The twin-engine Grumman G-21 Goose amphibious plane had been flown from Florida to Minnesota before Michael Blume, 62, of Burnsville, Minnesota, took over to bring it to Hamilton, Undersheriff Steve Holton said.
U.S. wildlife officials revealed Monday that they expect to complete a recovery plan for imperiled Canada lynx in early 2018 — almost two decades after the snow-loving wild cats first received federal protections.
A Minnesota-based agriculture company was fined $211,000 by federal safety regulators who said Wednesday it had repeatedly failed to ensure workers weren’t exposed to grain dust hazards in Montana.
A Minnesota man who carved the names of himself and his wife near the 1806 signature of explorer William Clark on a national monument in south-central Montana last fall has agreed to pay $4,400 in restitution and fines.
Officials in southwestern Montana say an 18-year-old Minnesota man has died after he was buried in an avalanche while snowmobiling. The Park County Sheriff’s Office says it received a report of a snowmobiler buried in the Daisy Pass and Crown Butte area near Cooke City about 4 p.m. Tuesday.
A trucker suspected in the hit-and-run death of a man on Interstate 90 in south-central Montana has been arrested. Sweet Grass County Sheriff Don Tonrud says 45-year-old David Welk of St. Cloud was arrested Thursday night just outside of Grundy Center, Iowa. He appeared in court Friday morning and waived extradition to Montana. Tonrud says the Montana Highway Patrol will transport Welk back to Montana.
The top Republican in the Minnesota House says he intends to stay in his leadership post and believes he properly handled an incident last September in Montana where a friend pulled out the lawmaker’s loaded handgun after a vehicle purchase went bad.
The top Republican in the Minnesota House was detained by Montana authorities last September when a deal to buy an antique truck soured and a friend accompanying him displayed the lawmaker’s gun, according to just-surfacing court records and a statement issued Friday. Rep. Kurt Daudt, the House minority leader, was briefly placed in handcuffs, and his friend was arrested and charged.
Minnesota’s Andre Hollins is fast becoming one of the best players in the Big Ten.
Spring and fall can be a miserable time of year if you’re one of the nearly 50 million adults and children with hay fever.
A Minnesota man is apologizing for defacing a national monument in Montana. Cole Randall, of Plymouth, told investigators he carved “Cole + Shpresa 10/10/2013″ into Pompeys Pillar National Monument after he became fearful his new wife might have breast cancer.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing a revision in the critical habitat designation for a species of lynx listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
A former Minnesota resident has been missing in Montana for almost a week. According to the Ravalli County Sheriff’s office in Hamilton, Mont., 53-year-old David Philip Kaiser was last seen on June 28, and was reported missing the next day. Kaiser is described as a white male, approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall and 200 pounds. He has blond hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark blue polo shirt, blue jeans and red and white tennis shoes.
It’s long since been torn down, but nearly 100 years ago the Gibbons Brothers Gym was one of the biggest points of pride in downtown St. Paul. Tommy Gibbons fought some of the biggest names in the game. “I was never known to be a puncher at the start, and as a matter of fact, I don’t think I was ever a puncher,” Gibbons said in a 1949 KROS Radio interview. “I learned the technique of hitting a fellow where it was most vulnerable: a left hook, under the right arm, the liver – the center of all nerve centers.”
Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a compact that will allow Minnesota and some Canadian provinces to request and provide mutual aid to each other in the event of emergencies.