14 hrs ago
North news briefs: Open house on 169/101st Av. study
A volunteer gathered prairie seeds at the Crow-Hassan Three Rivers Park. Volunteers are needed for this year's gathering.
18 hrs ago
Brooklyn Park man sentenced to 27 years in rape
Anoka County District Court Judge Dyanna Street on Tuesday sentenced the Brooklyn Park man to 27 years in prison for kidnapping and raping a young woman he encountered on a Fridley street last winter.
18 hrs ago
How can we get any work done?
The evening news is on again: more shootings, more suicides, more fighting, more loss.
20 hrs ago
Primaries narrow mayoral fields in 3 north metro cities
The mayors of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park were among the candidates who survived last week's primaries and now advance to the Nov. 4 general election.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Twin Cities Daily Planet
Minnesota state officials scramble to calm Ebola fears
As fear grips West Africa with an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus wreaking havoc in unprepared countries - Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leona and Nigeria - the Minnesota Department of Health is in a race to calm fears of a possible Ebola outbreak in the Twin Cities.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Will the new Eagan outlet mall weaken Albertville Premium Outlets?
From merchandising and advertising to real estate and technology, business reporters offer insight into the latest trends and people that define today's top retailers.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Brooklyn Park Police Search For Missing Woman
Police say 51-year-old Ida Tims was last seen Tuesday morning after walking away from her home on the 6300 block of Zane Avenue.
Kahn withstands Noor bid: Stevens, Chamblis advance to general election
Last Tuesday's primary election dashed the hopes of Mohamud Noor, who fell just short of unseating Rep. Phyllis Kahn in the DFL primary for the 60B House seat.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Charges: 'Smiley face' driver was extremely drunk when he killed teen driver
The criminal complaint said the blood alcohol content for Michael Vanwagner soon after the crash was 0.293 percent, nearly four times the legal limit for driving in Minnesota.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Brooklyn Center woman grieves for 9 relatives lost to Ebola
Cynthia Kwennah, right, has lost nine family members to Ebola. At left is Kwennah's neighbor and good friend Thelma Saye, whose husband and son are in Liberia.
Finance and Commerce
Job Creation Fund money almost halfway gone
The state's Job Creation Fund money will be used to help at least two of three companies that will be in three industrial buildings being constructed on 36 acres on the southeast quadrant of Highways 169 and 610 in Brooklyn Park.
Minnesota DNR Names New Regional Enforcement Manager
Region 3 stretches from Camp Ripley and St. Cloud in central Minnesota through the metro area to portions of southeastern Minnesota.
Lowry and Boone Avenue bridges over I-94 closed for repairs
Commuters who use the Lowry Avenue bridge over I-94 are on detour today and that will continue through Sept.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Brooklyn Park man seriously injured in northern MN motorcycle crash
A Brooklyn Park man on a Harley motorcycle was seriously injured Sunday after he sideswiped a car while turning onto a road near Park Rapids, Minn.
Cone Zone: Ramps and Bridges Closing Next Week
We're facing more ramp and bridge closures around the metro. The work is all part of a series of new projects that will kick off next week.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
They relocate a business and call it growth
This week Missouri voters resoundingly rejected spending more money on a broken transportation system.
Charges: Repeat drunken driver fatally hits north metro pedestrian, flees
A preliminary breath test at the scene measured the driver's blood alcohol content at 0.206 percent, the criminal complaint read.
update: Current drive times
A rollover crash on Hwy. 610 between Zane Avenue and West Broadway in Brooklyn Park is leading to slow downs in the immediate area.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Minnesota officials in Ebola awareness push
Though Minnesota health officials have said the risk of Ebola being spread in the state is "very low," they planned an open house Wednesday to address concerns and questions about the outbreak of the deadly disease in West Africa.
Suspected drunk driver in fatal crash posts photo of car on Facebook
Social media sites need to come with a set of instructions teaching people the ethics of using thema so that we can avoid having to hear about terrible stories like this one.