A St. Louis County Public Works employee was arrested Monday for allegedly possessing child porn, the county sheriff’s office says. Bruce Hosking, 63, of Cloquet, was arrested at his workplace just before 7:30 a.m. by sheriff’s office deputies and members of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Authorities then executed a search warrant at his home.
A Minneapolis landmark is getting a fresh coat of paint. On Tuesday, workers started painting on the Spoonbridge and Cherry in the Walker Art Center’s Sculpture Garden.
Groups that lobbied to advance or block legislation at Minnesota’s Capitol are filing mandatory reports detailing how much they spent on the efforts. The lobbying reports had to be turned into the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board on Monday. They were to be made public early Tuesday.
The body of the missing UW-Eau Claire student from Northfield, Minn. has been recovered from the Chippewa River.
A mother and her 18-year-old son from southeastern Minnesota are accused of stealing nearly $5,000 in frozen gopher feet and selling them for a bounty. Thirty-seven-year-old Tina Marie Garrison and Junior Lee Dillon, both of Preston, were charged last month with receiving stolen property and theft.
After announcing plans to open a Nordstrom in 2015, Ridgedale Center said they’re also adding six new retailers, plus two remodeled existing stores.
A veteran Republican legislator from Anoka made a surprising entrance Tuesday into Minnesota’s U.S. Senate race. State Rep. Jim Abeler announced his bid in an email blast that said he had formed a campaign committee.
A man who says he was sexually abused by an Irish priest in Minnesota in 1982 is suing the Diocese of New Ulm, taking advantage of a new law easing the state’s statute of limitations for victims of childhood sexual abuse.
A man who was attacked by a black bear in northwestern Wisconsin is recovering at a hospital in the Twin Cities. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says the man was attacked while out in his yard near Shell Lake Monday about 9:30 p.m.
Authorities have identified a man who was shot and killed in a south Minneapolis home on Monday and said an arrest has been made in the case. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim Tuesday as 35-year-old Daniel Dwayne Maniece of Jordan.
Prosecutors in Poland and Germany said Tuesday they are reviewing files on a Minnesota man who was a commander of a Nazi-led unit to see if they have enough evidence to press charges and request his extradition from the United States.
An 11-year-old boy was injured after he was run over by a wagon being driven by another boy at a farm in Bellevue Township, Minn. Monday evening. The incident happened at about 7:45 p.m., according to the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office.
Some Minnesota businesses that would be subject to a new sales tax expansion are complaining loudly and trying to get parts of it repealed. The pending sales tax on warehousing services is a big concern at companies like Distribution Alternatives in Lino Lakes and Lawrence Transportation in Red Wing.
A postal worker was hit and killed Tuesday morning after an accident at the Brooklyn Center Post Office, according to police. Authorities said officers were called around 7:25 a.m. to the post office located at 6845 Lee Ave. in Brooklyn Center.
When you think of streetcars, you might think of places like San Francisco. But now the city of Minneapolis wants to drive this old world idea into our 20th century reality. City Council will take its first vote on a plan to add streetcars into the heart of downtown.
The Minneapolis Police Department released some photos from the Accent Signage office shooting last fall.
Crews are on the scene of a rescue effort at a St. Paul park, where reports indicate several may be trapped under sand.
The Senate was scheduled to open debate on the bill at noon Monday, then vote. The House approved it last week, and Gov. Mark Dayton has said he’ll sign it as early as Tuesday.
The calendar has flipped to May, but winter made a return appearance in southeastern Minnesota where residents are digging out of more than a foot of new snow.
Since it was awesome out this weekend — what did you do outdoors? Check out the viewer-submitted pictures from Sunday night!
Check out images of Target Field blanketed in snow.
Check out images from the rain/ice/snow storm of April 9-10!