Officials in Twin Cities area are cracking down on lawn-watering policies during the state's heat wave. KSTP-TV reports Woodbury officials issued tickets nearly 100 homeowners who broke the rules in the last week. The city doesn't allow lawn watering from 12 to 5 p.m., but kids can play in a sprinkler all day long.
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem dead at 68
His office announced he had passed away 'unexpectedly' Friday.
Zuccarello helps Wild spoil Lundqvist's retirement party
After Henrik Lundqvist's jersey was hung to the rafters, Zuccarello led a 3-2 win.
David Arquette gives shoutout to MN's F1rst Wrestling on James Corden show
The Hollywood actor wrestled at at a F1rst Wrestling show at First Avenue in early 2019.
6 charged in Black Friday mass thefts at Twin Cities Best Buys
The group stole from three Best Buy stores that afternoon, the charges say.
Thieves steal large bell from rural MN church, don't get far with it
The bell was found in a ditch with tow ropes around it.
COVID: More help coming to Minnesota hospitals, Walz says
More than 200 medical professionals are coming to help at short-staffed hospitals.
Suspect arrested after falling asleep in vehicle at rest stop
The man was sleeping in a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of an I-94 rest area.
Charges: Edina man threatened to shoot up Domino's Pizza
He claimed a delivery driver had flipped him off, the charges say.
Carvana seeking to build vehicle vending machine in Twin Cities
The online car dealership submitted a letter of intent to buy land in the metro to build a fulfillment center.
Coller: New Vikings GM Adofo-Mensah needs to be ruthless
Kwesi Adofo-Mensah needs to make some big, difficult decisions, writes Matthew Coller.
Report: Vikings to interview Giants' Patrick Graham for head coach
Graham coached with the Patriots under Bill Belichick for six years.
Woodbury appears to be less thirsty despite scorching heat
The July heat wave is proving the city's water-conservation efforts are working. So far, Woodbury officials tell the Pioneer Press water consumption is million of gallons less than the record set back in July 2007. That's despite the record breaking temperatures and about 6,300 more residents.
Heat wave raises risk of West Nile Virus
Health officials want to be generous with the bug spray during the heat wave that's settling over Minnesota. Late summer heat creates ideal conditions for the mosquitoes that carry West Nile Virus. In the Twin Cities, the mosquito control district is chemically treating 77,000 storm drains.
Twin Cities hospitals see increase in heat-related conditions
The summer heat wave sweeping through the Twin Cities and southern half of the state is resulting in more patients with heat-related conditions at the hospital. Regions Hospital emergency room physician Gary Mayeux tells KARE-TV that there's been a 15 to 20 percent increase in heat exhaustion cases in the last week.
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity welcoming 900th family
Sen. Al Franken will attend the dedication in Woodbury Saturday. The city now has more than 50 Habitat homes, twice as many as any other suburb. St. Paul and Minneapolis each have more than 250 Habitat homes.
Wisconsin dairy calves hit hardest by heat wave
More than 1,000 dairy calves throughout the Midwest have died during the past two-three weeks as a result of heat stress, officials said Friday. Half of the more than two dozen herds of dairy cows struck by the heat stress deaths are in Wisconsin.
More cities banning outdoor watering as extreme heat continues
The heat wave has caused water use in many cities to spike.
5 suburbs in Twin Cities among Best Places to Live
Eden Prairie, Woodbury, Eagan, Lakeville and Maple Grove all earned slots in the top 25 best small cities in the United States, according to Money Magazine's annual Best Place to Live list. Eden Prairie is third on the 2012 list -- the highest ranking Minnesota city.
Winona homeowners sue city over rental rules
The city says not more than 30 percent of the homes on a block can be rentals, but some homeowners say that rule is illegal and unconstitutional. They say the city is unfairly restricting what they can do with their property and not giving them equal opportunity to obtain rental licenses.
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