A Northfield man faces sexual assault, coercion and prostitution charges after being accused of posing as law enforcement and forcing a prostitute to have sex. The Dakota County Attorney’s Office says 26-year-old Alex Michael Hollinger is accused of connecting with a woman via backpage.com to have sex for money, but then claimed to be associated with law enforcement and threaten her to have sex with them for free or face jail.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are set to get their annual caravan started across the state as they embark on a new era in the organization. The Timberwolves Caravan, headlined by Minnesota native Tyus Jones, takes off on Tuesday, Aug. 4 as it heads to Alexandria for an event from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Ashley Furniture in Rochester donated more than 100 beds today to every resident living at Bear Creek Services. The nonprofit supports people with disabilities.
A guide to the best wineries, restaurants and lodging in Finger Lakes, this year named one of the world’s best wine travel destinations
A 15-year-old girl suffered serious injuries in a boating accident Friday night. The Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office say Marah Elizabeth Bengston was hit by a boat at about 6:30 p.m. on East Jefferson Lake in Cleveland Township.
Researchers believe they found the grave of a man who could be considered the first black male slave freed by Abraham Lincoln, tracking his final resting place to the cemetery of a former Minnesota psychiatric hospital. William Henry Costley was just 10 months old in 1841 when Lincoln, who was still a young lawyer, won an Illinois Supreme Court case freeing Costley’s mother from indentured servitude.
Minnesota Twins pitcher Ervin Santana has been reinstated following an 80-game drug suspension and is scheduled to start Sunday against the Kansas City Royals.
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is rallying Minnesota voters with a call to band together to fix a “rigged economy.”
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is slated to visit Minnesota this week.
The Minnesota State Patrol is on the scene of a fatal crash in southeastern Minnesota near Rochester Thursday afternoon. Authorities responded to the crash at about 3:04 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 42 and County Road 9, which is located just east of Rochester and north of Eyota.
The man named interim leader of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in the wake of John Nienstedt’s resignation has met with Catholic priests in the state.
A single pint of beer can often lead to a much bigger sale in the craft brewery business. The 64-ounce growler allows customers to bring home a sampling of their favorite brew.
Authorities have identified a motorcyclist who died in a collision with a deer on the northern edge of Rochester.
A 40-year-old Rochester man died Friday after his motorcycle hit a deer on Highway 52 in Rochester, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 7:15 p.m. Friday on southbound Highway 52 in Olmsted County.
A Rochester motorcyclist was killed Friday night when he hit a deer on Highway 52 in Olmsted County. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened at about 7:15 a.m. The 40-year-old man was traveling southbound on Hwy 52.
Start the summer right with a great Memorial Day getaway.
Authorities said Monday a body found in the water on Sunday in the northeast area of Rochester is that of a college student who was reported missing last month. Authorities found a body at about 7 p.m. Sunday in the water on the 4600 block of East River Road NE.
Spring in Minnesota brings out the festivals. Take a look at these five best fairs going on later this spring.
The trial for a former police officer accused of killing a woman whose body was found in a suitcase along a rural Wisconsin highway has been delayed until November.
The Mayo Clinic says Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg is expected to be released on Thursday, less than a week after open-heart surgery. Hoiberg had surgery at the clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, on Friday to replace his aortic valve, a procedure he put off twice during the season.
Minnesota Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco is headed to the 15-day disabled list because of inflammation in his pitching elbow. Manager Paul Molitor says the move will likely be made Saturday, with Trevor May getting called up from Triple-A Rochester.
We’re traveling a bit south for this Tap Talk. In fact, we’re going all the way down to Rochester to visit its first taproom, Kinney Creek Brewing.
Rochester would get a reprieve under a House Republican’s bill to cut state payments to Minnesota’s largest cities. GOP lawmakers have long taken issue with big local government aid to Minneapolis, St. Paul, Duluth and Rochester.
Rochester police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing 21-year-old man. William “Harry” Harrison Hempy was last heard from on March 15 at about 5 p.m. when he spoke to his father via cellphone.
Authorities in Rochester are asking for the public’s help to identify three men in connection with the theft of a $28,000 bracelet. The incident happed Wednesday in Rochester.