Thousands of people will flock to the fairgrounds in St. Paul Thursday for the first day of the Minnesota State Fair. “This is the very end of that sprint to the end of the marathon for us,” Minnesota State Fair communications manager Brienna Schuette said.
The family of a Minnesota college student who was murdered last year says they are focusing on the positive. The body of 18-year-old Tom Bearson was found three days after he went missing from North Dakota State University last fall.
The St. Paul Fire Department says a 14-year-old boy is lucky he had a second escape route when a fire erupted in his bedroom.
If you’re thinking of a career in technology, you’re in the right place. Tech jobs are growing faster in Minnesota than any other state. According to the technology job postings site dice.com, Minnesota ranks No. 1 for technology job growth, followed by Utah and Nebraska.
A new playground in River Falls, Wis., opened Saturday in honor of the three Schaffhausen girls. The young girls were murdered by their father in their River Falls home three years ago. Their mother, Jessica Peterson, who remarried, decided to build the playground memorial to remember them.
A 19-year-old Pine Springs man who pleaded guilty in the shooting death of a popular Cottage Grove teacher learned his fate Friday afternoon. Bailey Garcia was sentenced to 27 years for second-degree murder in the January drive-by shooting death of David Frigaard in Mahtomedi.
Three people were hurt at legendary rock club First Avenue in downtown Minneapolis Wednesday after part of the ceiling collapsed. The collapse happened around 10:15 p.m. during a “Theory of a Deadman” concert.
Back in March it was announced that Major League Soccer would be coming to Minnesota. Just a few months later, however, that plan could be in jeopardy with a stadium site yet to be decided. Now, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is hoping to sway the league east of the Mississippi River.
Police searched for hours Thursday for the parents of a 3-year-old boy found on the side of a busy metro road, wearing only a diaper.
Hundreds are expected to honor the memory of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick Thursday. He was shot and killed during a traffic stop one year ago.
A new study says the average vehicle in the U.S. is a record 11.5 years old, according to the consulting firm IHS Automotive. Jazmin Munoz, from Burnsville, bought her 2004 Nissan Altima used three years ago.
A small town furniture store that was vandalized will stay open thanks to the help of strangers. “I usually don’t cry, but when I see all the help we’ve been getting it gets me very emotional,” The Furniture Clinic owner Rick Elkins said.
The Minnesota DNR says so far this has been the third “most glorious” on record, according to the all-new “Summer Glory Index.” The index is calculated based on ideal temperature, dew point and precipitation.
Vandalism may force a small-town furniture store to close.
If you’re looking to enjoy cocktails on the patio, you may want to make a stop on Nicollet Mall.
The family of a 12-year-old boy struck by lightning say strangers helped save his life.
A new Woody Harrelson movie is being shot in Minnesota. The film “Wilson”, starring Harrelson and Laura Dern, is based on a Daniel Clowes novel of the same name that is set in Oakland, California. Producers decided the film should be shot in the Twin Cities.
Four local veterans are being honored Thursday for turning their lives around by overcoming drug, alcohol or mental health issues.
The American Heart Association urges hospitals to have a quick “door to balloon rate.” That’s the time it takes to get a patient from the hospital doors to an operating room, where the blocked artery can be opened by inflating and deflating a tiny balloon.
Family and friends are mourning the loss of an Eden Prairie woman who died in a Fourth of July boating accident.
Eight people are recovering from gunshot wounds after three separate shootings happened in Minneapolis in the early morning hours after Independence Day.
It may look like the Minnesota State Fair, but it has got its own flavor. “All the great music, all the great bands, it’s fantastic,” Chaska resident Daniel Mills said. A Taste of Minnesota, which dates back to 1983, has had its share of issues over the years.
The Fourth of July may be fun for many of us, but it can be a scary weekend for dogs. More dogs go missing on July 4 than any other day of the year.
The parents of a Minnesota college student killed last year want those with him the night he died to take a lie detector test.
We tend to celebrate Independence Day with more zest and gusto than any other holiday. Here are five particularly unique events going down in Minnesota this year.