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One man is dead after a shooting in north Minneapolis Monday. (05/25/2015)
Cassandra Rhines
Remains found last year in Gooseberry Falls State Park are those of Cassandra Rhines, who disappeared in June 1985. Officials Wednesday called it murder and asked for the public's help. (05/20/2015)
Nicollet Mall redesign
Construction on the $50 million redesign of Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis begins this summer, and the architects of the project are in the final stages of planning. (05/19/2015)
Officials say they may deny access to the popular state park for boats found violating Minnesota regulations designed to stop the spread of aquatic pests. (05/18/2015)
Interstate 94 in St. Paul is closed in both directions between Highway 280 and I-35E until early Monday morning. Here's how to get around the Twin Cities this weekend. (05/15/2015)
Months after buying Minnesota-based Malt-O-Meal, cereal giant Post Holdings said Friday it will base its combined cereal operations in Lakeville. (05/15/2015)
Officials say rain and green-up have lessened the fire danger in much of the state. However, Minnesotans are advised to check with local governments for specific regulations. (05/14/2015)
Technical woes forced officials to shut down the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments science exam Wednesday and Thursday. (05/14/2015)
The state teachers union head wants the state to toss this year's Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments after officials were forced again to suspend testing Wednesday and Thursday. (05/13/2015)
The cost of providing employees health insurance remains a big worry but one dramatically smaller than just a few years ago, the latest Minnesota manufacturers' survey shows. (05/13/2015)
The far right lane of the heavily traveled interstate is closed between Highway 36 and Larpenteur Avenue until around 6 p.m. (05/11/2015)
Construction will close chunks of highway in Bloomington and Richfield. Here's a look at the big weekend hassles and a long-term closure headed for St. Paul's Snelling Avenue. (05/08/2015)
A Minnesota bear guide faces fines and restitution after pleading guilty to illegally hunting bear, deer and other animals, the Department of Natural Resources says. (05/07/2015)
Depression and anxiety affect at least 15 percent of new mothers in Minnesota, nearly 30 percent within low-income communities, and not enough seek help, the state Health Department says. (05/07/2015)
Eleven motorcycle riders have died in Minnesota so far in 2015. That's the highest number at this point in the riding season since 1994, officials said Thursday. (05/07/2015)