DNR Harvesting Governor's Christmas Tree FridayThe Governor's residence in St. Paul will soon look at lot more festive for the holiday season. This morning the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be cutting down a white spruce for the house on Summit Avenue.
Man Charged In Beating Of GF's Son; Left An Apology NoteA Hinckley man was charged Thursday in the beating of his girlfriend's 3-year-old son.
Hinckley Man Awaiting Charges In Beating Of Girlfriend's 3-Year-Old SonA Pine County family had to face the terrible decision of ending medical treatment for their three-year-old son. The child was allegedly severely beaten at the hands of his mother's boyfriend.
State Patrol: Motorcyclist Hits, Kills Black Bear On I-35 In Pine Co.A Pine County man is hospitalized after hitting a black bear on Interstate 35 near Pine City late Friday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol says 48-year-old Edmund Hanson, of Brook Park, was driving on I-35 when a black bear stepped out onto the highway.
Northfield Couple Claims $2 Million Lotto Jackpot A Northfield couple won a $2 million Minnesota State Lottery jackpot Friday, the second-highest Gopher 5 payout on record.
Human Remains Found In Pine Co.; Officials Investigating 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.
April Storm Dumps Foot Of Snow In Minn., Wis.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.
Pine Co. Mother And Daughter Charged With Animal Abuse, NeglectFormal 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.
Driver Ejected, Killed After Swerving To Miss Deer In Chisago Co.A driver is dead after swerving to miss a deer on a Chisago County road Wednesday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
What's Killing Off Evergreen Trees?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.
Charges: Snow Plow Driver On Meth Steals Truck, Crashes It, & Breaks Into HomeA 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.
Van 'Drives Thru' Pine City KFCA 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.