A vacant parking lot at Hardy’s Boats and Bait on Medicine Lake tells a state-wide story. Instead of ice houses, they see golden eyes and mergansers. But ducks are the last thing ice anglers want to see this time of year — and days like Friday do not help.
Sunny skies at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport are not just good for takeoffs and landings — it will now mean producing electricity for the sprawling complex. A giant solar grid, comprised of 8,705 individual collector panels, is now turning sunshine into three million watts of power.
The Twins’ hope for more offensive power arrived Wednesday at a Target Field news conference. Byung Ho Park flashed a smile as he modeled a Twins jersey sporting his name and the No. 52.
Attorneys for three men accused in a shooting that wounded five black men demonstrating outside a Minneapolis police precinct are denying their clients are racist and downplaying evidence. A fourth man accused of firing the shots Nov. 23, Allen Scarsella, didn’t speak at Tuesday’s court appearance.
With winter at the doorstep, energy bills are about to jump. It’s the season when our furnaces run harder and lights are on longer. In north Minneapolis, newly constructed homes will help lower the bills because of the way they are designed and built.
City and community leaders are saying “enough is enough” and are calling for protesters to end their encampment of the 4th Precinct on Minneapolis’ north side.
For the family and friends of Jamie Wylie, a nearly two-year criminal nightmare finally came to an end Wednesday in a Benton County courtroom.
The Eden Prairie woman behind the largest embezzlement case ever prosecuted in Hennepin County made no apologies to her victims in court today.
A Twin Cities options trader was sentenced to prison time for swindling hundreds of thousands of dollars from investors he found on Craigslist. Earlier in 2015, 56-year-old Jeffrey Petersen of Edina pleaded guilty to nearly two dozen counts of securities fraud and theft.
It’s been said that some of life’s biggest blessings come through adversity, and the story of “Best Christmas Ever.” They’re a small group of volunteers that’s trying to bring just that to Minnesota families in need.
Ninety-two passengers aboard a flight from Florida to Minneapolis were delayed for six hours, after wondering why their plane was being turned around shortly after takeoff. Spirit Airlines flight 596 was scheduled to land in the Twin Cities at 12:20 a.m. Friday morning.
Distracted driving remains the leading cause of all injury and property damage crashes in Minnesota. It’s also one of three top factors in all deadly accidents, ahead of alcohol.
With Thanksgiving just over a week away, holiday shoppers are already plotting their gift buying strategies. It’s estimated that Twin Cities shoppers will spend about $1.4 billion on holiday gifts this season.
With Friday’s indiscriminate and heartless violence so very raw, Minnesota’s faith leaders are speaking with a simple clarity. Religious leaders are quick to point out that the violence that the terror group ISIS engages in has no foundation in the Islamic faith.
Minneapolis North High School had never before competed for a football championship, despite its long and rich tradition in the city’s athletic scene.
More musical instruments are getting into the hands of eager young musicians thanks to a new donation program.
About 125,000 World War II soldiers and airmen are buried in 11 cemeteries in France. For many of their families it’s difficult, if not impossible, to pay a foreign visit to decorate their loved-one’s grave. But 70 years after World War II ended, French volunteers continue their pledge to do what American loved ones can’t.
WCCO’s Accomplish Minnesota campaign to thank our military veterans is just days from its public unveiling. The “More than Names” flag is now being assembled into a massive banner of support.
More drama is unfolding in the ongoing purge of top executives at Starkey Labs. Federal agents executed a search warrant at the Plymouth home of former Starkey president Jerry Ruzicka Wednesday afternoon.
A tip from the relative of a hit-and-run driver led investigators to the person they say struck and killed a Princeton woman Monday night. Patricia Wolter, 54, had just stepped out of a vehicle involved in a minor accident when she was hit along Highway 95 west of Cambridge.
Xcel Energy customers will be paying more for their electricity if a proposed three-year rate increase gets approved by Minnesota regulators. The utility’s 9.8 percent rate hike would add about $132 to the average customer’s annual power bill.
With a renewed focus on finding out who kidnapped Jacob Wetterling, law enforcement is bracing and hoping for a new wave of public tips. That appeal was heard loud and clear Thursday as investigators named 52-year-old Danny Heinrich as a person of interest in the case.
Danny Heinrich, the man named Thursday as a person of interest in the 1989 disappearance of Jacob Wetterling, has lived alone in a simple house in a quiet Annandale neighborhood for the past 8 years.
There is something about Jerry Kill, the enthusiasm in his voice or the passion in his heart, that won over the most jaded Gopher fans. In his five years as head Gophers’ football coach, his teams have generated Saturday excitement again – replacing seasons of disappointment with optimism and hope.
An autopsy is being done on human remains that were found in a farmer’s field Monday afternoon. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, around 2:31 p.m. a farmer discovered what was believed to be human remains while harvesting a field in Orange Township.