3-Time DWI Driver Arrested in Lakeville CrashLimitless MediaNewsBreak Contributor
This Minnesota City is Ranked the 7th Most LGBTQ Friendly City in America.That's interestingNewsBreak Contributor
Is Downtown Minneapolis a Ghost Town? Perspectives VaryDayTripperNewsBreak Contributor
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Final Countdown: Popular Minnesota Store to Close After 50 Years. Don't Miss Liquidation SaleAsh JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
Derrick Thompson, accused in crash that killed 5 women, negotiating plea with Hennepin Co. prosecutors
MINNEAPOLIS — Pushed into the courtroom in a wheelchair by a deputy Monday afternoon, Derrick Thompson glanced over at the three dozen friends and family members of the five young women he's charged with killing. The hearing, his first since Thompson was initially charged with criminal vehicular homicide in...
Minnesota Prosecutor Faces the Million-Dollar Question: Did This Cop Have to Kill Ricky Cobb II?
Sighhh. Here we go again, y’all. Another prosecutor must decide from the results of an investigation if a police officer was justified in fatally shooting a Black man. Though, word has it that not all the officers swept into it agreed to cooperate with the investigation. So, how thorough...
Westonka gears up for Homecoming celebration
By Lorrie Ham For Laker Pioneer “All Roads Lead Home” as the Mound Westonka High School Student Senate gears up for Homecoming Week 2023, which will be held September 24-30. The members of the Royal Court were announced this week. The week’s festivities begin with the crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen in a...
Final Countdown: Popular Minnesota Store to Close After 50 Years. Don't Miss Liquidation Sale
Fifty Years of Memories: Minnesota's Popular Local Store Begins Its Final Sale Week!. Disappointing news for Minneapolis shoppers with popular local outdoor gear store Midwest Mountaineering entering its final week of business.
Norwood Young America man overturns car in Renville County Sunday morning
A Norwood Young America man suffered minor injuries after overturning his car in Renville County Sunday morning. Investigation revealed a 2013 Nissan Murano, driven by 21-year-old Justin Kersteter was travelling south on Co Rd 20 when the vehicle entered the east ditch and overturned. Driver impairment is believed to have been a factor in the crash.
New charges in nearly 4-decade-old cold case
On Monday, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office indicted Matthew Brown in the 1984 death of Bob Miller, who was found stabbed in his Minneapolis home.
AG Ellison declines to take over murder case after victim’s family objects to plea deal
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is declining to intervene in a murder case after the victim's family asked him and Gov. Tim Walz to remove the case from Hennepin County Attorney Mary Moriarty following a proposed plea deal that would keep one of the defendants out of prison. The family...
This Minnesota City is Ranked the 7th Most LGBTQ Friendly City in America.
In a country as diverse as the United States, the acceptance and inclusivity of LGBTQ+ communities have been a focal point of societal progress. Insider Monkey recently conducted an analysis to identify the most gay-friendly cities in America, and Minneapolis, Minnesota, has emerged as the 7th most LGBTQ-friendly city in the nation, showcasing its commitment to fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.
The biggest day of the year
Waconia welcomed throngs of visitors and residents on Saturday, Sept. 16 for the annual Nickle Dickle Day festival.
When will the Starlink 'satellite train' be visible in Minnesota?
MINNEAPOLIS — While Minnesota's night sky is famous for stunning displays of the Northern Lights, if you look in the right place at the right time, you could catch a celestial spectacle of the manmade variety. We're talking about Starlink, a series of thousands of satellites shot into the...
Uptown shooting raises safety concerns
MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis police are still looking for the shooter who injured four people outside of a business near the intersection of Lyndale and Lake in Uptown. According to the Minneapolis crime dashboard, shootings are actually down in the entire Fifth Precinct, which covers the Uptown area. Year to date, shootings are down from 47 to 39 cases. Shots fired calls are down too, from 653 to 577. Carjackings are down as well, compared to 112 last year and 66 this year.
Motorcyclist Fatally Struck at Brooklyn Park Intersection ID’d
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified the motorcyclist killed by a driver last week at a Brooklyn Park intersection. Ronnie Rowles, 59, of Anoka died when his motorcycle was struck by an SUV about 8:50 p.m. on Sept. 20 at the intersection of County Road 81 and West Broadway.
Two Years Later, Plymouth Hit-and-Run Case Remains Unsolved
Monday, Sept. 25, marks the two-year anniversary of a hit-and-run case that left Austin Smith paralyzed. The Plymouth case remains unsolved. Smith’s mother, Pamela Mason, continues to search for closure. Investigators say a vehicle hit Smith, who was 19 at the time, at the intersection of Rockford Road and...
Somali Prime Minister rallies local community, praises young Somali Americans during Minnesota visit
Somali Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre asked Somali Minnesotans to help raise money to fight the terrorist organization, Al-Shabab, in their home country. The post Somali Prime Minister rallies local community, praises young Somali Americans during Minnesota visit appeared first on Sahan Journal.
1,000 George Floyd protest murals find a new home
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Over 1,000 plywood, protest murals created after the police murder of George Floyd are on their way Monday to the Northrop King Building in Minneapolis, their new home. “Memorialize the Movement,”, a grassroots organization addressing a lack of racial and economic justice in Minneapolis,” is categorizing...
Discover the Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Minneapolis: Stay Informed to Stay Safe!
Minneapolis is a great city, but just like any other cities not all neighborhoods in Minneapolis is safe. Minneapolis in general has a notably high crime rate, with an overall crime rate of 57 incidents for every 1,000 residents. When compared to neighborhoods with similar population sizes, Minneapolis stands out for having above-average crime rates. Therefore, whether you’re relocating, visiting, or passing through Minneapolis, it’s advisable to be cautious and avoid the most dangerous neighborhoods in Minneapolis.
Is Downtown Minneapolis a Ghost Town? Perspectives Vary
Minneapolis saw its population grow 7% from 2010 to 2020, reaching over 429,000 residents according to census data. But some claim parts of downtown feel emptier post-pandemic and 2020 protests.
Osseo Fire Chief Resigns Amid Department Unrest
Leadership changes are coming to the Osseo Fire Department. The city has named Osseo Fire Captain Mike Cogswell interim fire chief, pending city council approval. Strife Follows Osseo Fire Department Policy Changes. Phenow wrote in his three-page letter of resignation that he is stepping away from the role of chief...
Minnesota high school football top 25 rankings (9/25/2023)
Many of the top teams in week four of Minnesota high school won. No. 1 Eden Prairie reinforced its top ranking with a win over then No. 6 Shakopee. No. 2 Lakeville South defeated then No. 22 Eagan, and No. 3 Mankato West and No. 4 Chanhassen both won before their showdown this week. Here is ...
These Maple Grove, MN based puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Maple Grove.