The city’s recycling program requires residents to separate recyclables into separate bags. That has led to an 18 percent recycling rate in Minneapolis, well below the national average and stagnating, according to a city study. A move to single sort could improve the city's recycling rate and reduce costs.
Boys aged 12 and 14 arrested after fleeing police in stolen car
The two boys were charged with felony fleeing in a motor vehicle and receiving stolen property.
Heavy snow brings multiple crashes to southern Minnesota roads
The snowfall is expected to end sometime Friday morning.
Internet providers to get $100M to expand coverage across Minnesota
Gov. Tim Walz says it's the largest single investment in broadband infrastructure in the state's history.
Charges: Man left knife tucked in bathroom stall inside high school
The 42-year-old entered the bathroom Tuesday morning and left 15 minutes later.
Woman fatally shot in Minneapolis; 23-year-old arrested
The woman in her 20s died at the scene.
Twin Cities liquor store worker offers shoes off her feet to unhoused man
The man asked for boxes to use as makeshift shoes before the woman offered hers.
St. Paul PD releases footage showing fatal police shooting of Howard Johnson
The 24-year-old died after being shot by a St. Paul officer Monday night.
Minnesota's COVID update for the week ending Tuesday, Dec. 6
Minnesota's weekly COVID data has been released.
Want to buy a hotel? Minneapolis' biggest is going up for auction
The building is in foreclosure.
22 dogs taken in by Animal Humane Society from shuttered breeder
The dogs were taken in after a report stated there were too many on a single property.
Latest on the 2 snowstorms set to impact Minnesota
The first arrives Thursday night into Friday before a bigger system comes next week.
Minneapolis committee votes to implement single-sort recycling
The city’s new director of solid waste and recycling services says residents could be wheeling out one big cart with all of their recyclables as soon as this winter. The new system could help improve the city’s recycling rate and reduce costs.
Study finds Minneapolis great dating city for bald, single men
If you're a bald, single man in Minneapolis, you may be catching the attention of single women. A new study by OurTime.com, an online dating site for singles aged 50-plus, ranked Minneapolis fourth on the list of top 10 hot spots for bald men.
Three minors killed in single-car crash
Three Wisconsin teens are dead after a single-vehicle crash Tuesday night. The Eau Claire County Sheriff's Department told the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, the car was traveling at a high rate of speed when it crashed. Two other minors were injured. A toxicology test will be conducted on the driver, but alcohol is not suspected.
Best Buy will now recycle your old electronics for free
Richfield-based Best Buy is eliminating its $10 recycling fee for old electronics. The free-recycling offer is available at all Best Buy big-box locations. The company says it collected 83 million pounds of electronics last year.
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