The city is happy for the help after some furry friends began clearing trees along a river bank. The Army Corps of Engineers had already asked the city to remove the trees because the roots could destabilize an earthen flood dike nearby. The Free Press says a single beaver can fell hundreds of trees in a year.
Hopkins suffers rare loss to No. 1 ranked Sidwell Friends
The Royals held their own in a battle of the nation's best.
Charges: 2 teens responsible for violent carjacking spree across Twin Cities
They face a combined 31 felony counts, all tied to carjackings and related crimes.
MN rep. says he was 'assaulted' at activist group's public meeting
The Republican said a man grabbed his arms and yanked him from the room.
What were the 'bizarre things' seen in Minnesota's sky?
The mysterious streaks were not UFOs and they weren't pieces of an asteroid.
Mel Kiper Jr. has Vikings taking a cornerback in his first mock draft
Mike Zimmer may be gone, but the tradition lives on.
Free COVID testing site to open in St. Paul for 3 weeks
The federal testing site comes as demand for testing remains high.
MN TikToker accused of faking federal agent life pleads guilty
He told his 10,000 followers he was a Homeland Security agent — authorities say it was a lie.
Report: Vikings request second interview with 2 GM candidates
Ryan Poles of the Chiefs and Kwesi Adofo-Mensah of the Browns.
Hopkins takes on No. 1 team in the country on ESPNU Friday
The game will feature a pair of top recruits in the Class of 2022.
Educators in Minneapolis, St. Paul could strike amid contract negotiations
Teachers and support staff are demanding smaller class sizes, mental health support and better pay.
MN mayor in hot water for hawking $400M underwater hotel plan
The city council called a special meeting to discuss the mayor's public comments.
Mankato State students join Chick-fil-A protest over gay marriage stand
Minnesota State University, Mankato students have joined the protest against Chick-fil-A after the president of the restaurant chain publicly made a stand against gay marriage. The students have started a petition to have the fast food eatery removed from campus.
Hundreds of trees to be replaced after fatal North Minneapolis tornado
The nonprofit group Tree Trust is helping residents replace the hundreds of trees destroyed by the storm. City inspectors are still working to determine how many homes remain unrepaired so they can help those homeowners before winter sets in.
Children's Museum announces plans for Mankato
The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota plans to build a permanent home in downtown Mankato, but still needs to raise more than $2 million. So far, the Mankato Free Press reports nearly $1.7 million has been pledged for the $4 million structure. Executive Director Peter Olson has asked the City Council for $250,000 to buy a piece of property next to the Blue Earth County Library. Olson claims the museum would have an annual economic impact of $5 million.
Tree branch falls on tent in Mankato, killing 4-year-old girl
The tree branch fell at approximately 2:30 a.m.
Mankato considers eliminating police, fire panel
The Mankato City Council is expected to vote Monday on whether to eliminate the Joint Civil Service Commission, the Mankato Free Press reports. A city staff report argues the three-member body that controls employment, promotion and discipline of police and firefighters is "redundant and inefficient" because of employment laws, union protections and the city’s own policies.
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