Voter ID may be a dead issue, but the state's leading pro-voter ID group lives on -- barely.SEE ALSO: Minnesota Majority's Dan McGrath on voter ID failure: "Voter fraud likely played a role"Last Tuesday, Minnesota Majority announced it needed to raise $20,000 before the week was through to stay aliv ... More >>
Last night, there was a running of the bulls at the Dakota County Fair. But unfortunately, the event wasn't on the fair's calendar.SEE ALSO: Freeborn County Fair worker gives birth in bathroom near the Cattle Barn Around 8:15 p.m., a bull broke loose from a rodeo event and made a mad dash through a ... More >>
Homemade food is all the rage these days, with everything from basement breweries to kimchi-making in the kitchen. However, sometimes the goods don't turn out as well as expected. Yesterday, the Minnesota Department of Health revealed that more than two dozen people in Minneapolis have gotten sick f ... More >>
Last spring, law enforcement officials in Hennepin, Anoka, and Ramsey counties went public with concerns about a dramatic uptick in heroin use in the Twin Cities. It turns out a good portion of the metro area's supply may have been riding around in the car Apple Valley police found Warren Comeaux in ... More >>
Some people just refuse to learn lessons, apparently. SEE ALSO:-- Woman cited for driving in MnPASS lane with hipster-looking mannequin as passenger [PHOTO]-- Urinal Cake Man: Strangest anti-drunk driving campaign ever?Abdul Khalid Hakeem Malik-El, also known as Keith Edward Montgomery, was pulled o ... More >>
There's a new flu strain in Minnesota that people acquire through contact with pigs. But you don't necessarily have to cancel your trip to the upcoming State Fair, because this flu is apparently mild.
Three members of the Final Exit Network were booked in Dakota County yesterday for their role in the alleged 2007 suicide of an Apple Valley woman. A fourth defendant, Jerry D. Dincin, didn't appear because he is reportedly dying. Dr. Lawrence D. Egbert, Thomas Goodwin, Roberta Massey and Jerry Din ... More >>
Last month, we told you about a locker-room photo scandal at Lakeville's Century Middle School, where dozens of students were suspended after an inappropriate cell phone photo of a student was widely shared. Today, Dakota County prosecutors filed charges. Three students -- two boys and a girl -- wer ... More >>
Last week, we told you about Dakota County middle schoolers that got themselves suspended because of smartphone-snapped inappropriate photos. This week, another Dakota County sex scandal has emerged, this one suggesting teachers are equally capable of landing themselves in some very hot water for us ... More >>
A former St. Paul nurse was sentenced to four years of probation Wednesday for stealing Vicodin from patients at an assisted-living facility. The sentencing comes just one week after a new report that indicates medical drug thefts in Minnesota have spun out of control in the past six years, releas ... More >>
Dakota County officials apparently aren't fans of this design -- they want their buses to be red.Yellow and blue with red trim, or red and blue with yellow trim? This is the intractable issue confronting policy makers on the Met Council and in Dakota County.You see, the Met Council wants the colo ... More >>
Timothy CarsonTimothy Carson, the former Marine and Minneapolis cop turned robber, has pleaded guilty to a last round of crimes: Five counts of first-degree aggravated robbery and two counts of first-degree attempted aggravated robbery, in Dakota County.
This weekend put on your kilt and head North to Farmington to celebrate all things Scottish at the 7th Annual Minnesota Scottish Fair. There will be shepherding, bagpipes a-piping, and a Celtic parade, not to mention Scottish eggs, and haggis. There is also a family tent, with lots of fun ... More >>
Brandon Michael Iams, 17, has been charged with careless driving inthe crash that killed three people two weeks before Christmas.
His parents had tried unsuccessfully for years to get him psychiatric help.
Timothy Edward Carson is also suspected of being involved in four other robberies near his Dakota County home.
He's still going to prison for a year for one of the three robberies, which took place in Dakota County
Former Burnsville Boy Scout troop leader Peter Robert Stibal now faces seven felony counts.
By the time you've called an ex-boyfriend 3,482 times in just six weeks and been in trouble five other times since 2000 for harassing calls to him, maybe it's time to realize this man is not worth your time.
It's one thing to have your townhouse start on fire, but even worse when the cops find your entire weed growing operation and determine it caused the fire in the first place.
Beware of the ticks. The evil little creatures have killed one child and sickened two other people.
An Apple Valley woman blames United Noodles, Cub Foods, and Supervalu for cuts she got from a jar of minced ginger.
An Inver Grove Heights man faces several felony charges after he allegedly entered a neighbor's home and licked the 11-year-old boy's belly button at knife point.
Thursday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
When police went to a Burnsville motel expecting to bust two suspects with all sorts of fun drugs, their mission turned more into an undergarment raid.
A gang of cleaning-supply salesmen make a mess at a local hotel
Garrison Keillor pulls an Ann Coulter in his latest homespun column
Tony Tran and Laura Xiong started out as small-time gamblers. Then they became lovers. And then her husband turned up murdered.
A report lets Fairview off the hook in the Miles case.
Rural and suburban communities have resisted housing sex offenders. A new program aims to change that.
Meth use and harsher sentences are putting more Minnesotans in prison
Inver Grove Heights tries to turn one of its last farms into a subdivision
When Cleotha Howard moved to the suburbs, she imagined a world far away from the street gangs of north Minneapolis. She never dreamed her youngest son would be murdered.
How the power of faith is fueling the revitalization of Catholic education