WCCO was talking pie Saturday and there’s one town that does pie better than anyone else. Braham, Minn. has been designated the pie capitol of Minnesota. WCCO’s Kim Johnson followed her sweet tooth about an hour north of the Twin Cities to find out why.
A 45-year-old man was indicted for allegedly mailing threatening letters to courthouse officials Thursday. Johnnie Earl Long, of Braham, was charged with six counts of mailing threatening communications and one count of false information and hoaxes.
A Braham police reserve officer is alive thanks to the quick actions of a good Samaritan. Reserve officer Paul Dial was on patrol late Wednesday night when his squad car was hit by an SUV. He was trapped inside when the squad burst into flames.
Authorities said a 56-year-old man and 65-year-old woman, both of Braham, were found dead in a house fire in Itasca County on Tuesday. Fire crews were called to the 41000 block of Polk Street NE in rural Braham at about 11:53 a.m. Tuesday on a report of a fire.
Two people are dead after fire swept through their rural Isanti county home. The fire was discovered shortly before noon on Thursday near the town of Braham, and the names of the deceased will be released once family has been notified.
Rebekah Dahlman is the Associated Press Player of the Year for Minnesota high school girls basketball.
The Bombers’ guard scored 40 points on the night and surpassed 5,000 points for her career in Minnesota high school basketball. Dahlman is the only player in state history, boys or girls basketball, to reach 5,000 career points.
Two Minnesota high school prep basketball stars have been selected to play in one of the premier all-star games in the country that will be showcased on national television.
Her resume is hard to ignore.
Ninety Minnesota communities are seeking a total of $288.4 million from a state business development fund for projects ranging from sewer upgrades to recreational facilities.
There will be plenty of familiar faces at the Target Center this week for the Girls State High School Basketball Tournament. Hopkins, DeLaSalle, Braham and Maranatha Christian Academy are all back to defend titles in their classes.
A Kanabec County Chief Deputy who was sentenced in connection with a recent driving under the influence case has resigned from his position, effective immediately.
A man who’s trained to make arrests for drunken driving is now on the other side of the law, sentenced for his own DUI conviction.
A Minnesota woman who repeatedly failed to appear in a Michigan court for littering at a national park has agreed to pay $325 to close the case.
It should be an eventful winter sports season regardless of what sport you follow. From the basketball hardwood to the hockey rink to the wrestling mat, there will be great match-ups and tournaments everywhere over the next four months.