Rupa Shenoy Feature Archive

As tax season begins, the nonprofit AccountAbility Minnesota is reminding people to beware of predatory tax products. Filers should be wary of tax preparers offering a product called "refund anticipation checks." (01/27/2013)
Wayzata-based TCF National Bank has agreed to pay a $10 million penalty for violations of the Bank Secrecy Act. (01/26/2013)
The city of Minneapolis says the water main break that flooded a busy downtown area earlier this month cost $325,000 to repair. (01/23/2013)
Twin Cities musician Steve Kramer has died. Kramer's business partner, Bob Hest, confirmed he died in his sleep on Saturday night. (01/20/2013)
The Minnesota Wild go for their second win at home on Sunday night after beating the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Saturday. early 20,000 people filled the Xcel Energy Center to watch the Wild take the ice for the first time with new teammates Zach Parise and Ryan Suter. (01/20/2013)
The Fergus Falls High School Otters marching band will make its second consecutive inaugural parade appearance on Monday. (01/20/2013)
Forty deputies and supervisors from the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office traveled to Washington, D.C., to help protect the president during the inauguration. (01/20/2013)
Hundreds of gun rights advocates gathered on the steps of the state Capitol on Saturday to show their opposition to proposed gun control measures backed by President Barack Obama. (01/19/2013)
On the same day that thousands of people marched through Moscow to protest Russia's new law banning Americans from adopting Russian children, about a dozen Minnesota families concerned about the ban's impact met with U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday to discuss how they might be affected by the new law. (01/14/2013)
There were crowds and long lines on Saturday at a free Hennepin County Fix-It clinic, where people could bring in broken electronic appliances and have them repaired by volunteers. (01/12/2013)
The Minnesota Council on Foundations says the annual survey of its members shows there will likely be a modest increase in grant-making in the coming year. (01/07/2013)
Many downtown St. Paul businesses are watching anxiously as National Hockey League owners and the players' union each prepare to take up a proposed deal that may end this season's lockout. (01/07/2013)
Some businesses in downtown St Paul are considering calling back laid-off workers or hiring new ones after the news on Sunday that there might be a deal to end the National Hockey League lockout. (01/06/2013)
The police in Minneapolis say the city's first homicide of 2013 occurred about 3:30 a.m. Sunday. (01/06/2013)
U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., met with mental health advocates, state officials and members of law enforcement on Saturday to discuss better ways to help people with mental illness stay out of the criminal justice system. (01/05/2013)