Organizers of the Northern Lights Express say they're disappointed Anoka County is pulling out of the rail line between Duluth and the Twin Cities. But they say it won't kill the project. Plans call for engineering work to begin this summer.
K-9 search leads to $36K fentanyl seizure during traffic stop
A traffic stop was made after the vehicle was seen speeding through the area.
Gov. Walz reacts to Tuesday death of Mankato West student
The governor is a former geography teacher at the high school.
Teen pleads guilty to Minneapolis carjacking, admits to others
The man was yanked out of the vehicle by witnesses before fleeing the scene.
Three plead guilty to roles in murder on Red Lake Reservation
The 2019 murder left another person seriously injured.
Sheriff: Heifer shot and butchered on farmer's pasture near Aitkin
Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to call the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman at gunpoint, forced her to withdraw $1,500
The 56-year-old suspect is accused of forcing the woman to the Seward neighborhood in Minneapolis.
Police arrest suspect in Oakdale after 10-hour standoff
The standoff with police lasted over 10 hours Friday.
Oldest canoe ever found in Great Lakes region excavated in Wisconsin
The boat was recovered in Lake Mendota on Thursday.
5 Minnesota cities to visit for the best of fall colors
Time it right and you can make multiple trips across the fall.
Without hydrants, 8 fire departments fight blaze near Shakopee
The building and its contents are a total loss.
Minnesota brewpub to bring seasonal eatery to south metro park
The park will undergo a full redesign next year.
Helicopters to help map route of possible Duluth-Twin Cities express rail line
To backers of the Northern Lights Express scouting a route is a concrete step toward the rail line. They want to settle on a route safe for trains that will travel 110 mph. Meanwhile, an environmental study of the proposed line is expected in four to six months.
Cravaack speaks out against Northern Lights high speed rail project
Cravaack says the federal government needs to fix its aging roadways before spending money on rail transportation. The Northern Lights Express project was recently awarded a $5 million federal grant to put together a development plan.
MN Senate blocks plan for high-speed rail between Twin Cities-Duluth
The Northern Lights Express project would have provided rail service between Minneapolis and Duluth, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
UMD pulls out of Duluth's public service campaign on race
The Un-Fair Campaign aims to promote a dialogue on race in Duluth by focusing on privileges afforded to white residents. The University of Minnesota-Duluth is among 18 partners that put together the campaign. But the university is pulling out, saying the campaign is divisive and has alienated people.
Twin Cities light rail gets new name and logo
The Met Council is rebranding the light rail system, which will be known as "Metro" once the Central Corridor starts up. Minnesota Public Radio says the Hiawatha line will be the "blue line." The Central Corridor will be the "green line." And the up-and-coming bus rapid transit routes on 35W and Cedar Avenue will be the orange and red lines.
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