In the summer months, small towns in Minnesota are brightened by the sights and sounds of townball. Amateur baseball has been a tradition in this state for almost a century, and for some towns the ballparks themselves are as much an attraction as the game.
Authorities said a 32-year-old Inver Grove Heights woman was killed Thursday in a two-crash in Dakota County. The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim Friday as Angela Nicole Wear.
A Hampton Township man was charged Friday with three counts of criminal vehicular homicide in connection with a car crash last November. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 27-year-old Keri James Gesme was driving his pickup truck on Hwy 50 at speeds between 83 and 106 miles per hour on Nov. 8, 2012.
A 35-year-old Burnsville was charged Friday in connection with possessing 12 pounds of methamphetamine, worth a street value of more than $400,000.
Prosecutors and sheriffs in Dakota, Ramsey and Washington counties are holding a forum about ways to prevent online bullying.
Authorities say they believe an arrest last week has resulted in the largest-ever heroin bust in Dakota County.
A Minneapolis man has been found guilty on drug charges in Dakota County despite the fact that the substances connected with his crimes were initially tested by the troubled St. Paul Police Crime Lab.
Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom will speak at a rally to promote the state’s drug court system.
Friends and former co-workers hit the hardwood Saturday to support a police officer who died in the line of duty.
A 36-year-old member of the Texas Army National Guard has been charged with strangling and killing his wife and their unborn child, according to authorities.
The county attorneys for Ramsey, Washington and Dakota counties announced that they are planning to review all jury or court cases that ended in drug convictions for the past three years.
Think twice before vandalizing cars in Farmington, Minn., with eggs – or even mustard.
An Eagan man was arrested for terroristic threats Friday afternoon after reportedly threatening to shoot a utilities contractor earlier that day, police say.
A Rochester mom was sentenced Wednesday to one year of probation and less than a week in jail after pleading guilty to drinking, driving and crashing with her five kids in the car, officials say.
A man believed to be part owner of a Burnsville business has been charged with selling drugs inside the establishment.
Police have arrested a 20-year-old Joseph John Gallahue after a nearly 6-hour standoff in Inver Grove Heights.
St. Paul police have arrested Dakota County District Judge Michael Vann Sovis on suspicion of drunken driving after smashing into three parked cars on Christmas Eve.
Members of a national right-to-die group are challenging Minnesota’s assisted-suicide law, saying it violates constitutional rights to freedom of speech and freedom of association.
Police are investigating after two parties of duck hunters got into an argument that led to shots being fired.
A 21-year-old Richfield man faces a felony theft charge after allegedly stealing jewelry from his aunt and pawning it for $1,000 in March, according to a criminal complaint filed last week in Dakota County.
A Mendota Heights, Minn. man has been charged with a gross misdemeanor after officers say they spotted him driving a motorcycle with two small children aboard.
The 19-year-old Minnesota mother accused of failing to get medical help for her toddler will be sentenced Thursday morning.
A 31-year-old Apple Valley man is in critical condition after his pickup truck rear-ended a semi Tuesday afternoon in Dakota County, the State Patrol says.
Minnesota health officials say another case of a new flu strain linked to an animal market in Dakota County has been confirmed.
The Dakota, Ramsey and Washington county attorneys have met with St. Paul’s police chief to discuss issues relating to how the St. Paul Crime Lab handles narcotics cases.