Some of the largest fish in Minnesota are lurking in the east metro, and this year, the small but devout caste of anglers who seek them will have more chances than ever before to hook into one.
The Vikings will play in the Super Bowl in two years.
When Demariay Gunn starts kindergarten next fall, he will know how to print his name, count to 10 and recite his ABCs. He'll know how to line up to play outside and how to wash his hands after using the bathroom. He also will know that even when he's frustrated, he shouldn't scream in a friend's ear.
A nearly 13-hour standoff at a Hudson home ended peacefully Saturday evening after police arrested the man involved.
Having not previously weighed in, and realizing that it is probably too late -- a fellow has been busy with our own train problems in St. Paul -- the city of Minneapolis and the Metropolitan Council and all the rest of the new urban visionaries who like to wear tweed jackets and play Europe plan to put a train from Minneapolis to Eden Prairie.
When "American Idol" Minneapolis auditions aired recently, South St. Paul teen Shannon Berthiaume was the first singer featured on the episode. The visibly nervous 17-year-old stood in front of the star-studded judging panel of Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and Keith Urban and delivered a soulful "House of the Rising Sun" -- nerves and all.
The symphony announced that it has placed Jeffrey A. Amundson on paid administrative leave as the case moves forward.
The officer got off one gunshot at the vehicle before he was treated for minor injuries from the incident late Saturday.
Police said the driver, an 87-year-old man from Bloomington, has not been charged.