Orono PD: MnDOT Adding Median Barrier To Highway 12One of Minnesota’s most dangerous highways will be receiving some increased safety measures this summer.
6-Year-Old Reported Missing Found Safe With FatherA 6-year-old boy was reported missing by his mother Saturday afternoon, but was later found safe with his father, according to the Orono Police Department.
Ask A Minnesota Expert: Best Recipes For Super Bowl SundayDon’t fumble in the kitchen with the wrong munchies on February 7th. Score some major points for your Super Bowl snacks with these recipes from a local chef.
Working For The Weekend: Pond Hockey, TwinsFest & MoreIf you already have spring fever, good luck with that. We still have plenty of winter left. But we do have some events in Workin' for the Weekend that get us thinking about spring. And winter lovers, we didn't forget about you either.
Prep Blog: Friday's Top Basketball Match-UpsIt's a big weekend for many high school basketball teams as conference races around the Twin Cities are heating up. There are some big games Friday night with conference implications featuring highly-ranked teams facing each other across the Twin Cities both in boys and girls basketball.
Unbeaten Orono Prep For Becker RematchThe Orono Spartans are a football team with great team speed. "We have a couple kick returners, both the running backs and receivers that every time they touch the ball it's exciting because they could go all the way," Coach Jeff Weiland said. They also have a great senior class.
Prep Blog: Week 7, Previewing 'The Big 4'October is a great month for the high school sports scene. Every game is big in every sport, and on the Friday night football fields, the sun is down before kickoff. And the playoffs are right around the corner.
Authorities ID 2 Killed In Orono Head-On CrashAuthorities say a 25-year-old woman and a 69-year-old man, both from the west Twin Cities metro, died in a head-on crash on Friday in Orono. Orono police were called to the crash just before 7 a.m. Friday on Highway 12 west of County Road 6.
10 Minnesota High Schools Make Newsweek's Top 500Newsweek Magazine has released its top 500 high schools in the country for 2015, and 10 from Minnesota made the list. Of those 10, one was able to crack the top 100. Newsweek bases its school rankings on a range of data on those that prepare their students the best for college.
Minnesotan To Meet: Bob Emfield Of Tommy BahamaPalm trees, the smell of coconut oil and a nice loose fitting, comfy shirt. You must be talking about Tommy Bahama! While the company may have a tropical sounding name, its roots are deep here in the tundra of Minnesota!
Multiple Agencies Respond To Orono House FireMultiple agencies responded Friday night to a two-alarm house fire in Orono. Officials say the blaze broke out at a home on the 130 block of Luce Line Ridge. No one was home when five different fire departments arrived at the scene.
Prep Blog: State Hockey, Section Basketball Playoffs Highlight Busy WeekIt’s poised to be an intense and emotional week in St. Paul and around the Twin Cities as the best boys hockey teams in the state hit Xcel Energy Center for one of the best state tournaments around. That, and state tournament bids get handed out for next week’s boys state basketball tournament at Target Center.