A jury has decided the fate of a Chisago County man accused of giving his ex-girlfriend drugs that led to her death. Aaron Schnagl was convicted early Friday evening of third-degree murder for the December 2012 death of Danielle Jelinek.
One man from Big Lake is trying to create the world’s largest sculpture. Roger Hanson is about halfway to his goal.
A rescued dog is capturing the hearts of animal lovers around the world because of his unique appearance. When you look at Quasimoto head on, he looks like the typical German Shepherd.
Authorities believe alcohol is to blame for a driver’s excessive speed down a Dakota County Highway.
Organizers of a popular winter event on Lake Minnetonka made some big changes this year. The North American Pond Hockey Championship became a bean bag tournament instead of a pond hockey tournament due to thin ice.
Carbon monoxide poisoned Michael Thetreau and three other fisherman in an ice house on Leech Lake in northern Minnesota last weekend.
34-year-old Jaren Johnson died. Emergency crews rushed Michael and two other men to the hospital.
The plan to revamp Nicollet Mall just got more complicated. The cost of the project is coming in much higher than expected. The city set aside $35 million for the construction, but many contractors don’t think it can be done for that amount.
A travel warning from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) may have some Minnesotans rethinking their winter getaway.
Many in the Somali community turn to the Karmel Plaza in Minneapolis for traditional clothing, food and other goods. Known as the Somali mall, most of the customers and business owners are of east African descent but all are welcome.
Aaron Schnagl, the man accused of killing an Oakdale woman who went missing in December 2012, appeared in Chisago County court Monday as his trial began.
You only have a few hours to try to win the largest lottery jackpot in history. The Powerball jackpot soared to $900 million Saturday morning. Lottery retailers around Minnesota are trying to keep up with demand.
Logically, we think that every beginning has an end, and that a time consuming task will eventually see its conclusion.
We have all heard about the benefits of solar energy, but the cost can make that transition difficult. Solar panel installation on a home in Minnesota averages between $20,000 and $40,000.
The purple and gold head to Green Bay for the final game of the regular season. The NFC North championship is on the line with both teams tied this season at 10 and 5.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the salt is ready, the plows are in gear, and crews are keeping a watchful eye on the winter storm forecasted to dump more than six inches of snow on a swath of southern Minnesota.
Five days into the start of winter and most of Minnesota and western Wisconsin saw the first snow fall of the season. The timing could not be better for businesses that see a boost when the flakes start falling.
It is the one day of the year that most business close their doors to observe the Christmas holiday. That leaves very few options for dining or entertainment and creates a sudden rush for the restaurants and businesses that stay open.
Even though winter officially started earlier this week, the winter weather has been slow to arrive. Those hoping to snow shoe or drop a fishing line in a frozen lake will have to wait, possibly, up to a couple of more weeks.
In the beginning, every hockey player faces the same challenges. Coaches help develop the skills of skating and scoring. Dale Veer has had that responsibility for the last 25 years and every one of his players has been an athlete with special needs.
Game day for the Cashin family is a rush of last minute preparations. Sam Cashin, 23, turns his attention to the competition.
This week as part of our Trees of Hockey series, we’re heading out onto the hockey rink with the Minnesota Special Hockey League.
In the state of hockey, there’s a belief that everyone should have a chance to play the game. But for people with special needs, that wasn’t always the case.
Four years ago, the shooting death of a Twin Cities toddler shocked the community and left police with a difficult case. Investigators are still looking for the person who killed Terrell Mayes.
If you’ve never tried it, at the very least, you’ve probably smelled it. Lutefisk season is upon us, as many Minnesotans celebrate their Scandinavian heritage.
Organizers of the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships may announce some big changes next week to the popular outdoor event. The ice is far from ready on Lake Nokomis with less than a month until the outdoor tournament. The warm December weather has kept the Minneapolis lake from freezing over.