Salvation Army to Distribute Donated Coats to Children in Need

The Salvation Army on Thursday will distribute more than 8,000 coats that were donated during this year's Coats for Kids drive. From 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., volunteers will hand out coats at 11 locations on a first-come, first-serve basis until supplies run out...

  • Dayton to Hand Out Treats at the Governors' Mansion on Halloween

    Gov. Mark Dayton will once again be handing out candy at the governor’s mansion on Halloween. He will be handing out candy from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at his residence at 1006 Summit Avenue in St. Paul. The gates will be open. He’ll be giving out treat bags with a variety of sweets, as well as toothbrushes and toothpaste...

  • Law Enforcement Steps up Patrols on Minn. Roads this Halloween

    More DWI patrols will be out this Halloween not only because it’s a holiday, but also because it falls on a Friday. From 2010 to 2012, more than 88,000 people were arrested for driving while intoxicated. More than 67,000 of those arrests were made in the top 25 counties for DWI arrests...

  • Owatonna Police Warn Residents after Several Burglaries in Past 7 Days

    Owatonna police are warning residents about several burglaries reported around the city since Oct. 22. Police say five burglaries or attempted burglaries have happened at residents. Three were in the area of Manthey Park and two were near Oak Avenue South and School Street...

  • U of M wants $6 Million for Mining Research

    The University of Minnesota will ask the Legislature for more than $6 million to study the environmental, health and economic effects of the state's mining industry. The university's mining research request is part of its $1.3 billion 2016-2017 budget proposal. Experts say Minnesota is the largest producer of iron ore and taconite in the country...

  • Photo: AP Mpls. Helps Residents Navigate Snow Emergency Rules through New Brochure

    Like it or not, snow will be here before we know it, making street parking more confusing and more limited. To help Minneapolis residents navigate the complexities of snow emergencies, the city is mailing 176,000 brochures to Minneapolis households. Each brochure has graphics and texts showing where to park during the three phases of a snow emergency...

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