Cherryhomes' political career began in 1989 when she unseated the only African-American member of the Minneapolis City Council, Van White. Cherryhomes, who is white, would represent the most diverse ward in the city for the next 12 years. Since 2001, she has worked as a consultant and lobbyist.
Fourteen years after Mark Andrew resigned from the Hennepin County Board, he's making a bid to return to elected office.
Football is king in Eden Prairie, and many boys hope to someday play for the town's famed high school team, which has won two straight state championships -- and eight since the mid-1990s. But Eden Prairie coaches are concerned the high school team may not have such a rich pool of players to choose from in the near future.
Drivers will find a change in the traffic pattern this year. And marathon organizers will implement a new security measure in response to last spring's Boston marathon bombings.
The Raptor Center treats around 800 injured birds each year to get them strong enough to migrate and catch their own food again.
Police from 344 agencies around the state increased DWI enforcement in late summer.
Medina police have arrested two suspects in the alleged kidnapping of a 37-year-old man. The man, whom police found unharmed and tied up in his trunk, manages a Verizon Wireless store in Minneapolis. Police say the two male suspects likely intended to steal his keys and rob the store.