Matt Sepic Feature Archive

The three allegedly bought food stamp cards from homeless people for 50 cents on the dollar and then purchased more than $11,000 worth of non-perishable items such as soda pop and ramen noodles, which they shipped to Liberia. (03/05/2014)
According to the report, the unnamed resident at St. Benedict's Senior Community died in June after becoming dizzy and unresponsive in the dining room. (03/05/2014)
Even though this winter's harsh weather has been tough on some people's bank accounts, others have benefited. So the nasty winter isn't having much of an effect on Minnesota's overall economy. (03/04/2014)
The Buddhist spiritual leader also gave the keynote address at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum in Minneapolis on Saturday. (03/02/2014)
The district and the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers reached the agreement after what they said were "three consecutive days of productive talks." (03/02/2014)
Because of this year's spike in propane prices, Democrats say they plan to fast-track the measure during the 2014 legislative session, which begins tomorrow. (02/24/2014)
City officials put the ban in place Sunday morning. There is no parking on the even side of non-snow emergency routes. Cars parked on the even side risk tagging and towing. (02/24/2014)
A federal judge is refusing to throw out a lawsuit challenging Minnesota's treatment system for sex offenders and again suggesting he might scrap the whole program. (02/21/2014)
Residents of the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood in Minneapolis turned out in large numbers on Wednesday night for a do-over of a precinct caucus that ended in chaos two weeks ago. (02/20/2014)
In a statement, the archdiocese said it's appealing the order because it's overly broad, and disclosure of the names -- even under seal -- could harm priests who've been accused falsely. (02/18/2014)
Mourners sang, prayed and vowed to support the children's father, Troy Lewis, and two surviving children, who are hospitalized for their injuries. (02/15/2014)
A key sticking point remains in lining up final support for the Southwest light rail line linking downtown Minneapolis and Eden Prairie: What to do with the freight rail tracks that are along the proposed route. One idea calls for moving those freight trains to St. Louis Park. But some residents opposed to that notion were out in force Wednesday night. (02/13/2014)
The caucus last week in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood drew a large crowd. School board member Mohamud Noor is challenging State Rep. Phyllis Kahn. (02/11/2014)
Authorities have filed charges against a 14-year-old boy who allegedly stole a school bus in Roseville Monday. (02/11/2014)
Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman says BP received more than $25 million from the state's Petrofund between 1988 and 2012 for decontamination work at 1,407 service stations. (02/10/2014)