Six Minnesota school districts will be allowed to continue a four-day school week next year. Department of Education Commissioner Brenda Casselius this week approved requests from five requests to continue a shortened week through the next school year.
Officials in a northern Minnesota city are telling residents to keep their water running until April if the temperature of the water coming out of the faucet is close to freezing.
A Blackduck man was indicted last Tuesday in connection with the drunk-driving death of a young woman in Redby near Lower Red Lake last October.
One man has died and one woman is in critical condition after a crash involving a car and a semi-truck early Monday evening on Highway 6, just north of Deer River.
A 26-year-old Army Staff Sgt. sergeant who attended Minnesota State University at Mankato has died in Afghanistan. Kyle Osborn grew up in Lafayette, Ind. but went to school in Mankato. He met his wife Maggie at MNSU, who is a graduate from Waconia High School.
The Minnesota State Patrol says a driver who bounced in and out of a highway ditch unknowingly lost her backseat passenger, who was ejected through a broken window.
A 72-year-old hunter who died in Beltrami County this weekend did not die as a result of falling from his deer stand, according to a coroner’s report.
A 72-year-old hunter died in Beltrami County Saturday after an apparent fall from a deer stand, police said.
Authorities discovered 85 marijuana plants hidden in a Blackduck, Minn. house and are now seeking the occupant of the residence, according to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office.