A northern Minnesota man has been sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for fatally beating a man who considered him a friend.
These are the four things you need to know for Thursday, August 27. They include the opening of the Great Minnesota Get-Together, as well as the latest updates on a grim tragedy that played out on live TV.
The Minnesota DFL is questioning the timing of a post from the Republican Party of Minnesota’s Facebook page Wednesday morning. The post, which has since been deleted, showed a picture of a shirt the party is presumably making available for purchase at the Minnesota State Fair.
The AAU Junior Olympic Games start this weekend in Norfolk, Virginia. A dozen athletes from the Eagan area will be competing just in track alone, including one family a four — meet the Windels.
The United Steelworkers union says it expects all laid off employees at U.S. Steel’s Minntac mine to be recalled in the next two weeks. In a statement on the Local 1930 website, local president Lowell Carlon says the company has already recalled 68 maintenance and other employees in preparation.
A Virginia, Minnesota, man pleaded guilty Tuesday to beating his best friend to death.
A 27-year-old Hibbing man struck a plea deal with prosecutors after admitting to causing the death of a 2-year-old girl in 2012. The St. Louis County Attorney’s office says Russell Shannon Johnson pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the death of Caroline Shenze Marie Medicine-Chavez.
Apparently, Florida isn’t tops when it comes to retirement anymore. A new survey by Bank-Rate ranks the best cities to retire, and three of the top five are in Arizona.
Authorities say they have arrested a 44-year-old man in connection with an 83-year-old woman’s death in 1987 in northern Minnesota. The arrest was announced Wednesday by the Virginia Police Department and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. The Virginia, Minnesota, man faces a second-degree murder charge in Leona Mary Maslowski’s death.
Want to explore some of the most historic sites in U.S. history? Check out this list of the top civil war sites in Virginia from Carlo DeVito, author of “Mrs. Lee’s Rose Garden.”
Two Iowa residents have pleaded guilty in a federal sex trafficking case in Virginia. Laura Sorensen and Aldair Hodza entered the pleas Friday in federal court in Richmond to sex trafficking and transporting a person across state lines for prostitution.
It may seem a little early, but this past week has seen an awful lot of activity in presidential politics.
Here are five games this week that will get you ready for the upcoming NCAA Tournament.
Enjoy a romantic weekend getaway for two, or for the whole family at any of these wonderful destination cities. With lots of activities, romantic spots and other hidden fun, you’ll be planning another trip out there as soon as possible.
Three Minnesota State Troopers and another driver were struck by vehicles in four separate accidents Thursday as blizzard conditions wreak havoc on Minnesota roads. The state patrol says troopers were hit by drivers in Virginia, Brooklyn Center and Marshall.
The relocation of U.S. Highway 53 to make way for a mine expansion on the Iron Range should follow a route that would require building one of the highest bridges in the state over an abandoned mine pit outside of the city of Virginia, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said Tuesday. The route known as E-2 is the northernmost route that was under consideration. The project is expected to cost about $220 million.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is holding a land auction on Oct. 9. The DNR says plans to offer 30 parcels, all located in northern Minnesota. The parcels range in size from a half acre to 102 acres and offer opportunities for hunting and recreation, as well as cabin and residential development along prime lakeshore.
Authorities say a Hibbing man has been arrested in the 2012 death of a two-year-old girl. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Virginia police and the St. Louis County Attorney’s office say a 26-year-old man is in custody for the death of Caroline Shenze Marie Medicine-Chavez.
While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.
The St. Paul school district plans to hand out iPads to all students in the next school year. That year, the district sought and won voter approval of a $9 million-per-year technology initiative that was to create a “teaching and learning platform,” or Facebook-like webpage, through which teachers and students could interact, according to the Star Tribune. Its proponents insisted that the initiative was not about supplying devices to students.
A person of interest in connection to the killing of a Virginia, Minn., man was arrested Sunday evening by BCA agents and police in northern Minnesota.
Wilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don’t remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World’s Most Famous Arena.
We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?
Joe Harris scored 16 points and top-seeded Virginia shot 56 percent to beat Memphis78-60 on Sunday night, earning its first trip to the NCAA tournament round of 16 in nearly two decades.
Anthony Gill scored 17 points to help No. 1 seed Virginia pull away late and beat Coastal Carolina 70-59 on Friday night, avoiding a historic upset in the NCAA tournament.