Drivers do a lot of double takes along I-35 in the south metro, where a life-sized shark statue is on a hillside next to a replica submarine, rocket ship and something resembling a Martian vehicle. They’re there to draw attention to Hot Sam’s, an antique shop overlooking an eclectic salvage yard that’s been nicknamed an “antique theme park.”
A 26-year-old Cottage Grove man is accused of criminal sexual conduct at a Lakeville park involving a teenage girl, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court.
The gear that Lakeville Firefighters wear isn’t the only thing about them that now looks the same. The firefighters shaved their heads to show solidarity for one of their own.
Authorities said as many as eight people are displaced from three homes after they were all hit by lightning just south of the Twin Cities Thursday morning.
Thirty-one talented high school students from across the country are taking part in “Grammy Camp” here in Minnesota. It is an immersion in all aspects of the music business, from songwriting and engineering to video production and vocal performance.
A tree trimmer is being charged with allegedly chasing a man with a chainsaw while working in Lakeville, Minn. earlier this month. Jason Warren Schultz, 34, of Little Falls, Minn., faces one count of second-degree assault. On June 4, police responded to a call about two men fighting around 5 p.m. in the 16700 block of Jalisco Terrace.
An Eagan elementary school is restricting access to its building after police warned the district that a man arrested in May outside of a Lakeville school was in the area. District 196 officials say Northview Elementary is in “shelter in place” mode, which means normal classroom operations are in effect but entrance to the building is restricted.
Investigators say the bones found in a Lakeville park Thursday belong to a man who has been missing since the summer of 2012. Lakeville Police say remains found in Ritter Farm Park belong to 52-year-old Christopher Marc Bellino, who was last heard from on July 29, 2012.
Lakeville Police say bones believed to be human have been found in Ritter Farm Park early Thursday afternoon. At 2 p.m., police were called to the park located on 195th Street and I-35 where the bones were discovered. The bones have been in the park for some time, police believe.
We’ve all felt this way before: annoyed while sitting in traffic, or mad someone cut us off. You may want to honk, but that’s where it usually ends. Some, though, take it a step further. Construction, and frustration with slow traffic, has resulted in a growing number of road-rage incidents in Lakeville.
An assistant manager at a Lakeville McDonald’s has been charged with criminal sexual conduct after allegedly touching two employees – one of whom was under 18 – in inappropriate ways. According to the criminal complaint, Marco Antonio Arevalo-Santiago, 27, allegedly engaged in inappropriate conduct on four occasions with an under-aged male employee.
While Thursday’s tornadoes stayed south, parts of the Twin Cities did suffer wind damage. Employees cleaned up the mess outside of the Lakeville Walmart. Carl Cannon says shoppers started screaming as debris flew in the store.
Instead of getting a hotel room for the night or weekend, travelers are now renting bedrooms that are inside a family’s home. These short-term rentals of spare rooms are taking place in hundreds of homes across the metro.The reservations are made online on websites like Airbnb and VRBO or Craigslist.
A decision a young man made while renewing his driver’s license may have been the most important thing he ever did.
A Lakeville native is in critical condition at Hennepin County Medical Center after being pulled from a burning home by a friend near the University of North Dakota campus last Sunday, authorities said.
A mobile home was destroyed by flames Sunday morning in Lakeville. According to Fire Chief Mike Meyer, the initial report of the fire came in just after 6 a.m. on the 17000 block of Eureka Avenue. Firefighters found the home fully engulfed in flames
Last year, the Lakeville North boys hockey team advanced to the state tournament, only to lose in convincing fashion to Edina in the first round. This year, they got over the hump with an overtime win over Roseau in round one. And a big part of this year’s success is coming from senior forward Tristen Hazlett – this week’s Aspire Athlete of the Week.
Just a few hours of light snow Friday was enough to set off a chain reaction pile-up on Interstate 35 south of the Twin Cities. The accident occurred on the northbound lanes of I-35 at County Road 50 near Lakeville, Minn.
All week long the WCCO Morning Show team has been putting the suburbs in the spotlight, visiting different places around the metro area to find out their unique characteristics. Natalie Nyhus threw her dart and it landed on Lakeville, 23 miles south of downtown Minneapolis in Dakota County.
Mary Liz Holberg, a longtime Republican state representative from the Twin Cities suburb of Lakeville, says she won’t run for re-election. A House GOP press aide confirms Monday that Holberg announced her plans over the weekend at a district Republican convention.
A fresh round of snow made for a tough Saturday afternoon on roads in the Twin Cities metro area. At Interstate 35 and 210th Street in Lakeville, there was a crash scene involving nearly a dozen vehicles. Several of them also slid into the median.
A woman in her 30s was found dead outsider her home Tuesday afternoon in the south metro, and investigators say they are not sure if the extreme cold played a role in her death.
State troopers say alcohol may have been a factor in a rollover crash that killed an 18-year-old woman near Elko over the weekend. Jordan Reigh Huver of Prior Lake died of head injuries sustained in a crash that happened Saturday about 3:30 a.m.
A 17-year-old Lakeville North High School student was killed in a crash Wednesday, after apparently losing control on the slushy roads.
A storm expected to dump three to six inches in the Twin Cities metro and heavier snow in northern suburbs is good news for a business that is almost entirely dependent on weather.