Here’s what’s going on in Minnesota this weekend.
The rain in the forecast for Monday is already forcing a couple of Memorial Day events indoors. In Prior Lake, the VFW Memorial Day Parade has been canceled, and they’re moving the service from Memorial Park to Twin Oaks Middle School.
Authorities in Jordan are looking for a suspect after a man allegedly threatened a cab driver and forced a lock down at Jordan High School on Thursday, police said.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating how a convicted felon had access to a weapon and led authorities on a day-long manhunt that ended with the suspect’s death inside a Jordan home early Wednesday morning.
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After 20 years, a woman is accusing her foster parent of sexually abusing her when she was a child. The Scott County Attorney’s office has charged 59-year-old Daniel Alvin Hennen with six counts of criminal sexual conduct. He is now out on bond. Detectives say Hennen ran a foster care service with his wife, Connie Hennen, out of his home in Jordan for several years in the 80s and 90s.
Police in the town of Jordan say they’ve arrested a man suspected of hitting his significant other in the head with a gun at a church.
Two brothers in Jordan are learning that the word “team” extends well beyond their fellow football players. Kenny and Ben Alexander’s mom, Sherry, had a stroke this past weekend and remains hospitalized. She is a single parent, raising both boys on her own.
We’re in the prime days of autumn now, with apple picking is in full swing, as are many harvest festivals. Best of all, the leaves are approaching full autumn colors now. If you’re looking for an easy day trip from the Cities, with beautiful views and shops to browse through, one suggestion would be the historic downtown area of Jordan, near the Minnesota River Valley.
This is the last travel weekend for a while for many Minnesotans, as summer fades and school kicks into gear. But it was a travel season that surprised many in the tourism industry. Kim Hornibrook and her husband own a campground in Jordan, Minn.
The annual state amateur baseball tournament is in the final weekend in Belle Plaine, Minn. and Jordan, Minn. Photojournalist Aaron Goodyear spent the afternoon at that picturesque Jordan ballpark for some good old fashioned hard ball.
The rain may be over for now, but the damage from the recent heavy rains will be felt for quite some time. A mudslide badly damaged an apartment and a historic brewery in Jordan.
The owner of a historic brewery in flood-ravaged southern Minnesota says a mudslide came down Thursday and crashed into the building’s apartments.
A 24-year-old woman has been charged in connection to the 40-mile high-speed police chase that began in Minneapolis and ended in Jordan, Minn. Monday, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced.
A 29-year-old man was taken into custody Wednesday morning in connection with the stabbing of another man and the alleged assault of a 2-year-old child, police said. The Jordan Police Department was called to a stabbing at about 11 p.m. Monday on the 100 block of West Third Street.
Police are investigating after a high-speed chase from Minneapolis to Jordan, Minn. in a stolen vehicle ended with two women in custody.
Authorities said there were no injuries in a building collapse just south of the Twin Cities metro late Friday night. Fire crews were called to a vacant building on the 100 block of First Street East at about 11:30 p.m. Friday in Jordan on a report of a collapse.
A barn was destroyed by a three-alarm fire Saturday evening in Belle Plaine. According to the Scott County Dispatch, the fire was reported shortly after 6:30 p.m. on a farm on Meridian Circle. When crews arrived, a large barn was fully engulfed in flames. Several fire departments – including those of Belle Plaine, Sibley, Henderson, Le Sueur and Jordan – responded the blaze.
Some 18,000 were mesmerized by the music at the first ever We Day at the Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday. But they were also transfixed by the message from a 62-year-old American who became the Queen of Jordan.
If you weren’t able to attend some of the last high school football games of summer, we’ve got you covered. Below you will find our featured game as well as highlights from many others.
There’s always that one week in the football season that means a little more than all the rest. You’ve put in the practice time, you’ve been in the weight room and you’ve watched the film. It’s time to go out under the lights and get that big victory.
Some Minnesotans are helping people fleeing the crisis in Syria. One Minnesota Relief Worker from the American Refugee Committee will be flying to Jordan Tuesday afternoon to assist with the emergency efforts there.
A 49-year-old Glencoe woman is dead after an SUV turned in front of her motorcycle Thursday morning, according to the Jordan Police Department.
Remember those team-building challenges back at summer camp? There was the high ropes course, and maybe even a zip line? Those outdoor adventures are becoming more and more popular for the entire family.
The American Bald Eagle has made a remarkable recovery after near extinction, but there are still lots of things threatening their existence every day.