Eden Prairie School Placed On 'Soft Lock Down' After Student's StatementThe Eden Prairie Police Department says a statement made by a student prompted a "soft lock down" of Central Middle School.
MN Supreme Court Upholds Payday Lending LawThe Minnesota Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of the state's payday lending law involving out-of-state, online lenders. The state sued Integrity Advance in 2011, saying the company violated the state lending law when making nearly 1,300 loans to borrowers in Minnesota at annual interest rates of up to 1,369 percent.
3rd Republican Joins Hunt For Minnesota Congressional SeatA former Republican legislator is running for a Minnesota congressional seat long held by her party that is deemed competitive amid the incumbent's retirement. Pam Myhra announced her 2nd Congressional District campaign on Wednesday, making her the third GOP entrant.
Jordan Man Charged In Chaska Double Shooting A Jordan man has been charged in connection with a double shooting in Chaska that left two people injured late last week.
Workers Hold Wage Rally At Minneapolis City HallHourly workers across Minneapolis continue their fight for fair scheduling and paid sick time. They held a rally Wednesday at city hall; the same day city council set a public hearing to take up working conditions for employees.
Charges: Mpls. Man Accused Of Raping 10-Year-Old GirlA Minneapolis man is accused of raping a 10-year-old girl over the weekend in the hallway of a Cedar-Riverside neighborhood apartment complex.
Director Todd Haynes Gets The Spotlight In Upcoming Walker RetrospectiveThe focus of the Walker Art Center’s next cinematic retrospective is the work of ground-breaking director Todd Haynes, whose films (such as “I’m Not There” and “Far From Heaven”) are known for being controversial, complex and genre-breaking.
Sheriff: 1 Dead, 2 Seriously Hurt In Benton County CrashOne person was killed and two others, including an 11-year-old boy, were seriously hurt Monday in a three-vehicle crash in central Minnesota, according to the Benton County Sheriff's Office.
Police: 2 Hurt In Burnsville Stabbing, 1 In CustodyOne person is in custody after two people were stabbed during a dispute at a Burnsville home early Wednesday morning, according to police. Officers were called at about 1:50 a.m. to the 13400 block of Xerxes Avenue on a report of a fight at a residence.
School District Seeks $3M From Farmer Who Sued Over Bonds A Minnesota school district is seeking nearly $3 million from a farmer who sued to try to invalidate a successful $43 million bond referendum.
Investigators Say Cause Of Fire That Killed 3 UndeterminedMinneapolis investigators say the cause of a fire that killed three young children has not been determined.
Charges: Man, 43, Solicited Prostitution From Minor; Tarp Found Lining TrunkA Maple Grove man is facing charges for engaging in prostitution with a minor, according to Washington County officials.