The Herald reports the North Dakota city had about 9,200 crimes last year. That's the fewest since the year of the 1997 floods. However, there was a spike in burglaries and drug offenses from 2010.
Man killed by St. Paul police ID'd by family, community demands answers
The man was identified as 24-year-old Howard Johnson.
Quick shot of snow to impact morning commute in Twin Cities
Snow is moving into the metro Wednesday morning.
Body found in burned out car near Bird Island identified as local farmer
The deceased is a 59-year-old man from rural Bird Island.
I-94 temporarily closed in Moorhead as man was rescued from bridge
The man was on a railroad bridge support pillar.
Minneapolis' Khâluna named in Eater's 2022 'Best New Restaurants'
The restaurant, opened in 2021, is known for its Laotian cuisine.
3 pedestrians struck by drivers Monday in Minnesota; 2 dead
The victims involved a 39-year-old man and two 74-year-old men.
Shifting storm tracks: Significant storms Friday, next week?
Sven Sundgaard has the details on an interesting forecast.
Worker suffers serious injury in rooftop fall in rural Minnesota
The man only fell a few feet, but suffered a serious leg injury.
Minnesota cowboy severely injured while bull riding at national tournament
Reid Oftedahl suffered a head and neck injury.
Minnesota reports massive projected budget surplus of $17.6 billion
The huge surplus comes as the DFL prepares to assume a trifecta of the Legislature and the Governor's House.
Boil water advisory issued for part of Minneapolis after water main break
The main break caused significant flooding in an area of North Minneapolis Monday evening.
Violent crime in Rochester drops to the lowest number since 1999
The total number of violent crimes reported in 2011 fell 8.3 percent from the year before, according to data published in the Post Bulletin. The executive director of a Rochester neighborhood advocacy group says "it's calmed down a lot from two years ago." However, the number of burglaries recorded last year went up 6 percent compared to 2010.
Grand Forks' Marilyn Hagerty has book deal with celebrity chef
Chef Anthony Bourdain finds Marilyn Hagerty's restaurant reviews refreshing and heartfelt. In fact, he sees her life's work as a history of American dining. That's why he'll collaborate on a book with the 85-year-old Grand Forks Herald columnist. Hagerty's Olive Garden review that went viral last month was her unexpected meal ticket to the world of celebrity foodies.
Grand Forks Zombie Run hits dead end
Minnesotans who planned on strolling across the border to Grand Forks, N.D., to become one of the walking dead in the city's Zombie Run will have to kick up their feet this year. The event, which was scheduled in conjunction with the Grand Forks Zombie Music Fest next month, has been scrapped over conflicts with another marathon.
Grand Forks lab sniffs out top spot in K-9 competition
A chocolate lab named Gypsy beat out law enforcement dogs from five states in a K-9 competition at Camp Ripley. It involved searching and tracking, too, but her sheriff's deputy partner says Gypsy's specialty is sniffing out drugs from cars.
Minneapolis police tracking 'major change in street crime'
Violent crime is down in the city this year, but burglaries and thievery are driving the overall crime rate up, according to a report in the Star Tribune. Police say criminals are shifting from drug dealing to home break-ins, robberies and car theft.
2011 sales numbers spur optimism about this year's Twin Cities housing market
The number of homes sold in the Twin Cities area reached a five-year high and was up eight percent from 2010. Half of those were foreclosures or short sales. But Realtors say those properties are "working their way through the system."
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