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  • What will happen to the 'Mighty Ducks' arena?

    What will happen to the 'Mighty Ducks' arena?

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:30:20 GMT
    For 46 years, hockey players have laced up at the Columbia Arena in Fridley, Minn., which made its on-screen debut in "D3: The Mighty Ducks." It doesn't seem to hold the same glory as it did in 1996 and it's in desperate need of a $2 million renovation.
    For 46 years, hockey players have laced up at the Columbia Arena in Fridley, Minn., which made its on-screen debut in "D3: The Mighty Ducks." It doesn't seem to hold the same glory as it did in 1996 and it's in desperate need of a $2 million renovation.
  • Pawn America robbers overheard bragging at Georgia hotel

    Pawn America robbers overheard bragging at Georgia hotel

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:59:20 GMT
    A nationwide warrant has been issued for the father-son duo suspected of robbing a Pawn America store in Roseville, Minn. after they were overheard bragging about their heist at Georgia hotel.
    A nationwide warrant has been issued for the father-son duo suspected of robbing a Pawn America store in Roseville, Minn. after they were overheard bragging about their heist at Georgia hotel.
  • Judge to Ventura jury: 'If one more shot doesn't do it, we'll send you home'

    Ventura jury given 'one more shot' at unanimous verdict

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:08:14 GMT
    We’ve been talking a lot out the chance of a deadlocked jury in the Jesse Ventura defamation trial. Turns out that is indeed the case.
    We’ve been talking a lot out the chance of a deadlocked jury in the Jesse Ventura defamation trial. Turns out that is indeed the case.
  • Worker electrocuted on CapX2020 power line near Fairfax, Minn.

    Worker electrocuted on CapX2020 power line near Fairfax, Minn.

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:52:25 GMT
    One worker was electrocuted and another remains hospitalized following a workplace accident along the CapX2020 power line northeast of Fairfax, Minn.
    One worker was electrocuted and another remains hospitalized following a workplace accident along the CapX2020 power line northeast of Fairfax, Minn.
  • 'It was an accident' but Minnetonka Beach man charged with running over wife

    'It was an accident' but Minnetonka Beach man charged with running over wife

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:39:55 GMT
    Diane Rawlings-Meder told paramedics “it was an accident" when husband ran her over in the driveway of their Minnetonka Beach, Minn. home, but David Meder was charged Monday with criminal vehicular homicide after registering a .155 BAC.
    Diane Rawlings-Meder told paramedics “it was an accident" when husband ran her over in the driveway of their Minnetonka Beach, Minn. home, but David Meder was charged Monday with criminal vehicular homicide after registering a .155 BAC.
  • Firings of 2 Minneapolis cops for racial slurs in Green Bay upheld

    Firings of 2 Minneapolis cops for racial slurs in Green Bay upheld

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:37:58 GMT
    The Minneapolis Civil Service Commission has upheld the firings of two police officers for an altercation at a Green Bay, Wis. bar that was riddled with racial slurs.
    The Minneapolis Civil Service Commission has upheld the firings of two police officers for an altercation at a Green Bay, Wis. bar that was riddled with racial slurs.
  • Coaching is in Mike Zimmer's blood

    Coaching is in Mike Zimmer's blood

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:58:58 GMT
    From the day he could grasp a football, Ann and Bill Zimmer Sr. saw in their eldest son, Mike, the ambition, desire, and the tenacity to succeed in whatever he did.
    From the day he could grasp a football, Ann and Bill Zimmer Sr. saw in their eldest son, Mike, the ambition, desire, and the tenacity to succeed in whatever he did.
  • Synthetic drug dealer in Mankato deaths arrested in Chicago suburb

    Minn. synthetic drug murder suspect arrested in Chicago suburb

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:36:38 GMT

    A man suspected of selling synthetic drugs linked to two deaths in Mankato, Minn. was arrested Monday morning in a Chicago suburb.

    A man suspected of selling synthetic drugs linked to two deaths in Mankato, Minn. was arrested Monday morning in a Chicago suburb.


  • Trailer fire at Pomp's Tire in South St. Paul

    Trailer fire at Pomp's Tire in South St. Paul

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:58:31 GMT
    South St. Paul fire crews battled a fire at Pomp's Tire located inside two trailers.
    South St. Paul fire crews battled a fire at Pomp's Tire located inside two trailers.
  • Why St. Paul Farmers' Market is considering a move

    Why St. Paul Farmers' Market is considering a move

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:48:51 GMT
    The St. Paul Farmers’ Market is exploring new locations after a big drop in visitors. The Pioneer Press reports the Lowertown market had about 8,000 weekend visitors in May, down from about 12,000 during the same period 5 years ago.
    The St. Paul Farmers’ Market is exploring new locations after a big drop in visitors. The Pioneer Press reports the Lowertown market had about 8,000 weekend visitors in May, down from about 12,000 during the same period 5 years ago.
  • Husband runs over wife in Minnetonka Beach, Minn.

    Husband runs over wife in Minnetonka Beach, Minn.

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:19:10 GMT
    Police say it probably was an accident, but a Minnesota man is in jail and may be charged with criminal vehicular homicide after he ran over his wife in the lakefront community of Minnetonka Beach.
    Police say it probably was an accident, but a Minnesota man is in jail and may be charged with criminal vehicular homicide after he ran over his wife in the lakefront community of Minnetonka Beach.
  • Victim identified in shooting after bus argument

    Victim identified in shooting after bus argument

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:56:51 GMT
    The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the man who was shot and killed in north Minneapolis following an argument aboard a Metro Transit bus last week.
    The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the man who was shot and killed in north Minneapolis following an argument aboard a Metro Transit bus last week.
  • CANCELED: 5K Foam-Fest called off, runners out cash

    CANCELED: 5K Foam-Fest called off, runners out cash

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:48:08 GMT
    A lot of Minnesota runners were looking forward to a popular fun-run at Running Aces next Saturday, but the parent company's bankruptcy has put an end to those plans -- and hopes for a refund.
    A lot of Minnesota runners were looking forward to a popular fun-run at Running Aces next Saturday, but the parent company's bankruptcy has put an end to those plans -- and hopes for a refund.
  • Minneapolis activist, police critic arrested, injured

    Minneapolis activist, police critic arrested, injured

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-07-28 01:22:36 GMT
    Al Flowers, a 55-year-old activist and former mayoral candidate who has been speaking out about the increasing violence in north Minneapolis, was arrested early Saturday in an altercation with police. Now, he's speaking out about his own experience with violence.
    Al Flowers, a 55-year-old activist and former mayoral candidate who has been speaking out about the increasing violence in north Minneapolis, was arrested early Saturday in an altercation with police. Now, he's speaking out about his own experience with violence.
  • Newborn dead, 14-year-old girl hospitalized in southern Minnesota

    Newborn dead, 14-year-old girl hospitalized in southern Minnesota

    Sunday, July 27 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:15:10 GMT
    Police in southern Minnesota are investigating the death of a newborn baby and the hospitalization of a teenage girl in the small town of Butterfield, Minn. -- but they aren't releasing many details, and many rumors are swirling in place of answers.
    Police in southern Minnesota are investigating the death of a newborn baby and the hospitalization of a teenage girl in the small town of Butterfield, Minn. -- but they aren't releasing many details, and many rumors are swirling in place of answers.
  • Obama: Companies like Medtronic 'renouncing their citizenship' to avoid taxes

    Obama: Companies like Medtronic 'renouncing their citizenship' to avoid taxes

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-07-27 14:48:21 GMT

    In his weekly address from the White House, President Obama addressed the need to close the tax loophole that's allowing companies like Medtronic to avoid paying U.S. taxes by setting up their corporate headquarters overseas.

    In his weekly address from the White House, President Obama addressed the need to close the tax loophole that's allowing companies like Medtronic to avoid paying U.S. taxes by setting up their corporate headquarters overseas.


  • Minneapolis to NYC flight diverted to Milwaukee

    Minneapolis to NYC flight diverted to Milwaukee

    A Delta flight from Minneapolis to New York City was diverted to Milwaukee on Saturday morning after the pilots smelled smoke.
    A Delta flight from Minneapolis to New York City was diverted to Milwaukee on Saturday morning after the pilots smelled smoke.
  • Man stabbed, injured at Elbow Lake campground

    Man stabbed, injured at Elbow Lake campground

    A woman is in jail and a man is in the hospital after a stabbing at a campground in Elbow Lake, Minn. early Saturday morning.
    A woman is in jail and a man is in the hospital after a stabbing at a campground in Elbow Lake, Minn. early Saturday morning.
  • Lake Calhoun beach closed by high E. coli levels

    Lake Calhoun beach closed by high E. coli levels

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-07-27 13:04:01 GMT
    One of three beaches at Lake Calhoun is closed because of high e-coli levels. The problem is people are missing the warning. Thomas Beach at Lake Calhoun has been closed since Thursday but with all the activity on the lake it’s easy to miss the small signs in the sand at shore which is why visitors say the city needs to do more to keep them informed and safe.“I didn’t even know there were high levels of bacteria and I live around here,” said Charlotte Paguyo. “I come here quite frequently so ...
    One of three beaches at Lake Calhoun is closed because of high e-coli levels. The problem is people are missing the warning. Thomas Beach at Lake Calhoun has been closed since Thursday but with all the activity on the lake it’s easy to miss the small signs in the sand at shore which is why visitors say the city needs to do more to keep them informed and safe.“I didn’t even know there were high levels of bacteria and I live around here,” said Charlotte Paguyo. “I come here quite frequently so ...
  • Vikings fans keep turning up to training camp

    Vikings fans keep turning up to training camp

    Saturday, July 26 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-07-26 20:09:05 GMT
    Mankato is awash in purple once again as Vikings fans flock to the city to see the team in action this weekend. Rain or shine, there are all sorts of reasons that keep fans coming back to training camp year after year.
    Mankato is awash in purple once again as Vikings fans flock to the city to see the team in action this weekend. Rain or shine, there are all sorts of reasons that keep fans coming back to training camp year after year.
  • More than 170 children migrate to Minnesota after crossing the border

    More than 170 children migrate to Minnesota after crossing the border

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:14:23 GMT
    One of the biggest news stories in the country and certainly the hottest political issue is the tens of thousands of Central American Children crossing the border into the United States.
    One of the biggest news stories in the country and certainly the hottest political issue is the tens of thousands of Central American Children crossing the border into the United States.
  • Minneapolis Police adding foot patrols in hopes of lowering violence

    Minneapolis Police adding foot patrols in hopes of lowering violence

    Saturday, July 26 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-07-26 17:45:00 GMT
    Minneapolis police say they have arrested a juvenile in Thursday night’s deadly shooting and now the department is adding extra patrols in hopes of keeping the north side from continuing to have a violent summer.
    Minneapolis police say they have arrested a juvenile in Thursday night’s deadly shooting and now the department is adding extra patrols in hopes of keeping the north side from continuing to have a violent summer.
  • Jesse Ventura verdict watch: What's taking so long?

    Jesse Ventura verdict watch: What's taking so long?

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:16 AM EDT2014-07-26 14:16:45 GMT
    Normally, our jobs are nowhere near this quiet. We sit on the 7th floor of the United States Courthouse in St. Paul, Minn., waiting word from a jury of 10 people who are in a room just down a secured hallway. We wait here because the judge in this case said once the jury says they’ve got a verdict, he’s only going to wait 10 minutes until it’s announced.
    Normally, our jobs are nowhere near this quiet. We sit on the 7th floor of the United States Courthouse in St. Paul, Minn., waiting word from a jury of 10 people who are in a room just down a secured hallway. We wait here because the judge in this case said once the jury says they’ve got a verdict, he’s only going to wait 10 minutes until it’s announced.
  • Wisconsin burglars arrested after Facebook 'likes'

    Wisconsin burglars arrested after Facebook 'likes'

    Wisconsin police say two home burglary suspects are in custody after they "liked" a photo of an accomplice on Facebook.
    Wisconsin police say two home burglary suspects are in custody after they "liked" a photo of an accomplice on Facebook.
  • Crash, semi fire shuts down Interstate 35W at Highway 36

    Crash, semi fire shuts down Interstate 35W at Highway 36

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:44:14 GMT
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    A major accident and semi fire shut down Interstate 35W for more than an hour Friday morning near Roseville, Minn. The crash happened just before 6:30 a.m. near the junction of Highway 36.

    A major accident and semi fire shut down Interstate 35W for more than an hour Friday morning near Roseville, Minn. The crash happened just before 6:30 a.m. near the junction of Highway 36.


  • Northfield, Minn. man dies after fall from 3rd floor apartment

    Northfield, Minn. man dies after fall from 3rd floor apartment

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:54:36 GMT
    A Northfield, Minn. man died Friday morning after falling from the window of a third-floor apartment in Columbia Heights, Minn.
    A Northfield, Minn. man died Friday morning after falling from the window of a third-floor apartment in Columbia Heights, Minn.
  • Man shot, killed after confrontation on Metro Transit bus

    Man shot, killed after confrontation on Metro Transit bus

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:51:03 GMT

    A confrontation on a Metro Transit bus ended in a deadly shooting Thursday night in Minneapolis, just one day after city leaders announced a boost of patrols in high crime areas.

    A confrontation on a Metro Transit bus ended in a deadly shooting Thursday night in Minneapolis, just one day after city leaders announced a boost of patrols in high crime areas.


  • 2 big changes to Wisconsin Do Not Call list

    2 big changes to Wisconsin Do Not Call list

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:34:31 GMT

    Some consumer-friendly changes are being made to Wisconsin's Do Not Call Registry. Beginning Aug. 1, registration will be permanent and registered phone numbers will automatically be added to the National Do Not Call list.

    Some consumer-friendly changes are being made to Wisconsin's Do Not Call Registry. Beginning Aug. 1, registration will be permanent and registered phone numbers will automatically be added to the National Do Not Call list.


  • Minn. groups pledge support to Israel, Palestinians

    Minn. groups pledge support to Israel, Palestinians

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:36 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:36:17 GMT
    The conflict is thousands of miles away, but Minnesota groups are gathering to show support for both sides while venting their anger with the fighting and issuing a call for peace on Thursday night.
    The conflict is thousands of miles away, but Minnesota groups are gathering to show support for both sides while venting their anger with the fighting and issuing a call for peace on Thursday night.
  • W Hotel exhibit showcases Beatle-mania in Minneapolis

    W Hotel exhibit showcases Beatle-mania in Minneapolis

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:44:24 GMT
    For anyone who wasn't alive in 1965, it might be hard to imagine what Beatle-mania looked like in Minneapolis -- but almost 50 years after the concert, it's back in the form of a special exhibit.
    For anyone who wasn't alive in 1965, it might be hard to imagine what Beatle-mania looked like in Minneapolis -- but almost 50 years after the concert, it's back in the form of a special exhibit.
  • VIDEO: Mid-chase gunfight captured on dashcam

    VIDEO: Mid-chase gunfight captured on dashcam

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:54:14 GMT
    After criss-crossing county lines during a 20-mile, high-speed chase in Wisconsin, police dash cam video caught some intense moments that seem more like a movie than an actual arrest.
    After criss-crossing county lines during a 20-mile, high-speed chase in Wisconsin, police dash cam video caught some intense moments that seem more like a movie than an actual arrest.
  • Charges: Finance manager stole $113K from Rosemount Area Athletic Association

    Charges: Finance manager stole $113K from Rosemount Area Athletic Association

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:06:14 GMT
    The former finance manager of the Rosemount Area Athletic Association has been charged with felony theft for using $113,532 in program funds to write himself checks and pay balances on his personal Amazon and PayPal accounts. Robert Reischauer, 62, of Apple Valley, Minn. is charged with 5 counts of felony theft in connection with the alleged embezzlement between 2011 and 2013.
    The former finance manager of the Rosemount Area Athletic Association has been charged with felony theft for using $113,532 in program funds to write himself checks and pay balances on his personal Amazon and PayPal accounts. Robert Reischauer, 62, of Apple Valley, Minn. is charged with 5 counts of felony theft in connection with the alleged embezzlement between 2011 and 2013.
  • Minn. crash victim's 4H friends to show animals at Isanti fair

    Minn. crash victim's 4H friends to show animals at Isanti fair

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:50:12 GMT
    It is said that the true test of friendship is how many people come to help out a person in need, and if that's true, one 4H participant from Cambridge, Minn., just found out he has an entire fairground full.
    It is said that the true test of friendship is how many people come to help out a person in need, and if that's true, one 4H participant from Cambridge, Minn., just found out he has an entire fairground full.
  • Woman on scooter killed in Como Park crash

    Woman on scooter killed in Como Park crash

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:14:25 GMT
    A woman riding a scooter died in a crash with a car Thursday morning in St. Paul. The crash happened just after 8 a.m. on Lexington Parkway in Como Park. The scooter driver was identified by St. Paul police as 39-year-old Kimberly Ann Stevenson.
    A woman riding a scooter died in a crash with a car Thursday morning in St. Paul. The crash happened just after 8 a.m. on Lexington Parkway in Como Park. The scooter driver was identified by St. Paul police as 39-year-old Kimberly Ann Stevenson.
  • Minneapolis inmate confesses to Arlington, Texas murders

    Minneapolis inmate confesses to Arlington, Texas murders

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:35:53 GMT
    A Minneapolis handyman in jail for the attempted murder of a Bloomington, Minn. woman has confessed to the 2012 murders of an elderly couple in Arlington, Texas.Danny Ray Fuston, 47, is currently at the Hennepin County Jail, charged with the attempted murder of a 73-year-old woman who hired him for handyman services. According to those charges, security video from the woman’s home shows Fuston smashing a coffee mug over the victim’s head, then cutting her throat. Fuston denied any connection ...
    A Minneapolis handyman in jail for the attempted murder of a Bloomington, Minn. woman has confessed to the 2012 murders of an elderly couple in Arlington, Texas.Danny Ray Fuston, 47, is currently at the Hennepin County Jail, charged with the attempted murder of a 73-year-old woman who hired him for handyman services. According to those charges, security video from the woman’s home shows Fuston smashing a coffee mug over the victim’s head, then cutting her throat. Fuston denied any connection ...
  • Vikings LS Loeffler thought Priefer's comment 'was a joke'

    Vikings special teams coach Priefer addresses suspension

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:59:55 GMT
    Vikings special teams coach Mike Priefer addressed his 3-game suspension and offered an apology on the first day of training camp in Mankato on Thursday.
    Vikings special teams coach Mike Priefer addressed his 3-game suspension and offered an apology on the first day of training camp in Mankato on Thursday.
  • PHOTOS: Vikings back in Mankato for training camp

    PHOTOS: Vikings back in Mankato for training camp

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:11:59 GMT
    The Vikings received a warm welcome from Mankato, Minn. as they returned for training camp on Thursday.
    The Vikings received a warm welcome from Mankato, Minn. as they returned for training camp on Thursday.
  • No wake on Lake Minnetonka's largest bays lifted Friday

    No wake on Lake Minnetonka's largest bays lifted Friday

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:32:20 GMT
    Boaters on Lake Minnetonka can finally hit cruising speed on some bays just in time for the weekend as the Emergency High Water Declaration will be reverted to a High Water Declaration on Friday at 12:01 a.m.
    Boaters on Lake Minnetonka can finally hit cruising speed on some bays just in time for the weekend as the Emergency High Water Declaration will be reverted to a High Water Declaration on Friday at 12:01 a.m.
  • 16 photos from the Aquatennial Torchlight Parade

    16 photos from the Aquatennial Torchlight Parade

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:14:19 GMT
     The 2014 CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade cascaded up Hennepin Avenue through Minneapolis on Wednesday night. Crowds gathered at Dunwoody College and walked all the way up to 5th Street as music, fans and cheese curds lined the street shoulders.
     The 2014 CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade cascaded up Hennepin Avenue through Minneapolis on Wednesday night. Crowds gathered at Dunwoody College and walked all the way up to 5th Street as music, fans and cheese curds lined the street shoulders.
  • Young musician debuts procedure with oboe in Mayo Clinic's OR

    Young musician debuts procedure with oboe in Mayo Clinic's OR

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:10:34 GMT
    Mara Reed is a young, Minnesota musician who had to make a tough choice -- give up her love of an instrument or try something drastic to keep playing. She chose the latter, and this is her story.
    Mara Reed is a young, Minnesota musician who had to make a tough choice -- give up her love of an instrument or try something drastic to keep playing. She chose the latter, and this is her story.
  • PHOTO: Car engulfed in flames on Highway 169

    PHOTO: Car engulfed in flames on Highway 169

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:26 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:26:45 GMT
    @WildfanScott@WildfanScott
    A car was fully engulfed in flames on Thursday morning on Highway 169 in Maple Grove, Minn.
    A car was fully engulfed in flames on Thursday morning on Highway 169 in Maple Grove, Minn.
  • Advocates warn Vikings stadium could be 'death trap' for birds

    Advocates warn Vikings stadium could be 'death trap' for birds

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:10:58 GMT
    Construction of the new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings is going ahead at a good clip, but not everyone is thrilled about the materials being used -- particularly the clear glass set to make up much of the façade.
    Construction of the new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings is going ahead at a good clip, but not everyone is thrilled about the materials being used -- particularly the clear glass set to make up much of the façade.
  • 3 sisters rescued in BWCA after tree falls on tent

    3 sisters rescued in BWCA after tree falls on tent

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:05:09 GMT
    It's an incredible story of survival -- three women rescued in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area after a tree falls on their tent, pinning them inside in the middle of the night.
    It's an incredible story of survival -- three women rescued in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area after a tree falls on their tent, pinning them inside in the middle of the night.
  • Popular singer, member of Somali parliament killed in drive-by shooting

    Popular singer, member of Somali parliament killed in drive-by shooting

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:12:09 GMT
    Saddo Ali Warsame, a popular singer and member of the Somali parliament, was killed in a drive-by shooting Wednesday in Mogadishu. Warsame spent several years living in Minnesota, spending time in both Minneapolis and St. Cloud.
    Saddo Ali Warsame, a popular singer and member of the Somali parliament, was killed in a drive-by shooting Wednesday in Mogadishu. Warsame spent several years living in Minnesota, spending time in both Minneapolis and St. Cloud.
  • WATER SAFETY: Stay within arm's reach of kids under 6

    WATER SAFETY: Stay within arm's reach of kids under 6

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:54:41 GMT
    Summer brings many warnings from the media about the dangers kids face when swimming, but one Fox 9 News story is now prompting safety changes at a local water park.
    Summer brings many warnings from the media about the dangers kids face when swimming, but one Fox 9 News story is now prompting safety changes at a local water park.
  • 3 options to restore White Bear Lake, aquifer

    3 options to restore White Bear Lake, aquifer

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:28 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:28:35 GMT
    The Metropolitan Council released a draft report on Wednesday that details three potential ways to restore the aquifer that supplies groundwater in the northeast metro and area lakes, including White Bear Lake.
    The Metropolitan Council released a draft report on Wednesday that details three potential ways to restore the aquifer that supplies groundwater in the northeast metro and area lakes, including White Bear Lake.
  • 12 adorable moments from Gillette Children's carnival day

    12 adorable moments from Gillette Children's carnival day

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:09:25 GMT
    St. Paul firefighters transformed one level of the parking garage into a carnival for patients at Gillette Children’s Hospital. This is the 55th year of the carnival.
    St. Paul firefighters transformed one level of the parking garage into a carnival for patients at Gillette Children’s Hospital. This is the 55th year of the carnival.
  • MPD to increase police presence in high-crime areas

    MPD to increase police presence in high-crime areas

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:38:11 GMT
    On Wednesday, Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and Police Chief Janeé Harteau announced that the city's police department will boost resources in north Minneapolis and in hot spots for crime on the city's south side.
    On Wednesday, Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and Police Chief Janeé Harteau announced that the city's police department will boost resources in north Minneapolis and in hot spots for crime on the city's south side.
  • Why Interstate 494 is about to get worse

    Why Interstate 494 is about to get worse

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:31:28 GMT
    A groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday morning in Plymouth, Minn. on a major expansion of Interstate 494. The $86 million project will add a third lane to a 6-mile stretch of 494 between Highway 55 and the Fish Lake interchange in Maple Grove, Minn.
    A groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday morning in Plymouth, Minn. on a major expansion of Interstate 494. The $86 million project will add a third lane to a 6-mile stretch of 494 between Highway 55 and the Fish Lake interchange in Maple Grove, Minn.
  • Jesse Ventura trial: 2 questions from jury, but no verdict

    Jesse Ventura trial: 2 questions from jury, but no verdict

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:18:07 GMT
    After 4 hours of deliberations on Tuesday, the Jesse Ventura defamation trial continued Wednesday as jurors work toward a verdict at the federal courthouse in St. Paul, Minn.
    After 4 hours of deliberations on Tuesday, the Jesse Ventura defamation trial continued Wednesday as jurors work toward a verdict at the federal courthouse in St. Paul, Minn.
  • These men robbed Pawn America, shot employee in Roseville

    These men robbed Pawn America, shot employee in Roseville

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:16:00 GMT
    Police have released surveillance video and photos from an armed robbery and shooting at Pawn America on Rice Street in Roseville, Minn. The robbery and shooting happened just before 6 p.m. Monday, July 21.
    Police have released surveillance video and photos from an armed robbery and shooting at Pawn America on Rice Street in Roseville, Minn. The robbery and shooting happened just before 6 p.m. Monday, July 21.
  • Woman falls out of car onto Hwy 52, State Patrol seeks driver

    Woman falls out of car onto Hwy 52, State Patrol seeks driver

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:32:49 GMT
    The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in finding the driver of a Black Hyundai Sonata traveling Highway 52 near Chatfield on Saturday when a female passenger fell out of the window and onto the road.
    The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in finding the driver of a Black Hyundai Sonata traveling Highway 52 near Chatfield on Saturday when a female passenger fell out of the window and onto the road.
  • Winona State football player dies during on-campus workout

    Winona State football player dies during on-campus workout

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:04:33 GMT
    The Winona State University campus is shocked and grieving after a 22-year-old student and member of the team's football team collapsed and died on campus during a work-out with his teammates.
    The Winona State University campus is shocked and grieving after a 22-year-old student and member of the team's football team collapsed and died on campus during a work-out with his teammates.
  • No suit filed Tuesday, lawyer recommends Kluwe, Vikings keep talking

    No suit filed Tuesday, lawyer recommends Kluwe, Vikings keep talking

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:59:58 GMT
    The attorney for former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe recommended the Vikings and Kluwe continue with their conversations amid an apparent pending lawsuit against the team.

    The attorney for former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe recommended the Vikings and Kluwe continue with their conversations amid an apparent pending lawsuit against the team.


  • Michele Bachmann: 'No intention' to run for president again

    Michele Bachmann: 'No intention' to run for president again

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:25 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:25:17 GMT

    Michele Bachmann says her comments to RealClearPolitics regarding the 2016 presidential race were wrongly interpreted. Bachmann clarified her status in a Facebook post, saying, “At this time I have indicated no intention to once again run for the top spot in 2016.”


    Michele Bachmann says her comments to RealClearPolitics regarding the 2016 presidential race were wrongly interpreted. Bachmann clarified her status in a Facebook post, saying, “At this time I have indicated no intention to once again run for the top spot in 2016.”


  • EXCLUSIVE: Somali-American elders make citizen's arrest of suspected recruiter

    EXCLUSIVE: Somali-American elders make citizen's arrest of suspected recruiter

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:20:31 GMT
    The motto of the Department of Homeland Security is "see something, say something" -- and a group of Somali-Americans did just that when they thought a man was trying to recruit teens to fight in Syria.
    The motto of the Department of Homeland Security is "see something, say something" -- and a group of Somali-Americans did just that when they thought a man was trying to recruit teens to fight in Syria.
  • Tiny Target now open in Dinkytown

    Tiny Target now open in Dinkytown

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-07-23 13:58:36 GMT
    Target's tiniest offspring is now open -- you can now shop at TargetExpress, a 20,000 sq. ft. store in Dinkytown near the University of Minnesota campus.
    Target's tiniest offspring is now open -- you can now shop at TargetExpress, a 20,000 sq. ft. store in Dinkytown near the University of Minnesota campus.
  • PHOTO: 'Disgraceful' sign at church in Oak Park Heights

    PHOTO: 'Disgraceful' sign at church in Oak Park Heights

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:59:16 GMT
    Residents in the Stillwater area were shocked to see a sign next to a local church display the message "God bless the KKK" on Monday, and police in the small Minnesota town of Oak Park Heights are looking into it.
    Residents in the Stillwater area were shocked to see a sign next to a local church display the message "God bless the KKK" on Monday, and police in the small Minnesota town of Oak Park Heights are looking into it.
  • Minnesota Zoo rescues abandoned moose calves

    Minnesota Zoo rescues abandoned moose calves

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:31:17 GMT
    The moose population in Minnesota is dropping drastically, and no one seems to know why -- but while the chances of seeing a moose in the wild keep dwindling, the odds of spotting one at the zoo are a sure bet.
    The moose population in Minnesota is dropping drastically, and no one seems to know why -- but while the chances of seeing a moose in the wild keep dwindling, the odds of spotting one at the zoo are a sure bet.
  • FAA stops all flights to and from Israel

    FAA stops all flights to and from Israel

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:24:35 GMT

    The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday ordered U.S. airlines to stop from flying to Israel after a rocket exploded just one mile from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. Delta had already suspended its flights to and from Israel indefinitely.

    The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday ordered U.S. airlines to stop from flying to Israel after a rocket exploded just one mile from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. Delta had already suspended its flights to and from Israel indefinitely.


  • The future of the former Ford assembly plant

    The future of the former Ford assembly plant

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:09:37 GMT
    With demolition almost complete, the dreams of what the site of the former Ford assembly plant in St. Paul are getting bigger -- but the final fate of the 122-acre site may be decided by soil tests.
    With demolition almost complete, the dreams of what the site of the former Ford assembly plant in St. Paul are getting bigger -- but the final fate of the 122-acre site may be decided by soil tests.
  • 'Rich door, poor door' plan sparks criticism in NYC

    'Rich door, poor door' plan sparks criticism in NYC

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:49:30 GMT
    City leaders in the Big Apple have approved a plan for a condo tower that will allow wealthier occupants of luxury condos to enter one door while requiring lower-income residents to use another.
    City leaders in the Big Apple have approved a plan for a condo tower that will allow wealthier occupants of luxury condos to enter one door while requiring lower-income residents to use another.
  • Brynn's Smile Box helps with cleft lip, palate recovery

    Brynn's Smile Box helps with cleft lip, palate recovery

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:38:36 GMT
    A Minnesota family that struggled to find a support system after their newborn was born with a cleft lip and palate is working to make connecting a bit easier so that other families can find their smiles once more.
    A Minnesota family that struggled to find a support system after their newborn was born with a cleft lip and palate is working to make connecting a bit easier so that other families can find their smiles once more.
  • Cordarrelle Patterson makes Vikings fans do tricks for tickets

    Cordarrelle Patterson makes Vikings fans do tricks for tickets

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:16:42 GMT
    With just a few days to go before the Vikings hit the road to Mankato for training camp, single-game tickets go on sale Tuesday.
    With just a few days to go before the Vikings hit the road to Mankato for training camp, single-game tickets go on sale Tuesday.
  • Candlelight vigil honors Monticello doctor killed in crash

    Candlelight vigil honors Monticello doctor killed in crash

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:21:33 GMT
    Over the years, he helped bring hundreds of people into the world -- but Monticello Dr. Eric Lefebvre's sudden death in an unusual weekend crash shocked those whose lives he touched.
    Over the years, he helped bring hundreds of people into the world -- but Monticello Dr. Eric Lefebvre's sudden death in an unusual weekend crash shocked those whose lives he touched.
  • DEFENSE: Ventura 'is either deluding himself or telling you things that aren't true'

    DEFENSE: Ventura 'is either deluding himself or telling you things that aren't true'

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:18:10 GMT
    The Jesse Ventura defamation trial is now in the hands of a ten-person jury, going into deliberations at the federal courthouse in St. Paul with a lot to consider. Each side got exactly one hour to make their final statements to the jury this morning, and both attorneys delivered compelling arguments.
    The Jesse Ventura defamation trial is now in the hands of a ten-person jury, going into deliberations at the federal courthouse in St. Paul with a lot to consider. Each side got exactly one hour to make their final statements to the jury this morning, and both attorneys delivered compelling arguments.
  • Minnesota AG: For-profit colleges 'exploited dream' of police hopefuls

    Minnesota AG: For-profit colleges 'exploited dream' of police hopefuls

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:45:08 GMT
    Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Minnesota School of Business and Globe University for misleading marketing and aggressive enrollment tactics that target criminal justice students, despite degree programs that don't lead to careers as police officers.
    Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Minnesota School of Business and Globe University for misleading marketing and aggressive enrollment tactics that target criminal justice students, despite degree programs that don't lead to careers as police officers.
  • 5 things Minneapolis wants before renewing Pedal Pub's license

    5 things Minneapolis wants before renewing Pedal Pub's license

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:42 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:42:54 GMT
    From bro dates to bachelorette parties, pedal pubs have become a popular group activity in the Twin Cities, but with 38 Minneapolis citizen complaints cited against the party on wheels, the City Council will hear a list of demands regarding tighter regulations at a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday.
    From bro dates to bachelorette parties, pedal pubs have become a popular group activity in the Twin Cities, but with 38 Minneapolis citizen complaints cited against the party on wheels, the City Council will hear a list of demands regarding tighter regulations at a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday.
  • FRESH FRUIT RECALL: Possible listeria risk in fruit sold at Trader Joe's, Costco

    FRESH FRUIT RECALL: Possible listeria risk in fruit sold at Trader Joe's, Costco

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:23:14 GMT
    Fresh fruit sold at Trader Joes’s, Costco and other retailers via a California-based distributor is being recalled nationwide due to possible listeria contamination.
    Fresh fruit sold at Trader Joes’s, Costco and other retailers via a California-based distributor is being recalled nationwide due to possible listeria contamination.
  • Strong storms boom in NW Minnesota, heat simmers Tuesday

    Strong storms boom in NW Minnesota, heat simmers Tuesday

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:31 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:31:03 GMT
    After a sweltering start to the work week, strong storms moved in Monday night but remained primarily northwest of the metro with strong winds and large hail.
    After a sweltering start to the work week, strong storms moved in Monday night but remained primarily northwest of the metro with strong winds and large hail.
  • 9 Rainbow stores close Tuesday in the Twin Cities

    9 Rainbow stores close Tuesday in the Twin Cities

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-07-22 12:54:52 GMT
     As Roundy's continues to make its way out of the Twin Cities, 9 Rainbow stores will close on Tuesday.
     As Roundy's continues to make its way out of the Twin Cities, 9 Rainbow stores will close on Tuesday.
  • VIDEO: Lightning crashes in Pine City

    VIDEO: Lightning crashes in Pine City

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-07-22 11:00:28 GMT
    Fox 9 overnight photojournalist Greg Kellogg captured amazing lightning in Pine City, Minn. along I-35 around 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
    Fox 9 overnight photojournalist Greg Kellogg captured amazing lightning in Pine City, Minn. along I-35 around 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
  • Can Archdiocese be considered 'public nuisance'?

    Can Archdiocese be considered 'public nuisance'?

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:36 AM EDT2014-07-22 04:36:42 GMT
    Pressure is building on Archbishop John Nienstedt to resign as the latest sexual abuse lawsuit brought against a priest makes its way through the legal system -- and it's raising an interesting question.
    Pressure is building on Archbishop John Nienstedt to resign as the latest sexual abuse lawsuit brought against a priest makes its way through the legal system -- and it's raising an interesting question.
  • Bob McNamara, Gophers great, dies at 82

    Bob McNamara, Gophers great, dies at 82

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:54:42 GMT
    Gopher football All-American and maroon and gold benefactor Bob McNamara passed away on Sunday night at age 82.
    Gopher football All-American and maroon and gold benefactor Bob McNamara passed away on Sunday night at age 82.
  • Ticked Off Clothing Co. offers wearable bug defense

    Ticked Off Clothing Co. offers wearable bug defense

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:28:57 GMT
    Most Minnesotans can't wait to get outside and enjoy the summer sun, but the bugs that come out to play can bring a host of unpleasant illnesses. Now, a Minnesota company is offering an easy way to keep the pests away.
    Most Minnesotans can't wait to get outside and enjoy the summer sun, but the bugs that come out to play can bring a host of unpleasant illnesses. Now, a Minnesota company is offering an easy way to keep the pests away.
  • SEWAGE BACKUP: Damages not covered in Mound

    SEWAGE BACKUP: Damages not covered in Mound

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:53:38 GMT
    It's been more than a month since sewage started backing up into basements in Mound, Minn., after a string of downpours, but the mess just won't seem to go away for those whose homes were damaged.
    It's been more than a month since sewage started backing up into basements in Mound, Minn., after a string of downpours, but the mess just won't seem to go away for those whose homes were damaged.
  • 5 ways to stay safe during a power outage

    5 ways to stay safe during a power outage

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:16:16 GMT
    With the threat of damaging wind and hail in the forecast, it's important to #StaySkyAware -- but a bit of preparation before the storm can help protect your home, possessions and loved ones if the power goes out.
    With the threat of damaging wind and hail in the forecast, it's important to #StaySkyAware -- but a bit of preparation before the storm can help protect your home, possessions and loved ones if the power goes out.
  • Judge expected to release Isaac Kolstad's brain scans in assault case

    Judge expected to release Isaac Kolstad's brain scans in assault case

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:40:57 GMT
    Former Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson’s attorney is requesting medical records for former MSU-Mankato linebacker Isaac Kolstad -- Nelson is facing first- and third-degree charges in his assault.
    Former Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson’s attorney is requesting medical records for former MSU-Mankato linebacker Isaac Kolstad -- Nelson is facing first- and third-degree charges in his assault.
  • NY Times: Pope's housecleaning should start with Twin Cities archbishop

    NY Times: Pope's housecleaning should start with Twin Cities archbishop

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:45:27 GMT
    If Pope Francis is serious about holding bishops accountable for sexual abuse and cover-ups in the Catholic Church, the New York Times editorial board says his first stop should be the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
    If Pope Francis is serious about holding bishops accountable for sexual abuse and cover-ups in the Catholic Church, the New York Times editorial board says his first stop should be the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
  • HIT-AND-RUN: Robbinsdale woman struck on bus bench

    HIT-AND-RUN: Robbinsdale woman struck on bus bench

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:58:50 GMT
    She was sitting alone on a bus stop bench typing a plea for help finding her lost dog when a hit-and-run driver slammed into her, and police hope a broken mirror left at the scene will help them catch the driver.
    She was sitting alone on a bus stop bench typing a plea for help finding her lost dog when a hit-and-run driver slammed into her, and police hope a broken mirror left at the scene will help them catch the driver.
  • WEATHER TIMELINE: Excessive heat, storms Monday

    WEATHER TIMELINE: Excessive heat, storms Monday

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:47:27 GMT
    Monday will bring the hottest temperatures we've felt all summer to the metro area and also a chance of severe storms.
    Monday will bring the hottest temperatures we've felt all summer to the metro area and also a chance of severe storms.
  • Minnesota family lost 2 relatives in Malaysia Flight 17 crash

    Minnesota family lost 2 relatives in Malaysia Flight 17 crash

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:51:25 GMT
    A Minnesota family lost two relatives when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine. Arjen and Yvonne Ryder of Australia were among the 298 victims, according to Arjen’s brother, Drew Ryder of Willmar, Minn.
    A Minnesota family lost two relatives when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine. Arjen and Yvonne Ryder of Australia were among the 298 victims, according to Arjen’s brother, Drew Ryder of Willmar, Minn.
  • Monticello doctor killed in crash with motorcycle, golf cart

    Monticello doctor killed in crash with motorcycle, golf cart

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:12:54 GMT
    He brought hundreds of lives into the world, but the community of Monticello is now mourning the death of a popular doctor who died in a bizarre accident over the weekend.
    He brought hundreds of lives into the world, but the community of Monticello is now mourning the death of a popular doctor who died in a bizarre accident over the weekend.
  • 2 elderly men rescued from explosive St. Paul fire

    2 elderly men rescued from explosive St. Paul fire

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-07-21 13:04:04 GMT
    Two men were rescued from a burning home in St. Paul early Monday morning after two oxygen tanks exploded during the fire.
    Two men were rescued from a burning home in St. Paul early Monday morning after two oxygen tanks exploded during the fire.
  • Twins, MLB award $500K grant to Rochester food bank

    Twins, MLB award $500K grant to Rochester food bank

    Sunday, July 20 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-07-21 03:24:48 GMT
    The mid-summer classic may be over, but athletes aren't the only ones being recognized as "All-Stars" in Minnesota. In fact, more than half a million dollars will now go toward those who need it most.
    The mid-summer classic may be over, but athletes aren't the only ones being recognized as "All-Stars" in Minnesota. In fact, more than half a million dollars will now go toward those who need it most.
  • Hillary Clinton's book-signing brings 2016 buzz to Twin Cities

    Hillary Clinton's book-signing brings 2016 buzz to Twin Cities

    Sunday, July 20 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-07-21 03:21:02 GMT
    Former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in St.Paul on Sunday to sign copies of her new book, but for many who came to see her, all they wanted to talk about was 2016 and whether she'll run.
    Former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in St.Paul on Sunday to sign copies of her new book, but for many who came to see her, all they wanted to talk about was 2016 and whether she'll run.
  • PHOTOS: Apollo 11 moon landing

    PHOTOS: Apollo 11 moon landing

    Sunday, July 20 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-07-21 00:22:07 GMT
    Half a billion people were transfixed as they watched Apollo 11 land in the sea of tranquility on the moon 45 years ago, and those historic first steps are still inspiring space travelers today.
    Half a billion people were transfixed as they watched Apollo 11 land in the sea of tranquility on the moon 45 years ago, and those historic first steps are still inspiring space travelers today.
  • DISTRACTED DRIVING: Klobuchar seeks easier fund access

    DISTRACTED DRIVING: Klobuchar seeks easier fund access

    Sunday, July 20 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-07-21 00:09:15 GMT
    Each day, nine people die and thousands more are injured in distracted driving accidents. Now, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is hoping a new bill will allow states to access money to fund campaigns to combat the trend.
    Each day, nine people die and thousands more are injured in distracted driving accidents. Now, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is hoping a new bill will allow states to access money to fund campaigns to combat the trend.
  • Last Tuskegee Airman from Minnesota home for the AirExpo

    Last Tuskegee Airman from Minnesota home for the AirExpo

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:29:23 GMT
    The AirExpo in Eden Prairie brought the last living Tuskegee Airman from Minnesota home from Ohio this weekend.
    The AirExpo in Eden Prairie brought the last living Tuskegee Airman from Minnesota home from Ohio this weekend.
  • At 94, Betty Strohfus boards another B-17

    At 94, Betty Strohfus boards another B-17

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:04:48 GMT
    The AirExpo at Flying Cloud Airport is truly for aviation enthusiasts of all ages, but possibly one of the oldest veterans at the show has earned her stripes in more ways than one.
    The AirExpo at Flying Cloud Airport is truly for aviation enthusiasts of all ages, but possibly one of the oldest veterans at the show has earned her stripes in more ways than one.
  • Kluwe still planning to sue Vikings

    Kluwe still planning to sue Vikings

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-07-20 17:56:43 GMT
    The investigation into former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe's allegations against special teams coordinator Mike Priefer reveals Kluwe seemed to have one man in his corner who also heard the remarks.
    The investigation into former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe's allegations against special teams coordinator Mike Priefer reveals Kluwe seemed to have one man in his corner who also heard the remarks.
  • Osseo 5th grader: 'They're just as smart as us, but they're put at a disadvantage'

    Osseo 5th graders donate 30 computers to Mexico students

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:42 PM EDT2014-07-20 17:42:35 GMT
    When fifth-graders in the Osseo School District truly realized how lucky they were to be afforded such amazing educational opportunities, they decided to get up and give back.
    When fifth-graders in the Osseo School District truly realized how lucky they were to be afforded such amazing educational opportunities, they decided to get up and give back.
  • Ukraine says pro-Russia rebels took bodies of plane crash victims, loaded them onto trains

    Ukraine says pro-Russia rebels took bodies of plane crash victims, loaded them onto trains

    Sunday, July 20 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-07-20 13:53:05 GMT
    International investigators and Ukrainian officials said Sunday that that pro-Russia separatists forced emergency services to surrender the bodies of 196 victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and loaded them onto refrigerated trains.
    International investigators and Ukrainian officials said Sunday that that pro-Russia separatists forced emergency services to surrender the bodies of 196 victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and loaded them onto refrigerated trains.
  • Jet skier finds man's body in Mississippi River in Brooklyn Park

    Jet skier finds man's body in Mississippi River in Brooklyn Park

    Sunday, July 20 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-07-20 13:20:02 GMT
    The Hennepin County sheriff’s office confirmed a man's body was pulled from the Mississippi River on Saturday that had been in the river "for some time."
    The Hennepin County sheriff’s office confirmed a man's body was pulled from the Mississippi River on Saturday that had been in the river "for some time."
  • Toddler found unresponsive in water at Breezy Point

    Toddler found unresponsive in water at Breezy Point

    Saturday, July 19 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-07-20 01:20:59 GMT
    A three-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was found unresponsive in the water near the Breezy Point Boathouse and Marina on Friday evening.
    A three-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was found unresponsive in the water near the Breezy Point Boathouse and Marina on Friday evening.
  • Vikings suspend 'extremely sorry' coach Priefer 3 games for homophobic comment

    Vikings suspend 'extremely sorry' coach Priefer 3 games for homophobic comment

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:52:37 GMT
    The Minnesota Vikings have suspended special team coordinator Mike Priefer for 3 regular season games for making homophobic comments reported in a Deadspin.com article by former punter Chris Kluwe. The 3-game suspension may be reduced to 2 games if Priefer completes individualized anti-harassment, diversity and sexual-orientation sensitivity training.
    The Minnesota Vikings have suspended special team coordinator Mike Priefer for 3 regular season games for making homophobic comments reported in a Deadspin.com article by former punter Chris Kluwe. The 3-game suspension may be reduced to 2 games if Priefer completes individualized anti-harassment, diversity and sexual-orientation sensitivity training.
  • Minneapolis airport worker saved by coworkers, supported by friends

    Minneapolis airport worker saved by coworkers, supported by friends

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:19:48 GMT

    On April 14, 47-year old Wendy Kichler was working at her new job at the ticket counter for Frontier Airlines. Her daughter, Melinda Kichler, also works at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and remembers a coworker running for help.

    On April 14, 47-year old Wendy Kichler was working at her new job at the ticket counter for Frontier Airlines. Her daughter, Melinda Kichler, also works at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and remembers a coworker running for help.


  • Hennepin County sheriff's son charged with felony for mudding incident

    Hennepin County sheriff's son charged with felony for mudding incident

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:57:06 GMT

    Ryan Stanek, the son of Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek, has been charged with felony damage to property in connection with a mudding incident last April at Lake Rebecca Park Reserve. The incident caused more than $5,000 in damages to horse trails.

    Ryan Stanek, the son of Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek, has been charged with felony damage to property in connection with a mudding incident last April at Lake Rebecca Park Reserve. The incident caused more than $5,000 in damages to horse trails.


  • Bodies of 2 Minnesota hikers found on Mount Evans

    Bodies of 2 Minnesota hikers found on Mount Evans

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-07-18 20:20:03 GMT
    The same week that a team of Minnesota firefighters headed out to Colorado to search for two missing Minnesotans who disappeared during a hiking trip in April, officials confirm two bodies have been found.
    The same week that a team of Minnesota firefighters headed out to Colorado to search for two missing Minnesotans who disappeared during a hiking trip in April, officials confirm two bodies have been found.
  • Minneapolis legalizes UberX, Lyft with taxi-style regulations

    Minneapolis legalizes UberX, Lyft with taxi-style regulations

    Friday, July 18 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-07-18 19:23:32 GMT
    The city of Minneapolis has adopted new ordinances to officially legalize transportation networks like UberX and Lyft. The move comes as other cities across the country fight the emergence of these app-based taxi alternatives.
    The city of Minneapolis has adopted new ordinances to officially legalize transportation networks like UberX and Lyft. The move comes as other cities across the country fight the emergence of these app-based taxi alternatives.
  • Unforgettable All-Star experience, unforgettable tragedy

    Unforgettable All-Star experience, unforgettable tragedy

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:30:01 GMT
    The All-Star Game was the ultimate experience for baseball junkies and writers in Minnesota, but for one local insider, it was bittersweet because of a tragic anniversary in his life.
    The All-Star Game was the ultimate experience for baseball junkies and writers in Minnesota, but for one local insider, it was bittersweet because of a tragic anniversary in his life.
  • Minnesota man up-and-running on prosthetic after railroad accident

    Minnesota man up-and-running on prosthetic after railroad accident

    Friday, July 18 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-07-18 12:14:19 GMT
    Fox 9 News cameras caught a first on Thursday -- a Minnesota man learning to run again with his brand new prosthetic leg after a workplace accident left him facing life as an amputee.
    Fox 9 News cameras caught a first on Thursday -- a Minnesota man learning to run again with his brand new prosthetic leg after a workplace accident left him facing life as an amputee.
  • $1,000 REWARD: Do you know this woman?

    $1,000 REWARD: Do you know this woman?

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:50 AM EDT2014-07-18 11:50:53 GMT
    It's been nearly a year since an Eritrean student studying computer engineering at Inver Hills Community College was shot to death and dumped in a Shoreview, Minn. parking lot, but investigators hope a Minneapolis ATM photo of a possible suspect will lead to a break in the case.
    It's been nearly a year since an Eritrean student studying computer engineering at Inver Hills Community College was shot to death and dumped in a Shoreview, Minn. parking lot, but investigators hope a Minneapolis ATM photo of a possible suspect will lead to a break in the case.
  • FLIGHT 17: What will it mean for Ukraine, U.S.?

    FLIGHT 17: What will it mean for Ukraine, U.S.?

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:02:54 GMT
    While there are plenty of theories about who is responsible for shooting down the Malaysian Airlines flight near Russia's border with Ukraine, one expert says Americans can expect it to become a foreign policy issue.
    While there are plenty of theories about who is responsible for shooting down the Malaysian Airlines flight near Russia's border with Ukraine, one expert says Americans can expect it to become a foreign policy issue.
  • Maplewood girl's quinoa and black beans recipe impresses First Lady

    Maplewood girl's quinoa and black beans recipe impresses First Lady

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-07-18 00:57:16 GMT
    A Maplewood, Minn. girl is the third Minnesota kid in as many years to impress First Lady Michelle Obama with her cooking skills. 12-year-old Sophia Webster created a recipe for quinoa and black beans that was selected as the top Minnesota entry in the third annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Kids' contest.
    A Maplewood, Minn. girl is the third Minnesota kid in as many years to impress First Lady Michelle Obama with her cooking skills. 12-year-old Sophia Webster created a recipe for quinoa and black beans that was selected as the top Minnesota entry in the third annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Kids' contest.
  • RECIPE: Quinoa and Black Beans

    RECIPE: Quinoa and Black Beans

    Thursday, July 17 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-07-18 00:55:52 GMT
    This recipe had First Lady Michelle Obama praising 12-year-old Sophia Webster's cooking skills.
    This recipe had First Lady Michelle Obama praising 12-year-old Sophia Webster's cooking skills.
  • Hennepin County trains deputies to use heroin antidote Narcan

    Hennepin County trains deputies to use heroin antidote Narcan

    Thursday, July 17 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-07-17 23:49:43 GMT
    The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is starting to train deputies to use Narcan, an antidote used on individuals overdosing on heroin.
    The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is starting to train deputies to use Narcan, an antidote used on individuals overdosing on heroin.
  • Zelich pleads not guilty to hiding corpses because bodies found

    Zelich pleads not guilty to hiding corpses because bodies found

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:59:04 GMT
    Although former West Allis Police Officer Steven Zelich admitted to causing the deaths of two women whose bodies were found in suitcases in rural Wisconsin, he plead not guilty to two counts of hiding a corpse on Thursday.
    Although former West Allis Police Officer Steven Zelich admitted to causing the deaths of two women whose bodies were found in suitcases in rural Wisconsin, he plead not guilty to two counts of hiding a corpse on Thursday.
  • Hand-like remains found by hunting dog near Hutchinson, Minn. not human

    Hand-like remains found by hunting dog near Hutchinson, Minn. not human

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:55:41 GMT

    A hunting dog retrieved what appeared to be a human hand Wednesday afternoon near Hutchinson, Minn., but the McLeod County sheriff's office and Midwest Medical Examiner's Office have determined the remains are not human.

    A hunting dog retrieved what appeared to be a human hand Wednesday afternoon near Hutchinson, Minn., but the McLeod County sheriff's office and Midwest Medical Examiner's Office have determined the remains are not human.


  • American Sniper co-author: Why would anyone buy the book because of a bar fight?

    VENTURA TRIAL: Kyle's punch 'showed who he was'

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-07-17 20:36:40 GMT
    Jim DeFelice, co-author of late former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle's book "American Sniper," testified on Thursday in Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit, wondering why anyone would buy the book because of a bar fight.
    Jim DeFelice, co-author of late former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle's book "American Sniper," testified on Thursday in Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit, wondering why anyone would buy the book because of a bar fight.
  • 12 E. coli cases traced to 9 Applebee's locations in Minnesota

    12 E. coli cases traced to 9 Applebee's locations in Minnesota

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-07-17 20:35:09 GMT

    Two more cases of E. coli O111 have been confirmed in Minnesota, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 15 in an outbreak that links at least 12 cases to Applebee’s restaurants. Applebee’s removed the oriental chicken salad from its menu in Minnesota on July 14 as a precaution.

    Two more cases of E. coli O111 have been confirmed in Minnesota, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 15 in an outbreak that links at least 12 cases to Applebee’s restaurants. Applebee’s removed the oriental chicken salad from its menu in Minnesota on July 14 as a precaution.


  • Lake Minnetonka wake surf event postponed despite previous go-ahead

    Lake Minnetonka wake surf event postponed despite previous go-ahead

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-07-17 20:07:22 GMT
    Lake Minnetonka is still about 6 inches above the high water mark, but a wake surfing event was nearly approved in Cook’s Bay this Saturday.
    Lake Minnetonka is still about 6 inches above the high water mark, but a wake surfing event was nearly approved in Cook’s Bay this Saturday.
  • Shooting in hotel parking lot near Mall of America

    Shooting in hotel parking lot near Mall of America

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-07-17 16:19:44 GMT

    An overnight shooting in the parking lot of the Country Inn and Suites near Mall of America sent one person to the hospital.


    An overnight shooting in the parking lot of the Country Inn and Suites near Mall of America sent one person to the hospital.


  • Minnesota unemployment rate drops to super-low 4.5 percent

    Minnesota unemployment rate drops to super-low 4.5 percent

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-07-17 15:23:53 GMT
    Minnesota’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent in June, down 0.6 percent from a year ago according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
    Minnesota’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent in June, down 0.6 percent from a year ago according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
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