Matt Sepic Feature Archive

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)
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid says 15 percent of Minnesota school districts that responded to a recent survey report their policies allow lunchroom staff to refuse hot meals to students who can't pay. (02/10/2014)
North St. Paul police say they are still looking for the suspect. (02/09/2014)
Deputy Public Safety Commissioner Mary Ellison says the change is meant to improve data security. (02/06/2014)
The expanded heating assistance is available to any qualifying household — not just propane users, the state Commerce Department said. (02/04/2014)
"We are grateful for the expressions of love and support we have received. Joan was greatly loved by many. We will miss her dearly," said former Vice President Walter Mondale of his late wife. (02/04/2014)
The price of propane in the Midwest has skyrocketed this winter because of high demand and changes to the pipeline delivery system. (02/02/2014)
As thousands of Minnesotans struggle with the price of the propane used to heat their homes and businesses, politicians at the state and federal levels are boosting aid to hard-hit residents and pressuring industry to try to end the propane shortage. (01/31/2014)