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.
In team sports, the focus is never on just one player but there’s no denying that Becca Lorsung is a standout on her hockey team, the New Hope Raptors.
A judge had harsh words for a Twin Cities man who admitted to strangling his wife and hiding her body nearly 20 years ago. In court Friday, that judge called Norman Bachman a terrible person and then sent him to prison for just over 13 years.
Active shooting scenes like this week’s in California could have an impact on training techniques for law enforcement in Minnesota. According to Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek, when a mass shooting happens like the ones in Paris, San Bernardino or Colorado Springs, local law enforcement will later work with federal law enforcement to dissect the situation.
One Minnesota boy is learning how the power of the written word can bring two strangers together. Eight-year-old Braxton Lautizi has people from around the world who want to be his pen pal, and it all started with a request over social media.
One man is in jail after allegedly assaulting a Brooklyn Park police officer during an overnight arrest.
A new, hot holiday gift is taking flight this year. With prices starting as low as $60, sales for drones are soaring. Thanks to evolving technology, anyone from kids to adults can pilot a drone.
The search for the perfect Christmas tree is underway at tree farms and tree lots around Minnesota. Many families will head to tree farms, like Krueger’s Christmas Tree Farm, where the centerpiece of yuletide festivities sits on 50 acres.
Black Friday is here and despite many stores opening last night, many are still up early this morning looking for great deals.
Thursday’s wintry weather caused plenty of problems for drivers heading to and from Thanksgiving dinners. As of 9 p.m. the Minnesota State Patrol reported 139 crashes, including 21 rollovers, and 64 vehicles going off the road.
The Minneapolis City Council meeting received an unexpected interruption as one organization spoke out against the shooting of an unarmed black man by a police officer. Jamar Clark was shot and killed by Minneapolis Police early Sunday morning after officers responded to an assault call.
This is the fifth day that protesters have made their presence known outside Minneapolis Police’s 4th Precinct building. Demonstrators have taken their message to the streets and faced arrest, while investigators figure out what led to the shooting.
Sunday morning’s shooting death of Jamar Clark brought two Minneapolis police officers into the public eye. That single action of pulling the trigger put officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze under an intense investigation.
With the season of giving almost here, many of us will be shopping for our loved ones while also supporting our favorite charities. A new store at the Mall of America allows you to do both at the same time.
Mound Westonka High School is one of the few in the state offering a technology repair class. It’s called Westonka Tech Interns and teaches students how to repair their district issued laptops.
The Minnesota State Patrol is taking a new approach to catch distracted drivers. They’re adding more unmarked vehicles to their fleet. Most drivers will put the phone down if they see a squad car, the unmarked vehicles make it easier to spot someone texting and driving.
From little league to professional sports, concussions have been in the news constantly as of late. Doctors say the head injuries are a serious problem. The National Football League’s team doctors use a sideline concussion assessment tool to evaluate players suspected of suffering a concussion.
The normally pristine scenery of the Mississippi River had a much different look Sunday near Alma, Wisconsin.
Everyone knows birds head south for the winter. But did you know there are thousands of sandhill cranes passing through Minnesota right now? The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says more than 11,000 of the majestic birds are staging for migration.
There’s an old saying among dog owners that people don’t pick their pet, the pet chooses the person. Chad Fleming believes that was the case when he adopted Mikko from Ruff Start Rescue last week.
The 5-year-old boy struck and killed by a car in Minneapolis on Halloween has been identified.