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.
People are remembering the man who meant so much to the Minnesota Timberwolves franchise: Flip Saunders. The President of Basketball Operations for the team lost his battle with cancer on Sunday at the age of 60.
As people prepare to pay their last respects to an Aitkin County Sheriff’s investigator killed in the line of duty, concerns are mounting over the safety inside hospitals.
A 17-year-old girl has been charged as the driver in a crash that killed a father and his young daughter in Sherburne County.
A veteran Aitkin County deputy is dead after being shot by the man he was guarding inside a St. Cloud hospital room. Deputy Steven Sandberg, 60, was overtaken by Aitkin County resident Danny Leroy Hammond, 50, who was receiving medical care following an earlier domestic dispute.
The push back could be felt in Minneapolis City Hall on Mayor Betsy Hodges’ controversial Working Families Agenda. On Friday, about 75 business owners packed into a conference room to explain why the proposed ordinance is a bad idea and would hurt small business.
Audrey Clausen left her job in the South Washington school district in 2013 to devote full time to her passion. She developed a simple board game with the goal of getting people of all ages to talk about race equality.
It’s estimated that in the Anoka-Hennepin School district, more than 500 of the county’s youth spend their nights without a secure place to call home.
An admission of guilt in the disappearance and death of a Wright County man will send Robert Nuttall to prison for 20 years. Nuttall pleaded guilty Friday to felony unintentional murder of Rossing, who disappeared in August of 2014 near Howard Lake.
One of Minnesota’s best-known hardware, farm supply and sporting goods stores is up for sale. Brainerd-based Mill’s Fleet Farm has announced the company’s sale plan is the only path to its future growth.
Thousands of teamster truck drivers and retirees are getting some terrible news in the mail. They’ve been told to brace for huge cuts in their monthly pension benefits.
A Golden Valley man will serve the maximum time in prison for causing a drunk driving crash that killed a young Minneapolis couple.
Police are searching for a suspect they believe shot two people in a Chaska home late Thursday night.
A Chanhassen teenager has been found in a marsh after his father tracked his phone to a regional park Sunday, according to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.
As drones become more widely used in everyday life, one state agency is taking these unmanned aerial vehicles to new heights. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is studying how drones can make all of us safer by looking for defects in bridges.
Three former University of Minnesota Duluth coaches are expected to announce a lawsuit against the school on Monday claiming discrimination. Former Bulldogs women’s hockey coach Shannon Miller, former softball coach Jen Banford and former women’s basketball coach Annette Wiles have all been given the green light to sue by the U.S. Department of Justice.
In the vast open prairie of Minneopa State Park, a once plentiful animal will soon graze the lush grasses again.