Palestinian advocates have filed a lawsuit claiming it's illegal for Minnesota to hold Israeli bonds because Israel violates international law in its treatment of Palestinians. Governor Dayton says the group is entitled to disagree with the investment, but he says calling it illegal is not responsible.
Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner
"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.
Man found yelling for help after being shot in Minneapolis
The shooting occurred on the 800 block of Elwood Avenue North at around 9:15 p.m.
Minneapolis North principal says she was fired, district says otherwise
“MPS requires schools to follow protocols in times like that and I did not,” Friestleben said.
UPDATE: Body found in vehicle trunk in Mound is that of a boy
Police say two people are in custody.
Brave New Workshop cancels shows due to COVID-19 cases
The shows were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.
Body of missing U of M student found in Mississippi River
Austin Retterath was last seen alive in the morning hours of May 8.
Summer mural events to bring together community, shine light on MN artists
The 2022 Chroma Zone Mural & Art Festival will take place this weekend in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone, with ensuing events happening this summer.
Gallery: Remodeled lakeside home in Prior Lake on market for $2.8M
It offers privacy at the end of a dead-end road fronting onto Lower Prior Lake.
Carjacking outside ice arena in Golden Valley under investigation
Golden Valley PD confirmed it received a report of a carjacking Monday evening.
Signs that MN Legislature could move to loosen liquor laws
A provision was approved by a legislature committee on Thursday but still awaits a final decision from the House and Senate.
U.S. Bank Stadium looking to hire 400 part-time workers
A hiring fair will be held for the positions.
Delta Air Lines investing in Minnesota
The Atlanta-based airline says the Twin Cities is a key part of its operations. Delta's senior vice president of Minnesota operations told the Star Tribune the airline is investing more than $3 million in new equipment at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Delta already employs 12,000 people in Minnesota and plans to add 400 positions in June.
State sells $769M in bonds for building, road projects
The bonds were sold at a historic low interest rate of 2.82 percent. The sale now brings the state’s bond debt total just under $6 million.
Labor board rejects claim by Crystal Sugar workers
The board says American Crystal offered several contracts before the lockout that made significant strides towards a compromise with the workers' union. The union plans to appeal the board's ruling.
Mary Franson rejects call to step down: 'I have gotten great support'
Rep. Mary Franson offered her third apology but says she won't step down after posting a YouTube video that sparked an outcry from liberal groups. In the video, Franson says it's ironic that a federal program is proud to distribute its greatest ever number of food stamps while the park service is asking us "to pelase not feed the animals, because the animals might grow dependent and not learn to take care of themselves."
Immigrants protest Wells Fargo investments in for-profit detention
Somalis and Latinos rallied in Minneapolis to protest the bank's donations to anti-immigrant lawmakers and investments in for-profit prisons that detain immigrants.
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