Crimes On Electronic Monitoring Rare In Minn. The Minnesota Department of Corrections uses electronic monitoring to track high-risk sex offenders, as well as other offenders who are finishing out their sentences on supervised release. Thousands of alerts are generated each month, and while most are harmless, strapping a GPS bracelet on an offender's ankle does not guarantee he or she will stay out of trouble.
New, Rare Orchid Brought To St. Paul Winter CarnivalThe St. Paul Winter Carnival had its annual orchid show over the weekend. A grower from Plymouth brought a rare new flower, with a name to match.
$3,000 In Rare Coins And Bills Stolen Near AustinSheriff's deputies in Mower County in southern Minnesota are looking for the burglar who stole $3,000 in collectible coins and bills from a woman in Austin Township over the weekend.