Northern Minnesota

Fall Colors Delayed On North ShoreThose thinking about heading up north to check out the fall colors may want to wait a bit. Northern Minnesota is typically alive with color this time of year as the leaves start to turn.
Cleanup Continues In Brainerd Lakes Area Hit Hard By StormStorm cleanup continues in northern Minnesota during the height of vacation season. Some of the state's most popular resorts and campgrounds have shut down, causing many vacationers to make new plans.
Victim Of ATV Fatal Crash In NE Minnesota IdentifiedAuthorities in northeastern Minnesota have released the name of a 37-year-old man killed in an all-terrain vehicle crash over the weekend.
Black Hills See A Foot Of Snow, Flakes To Fall In Northern Minn. A May snowstorm has dumped more than a foot of snow in South Dakota's Black Hills.
Say It Ain't Snow! Springtime Snowflakes Headed Toward MinnesotaAfter Minnesotans enjoyed a beautiful week of springtime weather and outdoor fun, it's back to reality this week. That reality: we live in Minnesota.
$5,000 Reward Offered Over Puppy Burned In DumpsterThe Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of $5,000 -- double their standard reward amount for cruelty cases -- for information that will lead to the arrest of whoever set a puppy on fire last week.
Northern Minn. Man Saves Life Of 5-Month-Old PuppyClayton Van Wert told WCCO's Dave Lee, he was at a garbage dump on the edge of the Red Lake Indian Reservation Friday night, when he heard a sound coming from one of the bins.
2 Injured In Head-On Crash In St. Louis Co.Two people were injured in a head-on collision in St. Louis County Saturday morning, police said. According to police, 23-year-old Christian Dertinger, of Ely Lake, was traveling eastbound on Ely Lake Drive when he lost control of his vehicle and hit 22-year-old Megan Paul, of Ely Lake head-on
Minn. Couple Paddles To Wash. DC For BWCA ProtectionDave and Amy Freeman are making their way to Washington, D.C. -- in a canoe. The couple is paddling 2,000 miles from Ely to the nation's capitol. They're on a mission to draw attention to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
DNR To Auction Northern Minnesota Land Oct. 9The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is holding a land auction on Oct. 9. The DNR says plans to offer 30 parcels, all located in northern Minnesota. The parcels range in size from a half acre to 102 acres and offer opportunities for hunting and recreation, as well as cabin and residential development along prime lakeshore.
Man, 60, Dies Trying To Help Kids In Lake A 60-year-old man died while trying to rescue some children from a northern Minnesota lake. The man jumped from his paddle boat into Lake Nichols in Canyon Friday afternoon, but never resurfaced.
Sandbagging Under Way On Lake Kabetogama Authorities say a major sandbagging operation is under way on Lake Kabetogama (kab-uh-TOH'-gah-muh) in far northern Minnesota. The director of homeland security and emergency management for the St. Louis County sheriff's office, Steve Steblay (steb-LYE'), says the lake level rose sharply over the weekend. He says crews are sandbagging homes, resorts and roads to protect them. He says a large percentage of the resort and private docks and shoreline structures such as boathouses on Kabetogama are gone or have been destroyed.