An overdue hiker is OK after spending the night in the woods of northeastern Minnesota. The 31-year-old Grand Rapids man had been hiking Wednesday on the Sioux Hustler Trail about 30 miles northeast of Orr and had told his family he would be home later that night.
A 26-year-old Orr woman was formally charged after she assaulted her family members and set fire to their home on Thursday.
Smoke is hanging in the skies over a large part of of northern Minnesota as it drifts from the wildfires in the northwest corner of the state.
A man with ties to the Twin Cities theater community was found dead in a car Tuesday afternoon in northern Minnesota, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.
Minnesota is home to about 27,000 black bears. And each year thousands of people visit a sanctuary to get an up-close look at them and learn about their behavior.