A plane flew over Minneapolis near Oliver Ave. S. and Hwy. 62 in 2012. Passenger volume at U.S. airlines nationwide remains 74% below last year’s le

A pandemic silver lining: Less noise from Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport

Complaints related to noisy aircraft landing and departing from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have fallen precipitously as airlines have seen vastly decreased traffic.
Local

As gun violence continues, Minneapolis marchers plead for peace

July 10
Nekima Levy Armstrong, left, who was livestreaming to Facebook next to Savitta Ford and her daughter, Harmony,11, joined the rally on Broadway because
Local

Woman pursues dream to launch only Black-owned bookstore in Minnesota

July 10
Dionne Sims’ dream of opening a bookstore returned to her after George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police, a death that lead to weeks of protest
Book lover Dionne Sims' dream of opening a bookstore returned to her after George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police.
Local
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Firefighters battle flames at a business along University Avenue in St. Paul as riot officers police the street on May 28. Protests over the death of

Feds deny Walz's request for aid to rebuild after riots

More than 1,500 buildings suffered damage in the unrest after George Floyd's death.
Minneapolis
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A survey found 560 tents in Powderhorn Park, but about 282 campers; people use extra tents for their belongings, a survey found.

Park Board overstated homeless camped out in Powderhorn

Powderhorn survey finds 282 campers, well below the Park Board's estimate.
Coronavirus
July 10
Patty Secrest held a small urn with part of the ashes of her partner of 18 years, Don Lydick, in her Stillwater home. Both Secrest and Lydick were hos

After the virus, hellish recovery

Hospitals are reporting better-than-expected survival rates but worse-than-expected complications even after patients have technically recovered.
St. Paul
July 10
Mayor Melvin Carter spoke at a community forum in January.

As COVID crisis deepened, St. Paul Mayor Carter hired political director

Six-figure salary comes as budget shortfalls loom.
West Metro
July 10
Del Shea Perry, the mother of an Apple Valley man who died in the Beltrami County jail in 2018 spoke to the early crowd at the demonstration in front

Corrections commissioner calls for criminal investigation into Beltrami County jail inmate's 2018 death

Letters by health care professional alleged neglect of inmate at Beltrami County jail.
Salute to Class of 2020: Senior class like no other
Don't Miss Salute to Class of 2020: Senior class like no other
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An honorary commencement tribute to you: A virtual yearbook with hundreds of Minnesota’s outgoing seniors who are graduating amid social distancing. Plus: Celebrity commencement speakers, a word from a valedictorian and a shout-out to our teachers.
South Metro
July 10

Alcohol, speed, lack of seat belt are factors in fatal crash in Mendota Heights

A 58-year-old man from Otsego died in the wrong-way, one-vehicle crash.
Minneapolis
July 10

Motorcyclist killed in crash in north Minneapolis

The wreck occurred midafternoon Thursday in a residential block.
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Coronavirus
July 10
Victoria Conrad got to spend an hour with her 99-year old father, Howard Seitzer, at Oak Meadows Senior Living in Oakdale on June 18, when outdoor vis

Minnesota will let some family members inside senior homes

For the first time in four months, families will be allowed to visit their loved ones inside senior care homes, as Minnesota health authorities cautiously lift lockdown restrictions meant to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus among vulnerable older adults.
Duluth
July 10
David Bell stretches out next to the root of a tree that toppled in his group’s campsite in a storm Wednesday evening on Trout Lake in the Boundary

Caught in storm, Boundary Waters campers thankful to be alive

The group of nine from St. Paul survived toppled trees and lightning surrounding their Trout Lake campsite.
West Metro
July 10

Former youth basketball coach charged in third case of child sex abuse

A former Minneapolis grade-school teacher and youth basketball coach was charged Thursday for the third time with sexually abusing a child under his care.Aaron J.…
West Metro
July 10

Police arrest nine people in alleged assault of Bloomington IHOP employee over unpaid bill

Bloomington police arrested nine people who allegedly assaulted an IHOP restaurant employee who confronted them for leaving without paying their bill. The suspects include seven…
Duluth
July 10

Authorities ID ATV rider killed in crash near Moose Lake under dusty conditions

She was riding with others in a group over the weekend.
Local
July 10

Bloomington to require masks in city buildings, encourage mask wearing elsewhere in city

They will be mandatory in city buildings; mayor hopes for state order instead of "patchwork" of city rules.
Duluth
July 10
The city of Duluth may consider selling two Tiffany stained-glass windows, which are displayed downtown in the St. Louis County Depot, to help patch a

Duluth considers selling Tiffany windows to address $25M budget gap

DULUTH – City officials here are mulling whether they can sell a pair of historic Tiffany windows to help offset an unprecedented $25.4…
Minneapolis
July 10
More than 1,000 people protesting the Ethiopian government's treatment of the Oromo ethnic group briefly closed down the Interstate 35W bridge Friday

1,500 shut down freeway briefly to protest Ethiopia's treatment of Oromo

The Oromo, the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia, are engaged in a conflict with that country's government.
Minneapolis
July 10
Attorney Ron Meuser Jr. said some 150 Minneapolis police officers out of a sworn force of 850 have contacted him to start filing disability paperwork.

MPD officers filing for PTSD disability at unprecedented levels, their attorney says

He said 150 Minneapolis police officers out of a sworn force of 850 have contacted him to start filing paperwork, a majority of them for symptoms of PTSD.
Minneapolis
July 10

Mayor Frey nominates Target executive to serve as Minneapolis city attorney

A high-level Target executive has been nominated to serve as Minneapolis' city attorney, Mayor Jacob Frey's office announced Friday.Jim Rowader was nominated by Frey and…
COVID-19
July 10
Supporters of long term care facilities and of Saint Therese New Hope came out to support Saint Therese workers coming and going during the afternoon

Live: Latest updates and what you need to know about COVID-19

As the novel coronavirus spreads across the world, we've answered reader question about what they most want to know about the outbreak.
Minneapolis
July 10

Plymouth man charged in beating that killed grandmother, seriously injured mother and sister

A mentally ill man is charged with fatally beating his grandmother and seriously injuring his mother and sister. David R. Ekers, 34, of Plymouth, stands…
National
July 10

Discipline charges filed against Milwaukee officer in death

Milwaukee's Fire and Police Commission said Friday it has started disciplinary proceedings against a Milwaukee police officer charged with reckless homicide in a fatal off-duty fight.