A Northfield couple won a $2 million Minnesota State Lottery jackpot Friday, the second-highest Gopher 5 payout on record.
Officials in Pine County say they are investigating after human remains were found at a construction site. The county sheriff’s office said the remains, which appear to be decades old, were found Monday morning on the 15000 block of Sunset Trail near Pine City.
Just when it seemed like spring was here, an April snowstorm has dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of Minnesota. The National Weather Service reports nearly 15 inches of snow in Milaca, 14 inches in St. Francis and over 10 inches in Pine City.
Formal charges have been filed against two Pine County women who are accused of the neglect and abuse of more than 100 animals on a farm near Pine City. According to the Pine County Sheriff’s office, Kathleen Mary Doenz, 65, and her mother, 86-year-old Gloria Irene Carlson, were each charged Friday with five felony counts, five gross misdemeanor counts and four misdemeanor counts related to the abuse and neglect of horses, dogs, cats, chickens, ducks and other animals on their property.
A driver is dead after swerving to miss a deer on a Chisago County road Wednesday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Evergreens are dying at rates the DNR calls alarming. Last week the focus was on the epidemic in western Wisconsin but on Thursday, WCCO talked with a couple who’ve already lost five pine trees they’d planted decades ago.
A snow plow driver allegedly on meth crashed a stolen truck with a plow on it, broke into a nearby home, and told the homeowner, “It’s a chase” before police ended up catching him on foot close by.
A Dodge Caravan was trying to park outside the Kentucky Fried Chicken in Pine City Friday afternoon when it jumped the curb and drove through the wall of the building, police say.
A 36-year-old Pine City man is accused of sexually assaulting two workers in the group home where he resided in northern Minnesota, according to charges filed Thursday in Pine County Court.
The rewards of their hard work come in a bowl of food and water. You might call it an example of, “canine activism.”
Police have arrested a man in connection with an attempted home invasion and burglary that happened early last week.
The Pine County Sheriff’s Office says a witness interrupted a home invasion and broke up an attempted robbery Monday morning.
A Pine City man was killed Saturday night after he was struck while crossing a state highway.
If there ever was a caretaker of our north woods, chances are it is Art Widerstrom. He’s been a forester with the Department of Natural Resources for more than 40 years.
A crew will head into the Chengwatana State Forest east of Pine City to cut down a 50-foot balsam fir that will grace the Governor’s Residence in St. Paul this holiday season.