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Minneapolis, MN, United States

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Past articles by Matt:

Once-shuttered school in Marine on St. Croix days away from reopening

After district shut down school, village stepped up to buy it → Read More

'He had a thirst' for life: Hundreds gather to remember teen who died on Apple River

A public gathering Tuesday in Stillwater followed funeral for Isaac Michael Schuman, who was killed during a confrontation on the Apple River on June 30. → Read More

Minneapolis health clinic staff urges awareness on monkeypox outbreak

44 cases confirmed in Minnesota; vaccination and treatments are available. → Read More

Mom remembers 3 daughters, a decade after their brutal murders by father

Jessica Peterson has found purpose in keeping alive the memories of her three girls: Amara, 11, Sophie, 8, and Cecilia, just 5, killed by their father 10 years ago Sunday She stays close by talking about them often and visiting the playground built in their memory near her house. This summer, she will release a book about their lives. → Read More

Lake Elmo fire chief questioned over traffic incident

February passing maneuver left other driver in northern Minnesota ditch → Read More

Kevin Magnuson appointed as Washington County Attorney

He will serve remainder of term filled by Pete Orput, who died April 3. → Read More

Lake Elmo growth rate surges to make it state's fastest-growing city

Farm fields are plowed under for houses as the surge of new arrivals pushed the city's population up 13.6 percent from July 2020 to July 2021, according to the latest U.S. Census estimates. → Read More

Did the Twin Cities population grow or shrink during the pandemic?

Two new datasets showing city-level population estimates give quite different results. → Read More

Developer's plan to build 12 homes on St. Croix has residents pushing back

The developer calls the structures eco-friendly and sustainable, but the plan has drawn cries of disapproval from some locals who see it as an encroachment on the federally protected waterway. → Read More

Connie Goldman, NPR host and author on aging, dies at 91

In radio she found a talent for drawing out people's stories, whether they were celebrities or those she called "extraordinary ordinary" folks, her son said. → Read More

Daunte Wright's family and friends disappointed, upset at Kimberly Potter sentence

His mother said it was as if her son had been killed a second time, and friends said the two-year sentence was proof that racism still guides the judicial process. → Read More

Artists craft cool sculptures in World Snow Sculpting Championship

Snow carvers descended on Stillwater for the competition. → Read More

Stillwater piano tuner crafts playful holiday tradition

Ken Hannah creates a one-of-a-kind wooden toy each Christmas for family and close friends. → Read More

Some thought Kimberly Potter's emotional testimony was genuine; others say she was acting

Those with a law enforcement background had a different take from community activists on the Potter trial → Read More

Edina attorney Edward Schwartzbauer, who remained student of history after opposing Vietnam War, dies at 90

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From books to free food, Stillwater family builds on Little Free Library legacy

For more than two years now, Tony Bol and his wife Eden Penn have made wooden boxes for people who want to install them in their front yards to share something: books, food, seeds. Even poetry. → Read More

New Hudson-area mountain bike trail promises to be among largest in region

A few miles of trail are available now, with more to come in the next few years. → Read More

Metro briefs: Ramsey County implements new fines for parks offenders

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Metro briefs: Scott County libraries stop charging late fines

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Metro briefs: Students send blankets to Ukraine

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