St. Louis Park
Believe it or not, high school football season is already here for many programs. The official start of practice is a week away, but 22 schools get an extra week of practice because they play their first game a week early, on Aug. 23. It’s called “Zero Week,” and Edina coach Reed Boltmann says it’s a good fit for his team.
Crews are on the scene of a reported explosion and fire in a St. Louis Park, Minn. office building. According to authorities, a transformer blew in the basement of the Epicor building located off Highways 169 and 394, causing an electrical fire. The fire started around 10:15 a.m. and knocked out power to all four surrounding buildings.
A 25-year-old woman has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the 2009 death of her baby in St. Louis Park, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
A casting call will be held in the Twin Cities for a boy for a new Cameron Crowe movie starring Bradley Cooper and Emma Stone. Producers are looking for a Caucasian boy age 8 to 10, or 11 years old if he’s smaller.
The Minnesota man whose Twister game launched decades of awkward social interactions at parties has died at the age of 82. Charles “Chuck” Foley died July 1 at a care facility in the Minneapolis suburb of St. Louis Park.
Idaho State Police say a Minnesota man died after the Harley Davidson motorcycle he was riding collided with an antelope near the town of Ellis in central Idaho. Police say 53-year-old Lawrence Steffens of St. Louis Park, Minn., died about 2 p.m. Friday after the antelope ran in front of Steffens while Steffens negotiated a corner on U.S. Highway 93.
The Twin Cities is known as a bike friendly area, and now a new service is making it even easier for cyclists on the trails. Roadside service through Triple A will soon be available for bicyclists. Today, there was a kickoff event at the AAA office in St. Louis Park. Visitors got the chance to learn bike safety tips, but more importantly they learned how this new service works.
St. Paul has hired a law school dean to lead an investigation into last month’s landslide that killed two students on a field trip to a park. Mayor Chris Coleman on Friday announced the hiring of Donald M. Lewis.
If you’re in a last-minute scramble for a unique gift for dad, The Four Firkins Specialty Beer Store in St. Louis Park may introduce Dad to a beer for savoring.
In the frantic first minutes of a St. Paul field trip tragedy, chaperones and emergency workers struggled to connect. Two children from an elementary school in St. Louis Park were killed in a landslide in Lilydale Regional Park in last month.
No raking the leaves, no condo association fees and no mortgage. They’re all reasons that are pushing many people to rental housing in the Twin Cities as high-end apartments pop up all around the metro.
Online, they advertise management positions offering good pay. But people who’ve been hired told WCCO that’s not what they’re getting. Anna lives in the Twin Cities. She didn’t want us to use her last name. She says she’s still afraid after where her job search went months ago. “I just couldn’t believe what they were doing,” Anna said.
Gov. Mark Dayton addressed the students, faculty, staff and community members at a St. Louis Park elementary school on Friday morning after two students there died while on a field trip in Lilydale. Mohamed Fofana and Haysem Sani were killed on Wednesday.
The city of St. Paul says it’s hired a civil engineering firm to examine the site of a gravel slide this week that killed two children. The children were fourth-graders from a suburban elementary school who were exploring a popular fossil area when the gravel slide hit them Wednesday.
A St. Louis Park teenager who died after a battle with leukemia is being remembered in a very special way. Eighteen-year-old Derrick Keller was a stand-out high school baseball player and was offered a scholarship to Southwest Minnesota State University. But before he could go to college, he was diagnosed with leukemia and passed away last summe