A family has a message for whoever stole thousands worth of hockey gear from a 13-year-old girl. Sometime between last Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, someone stole Jordyn Tomaszewksi’s hockey equipment out of her mom’s car, which had been parked in their driveway. “It was gone, everything. The whole back of our Explorer was completely empty,” said Jordyn’s mom, Robin.
With fall comes the beginning of the hunting season in Minnesota. Duck and goose hunting is already underway, and in a few weeks the deer hunting season will start as well. Every year, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has a special three-day season for youth hunters in October. But there’s a lot more to the special season than attracting young hunters.
Friday night is the biggest fundraiser of the year at Orchestra Hall, and it’s taking place in the middle of a lockout that has gone on for nearly a year. “This is devastating to all families and musicians to not be able to play for a year,” said principal cellist Anthony Ross. Nearly all day, musicians have been holding signs outside Orchestra Hall asking for support from the public during the lockout.
After being on the run for 15 days, Andrew Dikken made his first appearance in court a couple of hours ago.
Clean-up took about two-and-a-half months, and FEMA helped pay for about $2 million worth of the cost. Still, city leaders say they are $1 million short.
About 50 brass flower vases were stolen from Mahtomedi grave sites over the weekend and authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating them, and in identifying the suspects involved. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said the Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Mahtomedi reported that the 50-some 10-inch tall and 4-inch wide vases are each valued at $200. They went missing on Saturday and Sunday.
You can’t call it the calm before the storm because there’s no sign of severe weather – just a whole lot of heat and humidity. Summer, in the scorching sense, hasn’t made an appearance in quite a while. Recently it’s felt almost like fall. But like a carefree kid getting ready to head back to school, a reality check is also on the way in the form of 90-degree weather.
At dairy farms across Minnesota, robots are moving in. Over the past couple years, dozens of dairy farmers have turned to “robotic milking” as a way to help their business.
Recent cases of violent crime in East St. Paul sparked a heated debate on Thursday night. Neighbors packed Arlington Hills Lutheran Church to voice their concerns to city leaders and law enforcement. The community concerns stem from a mid-July shooting that claimed the life of 17-year-old Vincent Allison, and also after a group of people severely beat 26-year-old Ray Widstrand earlier this month.
Her family is busy organizing Saturday’s first annual “5K for Dani J.” It will take place at Colby Lake in Woodbury, a place she knew well.
A Twin Cities suburb has bragging rights Monday after being named one of the top cities to live in America. Chanhassen was ranked 4th by Money Magazine for cities with a population under 50,000. The city has been in the top 10 before, and ranked as high as number two a few years ago.
The cost of college tuition these days has a lot of students wondering if it’s even worth it to go.
Lake Mille Lacs has been known for decades as a Minnesota summer hotspot. But this year, businesses around the lake are saying it’s been one of their worst summers ever. It’s gotten so bad that a popular restaurant with a 90-year history is shutting its doors.
It’s been a month since the state’s cigarette sales tax increased by more than a dollar and-a-half a pack. That’s brought the total tax on cigarettes to more than $2.80 per pack.
Police need help catching the man who apparently worked with an accomplice when he broke into two homes Thursday morning and sexually assaulted the women inside.