Haj said he believes the theater can find a balance between performing classic productions and producing new work. He takes over in July.
Developers are hoping to start construction by February 2016, although that date depends on how long the approval process takes.
The winter storm continues to pose problems on the road as snow covers slick roads across Minnesota.
Firefighters rescued a 4-foot python after a Cottage Grove home caught fire on Monday night.
A Minneapolis woman who pleaded guilty to attempted murder for running down a man with her car after a night out at a bar was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison.
The bus aims to close gaps in the food system by tailoring the groceries it sells to the needs of specific communities -- and bringing the store to them.
David Winters died of a self-inflicted gunshot and was dead when officers entered the Jordan, Minn., home where he was hiding, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek said Wednesday.
The Fairview Board of Directors announced Tuesday that Rulon Stacey's final work day at the Minneapolis-based company will be March 1.
Authorities are still searching for two people who went missing this weekend during an ice fishing trip at Lake Benton in southwest Minnesota.
As some law enforcement agencies across the state start to outfit officers with body cameras, a debate has arisen about how much of the footage should be available to the public.
Hennepin County authorities are searching for a suspect connected to a shootout with police Tuesday. The incident triggered a manhunt that led to searches of a St. Louis Park Byerly's and an Edina neighborhood.
Chickens are getting some serious political attention in Minneapolis -- and it's more than mindless squawking.
Raymond Kmetz was prohibited by state law from possessing the shotgun used in the shooting, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek said Wednesday. Kmetz bought ammo the day of the shooting.
If the proposal is approved, construction could start as early as August and will last until the fall of 2016.
The festival's cross-country ski route typically begins at Theodore Wirth Park and ends at Minneapolis' Chain of Lakes, but this year will be contained within Wirth Park.