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2 hrs ago | Star Tribune
Scott Honour, one of four serious contenders in the GOP primary for governor, greeted people along the parade route at the Granite City Days parade in St. Cloud, June 28, 2014.
6 hrs ago | Roseville Review
A New Brighton man charged with fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct in connection with a July 1 incident at his St. Anthony massage business had his business license suspended by the city of St. Anthony last week.
8 hrs ago | CBS Local
Police responded to reports of shots fired at about 12:15 a.m. in the area of Highway 3 and 3rd Street West.
9 hrs ago | CBS Local
A Minneapolis teen is charged with second-degree murder for allegedly killing a man who confronted him on a Metro Transit bus for harassing his son.
9 hrs ago | Star Tribune
Witnesses told police the victim first ran in front of the bus, then toward a gas station.
11 hrs ago | City Pages
Lake Calhoun's Thomas Beach has been closed since last Thursday after water samples revealed unsafe E. coli levels in the area.
15 hrs ago | City Pages
Jay Nygard got the bright idea for a homemade wind turbine in 2010, and set about collecting, in his own words, only the finest parts -- "I didn't buy a piece of shit propeller."
Minneapolis community activist Al Flowers and a police union president offered sharply divergent accounts Monday of a weekend incident at Flowers' home, when he was arrested after a confrontation with police.
He was appointed in 1984 after having served as a public defender and in private practice.
A Minnetonka Beach man was charged Monday with being drunk when he ran over his wife last week, fatally injuring her.
Candidates for Scott County attorney both claim deep roots there, but one just recently moved to a home in the county.
They were two guys heading in opposite directions, contrary career arcs destined to cross.
He could write the check, but he knows the county tax collector won't do anything for a few years other than tacking on finance charges.
The shooting happened Thursday evening around 7 p.m. in a parking lot of the Penn Gas Stop on the 2600 block of Penn Avenue North.
Al Flowers, a Minneapolis activist who spoke out last week against increasing violence in north Minneapolis, was arrested after an altercation with police officers at his home early Saturday.
As politically attentive Minnesotans know, major-party candidates can choose one of two paths to a primary election victory and a spot on the party's general election ballot.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 08:32 pm
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