Monticello Mourns After Missing Man’s Body FoundA body recovered from the Mississippi River in Otsego Thursday afternoon was visually confirmed by investigators to be a 23-year-old Monticello man who had been missing since last Saturday. The Wright County Sheriff's Office says the body of Joe Brunn was found by volunteers in the river at about 11:30 a.m.
Family Pastor Identifies Children Killed In North Mpls. House Fire The pastor of the mother who lost three children in a weekend house fire in north Minneapolis has identified the young victims.
Sheriff: Man Shot & Killed By Deputy In Mora The Kanabec County Sheriff's Office says a man is dead after he made threats and attacked a deputy in Mora Wednesday. Shortly before 9 p.m., Kanabec County Sheriff's Deputy Shana McIalwain responded to a residence on the 500 block of Watkins Street after a man called and said he intended to kill someone at the address.
Protesters Demand Mpls. Schools Cancel Contract With Company Over Racist BooksProtesters interrupted a Minneapolis school board meeting Tuesday night and brought it to an abrupt end. They were demanding that the district cancel a contract with a company that provided children’s books filled with racial stereotypes.
Grand Avenue Residents, Business Owners To Challenge City Hall Over Parking MetersA dispute over parking meters has St. Paul business owners and residents ready to take on City Hall. Tuesday night, members of Mayor Chris Coleman's staff are meeting with people who are strongly opposed to a plan to install parking meters along Grand Avenue.
State Offering $500K To Grow Farm-To-School Programs In MinnesotaAs part of National Farm to School Month, Minnesota encouraging more farms and schools to bring fresh fruits and vegetables to the cafeteria.
Former Harvest Network Students Returning To TeachHarvest Preparatory School in North Minneapolis opened in 1992, after the success of the SEED Academy preschool.
Police: Thieves Targeting Daycare Centers In Minnesota, WisconsinPolice in Minnesota and Wisconsin are on the lookout for thieves who are targeting day care centers. Police say in the last few weeks, thieves have hit day cares in four cities: Hudson, Wis., St. Paul, Shakopee and Edina.
Police Investigate Arrest Of 15-Year-Old St. Paul BoySt. Paul police said they are reviewing the circumstances surrounding the arrest of a 15-year-old boy that was captured on video. According to the police report, the incident happened on the 700 block of Edmund Avenue on Sunday afternoon.
Hy-Vee Announces Store Openings In New Hope, OakdaleThere's a new player in the grocery store game in the Twin Cities. After months of construction, Hy-Vee is opening stores in New Hope and Oakdale Tuesday morning. The company is based in Iowa and has grocery stores in eight states across the Midwest.
Census Data Shows MN Black Households' Income PlummetingNew U.S. Census data reveals the median household income for whites and Asians in Minnesota is twice that of African American households. The numbers show the median income for Minnesota's black households dropped nearly 15 percent, or about $4,500 in one year.
Experience Of Young Black Men Focus Of New Class In Mpls. SchoolsA new class offered at some Minneapolis public schools may raise eyebrows, but the district says it's needed. Last year, the school district created the Office of Black Male Student Achievement to improve the academic performance of African-American boys.