Despite a drop in foreclosures in the Twin Cities last year, 2012 will not likely be the year that the housing crisis winds down. The Star Tribune reports that a moratorium on processing new foreclosures has ended, which will likely increase the number of local foreclosures processed in the coming year.
2 Park Nicollet employees convicted of embezzling $500,000
The pair worked at a CPAP clinic in St. Louis Park.
No Jingle Ball this year? Twin Cities left off iHeartRadio holiday tour
The annual touring event usually visits the Xcel Energy Center.
Target gives first look at some of its Deal Days discounts
The Minneapolis retailer is holding its Deal Days event earlier than ever, in an attempt to drive sales after a turbulent year.
Man dies after crashing truck into western Wisconsin lake
The victim was unable to make it to shore despite being able to get out of his truck.
Sheriff: Man who didn't return to campsite died in ATV crash
It happened at the Foothills State Forest and Spider Lake ATV Recreation Area
Chinese billionaire settles lawsuit over alleged rape in Minneapolis
The tech billionaire was accused of sexually assaulting a University of Minnesota student in 2018.
Frontline worker payments: Over a million Minnesotans to get $487.45
Gov. Tim Walz says the payments will start going out on Wednesday.
Ed Sheeran to bring North America stadium tour to Minneapolis
It's the second show announced for the Vikings stadium in 2023.
GOP candidate Kim Crockett won't commit to accepting election result
Crockett has been a proponent of conspiracy theories regarding the 2020 presidential election.
Charges: Man carjacked father, daughter as they loaded groceries outside Cub
The father grappled with the suspect after he had pointed a gun at his daughter.
Pilot, brother and sister killed when plane crashed into house are ID'd
The plane crashed into a house in Hermantown, Minnesota.
Rolled semi, livestock on freeway interchange in Woodbury
Traffic cameras showed what appeared to be hogs on the side of the road.
Minnesota foreclosures down 19 percent last year, but 2012 spike looms
A dip in foreclosures in 2011 may be an aberration. One expert says lenders just fell behind in processing them and are likely to work through the backlog during 2012.
Foreclosures are down in Minnesota, but the good news may not last
MPR reports one in every 336 homes was in default, repossession or scheduled for auction in the third quarter of this year. That could be a sign of more foreclosures to come.
Anti-foreclosure group reports progress
Organizers with the group Occupy Homes say their efforts to help homeowners fight foreclosure are showing signs of success, MPR reports. The group's staged sit-ins at foreclosed properties have led to 40 arrests, including local rapper Brother Ali outside a Minneapolis home last month.
Settlement keeps St. Paul Urban League out of foreclosure
It’s been a half-year long court battle, but on Friday an agreement was made to keep the St. Paul Urban League building on Selby Avenue out of foreclosure, WCCO reports. The agreement brings hope to reestablish the league, after a bitter dispute over the direction of the nonprofit through the bruising economy of the last four years.
Report finds Minnesota struggling to gain ground against foreclosures
A report from the McKnight Foundation finds the number of foreclosures prevented by housing agencies and advocacy groups is going up. But not quite as fast as the number of foreclosures.
Minn. foreclosures drop 15% in first half of 2012
Minnesota home foreclosures fell below 10,000 for the first time since 2007, according to a report published by the Minnesota Homeownership Center. The Pioneer Press reports there were 9,565 foreclosures statewide in the first six-months of 2012.
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