Better Place Forests is opening a conservation memorial forest where people can scatter ashes beneath the trees in Scandia, Minn.

At a memorial forest in Scandia, a final resting place beneath the trees

Interest in "green burials" is behind the creation of the site for scattering cremated remains.

State has tallied 7 allegations against Roseville teacher accused in lawsuit of assaulting Black students

September 29

Ramsey County jail inmate died of apparent natural causes

September 26
Nurses and correctional officers tried lifesaving measures, but paramedics pronounced the 38-year-old dead.
East Metro
September 28
Duluth
September 27
Minneapolis Elections and Voter Services staff prepared mail-in ballot envelopes, including an "I voted" sticker. Because of COVID-19, Minnesota is wa

What happens to your Minnesota absentee ballot after you mail it?

Minnesota has seen a surge of interest in absentee ballots for the Nov. 3 election, as more voters opt to vote early or by mail in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
South Metro
September 26

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Sept. 27, 2020

ANDOVER AUG. 29 Theft. A gun was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 13300 block of NW. Gladiola Street. CORCORAN AUG. 27
East Metro
September 26
Roseville's Central Park.

Charges: St. Paul man poisoned ex-wife at Roseville park

The victim nearly died of organophosphate poisoning, doctors said.
East Metro
September 25

Ex-husband arrested after woman overcome by chemical at Roseville park

FBI hazardous materials experts and a support team from the Minnesota National Guard determined that there was no threat to the public.
East Metro
September 22
Choulykor Vue

Maplewood hit-and-run victim's family offers reward for information

Choulykor Vue's family offered $20K for information leading to an arrest.
East Metro
September 22

Washington County authorities ID 2 drivers killed in head-on crash

The collision occurred about 10 miles north of Stillwater.
East Metro
September 22

Former Ramsey County commissioner, state reach settlement on defunct charity

Journey Home Minnesota's Blake Huffman to repay $60K.
East Metro
September 21

Authorities identify third plane crash victim as Eden Prairie woman

Authorities have identified the third victim who died when a single-engine plane crashed last week into a quarry lake in Washington County.The Ramsey County Medical…
East Metro
September 21
Washington County law enforcement searched for a small airplane that went down in the Mississippi River in the southeast metro near Grey Cloud Island

Authorities identify third victim in Cessna plane crash

Authorities have identified the third victim who died when a single-engine plane crashed into a quarry lake in Washington County on Sept. 13.
East Metro
September 21

Man run over, killed in Maplewood by driver who left the scene

A man was fatally run over in Maplewood by a driver who left the scene and has yet to be located, authorities said. The incident…
South Metro
September 19

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Sept. 20

ANDOVER AUG. 24 Theft. A wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 600 block of NW. 159th Lane. CENTERVILLE AUG. 23
South Metro
September 18
Washington County Water Recovery personnel search with sonar for an airplane that went down in a quarry near Grey Cloud Island between Cottage Grove a

Third and final body recovered from Washington County plane crash site

An investigation into what caused Sunday's crash into a quarry will continue.
East Metro
September 18

2 die in head-on crash in Scandia

It happened on N. Olinda Trail, just north of N. 170th Street.
South Metro
September 18
East Metro
September 17
Ramsey County Sherif Bob Fletcher.

Ramsey County sheriff goes live online, but not everyone's a fan

The sheriff's Facebook livestream has rankled members of the Ramsey County Board and city leaders, who say they expect more.
South Metro
September 15
Investigators appeared to be viewing underwater cameras Monday at the site of the airplane crash.

Searchers recover 2 bodies from Grey Cloud Island near where plane crashed

The plane has yet to be retrieved from the quarry, and one person remains to be recovered.
East Metro
September 15
Ramsey County Attorney John Choi unveiled a draft plan Tuesday in which the Sheriff’s Office will use a new assessment tool to release some low-risk

Ramsey County looks to reform cash bail system

Some low-risk suspects will be released without posting fee under plan.
Coronavirus
September 15
Ramsey County Manager Ryan O'Connor

Ramsey County Manager Ryan O'Connor has COVID, says his family struggled to get tested

O'Connor said he worries about those with fewer resources, less access.
South Metro
September 14
Washington County Water Recovery personnel searched with sonar on Monday, Sept. 14, for an airplane that went down in a quart near Grey Cloud Island b

Wreckage of plane with 3 aboard located in southeast metro

No other details about the crash or those aboard were immediately available. The plane took off from South St. Paul Municipal Airport on Sunday.