A Hennepin County commissioner says he's hearing from downtown workers who are growing tired of protesters' belongings cluttering Government Plaza. Others worry about the costs.
Lightning burns down million-dollar Twin Cities home
The lightning strike around 1 a.m. Wednesday set off a devastating fire.
Is the Twin Cities in line for excessive rainfall this weekend?
With severe drought conditions persisting, the metro area could really use the rain.
Police in Lakeville searching for missing 13-year-old girl
Shasha Thor was last seen on July 29 and is possibly in the Brooklyn Park area, police say.
Tim Walz, Scott Jensen engage in first gubernatorial debate
The candidates debated the issues facing Minnesotans for over an hour Wednesday.
Rooftop opens Friday at new art-centered dining destination in Uptown
Introducing the newest attraction at Seven Points.
Paige Bueckers tears ACL, will miss 2022-23 season
Bueckers was hoping to move past an injury-riddled sophomore season.
Ramsey County deputy found dead inside his vehicle
The sheriff's office said no trauma nor any signs of injury were discovered in the autopsy report.
Ax-wielding man shot and killed by Rochester police identified
The officer who shot the man has also been identified by the BCA.
What Fox News' Laura Ingraham said in her Minneapolis report
The Fox News host used 2019 homicide stats in an attempt to validate her claim that Minneapolis is "still suffering" from the 2020 murder of George Floyd.
Minnesota State Fair to feature over 40 new beverages in 2022
Slushies, seltzers, beers — oh my!
City officials eye purchase of longtime downtown Savage hotel
The highway-side hotel is on the market.
More restrictions for Mpls. Occupy protesters
Hennepin County officials say due to winterizing at the Government Center plaza on Friday, OccupyMN protesters must consolidate their belongings or they will be confiscated, portable toilets will be limited to three, and overnight sleeping will be disallowed once temperatures drop below 25 degrees or a significant snowfall.
Occupy protesters plan to defy order against tents
Occupy Minnesota protesters plan to erect 99 tents at the Minneapolis plaza in defiance of a Hennepin County order. Organizers say they’ll put up the tents Wednesday and link arms around them.
Seven protesters arrested at Occupy Minnesota march in downtown Minneapolis
Officials say they arrested four males and three females outside the Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis. They are part of the ongoing protest in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York and dozens of other cities. Police say they were blocking traffic. (Photo: Graham Meyer)
City administrator wants Occupy Duluth protest out of civic center plaza
City Administrator Dave Montgomery says the plaza is not designed to be a campground and negotiations on moving the protest will begin early this week. Surprised demonstrators say it's the first they've heard of a move.
ACLU accuses county of using trespass notices to squelch Occupy protest
The American Civil Liberties Union is accusing Hennepin County officials of issuing a rash of trespass notices to force OccupyMN protesters off Government Plaza. The county denies that claim and says it has only handed out trespass notices to some individuals because of misconduct.
Hennepin County sued by Occupy Minnesota protester
Melissa Hill was the first Occupy Minnesota arrested outside the Hennepin County Government Center. The trespassing charges against her were eventually dropped. Now she's suing the county and Sheriff Rich Stanek, saying her Constitutional rights were violated.
Wall Street protests continue, despite smaller crowd
It was Day Two Saturday of OccupyMN -- a protest that condemns Wall Street corporate power and lobbyists' influence over government. About 300 protesters filled the Hennepin County Government Center plaza by late afternoon.
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