As we reflect on the 10-year anniversary of our nation’s worst natural disaster, one of our own shares her story. WCCO reporter Jennifer Mayerle captured one man’s heartache during Hurricane Katrina, and his determination to keep a promise to his late wife
As Saturday approaches, marking the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall in and around New Orleans, Isame Faciane’s memories of what happened that day are still vivid, and continue to impact him a decade later.
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Here’s a look at the four things you need to know for May 10, 2015.
Two Mississippi police officers — one a rookie — were shot to death during an evening traffic turned violent, a state law enforcement spokesman said Sunday. Three suspects were in custody, including two who are charged with capital murder.
An entire community is still grieving the death of 10-year-old Barway Collins. A volunteer search group discovered his body just over a week ago in the Mississippi River. His dad, Pierre Collins, now faces murder charges in his son’s disappearance.
Mississippi’s State Board of Education is poised to award a statewide testing contract to Questar Assessment, a Minnesota-based group.
Artists lit up store front windows along Hennepin avenue downtown Friday night.
October is the best month for college football, and it is getting started on the right foot this weekend. The first weekend in October will serve up six games between top 25 teams, which will be a nice breath of fresh air after the last few weeks.
Nestled along the Mississippi River between new condos and waterside restaurants is an old building where some of nature’s mysteries are being unlocked.
Dive teams continued searching the Mississippi River Saturday morning for a man fell out of his canoe while fishing. It happened Friday morning near the Winona Spillway at Prairie Island Park. A witness said Robert Lester Duncanson tried to hold onto a tree branch until help could arrive, but it snapped.
The Upper St. Anthony Falls lock on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis would be closed to prevent invasive carp from spreading upstream under a measure headed for final congressional approval. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and other members of the state’s congressional delegation announced Tuesday that the provision has been included in a conference committee’s version of a water infrastructure bill.
Brock Wood is on a journey. He’s kayaking the entire Mississippi River – from Itasca all the way to New Orleans. The kayaks first hit the water on June 17, but for Wood the journey began last year.
A joyride on the ice turned into a nightmare for one man.
The body of a deceased man has been recovered from the Mississippi River near Washington Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis Tuesday morning, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.
Three members of a Mississippi family died and one was critically injured on an icy highway in northern Minnesota, the State Patrol reported Sunday.
In Minnesota, guns are banned on all school properties — public or private, across all grade levels.
Five states are moving forward with a lawsuit against the federal government demanding steps to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes, despite recent congressional action, the Michigan attorney general’s office said Thursday.
Flood waters are still rising near Aitkin, where the Mississippi River is expected to remain above the flooding stage until Tuesday.
There is a growing concern about the possibility of flooding especially along the Mississippi River. The river is under a flood watch near St. Paul, but up north near Aitkin, a flood warning has been issued.
The new head of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says he believes voluntary efforts by farmers can help the state move closer to cleaning up the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers.
They’re coming — this weekend, riverfront, St. Paul: Pirates.
With the raging controversy over the last-minute pardons of nearly 200 Mississippi convicted criminals, some are calling for an end to the practice of Governors being able to wipe the record clean of the worst criminals.
The Winona County Sheriff’s Department has pursued more than 50 leads since a newborn’s body was found in the Mississippi River but none have yielded substantial information.
Many flood-related passenger train disruptions are expected to end once Amtrak reopens a 1,000-mile stretch of its most popular cross-country line.