The mayor of a small southern Minnesota city says a major fire has destroyed or damaged at least a-half dozen commercial buildings on Main Street.
Parents in the Stillwater School District made it clear Thursday that they are against the district closing three elementary schools. The district wants to close Withrow, Marine and Oak Park schools in what is being called the BOLD proposal.
A Minnesota man says he is lucky to be in one piece after a close call with a 14-foot tiger shark. Matt Mason and his wife, Beth, were paddleboarding in Hawaii Saturday morning when something suddenly started pushing his board through the water.
Authorities in Le Sueur County say two men are responsible for stealing a historic church bell and then trying to sell parts of it to a scrap yard. Investigators say the bell was taken from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at German Lake last Monday night.
Some Minnesota students found out first-hand what it was like to be stuck in that East Coast blizzard. About 200 teenagers from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis traveled to Washington D.C. this week for a pro-life rally.
At one point, the Dow plunged more than 500 points Wednesday before bouncing back to close off by nearly 250. Plummeting oil prices and China’s economic slowdown are dragging the markets down.
A huge high school basketball matchup Tuesday night was about more than just the game — the top-ranked North High School Polars faced the top-ranked Hopkins Royals.
People across the country celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday. It’s been recognized as a national holiday for more than 30 years. So how did Martin Luther King Jr. Day become a national holiday? Good Question.
Each Friday, we answer some of our viewers’ burning questions. This week, John Lauritsen finds the best way to warm up your car in the winter, some unfamiliar faces at the State of the Union address, and how meteorologists measure wind chill.
Parents will go to great lengths to watch their kids play sports. In this case, John and Tania Turnbull traveled nearly 10,000 miles to watch their son Jack play for Ridgewater College in Willmar.
On a cold January afternoon, a 9th grade wrestling match took place between Edina and Plymouth. Young wrestlers with little experience took center stage, and right in the middle of the action was Joe Steffenhagen.
Minnesota State Park is its own winter wonderland. You can find evidence of wildlife everywhere in its serene surroundings. A pair of cascading waterfalls are the only interruptions to the January quiet. The waterfalls used to be the park’s main attraction. But in September that changed, when new residents arrived – Minneopa bison.
Some parents in the Stillwater Area School District are trying to stop a proposal that would close three elementary schools. The district is planning to shut down the schools beginning in 2017. Officials say the schools are no longer efficient to operate because of their low enrollment.
Buffalo Wild Wings is right across the street from TCF Bank Stadium. Right next door to what will be the first and possibly the last Vikings playoff game at the stadium.
Some Twin Cities neighbors are at odds over a holding pond that’s been turned into a skating rink. The pond is in the Millbrook neighborhood in Stillwater.
A University of St. Thomas study shows the Twin Cities housing market is getting close to where it was before the crash we saw seven years ago, and it predicts median home sale prices will jump 6 to 8 percent next year.
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” keeps shattering box-office records. The seventh episode of the saga has now brought in over $1 billion worldwide. So where do all of those box office dollars go? Good Question.
Doug and Brook Pederson run a tree-trimming service in Montevideo. Much of the scraps from their business becomes the canvas for their artwork. Behind the wood carvings is something both ancient and unique, as they work to keep a rare form of art alive.
Like all small towns do, Terry Kubista’s village started with just a few homesteaders and a few houses. Four-and-a-half decades later it has taken over his basement.
You made your list. You checked it twice — but that does not mean all those holiday errands are finished. With Christmas Eve just hours away, shoppers hit Twin Cities’ grocery stores and shopping malls all day.
A long-time Twin Cities bank employee is facing charges she stole more than $600,000 from a customer. Cynthia Van DuSartz was a manager at Anchor Bank in West St. Paul, where she had worked for nearly 30 years.
Some parents in the Anoka-Hennepin School District are questioning a choir teacher’s decision to use a song about Ramadan performed in Arabic at a holiday concert.
Some of you may have noticed that your gas bill is cheaper- and it’s not just because you’re using less gas to heat your home.
Pete Freiheit was a farm kid who developed a love for history — most of all the tractors used on his farm. So he started tinkering with some tools and built a few model tractors — thousands of them, actually.
Minnesotans had little confidence going into Thursday’s game against the Cardinals, though the Vikings had a strong showing and had a chance to tie the game, were it not for a fumble in the game’s final seconds.