The two new solar-powered stations allow drivers to recharge the batteries that power their electric cars. They bring the number of power-charging stations in St. Paul to 18. The city is also adding three electric vehicles to its fleet.
Motorcyclist, 59, killed after losing control on right curve
The Harley Davidson rider was thrown from his bike.
Minnesota's 2022 legislative session: What's happening?
A list of items agreed upon and yet to reach any bipartisan agreement in the latest legislative session.
Water main break floods 40-45 homes in St. Louis Park
The city says the rupture happened on Minnetonka Boulevard.
Charges: 6-year-old Eli Hart shot up to 9 times by his mother
The 28-year-old is facing 2nd-degree murder charges.
Former WCCO Radio host Dave Lee moves into podcasts
His new podcast, called 'My First Concert,' launched last week.
Tow boat collides with Mississippi River lock and dam in Alma, WI
The crash remains under investigation by the United States Coast Guard.
Police: Man in minivan approached kids, claimed he was former principal
Investigators say children were approached by a man in a white minivan who falsely claimed he'd been a local school principal.
Police: 2 people shot, 1 fatally over the weekend in La Crosse
Officers arrived to the scene and found one person suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Wisconsin couple fight, kill bear that broke into their home
The incident happened last week in north-central Wisconsin.
USS Minneapolis-St. Paul officially launched in Duluth ceremony
It's the first U.S. Navy ship to be commissioned in Minnesota.
Dakota Electric pitches pilot program for charging electric cars
A Twin Cities power company is proposing the state's first pilot program specifically designed for charging electric cars. Dakota Electric Association, a utility co-op that serves customers in Dakota, Goodhue, Scott and Rice counties, has come up with a pricing plan tailored for in-home charging stations that offers low electric rates at night when the power demand is low.
Twin Cities plan for electric-car fuel stations
The Twin Cities are among metro-area leaders when it comes to planning for the growth of electric vehicles, Midwest Energy News reports. Cities are grappling with questions about where to put charging stations, how to handle zoning and permits, and how to create a consistent experience for users.
Don't be shocked by the surge of state employees in electric cars
Minnesota's fleet of state-owned cars is getting more electric.
Twin Cities launch new electric vehicle car-share program
It's the largest publicly owned, renewably powered community EV initiative in the U.S.
Car plunges into lake in St. Paul
Dispatchers received a call at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday from a witness who reported seeing two men drive a car into Loeb Lake at Marydale Park in St. Paul and then run from the scene. Ramsey County Sheriff's deputies are using an underwater camera to search the vehicle.
Polaris betting on small, electric vehicles
Polaris Industries Inc. has set a lofty goal of building a $1 billion business by 2018 with a new fleet of small electric and electric-hybrid cars and trucks. The vehicles feature a 5- or 7-horsepower motor and go about 25 miles per hour, the Business Journal reports (with slideshow).
St. Paul sells people's towed cars, keeps the money
The city's impound lot auctions off cars after they go unclaimed for 15 days. This year the city kept $237,000 of that money that should have gone to the vehicles' owners.
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