Back in the day, every town had to have a meat market. They were a necessity, says Ryan Schmidt, owner of Schmidt’s Meat Market in Nicollet. “Meat markets, butcher shops in small towns used to service a 10-mile area of the farmers that surrounded that,” Schmidt said. “They didn’t have a cold storage, so they would rent lockers from butcher shops and meat markets.” Nowadays, only some towns are lucky enough to still have one.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association will host a series of listening sessions for deer hunters to learn more about the state of deer after this year’s winter.
State investigators say design failures of a natural gas pipeline caused a massive explosion on Saint Patrick’s Day last year in southwest Minneapolis.
Police are investigating alleged criminal conduct “flash mobs” after 15-20 teens were reportedly assaulting and robbing unsuspecting victims.
A helicopter pilot was able to walk away unharmed after his crop-dusting chopper crashed in a cornfield in southern Minnesota.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) says that construction work on Interstate 94 between Nicollet and Cretin avenues will resume at 7 p.m. Sunday.
A 26-year-old man, who was shot Sunday night outside a bar near Groveland and Nicollet Avenue, has died.
Madison Lee scored 14 points, including a pair of key 3-pointers in the second half, to lead Maranatha Christian Academy to a 59-52 win over Nicollet in the girls’ basketball 1A state final Saturday at the Target Center.
Holidazzle crowds came to experience old and new traditions in the 19th year of the Holidazzle parade.