Bakery owner Robert Dubuc is resurrecting Bread, Coffee & Cake in Mendota Heights, about 10 minutes from the St. Paul spot where a boulder "the size of two vans" fell on the roof and destroyed the original bakery about a year ago.
Fire departments decry drivers running over hoses, endangering crews
It happened in two separate Northland cities this week.
All Energy Solar reaches growth milestones with higher goals yet for 2022
Minnesota solar company continues to thrive through building a strong workforce
Authorities ID family found frozen to death at MN-Canada border
They're still trying to unravel how they got there and who might have helped them.
Mayo Clinic specialist: 'The omicron surge is not over'
Experts expect a rapid decline over the next month followed a period of calm.
Charges: Man in stolen Jeep leads police on 110 mph chase
He crashed into a light post near the Capitol and then fled on foot, the complaint says.
Puppy in back of stolen Audi found, reunited with owner
The 4 1/2-month-old bullmastiff had been missing more than a week.
WI's best 'hole-in-the-wall' diner is Guy Fieri-approved
Come for the "garbage pile," stay for ... even more breakfast food.
Minnesota's pre-pro women's soccer team unveils name, logo
The new name and look was unveiled after community owners voted on a winner.
21 people charged in connection to drug trafficking in northern MN
Police say the organization sold more than 10 pounds of heroin and fentanyl in northern Minnesota.
MN's 'best hole-in-the-wall diner' is, sadly, currently closed
MSN recently published its pick for best diner in each state.
MN apartment complex loses heat, nearly 150 residents evacuated
A boiler problem caused the heating issue.
St. Paul baker promises new location will be free of 'falling debris of any kind'
The Pioneer Press reports former Bread, Coffee & Cake owner Robert Dubuc is trying again in a new location. The old place, which was backed up against a bluff near the Wabasha caves, was randomly destroyed by a 20-foot boulder one morning.
Bakery raises $3K for officer Schneider fund
The Hanisch Bakery and Coffee shop in Red Wing raised the money by selling $2 Blue Ribbon #208 cookies last month. KSTP reports all the proceeds will benefit the family of fallen Lake City Police officer Shawn Schneider. He died December 30 after being shot in the head while responding to a domestic disturbance.
Air conditioner thefts on rise, but not because of rise in heat
The heat apparently has little to do with the increase in air conditioner thefts in the metro area this spring. WCCO-TV reports that AC units are being looted for the copper and aluminum components contained within. Since Jan. 1, more than 100 units have been reported stolen, with more than 15 looted in May alone.
Gun incidents fast on the rise in St. Paul
In the first five months of this year, gun incident reports were up 65 percent, compared with the average for the same period between 2008 and 2010, a Pioneer Press analysis found. Reports of shots fired and aggravated assaults involving guns over the winter months were double of what has been typical. Law enforcement officials and community members are gathering to talk about gun violence issues Thursday.
1 dead after Woodbury standoff, hostage situation
Police say a man died in an early-morning shooting and hostage situation Friday in Woodbury, KARE 11 reports. Police were called to the Red Roof Inn off Valley Creek Road and Interstate 494 at about 1:30 a.m. Friday on a report of multiple shots fired. Officers scramabled to evacuate the hotel, then negotiated with the alleged gunman, who was holding as many as nine hostages, according to initial reports. After about four hours, he was taken into custody.
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