New Year’s Day
Three men were sentenced Friday for their roles in a murder of a couple on the Red Lake Indian Reservation on New Year’s Day 2011. David John Martin, 46, of Columbia Heights, was sentenced to 160 months in prison on one count of robbery. Kevin John Needham, 21, of Red Lake, was sentenced to 90 months in prison on one count of robbery. Terin Rene Stately, 25, of Red Lake, was sentenced to 40 months in prison on one count of aiding and abetting robbery.
A Blaine man is charged with criminal sexual conduct for allegedly touching an 8-year-old on New Year’s Day after slipping something into the child’s juice box, court documents filed say.
Parts of downtown Duluth looked more like a river instead of city streets overnight.
Tuesday’s cold weather didn’t stop a bunch of neighbors from jumping in their lake near Faribault, as part of a fundraiser to clean up Circle Lake, getting rid of carp and weeds.
Some aren’t so much ringing in the New Year as they are wheeling in the New Year. Instead of running a race outside, they’re riding their motorcycles in a fun event.
We want to wish you a Happy New Year. Despite it being the first day of 2013 there won’t a whole lot open today as it is considered a holiday.
If you’re looking for something different to do on New Year’s Day, there’s always the option of chilling your bones at the annual ice dive in Lake Minnetonka.
A federal indictment unsealed Monday charges four men for stabbing a couple to death on the Red Lake Indian Reservation on New Year’s Day 2011, according to the Justice Department.
A bicyclist who was hit and killed by a snow plow early New Year’s Day has been identified.
The NHL’s New Year’s Day tradition of outdoor hockey games was bolstered by a thriller yesterday in Philadelphia.
A mother welcomed two bundles of joy overnight in Minneapolis — one in 2011 and the other in 2012.
The Minnesota State Patrol released crash totals overnight from 6 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday.
Drunk drivers aren’t the only safety issues that spikes on New Year’s — it is one of the biggest days for fires, too.
Jumping into a frozen Lake Minnetonka has become a local tradition, though the Polar Plunge this year happened amid temperatures in the single digits.
Icy roads ensured some Minnesotans had a memorable transition into 2011, with a number of crashes reported statewide.