91-Year-Old Triathlete Offers Tips To Young CompetitorsAmerica's oldest triathlete advised the nation's youngest triathletes at Lake Elmo Saturday. Bob Powers of St. Paul is 91-years-old. He's been competing in triathlons for decades. A few weeks ago, he won his age group at the national triathlon championship in Milwaukee.
Psychiatrist Blames Lou Gehrig's Disease In Deputy Slayings A forensic psychiatrist said he believes Lou Gehrig's disease is the reason a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy killed his wife and sister-in-law. Dr. Doug Tucker testified for the defense Wednesday in the trial of Andrew Steele, who has pleaded not guilty by reason of mental disease in the August shooting deaths of his wife, 39-year-old Ashlee Steele, and her 38-year-old sister, Kacee Tollefsbol, of Lake Elmo, Minnesota.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Easter Brunch In MinnesotaEaster Sunday is just a few days away, and many families will celebrate with a classic Easter brunch. It's a holiday tradition for Minnesotans, and WCCO wanted to know who is serving up the best. Your votes sent us to Jax Cafe, a northeast Minneapolis mainstay that's spanned more than 80 years and three generations of the Kozlak family.
Fire Destroys Lake Elmo Mobile HomeA mobile home in Lake Elmo has been destroyed after a fire broke out late Tuesday evening. Officials said the fire department received a call from a neighbor around 11:30 p.m. of a fire at a house in Cimarron Park.
Power Restored To 4,300 Customers In East Twin CitiesOver 4,300 customers lost power in the areas of Oakdale, Maplewood and Lake Elmo Tuesday morning. According to a spokesperson with Xcel Energy, 4,376 customers were without power for three hours, beginning at 5:47 a.m.
Lake Elmo Woman Dead After Aitkin County CrashA Lake Elmo woman is dead, a month after a broadside car crash in Aitkin County.
Former Wis. Deputy Charged In Double HomicideProsecutors have charged a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy with killing his wife and sister-in-law last week. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne filed two charges of first-degree intentional homicide against Andrew Steele on Friday. Steele would face mandatory life in prison if he's convicted.
Slain Woman IDs Ex-Deputy As Gunman In 911 CallPolice in Wisconsin say that before she died, a wounded woman called 911 and identified the person who shot her as her brother-in-law, who had been a sheriff's deputy.
Suburban Spotlight: Augustyniak Visits Lake ElmoThis week we're shining a spotlight on our Twin Cities suburbs. First up is Mike Augustyniak. Last week we all threw darts at a map of the metro and Augustyniak's landed far to the east -- in Washington County and Lake Elmo.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIt's almost the weekend, so let's get planning. It's Valentine's Day weekend, so in honor of Cupid, Natalie Nyhus has events that you can do with your honey or best friend.
Boy On Bike, 9, Seriously Hurt After Hitting Parked MotorcycleA 9-year-old boy on a bicycle was seriously hurt Wednesday night after crashing into a parked motorcycle east of the Twin Cities, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities said the crash happened at about 5:41 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 5 at 31st Street North in Lake Elmo.
St. Paul Man Charged For Crash That Severely Injured 2 GirlsA 47-year-old St. Paul man was charged Friday in Washington County in connection with a Lake Elmo crash that severely injured two young women. Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said Jon Ross Wentz faces eight felonies of criminal vehicular operation causing great bodily harm involving negligence, blood alcohol and controlled substances in his system.