Criminal activity is not on the rise, the Bloomington City Council has learned, but there are spikes in select categories, according to Bloomington Police Department statistics.
When Bloomington’s street improvements along 106th Street commence on either side of Interstate 35W, those improvements won’t include creative placemaking, the Bloomington City Council determined Oct. 19.
Richfield-Holy Angles and Kennedy wrapped up the girls swimming and diving season with the Section 2A meet originally scheduled to take place at the Spartans’ pool at Richfield Middle School.
Holy Angels junior Emmett Johnson had another impressive performance rushing for 178 yards and three touchdowns during Friday’s 42-14 win over DeLaSalle.
Bloomington Kennedy (9-5-1) made the most of the longest road trip of the season by returning home with the Section 2A following a 1-0 win over top-seeded Worthington Saturday.
In a switch from Bloomington Stadium to the high school turf field outside Kennedy High School found the Eagles facing Minneapolis Southwest in a Saturday matinée.
With a simple yes or no question, Bloomington is asking its voters if the city should join Minneapolis, St. Paul and St. Louis Park in choosing its mayor and council members by ranked-choice voting.
The legal wrangling came to an end earlier this year, and now Bloomington voters will decide if they want to keep the organized garbage collection system the city implemented in 2016.
Bloomington investigators didn’t have to track down the suspect in a residential burglary investigation; St. Paul police officers got to him first.
Cross Country teams capped off the unique 2020 fall season at their respective section meets. For Kennedy, Jefferson, Richfield and Holy Angles that meant a trip to Valleywood Golf Course in Apple Valley for the Section 3AA meet Oct. 15.
Boys and girls soccer heads into the final week of the season with section championships on the line as the state tournament will not take place this fall.
After scoring 28 points in a season-opening loss at St. Croix Lutheran, Richfield football lifted the lid on the brief three-game home schedule with a 35-12 win over Nicollet Avenue rival Kennedy Oct. 16.
Two candidates are seeking election to Minnesota Senate District 50. Democratic-Farmer-Labor incumbent Melissa Halvorson Wiklund is being challenged by Republican candidate Dean Mumbleau. The district represents portions of Bloomington and Richfield. Mumbleau declined to submit a voters guid…
Two candidates are seeking election to Minnesota House District 50A. Democratic-Farmer-Labor incumbent Michael Howard is being challenged by Republican candidate Tim Johnson. The district represents portions of Richfield and Bloomington. Johnson did not submit a voters guide profile.
Two candidates are seeking election to Minnesota House District 50B. Democratic-Farmer-Labor incumbent Andrew Carlson is being challenged by Republican candidate Gary Heyer. The district comprises 15 Bloomington precincts. Heyer did not submit a voters guide profile, and responded that, “My …
Ed Wilson was recently named the new Grand Knight of the Marian Knights of Columbus Council serving Catholic parishes and communities in the southwest metropolitan area.
Week 1 is in the books for prep football and volleyball in the COVID-19 era. Kennedy volleyball opened the season at defending Metro West Conference champion Chaska Oct. 8. The Hawks won 3-0 (25-6, 25-10, 25-9) in what felt like a combination scrimmage/summer league match instead of the fall…
Jefferson boys cross country was in search of its first conference title since back-to-back championships in 1983 and 1984 when the team stepped to the line at Gale Woods Farms Oct. 8 for the Metro West Conference Championships.
A 26-year-old Apple Valley woman tried every way she could to flee police officers from the stolen vehicle she was driving through Bloomington, but found she couldn’t outrun a police officer after abandoning the vehicle.
Jefferson junior Grace Murray broke the Oct. 6 rematch against Kennedy open with a well-timed shot into the roof of the Eagles goal just before halftime.
First-term County Commissioner Debbie Goettel faces a challenge from Boni Njenga for the District 5 Hennepin County Board seat in the Tuesday, Nov. 3, General Election. District 5 includes the cities of Bloomington, Eden Prairie and Richfield.
Bloomington Jefferson Theatre Company’s fall production of “Alice in Wonderland” lacks the traditional stage of most high school productions. As a result of the pandemic, the mask-clad high school students have been performing their play outdoors to limited audiences, including a group gathe…
A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the investigation of a November 2019 murder in Bloomington.