The Council on American-Islamic Relations argues that a female Muslim inmate should be allowed to wear a hijab. The Sherburne County sheriff says no inmates are allowed to wear any personal clothing items.
Charges: Man caused Burnsville building fire because girlfriend was late
The alleged arson fire displaced around 50 residents.
Famous Dave's, Granite City owner sold for $200 million
The owner of Famous Dave's, BBQ Holdings, is based in Minnetonka.
Water safe to use again in small area of Maplewood, St. Paul
A boil water advisory was lifted on Tuesday.
$1.45M payout for correctional officers prevented from guarding Derek Chauvin
The officers were reportedly ordered to avoid Derek Chauvin while he was in jail.
Palm Springs residents: Divert the Mississippi to solve our drought problems
Should the southwest have some of the Mississippi River?
Minneapolis tries to spruce up street barriers with motivational messages
Police said the barriers will be in place through the beginning of the fall.
MnDOT debuts driverless shuttle in White Bear Lake
This is one of several self-driving pilot programs MnDOT is working on.
LIVE UPDATES: Minnesota primary election 2022 results
The latest as the results come in.
Farmer almanacs release their 2022-23 winter forecasts for MN
November is right around the corner and one of the almanacs figures it'll be a cold and snowy month.
Minneapolis Police Department seeks authorization to use drones
A public hearing on the matter could be held this month.
Bachmann pens op-ed: Beware of radical Islam
Rep. Michele Bachmann, under fire for allegations that the extremist Muslim Brotherhood has infiltrated the U.S. government, defends her position Thursday in the Star Tribune. The Minnesota Republican writes: "It is my duty as a member of Congress to ask why the Obama administration has repeatedly undermined America's national security and bows to political correctness on issues related to radical Islam."
Woman connected with terror group moved to another jail
Amina Farah Ali has been transferred from the Sherburne County Jail to Ramsey County Jail in St. Paul. Ali is awaiting sentencing after being found guilty of funneling money to a Somali terror group
Islamic group buys former Medtronic HQ in St. Anthony
The group called the Abu-Huraira Islamic Center purchased the building for $1.9 million on Aug. 23, despite the St. Anthony City Council's June rejection of the group's proposal, the Star Tribune reports. The council said a religious and cultural center was not compatible with the site's light-industrial zoning. A lawyer for the Islamic group said its plans for the center have not changed, but it's not clear how the group would get around the council ruling.
St. Anthony City Council rejects Islamic center plan
St. Anthony City Council members have rejected plans to locate an Islamic center in the basement of the former Medtronic headquarters off Old Hwy. 8. The proposed Abu-Huraira Islamic Center had been on hold for months after some residents objected to the center and city leaders studied whether city zoning would support the facility.
Woman convicted in terror plot refuses to leave jail cell
One of two Rochester women convicted in a scheme to funnel cash to terrorists in Somalia is refusing to leave her jail cell. Amina Farah Ali says her religion requires her to wear a head covering in public, but Sherburne County Jail prohibits it.
Duluth protest group staying all day
Duluth protesters supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement plan to stay at Lake Superior Plaza all day Saturday. Statewide demonstrations have been organized in other cities, including Minneapolis, St. Paul and Rochester. Protests are in response to perceived social inequality and corporate greed.
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