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Met Council Seeks Public Input for Long-Range Transportation Plan

The Metropolitan Council is updating the Twin Cities' long-range Transportation Policy Plan to accommodate an expected population increase and it's asking for residents to give their input.

Shutterfly Hosts Job Fair to Staff New Shakopee Facility

Job hunters have a chance to work for Shutterfly Inc. Starting Tuesday, the Internet image publishing company is hosting a two-day hiring event to staff its new manufacturing facility in Shakopee.

The job fair will focus on manufacturing, printing and warehousing roles; Shutterfly will hire other skill sets like customer service this summer.

Authorities Warn about Jury Duty Phone Scam

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Minnesota judicial officials are warning of a phone scam that involves jury duty.
Residents in Olmsted, Rice, Dakota and Ramsey counties have reported getting phone messages saying they had failed to return a jury summons. The message asks for a return call. When the call is returned, someone named Angel answers the phone and asks probing questions.

Neighbors Rush to Help after Scott Co. House Struck by Lightning

A sleepy Saturday morning turned into a desperate dash for a family to save what they could from their burning home.

Lisa Horsman says she was watching the lightning early Saturday morning in her home in New Market when, moments later, a bolt struck an exterior wall just a few feet from where she was standing.

Signs of Spring: Warmest Day in 6 Months

Swans on some open water near Bemidji - Photo: Courtesy of Ranae Breyen

It was the warmest day in Minnesota in six months on Wednesday.

We hit 70 degrees Wednesday afternoon. KSTP.com meteorologist Dave Dahl says the last time we saw temperatures that high was back on Oct. 11.

Mall of America Hosts South Metro Job Fair

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If you’re looking for a new job, you can head to Mall of America on Wednesday.

The mega mall is hosting the South Metro Job Fair. Nearly 50 companies are looking to hire in fields ranging from banking to health care.

2 Women Arrested Following Interstate Chase from Mpls. to Scott County

Two 25-year-old women have been taken into custody after a high-speed chase disrupted traffic Monday afternoon on Interstate 494 westbound and Highway 169 southbound.

The women have been identified as Diane Roberta Chosa and Collette Ann Hanson, according to the Minneapolis Police Department.