A $1 million federal grant is helping turn the historic library into a much-needed computer access and job training facility. Groundbreaking for the jobs center is set for next year.
Las Vegas man identified as victim killed near 38th and Chicago
The 25-year-old died at the scene Sunday afternoon.
Man indicted for armed robberies of 3 St. Paul grocery stores
The 38-year-old is facing federal charges.
Bridge damage closes westbound Hwy. 62 between Richfield, Edina
The Minnesota Department of Transportation said bridge maintenance work is in progress.
Charges: Drunk driver killed former chair of Hibbing Chamber of Commerce
Michael Miller's blood-alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit at the time of the crash.
Gallery: Stillwater estate turned into private oasis hits market for first time
The sprawling estate is minutes from downtown Stillwater.
Woman charged with attempted murder in shooting outside Target
The victim is in critical condition.
WalletHub's 'Best States to Live' ranking has Minnesota in top 10
Minnesota finished one place above Wisconsin.
Charges: Man attacked Mystic Lake security with 2x4
A chaotic scene unfolded after the man approached the bell stand late Friday.
SWAT presence in Eagan neighborhood Tuesday morning
There's a developing story out of Eagan.
Minneapolis Central Library sees itself becoming more cultural center than book repository
Staffers at the downtown library tell the Huffington Post that the library's role is changing, with most visitors coming to use the computers and leaving the books on the shelves. The architect behind the facility poses the big question: "What even is a library anymore?"
Report: Nearly 3,000 high-tech jobs lost in Minnesota
Nearly 3,000 high-tech jobs were lost last year in the state. However, Minnesota still ranks 17th in the nation for the number of technology-based jobs.
Twin Cities job training nonprofit wins $50K grant
Twin Cities Rise, which trains unemployed and underemployed people for better jobs, has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the eBay Foundation.
Minnesota cities are cutting back on library services
Financially squeezed cities generally try to avoid cutting back on public safety. That means many turn to libraries, where shorter hours, fewer staff, and smaller acquisitions budgets are becoming common.
Library security to breast-feeding mom: 'Take it outside'
A Minneapolis mother says a security guard told her to leave the Minneapolis Central Library because she was breast-feeding in public, despite Minnesota law that allows breast-feeding in public. The security company says it is turning the incident into a teachable moment for employees.
Hoodie sweatshirts become symbol of protest at Minneapolis rally
Hundreds of people wearing hooded sweatshits turned out at a march and rally at the University of Minnestoa. The gathering was an expression of solidarity with an unarmed Florida teenager shot and killed by a self-appointed neighborhood watchman.
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