With just a shovel and a strap from their fish house, two teenagers became heroes in a west metro town. On Nov. 23, Alex Stark and Cody Clements were ice fishing on Long Lake when the two men next to them went through the ice.
Five Minnesotans are among the 400 richest people in America, according to the Forbes 400 list which was released Monday morning. The highest-ranking Minnesotan is former Cargill CEO Whitney MacMillian, who is number 133. The Minneapolis resident and great-grandson of William Cargill is worth $3.9 billion.
Residents of New Brighton are waiting to find out how a broken sewer near Long Lake will affect their homes. Monday’s severe winds toppled a tree that uprooted the top of a sewer line just off 16th Terrace Avenue.
The storms that moved through the metro area Monday night were quick, but they caused a lot of damage in some areas. In New Brighton, winds up to 50 miles per hour blew through. Trees were uprooted, leaving a large hole in the ground.
Authorities identified the 78-year-old man who died Friday afternoon in an accident in Long Lake, Minn. James Thomas Parry, 82, died after being struck by a pickup truck. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred at 2:56 p.m. at Brown Road and Wayzata Boulevard.
A 78-year-old man has died after being struck by a pickup truck Friday afternoon in Long Lake, Minn. The accident occurred just before 3 p.m. at Brown Road and Wayzata Boulevard, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.
Former Long Lake Mayor Randy Gilbert has won Republican backing in his second bid for the state auditor’s post. Gilbert has an accounting background and was the only candidate for the Republican endorsement awarded Friday at the Minnesota GOP convention in Rochester.
Authorities are investigating a violent home invasion and armed robbery in Long Lake Saturday afternoon. According to Wayzata Police, the robbery was reported at 3:38 p.m. on the 200 block of Glenmoor Lane. Karen and John Davis were restrained by duct taped in their basement by three men, who entered their home at approximately 2 p.m.
Authorities said a man drowned in a lake north of the Twin Cities early Sunday morning after falling out of a boat, according to the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office. First responders and a dive team were called to Long Lake in Isanti County at about 3:15 a.m. Sunday after man called saying he was in a boat with a friend who had fallen overboard and not come up.
Authorities in the west metro are investigating after two police cars were destroyed by fire early Friday morning.
Family and friends gathered at Trinity Lutheran Church in Long Lake on Saturday to honor 38-year-old Officer Barry Pankonin, a 12-year veteran on the Fridley Police Department.
Authorities have identified the 55-year-old man who died while snorkeling on Long Lake earlier this week.
A 55-year-old man is dead after police say he went snorkeling on Long Lake and was later found by authorities.
Thieves who broke into a Long Lake, Minn. jewelry store overnight may be disappointed.
A 54-year-old Forest Lake man suffered minor injuries Thursday morning after the small plane he was flying crashed into Long Lake between Centuria and Balsam Lake, Wis., according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.