About 35,000 Apply For Section 8 Housing In The MetroNumbers from the Metropolitan Council show that nearly 40,000 people applied last week seeking Section 8 housing in the metro area.
Highly Potent Heroin Has Tight Grip On MetroHeroin deaths in the Twin Cities are on pace to hit a new record this year. So far in 2013, 15 people have died from heroin overdose in Hennepin, Scott, and Dakota counties. It isn't a new problem, but is far more dangerous than a few years ago.
DNR: Burning Restrictions To Take Effect Sunday For 23 CountiesThe Department of Natural Resources plans to put counties in central and southeastern Minnesota under tighter campfire and open burning restrictions starting Sunday.
State Patrol: Extra DWI Patrol This WeekendThe State Patrol will have extra DWI patrols on the roads this weekend.
Former House Dem Leader Lands Minn. JudgeshipFormer Minnesota House Minority Leader Tom Pugh is headed for the judicial branch.