The city will pay more than $76,000 to a man who was strip searched in public and found with marijuana between his buttocks. Minneapolis' police chief says the officers involved did the right thing and will not be punished.
Here’s what the Vikings owners say about new GM Kwesi Adofo-Mensah
The Vikings announced his hiring on Wednesday night.
After 3-month delay, newest Twin Cities Raising Cane's opens
The restaurant was originally scheduled to open in October.
Armed man robs Twin Cities thrift store, flees in carjacked pickup
He pulled out a handgun shortly after chatting with the cashier about his scarf.
Gallery: Pagoda-inspired home on Lake Pepin for sale for $2M
The home has 425 feet of private shoreline on the Mississippi River.
Walz proposes legalizing marijuana in massive supplemental budget
It's among the provisions in his "Budget to Move Minnesota Forward."
Photos reveal damage from gunshots to Minneapolis snowplow
A hydraulic line and three tires were damaged in the shooting.
Minneapolis schools confirm return to in-person teaching Monday
The school district shifted to online learning almost two weeks ago as rising COVID cases led to staff and bus driver shortages.
Mineral leases for proposed Twin Metals mine near Boundary Waters canceled
A review by the DOI found "significant legal deficiencies" with the leases' 2019 renewal.
Reward to find person who left kittens to die in freezing WI cold
The cats were thrown from a vehicle, according to a witness.
Charges: Man led police on multi-city pursuit in stolen Metro Mobility bus
The bus had been left unattended with the keys inside when it was stolen.
Charges: Man fatally shot mother of his child during argument
Officers found her on the ground outside the couple's home.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, January 26
More than 15,000 new cases in today's update.
Mpls. settles strip-search lawsuit for $77K
The city agreed to pay Recardo Meeks after a federal court judge ruled last month that officers illegally searched him when they pulled down his pants and underwear in public. Meeks is currently serving time in a Moose Lake prison facility for an unrelated gun charge.
Settlement reached after discrimination claims at Lund's boat plant
Brunswick Corp. and Lund Boat Co. have agreed to pay $295,000 in back wages and interest to nearly 200 female job applicants who were rejected for entry-level positions at a Minnesota manufacturing plant. The settlement comes after a lawsuit was filed by the U.S. Department of Labor last year alleging hiring discrimination.
Minneapolis firefighter arrested after drug search at fire station
Police arrested a Minneapolis firefighter and two others after a narcotics search at the worker's fire station. Police say it's part of an ongoing investigation. The Minneapolis fire chief issued a written statement saying such actions by an individual can 'cast a shadow on the whole department.'
Hope wanes in search for Minnetonka man who plunged into river in India
Thomas Plotkin reportedly sprained his ankle and fell nearly 500 feet into a river while hiking in the Himalayas with an outdoor leadership program. A local leader says the search will continue for a few more days.
2 Duluth morning radio talk hosts disciplined over strip club comments
Two morning radio personalities on KDAL-AM radio in Duluth were disciplined last week over comments they made on air to describe a strip club. KDAL Morning Show hosts Ken Buehler and Johnny Lee Walker were apparently discussing the latter's going-away party from the station Wednesday when the missive describing the strip club was used.
Minnesotans step in to help man paddling Mississippi
North Carolina man traveling the entire Mississippi River by canoe. Ryan Emerson says someone stripped him of his supplies while he camped between Grand Rapids and Brainerd. But strangers immediately stepped in to help
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