Just over a week after parts of the St. Paul Central Library got drenched in a water mishap, the library is dry enough to resume business. The library director said a custodian left a sink faucet running overnight after a shift July 6, and workers found water pooling on a large section of the third floor the next day.
3 at trauma centers in critical condition after rural MN attack
Two victims and the alleged attacker are in critical condition.
Neighborhood 'grinch' sends letter to Burnsville family over holiday lights
A Burnsville family's holiday decorations were the subject of an anonymous complaint.
Anthropologie shutters Grand Avenue store, opening planned for Rosedale Center
The popular holiday shopping weekend marked the last for customers of the Grand Avenue store.
Charges: Minnesota woman tortured her kids, removed boy's blood
Warning: This story contains upsetting content.
Will narrow band of 6+ inches of snow hit Twin Cities Tuesday?
The NWS says a band of 6+ inches is looking likely. It's now a matter of where.
Siblings, ages 19 and 14, killed in crash on icy MN highway
The crash happened around 1:15 a.m. Saturday in Carlton County.
Man sentenced for fatally striking woman during Uptown protest
Nicholas Kraus, 36, of St. Paul drove into a protest in Uptown last year, killing Deona Marie Knajdek.
Fleeing suspect crashes into vehicle in Woodbury, 2 injured
The crash occurred Friday afternoon after a pursuit with Woodbury police.
Yes, that's MN native Jenny Taft in a State Farm commercial
Jenny Taft got her broadcasting career started in Minneapolis in 2011.
23-year-old woman critical after shooting in Plymouth
A 23-year-old woman was shot Friday night in Plymouth.
2 MN towns among most 'magical' winter locations in the country
The list was compiled by Trips Discover and published earlier this month.
Flood waters recede; drenched state to get more rain
Streets were flooded and homes were being evacuated in Cannon Falls, and sections of southeast Minnesota are under a flood warning Friday. More rain is on the way through next week.
West St. Paul lifts drinking water ban
The advisory warning residents of West St. Paul against drinking tap water from the city system was lifted Wednesday after tests revealed no harmful bacteria in the system. The advisory was issued Tuesday after a power outage caused by early-morning storms dropped pressure to a level low enough to allow the intrusion of bacteria.
Rural areas considering how to deliver library services in a post-Bookmobile age
Beltrami County - like other rural areas around Minnesota - has decided the venerable old bookmobile is no longer the most cost-effective way to provide library services to residents far from any brick-and-mortar library. OK, then what is? There's not exactly any consensus on that yet.
Police shoot bear in Dayton's Bluff area of St. Paul
Police responded Saturday night after getting calls of a bear sighting in the residential area. Police shot and killed the animal between Interstate 94 and the Mississippi River.
Despite dry topsoil, flood threat remains in Red River Valley
Beneath that dry topsoil the ground remains saturated. It would take a dry winter and spring to really reduce next year's flood chances.
Minnesota cities are cutting back on library services
Financially squeezed cities generally try to avoid cutting back on public safety. That means many turn to libraries, where shorter hours, fewer staff, and smaller acquisitions budgets are becoming common.
Blow-dry bars get hot in Minnesota
Blow-dry bars, a salon service already popular on the coasts, are making their way to Minnesota. Four will pop up in the metro in the next few weeks, providing affordable options for a luxury once reserved for Hollywood's elite -- immaculately styled hair on a regular basis.
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