5-2 on Tuesday night to buy the building from the state for $15.3 million. The deal closes Wednesday morning. The St. Paul district ...

A St. Paul man confessed to using a steel pipe to repeatedly strike an intruder he discovered in his garage last summer until the man stopped moving. Then he covered up his dead body and let it decompose on his property for weeks. John Michael Erickson made the admission during a plea hearing in ...
Authorities are investigating three fatal crashes that occurred across the state during Monday's winter storm. The accidents happened in Renville, St. Louis and Anoka counties. About 10 p.m. in Renville County, Ahmed Abdikarim Hassan, 25, of South Sioux City, Neb., was traveling south on Minnesota 23 in ...
(GoFundMe.com). Minneapolis first responders are mourning after a 911 dispatcher was killed by suspected drunken driver as she drove to work last weekend. According to the Minneapolis Police Department and Minnesota State Patrol, Jenna Bixby was killed shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday on southbound ...
Former State Senate Donald Moe, DFL-St. Paul. (Courtesy of Minnesota Senate). Looking back on his 20 years in the Legislature during a recent interview, Moe said: “I always tried to do the right thing, even though I really got punished for it sometimes, especially in the area of public pension policy and ...
Beer fans braved subzero temperatures Saturday night to stand outside near Minneapolis' Hennepin Avenue Bridge to see the iconic Grain Belt Beer ... “A family tradition since 1860, our historic Minnesota brewery is continually committed to preserving history, both at the brewery and in our community,” ...
GILBERT, Minn. (AP) — Investigators say a Twin Cities man shot first before he was killed in an exchange of gunfire with two law officers on Minnesota's Iron Range. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says 40-year-old Jeffrey John Golnick of Chaska died in the foot chase on Dec. 22 in Gilbert ...
With Franken stepping down, Minnesota losing biggest political celebrity ... Minnesota Senator Al Franken speaks to supporters at the Machine Shop Event space in Minneapolis on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. (Pioneer Press / John Autey). By Bill Salisbury | bsalisbury@pioneerpress.com | Pioneer Press.
The Minnesota State Patrol reported 373 crashes and 124 spinouts between midnight and 9 p.m. Thirty-nine of the crashes resulted in injuries, two serious in Eagan and Bloomington. Troopers reported black ice on 12 roads, which the State Patrol says likely contributed to the spinouts and crashes.
College freshman on Christmas break dies on flight home to Minnesota ... 22 just before boarding a Delta Air Lines flight from San Diego to Minneapolis-St. Paul. Gideon Gutwa sits in front of a portrait of ... Griffin Gutwa's body was left in Sioux Falls, and the plane continued on to the Twin Cities. About 6 p.m. ...
Nancy Homans, right, policy director to St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman, greets her grandson Jack Hopkins her daughter Sarah Hopkins to her ... no strong connection to Minnesota when her husband, sociology and urban studies professor Garry Hessen, landed a job at Augsburg College in Minneapolis.
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. – Two burglary suspects are in custody after a homeowner's security system alerted him Wednesday that a vehicle was in the driveway of his rural home while his 12-year-old son was home alone. The homeowner hopped into his squad car, contacted his son en route and, shortly ...
While the Twin Cities is not in danger of breaking any daily temperature records this weekend, the metro hasn't seen highs fall to minus 4 since 2014. It's the forecasted low of minus 16 for New Year's Eve that led to some area events being canceled, such as the 12th annual Dakota County Parks party at ...
The bar at the Citizen Supper Club in the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront Hotel on Kellogg Avenue in St. Paul. ... Jazz brunch 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; regular breakfast, lunch and dinner menus also available 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; at the Westin Hotel, 88 S. Sixth St., Minneapolis; 612-656-3255; bankmpls.com.
St. Paul Police announced two arrests Sunday in the hit-and-run death of Jose Hernandez Solano on the very day his fellow friends and cyclists gathered to remember him. Hernandez Solano, 52, was bicycling home from his job at the Brasa eatery on St. Paul's Grand Avenue shortly after midnight Nov.
When he wasn't in the newsroom, Dennis Losness spent his free time “staying current on politics and current events in St. Paul, Minnesota and beyond,” Jon Losness said. “He also became a bit of a techie later in his career, helping to install the first computer system at the St. Paul papers.” Dennis Losness' ...
These Twin Cities restaurants are open Christmas Day ... InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront Hotel, 11 E. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul; 651-605-0190; citizensupperclub.com. Buca di ... Fabulous Fern's: 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., kitchen closes at midnight; 400 Selby Ave., St. Paul; 651-225-9414; fabulousferns.com.
A motorist was found dead Thursday morning inside an upside-down vehicle frozen in the ice at the bottom of a county drainage ditch in south-central Minnesota. The man was identified as Richard C. Bain Jr., 48, of the Iron Range town of Cohasset. The Renville County sheriff's office received a report at ...
Disgruntled motorists in Minnesota now have statistical evidence to their claims that their state has some of the worst drivers in the country. According to a newly released study by insurance company QuoteWizard, Minnesota is the second-ranked state in the country for the worst drivers. That is up nine ...
There's more history there than you think: The land where it sits, near the corner of Marion Street and Como Avenue, was the site of the St. Paul's first playground, the Eighth Ward Playground, built back in 1909. And now, after years of community cajoling and millions of dollars in secured funding, the ...
Irgens, a Minneapolis corporate lawyer, had ties to Farwell — and to the church. His great-grandparents, John and Emma Irgens, had been founding members of Norwegian Lutheran. His grandfather was raised there. He grew up in Alexandria, and on Memorial Day weekends, Irgens helped his dad plant ...
First it was road rage, then it wasn't. Now, the shooting didn't even happen in Ham Lake. Minneapolis police have taken over the perplexing investigation of the shooting of a 21-year-old Elk River man that happened Wednesday night. Originally reported as a road rage altercation gone wrong on Minnesota ...
The City of Minneapolis has passed an ordinance protecting immigrants who are crime victims but may fear deportation by going to police. ... Gloria Velazquez, from the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee, told KSTP-TV the ordinance will allow crime victims to come out of the shadows and seek ...
The Armory, at 500 S. Sixth St., was built for the Minnesota National Guard in 1935. A developer bought it in 2015 and is transforming it into a 300,000-square-foot, multitiered nightclub with a capacity of 8,000 people. If you miss Pink in February, don't worry. She's slated to return to the Xcel Energy Center ...
A Twin Cities developer is proposing a 560-acre housing and ... the founder of Minneapolis-based Gonyea Homes Inc. and Remodeling, Jake ...
Undated courtesy photo from the 2017-18 legislative session of Minnesota state Rep. Tony Minnesota state Rep. Tony Cornish, R-Vernon ...
A series of key hires to be made by St. Paul Mayor-elect Melvin Carter will be evaluated by committees of residents and policy experts in ...
We've all heard of holiday pop-up shops. Now, say hello to a holiday cocktail bar that has popped up in the Twin Cities. Lawless Distilling ...
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A small town police chief in western Minnesota has been sentenced on a misdemeanor obstruction of justice charge ...
City workers secure the bluff area where eight teens were rescued Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in St. Paul. (Mara Gottfried / Pioneer Press).
The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Minnesota Orchestra picked up nominations for the 60th annual Grammy Awards, which were ...
Prosecutors say a Minneapolis woman killed a Thanksgiving guest apparently for smoking crack in her apartment. Forty-seven-year-old Anenia ...
A St. Paul officer acquitted last spring of assault against a handcuffed teenage girl has resigned from the police department. Michael ...
Mikayla Holmgren was given the "Spirit Award" during the 2018 Miss Minnesota USA contest at Ames Center in Burnsville, Nov. 26, 2017.


 

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