Hockey Day Minnesota is this Saturday. High school, college and pro teams will play outside throughout the day on a specially-made rink. It’s a celebration of the state’s official sport that an estimated 100,000 Minnesotans play.
Evacuees have returned to their homes in a small northwestern Minnesota town after fire crews contained a rapidly-spreading wildfire fueled by brisk winds.
Police in the South Dakota city of Watertown say four people from three states face charges after a big drug bust.
Ground has been broken for a $168 million canola plant in northwestern Minnesota that’s expected to generate up to 250 construction jobs through 2012.