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Authorities say they were called to a public bathroom at a park near Bricelyn, Minn. last week after an explosive device was reported inside. The incident happened Wednesday, July 9, according to the Faribault County Sheriff’s Office.
A gorilla at the Como Zoo in St. Paul escaped its main enclosure. But, zoo officials say a second gorilla-proof barrier kept the animal from roaming free Thursday morning.
It’s lights, camera, action on the campus of St. Catherine University in St. Paul. A special movie production is underway, featuring young adults with disabilities. And professional filmmakers are involved, donating their talents.
One lucky black bear has a Wisconsin logger to thank for helping him out of an odd situation. Garrett Smith found a bear struggling in a corn field near Rice Lake, Wis. on Sunday and used a claw to pop a can free from the bear’s head.
The open road of Interstate 35 is the gateway to cabin country. Sixty miles north of the Twin Cities, drivers often find rest near Kettle River, where one employee rarely takes a break. At 93 years old, Carlyle Myrvold does not live life in the slow lane.
The Fourth of July holiday is coming up and backyard barbecues are sure to be abundant. While food and good company are a great start to any celebration, it’s always good to have a few games on hand if things get dull. Plus, who doesn’t like a little competition? Here are a few games, ranked from worst to best that offer up some fun and won’t require you to go indoors during your summer bash.
Maybe it’s because so many of them are prone to doffing their jerseys in celebration, but we couldn’t help but notice how many of this year’s players are sporting not just bits and pieces of artwork, but full body canvasses of impressive magnitude.
A Wisconsin woman who was charged with stealing back 15 cats from the Humane Society was arrested for violating the conditions of her bond. Lee Ann Shore, 46, was arrested last month after she allegedly broke into the Coulee Region Humane Society in Onalaska, Wis.
An exotic dancer is suing a Fountain City strip club, accusing owners of violating state and federal labor laws by failing to paying dancers hourly wages and overtime.
A woman called 911 in the middle of the night in Minneapolis and an operator picked up five states away. It happened to Faye Lewis last month when she made the emergency call from her cell phone.
A Minnesota man is in jail because he logged on to Facebook. Police say 26-year-old Nicholas Wig checked his profile from a home he broke into, and then he didn’t log off. It happened June 19 in South St. Paul.
The flooding that’s happening around Minnesota may be causing problems for some, but others are having a little fun with it. One Norwood Young America family may have even created a new sport. Rachel Slathar posted a video of her dad waterskiing through a big puddle being pulled by her horse.
When a local ice cream shop celebrated its 65th anniversary on Saturday, it decided to throw a big party for its neighbors. The Dairy Queen on Lowry Avenue in Northeast Minneapolis has been around for 65 years.
Torrential rains and saturated earth have been causing a lot of problems in Minnesota during the past week, but not every story has been calamitous. While out on assignment Thursday, WCCO photojournalist Tom Aviles happened upon a dramatic rescue that had a happy ending.