The Star Tribune's Mike Kaszuba says the negotiations over the TCF Bank stadium lease for two Vikings seasons was more than just a Coke vs. Pepsi dispute.
The bridge will be closed only Saturday, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., from Concord Street to West 7th Street. Drivers will be directed to use Interstate 494, U.S. 61 and Interstate 94 instead.
Two University of St. Thomas students were reportedly getting out of a cab early Sunday morning in the 1900 block of Grand Avenue. A man and a woman, both 22, were struck by a car that fled without stopping.
The rally stopped traffic on University Avenue and ended with a sit-in at the intersection of University and Snelling Avenues.
Shezanne Cassim went to high school in Woodbury and attended the University of Minnesota. Cassim is awaiting sentencing after a brief trial earlier this year.
Chad Michael Geyen was arraigned Wednesday morning on three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and is being held in the Anoka County jail. Police say he molested four boys — two who are now adults and two others now ages 8 and 11.
Lines will be longer than usual for travelers this Thanksgiving, airport officials say, but two additional security checkpoints at the Humphrey Terminal could help alleviate some of the congestion.
Firefighters quickly contained a fire at the Macy's store in Ridgedale Center in Minnetonka on Tuesday. The store had to be evacuated.
A crew of a dozen construction workers walked into the Metrodome this morning before dawn, the first workers on the first day of work on what will be the new Vikings stadium in downtown Minneapolis.
Gov. Mark Dayton is defending plans to order structural steel for the new Vikings stadium from Luxembourg.
The owners of Block E say they have a letter of intent to host a "world class training facility" for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx teams at the mixed-use retail development space considered by many to be an eyesore.
St. Paul police have found the car they suspect was driven in a Sunday morning hit-and-run accident that critically injured two people.
Minneapolis police say the shooting was reported just after 1:30 a.m. after someone outside fired into the La Que Buena restaurant on East Lake Street, near Bloomington Avenue.
The Minnesota Vikings owners say they will increase their contribution to the new stadium by tens of millions of dollars above and beyond the $477 million they originally pledged to the project to $516 million.
Two children died and three others remain in the hospital after emergency crews pulled them from the submerged 1998 Pontiac Grand Am following the crash at highways 100 and 7.