The city is pledging to do a better job of informing people of their rights after the Star Tribune reported that nearly $250,000 in proceeds from auctions of impounded vehicles went to the city's coffers rather than the owners' pockets.
St. Louis County set to declare state of emergency ahead of peak flood levels
Volunteers are urgently needed for sandbagging efforts in a small community near Voyageurs National Park.
Brothers Bar & Grill closes in downtown Minneapolis
The Midwest chain closed its St. Cloud location in 2018.
Licensed physician Ken Jeong to do standup in MN this September
The licensed physician will take the stage at Treasure Island Resort and Casino on Sept. 30.
Osseo PD says officer did not pursue suspect who caused fatal crash
The crash happened in Brooklyn Park early Sunday morning.
Suspect arrested after 3 family members stabbed in Albert Lea
The three victims are related, according to police.
50,000 gallons of toilet wastewater leaks into Twin Cities lake
You may want to avoid this body of water.
Evidence that omicron strains BA.4 and BA.5 are in Minnesota
The European CDC has warned of a possible significant summer surge fueled by the omicron subvariants.
Hastings man charged for driving drunk with 2-year-old in vehicle
Matthew Quade's BAC was almost five times over the legal limit when police pulled him over last week.
Arrest made after person shot at Hopkins apartment building
Police say this was an isolated incident and that the victim and suspect knew each other.
BA.2.12.1 omicron subvariant quickly becoming dominant in MN
Experts say the subvariant is more transmissible but there is not evidence to suggest it causes more severe disease.
Teen paddle boarders rescued after 'abrupt wind change' on Lake Superior
The rescue happened off Park Point Beach Saturday.
St. Paul sells people's towed cars, keeps the money
The city's impound lot auctions off cars after they go unclaimed for 15 days. This year the city kept $237,000 of that money that should have gone to the vehicles' owners.
Minneapolis may share auction profits with former owners of impounded cars
Former owners of impounded cars auctioned off by the city of Minneapolis will likely be compensated with profits from the sales, the Star Tribune reports. The action stems from a report by the publication nearly a year ago where a car owner revealed he did not receive profits from the sale of his impounded car -- even though state law stated he was entitled to the proceeds.
City of St. Paul impounds 20-foot cow
The Pioneer Press reports city police found an enormous fiberglass cow bolted to a trailer and abandoned in the street, so they hauled it into the impound lot. The owner, whoever that may be, has a right to reclaim it, but the trailer isn't registered. If no one claims the cow, the city will auction it.
Remains of St. Paul watchmaking program go to auction
Until December, the St. Paul College classroom housed one of the oldest watchmaking and repair programs in the country – and one of only a handful that remain. On the heels of losing funding from luxury watchmaker Rolex, the program has sent off its last graduating class. Now, gauges, lathes, cleaning equipment, loupes and watch parts all are on sale in an auction that's drawing international interest.
Historian says Ford should spare St. Paul buildings slated for demolition
An architectural historian writing a book about the Twin Cities assembly plant says Ford Motor should hold off on tearing down some of the buildings, including its original factory built in 1925, so they can be reused.
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