Police in Barron are investigating the death of an elderly woman who apparently left her assisted living facility and died in the cold. Police Chief Byron Miller said in a statement dispatchers received a call about 4:45 a.m. Wednesday from Monroe Manor, an assisted living facility, reporting 76-year-old Juanita Toews had left the building.
For years, the University of Minnesota has been doing research on tobacco and tobacco-related products. The dangers of the emerging market of electronic cigarettes is still widely unknown.
Authorities have identified the man who died after his kayak capsized in Lake Superior while on a trip with his brother and two college friends.
A kayaking trip on Lake Superior ends tragically for some college friends.
Wintry weather appears to be a factor in the death of a southwestern Minnesota man.