Amoeba Scare Unsettles Visitors To Lake MinnewaskaThe death of a young swimmer who contracted a brain-eating amoeba in a western Minnesota lake has shocked the community.
Best Hotels With A View Near MinnesotaDon’t settle for sixty-mile-an-hour car window scenery. Immerse yourself in the splendor of Minnesota's natural wonders by lodging at any of these five exceptional guesthouses.
Sheriff: 19 Arrested In Wis. Cockfighting Ring BustThe St. Croix County Sheriff's Office says 19 people have been arrested in connection to a cockfighting ring bust Saturday. On Jan. 24 at 1:13 p.m., the sheriff's office received information of a possible cockfighting event held at a dairy farm located at 1721 315th street in Glenwood, Wisconsin.
Wander Minnesota: Halloween in MinnesotaHalloween is almost here. Last week I took a look at not-so-scary Halloween events around the Twin Cities. This week, let’s take a look at a sampling of Halloween events around the state.
Hail, Heavy Rain Pounds Western, Central Minnesota Thunderstorms have swept across western and central Minnesota, causing street flooding and wiping out an orchard's apple crop the day before it was to be picked. The National Weather Service reports 2.7 inches of rain fell at the St. Cloud Regional Airport on Wednesday.
Finding Minnesota: Pottyville: An Ode To The CommodeYou can't fully appreciate the flush of a toilet unless you know what your ancestors dealt with. The outhouse they had was crude and nasty but it served an important purpose. That's why Nell Riccatone and Gary Hoover are working to preserve this rather unique symbol of human necessity.
Twin Cities Cleaning Up From Overnight Severe WeatherThe National Weather Service says several communities in west-central Minnesota are experiencing flash flooding following severe thunderstorms. Meteorologist Chris Franks says streets in Morris, Glenwood and Starbuck are among those that flooded after big downpours.
Man Dies After Car Hits Tree In St. Croix County (Wis.)Authorities say a 29-year-old Wisconsin man was killed Monday afternoon when his car hit a tree in western Wisconsin, according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office.
Man Accused In Kidnap, Assault Located In Anoka Co.A fugitive accused in Pope County of kidnapping and beating his ex-girlfriend has been arrested in Anoka County.
Another Round Of Storm DamageThousands of Xcel Energy customers were still without power Tuesday morning following heavy thunderstorms that pounded parts of the Twin Cities Monday.
Weather Blog: Sauk Centre Damage
Authorities Investigate Death Of Glenwood FirefighterAuthorities are trying to figure out what caused the death of a Glenwood firefighter on Monday, Fire Chief Dale Danter confirmed on Tuesday.