Three Minnesota State Troopers and another driver were struck by vehicles in four separate accidents Thursday as blizzard conditions wreak havoc on Minnesota roads. The state patrol says troopers were hit by drivers in Virginia, Brooklyn Center and Marshall.
More than 250 hunters, farmers, conservationists and policymakers joined Gov. Mark Dayton for the first ever Pheasant Summit.
Minnesota’s pheasant population has been on a long-term decline. Gov. Mark Dayton is hoping the first Minnesota Pheasant Summit this weekend will lay some ground for changing that.
As far as numbers go, Rakeem Cato is a very good player, but to make a run to New York, he will have to go on a tear in the second half of the season.
Police in southwestern Minnesota were involved in a pursuit of two suspects in an assault case that ended just before the South Dakota border. According to the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office, Devin Donald Hexum, 21, and Derek Michael Hexum, 19, were being pursued by police for over 45 minutes.
Over the winter, CBS stations ran a national sweepstakes with a new Audi as the prize. And out of all the people across the country who entered – the winner is from Minnesota! All Mona DeVries had to do was “like” WCCO TV on our Facebook page.
It’s state tournament time, so there’s a pretty good chance Dan Westby and the Marshall Tigers are participating. Coach Westby’s philosophy is to start working with his girls’ basketball and volleyball teams early. “The thing I like about our kids is we get them in the fourth grade. They’re with us all the way through,” Westby said. “Our kids are extremely committed, and we feel pretty fortunate that way.”
Ann Simonet scored 26 points as Park Center beat Marshall 73-71 in triple overtime to win the Class 3A state girls basketball championship Saturday night. It is the first title for the Pirates (26-5), who also got 21 points from Cayla McMorris.
Park Center’s girls basketball team had never been to a state tournament before, but now they’re on the brink of a state title.
Minnesota’s high school version of March Madness is in its home stretch this week with the final state tournament of the season wrapping up this week. The State Girls Basketball Tournament, already well underway, has taken center stage both Williams Arena and Mariucci Arena.
A family in western Minnesota is dealing with a tragic loss. The bodies of two of their children, who were unaccounted for after a fire started in their home, have been recovered.
Two children are still unaccounted for following a residential fire in rural Lucan Wednesday afternoon, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
Minnesotans are getting a sneak peek at winter. A November storm was moving across the state Tuesday evening, dumping several inches of snow.
Being the “State of Hockey,” fans are gearing up for one of the most anticipated and exciting high school state tournaments that high school sports offers in Minnesota.
It’s a sports story, but it’s much more. Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) basketball coach Brad Bigler and his wife Heather lost a five-month-old son to a drunk driver last summer. He would have turned one last Monday.
The Xcel Energy Center will be a busy place later this week in as the State Volleyball Tournament gets underway Thursday in St. Paul.
The men’s basketball coach at Southwest Minnesota State University and his wife are talking about finding strength to deal with the loss of their five month-old son, who died in a crash when a driver slammed head-on into their car.
The Minnesota pheasant hunting season officially got started Saturday morning, and Gov. Mark Dayton joined the rest of the enthusiasts in the action.
Marshall, MN erected a 9/11 memorial using a bean from one of the Twin Towers.
State conservation services are offering $400,000 in federal funds for drought-affected farmers to plant cover crops so that livestock might be fed and erosion controlled.
The fire that started Saturday night at a Marshall apartment complex has left 21 people homeless at a time when charity organizations are short on funds.
A South Dakota Army National Guard soldier from Milbank has received the South Dakota Medal of Valor for an act of heroism while saying a child’s life.
One of the leaders of Minnesota’s swimming and diving program is leaving to take over the women’s team at Marshall University.
A Republican state senator says she’ll run for Congress against Democrat Collin Peterson.
The temperatures outside have many of us checking the calendar after we broke records across Minnesota on Thursday. The Twin Cities hit 45 degrees, but it was even warmer out west.