Riley, the Heine family’s English setter, can sleep anywhere, anytime. So, that had Karen from Edina wanting to know: Why do dogs sleep so much? According to Dr. Travis with Uptown Veterinarians, dogs have natural circadian rhythms, like humans. He says some dogs sleep far more than others, and are influenced by their owners’ schedules.
A 30-year-old Minneapolis man has been sentenced to over 11 years in prison for his involvement in the heroin overdose death of a Little Falls teen, the Morrison County Attorney’s Office announced Monday.
Sometimes a simple gesture can be so inspiring, it leads to something bigger than anyone expected. That’s what we found in central Minnesota. A few years ago, people chipped in to put a few winter wreaths on the graves at the State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls.
Jamie Yuccas and Edward Moody headed north to show us the industries that count on deer hunting season. First up is Thielen Meats in Little Falls. The family-run business has been helping hunters make sausage for the last 23 years.
A Minneapolis man has been charged with the murder of a Little Falls woman who died of a heroin overdose. According to the Morrison County Attorney’s office, 30-year-old Keon “Bird” Mangun sold heroin to Brandon Bedford in north Minneapolis on Feb. 27, 2012. Bedford then gave the heroin to 19-year-old Miranda Gosiak of Little Falls on that evening and on the afternoon of Feb. 28, when she died of an overdose. A Morrison County District Court jury returned a guilty verdict against Mangun Wednesday evening on a charge of 3rd-degree murder.
Wet, windy weather made it challenging for participants in Camp Ripley’s 12th annual archery deer hunt for youth. The hunt drew 137 hunters to the Camp Ripley military reservation last weekend, while 13 other young people hunted next door at the Nature Conservancy’s Lake Alexander Preserve.
A 5-month-old baby is being treated for potential exposure to rabies after the child was bitten several times in the face by a skunk in Morrison County. Sheriff’s officials say the baby was outside in a child seat.
Minnesota’s Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing for more than 1,200 people at a ceremony to mark Memorial Day. The event at the State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls is being held on Sunday, ahead of the Monday holiday.
The St. Cloud Cathedral school community is dealing with a terrible loss after one of its students was killed in a single-vehicle crash.
Two people have been found dead in a home in Little Falls Township.
Prosecutors in the case of a Little Falls man accused of killing two teens who broke into his home are asking a judge to order that evidence be kept private.
At your family reunion, Dan Kornbaum’s basketball resume would be marquee material. But in his own family tree, Augsburg’s rising star is third on the clan totem pole.
A Morrison County jury found a 32-year-old Hutchinson man guilty of killing Dustin Brown in his Little Falls, Minn., trailer in October 2011.
Less than 24 hours after a Morrison County district court judge cut his $1 million bail in half, the Little Falls man accused of two counts of murder in the deaths of two teenagers was free to go, under deputy protection.
The man who shot and killed two teenagers who entered his home has been released from prison, after posting bail Tuesday morning.
The Little Falls man charged with killing two teens is waiting to get out of jail after a judge agreed to lower his bail at a hearing Monday afternoon.
Video and audio recordings could shed light on what happened during a confrontation with a homeowner that left two teenagers dead.
More than 500 people attended the funeral on Saturday for 18-year-old Haile Kifer, and her 17-year-old cousin Nick Brady at the Living Hope Assembly of God church.
A new 4.3-mile track at Camp Ripley will give emergency responders from throughout Minnesota a chance to train for disasters and practice tactical driving maneuvers in a variety of conditions.
A car linked to two Minnesota teens who were fatally shot during an alleged home burglary on Thanksgiving Day contained prescription drugs that had been stolen from another house, authorities said Wednesday.
Local officials knew the grisly killings of two teenagers who broke into a man’s Little Falls home on Thanksgiving Day would stir up strong emotions.
A joint funeral will be held Saturday for two teens who were killed in a Little Falls home.
A Minnesota man told police he feared two teenagers breaking into his home had a weapon when he shot and killed them on Thanksgiving Day.
Rep. Tony Cornish is a former police chief. But he differs with many former and current police chiefs when it comes to the “Castle Doctrine,” the measure that allows homeowners to use deadly force to defend their property.
A 64-year-old man is appearing in court on charges he killed two teenagers who allegedly broke into his home on Thanksgiving Day. Byron Smith admitted to shooting and killing 17-year-old Nicholas Brady and his 18-year-old cousin Haile Kifer.