Some three-fourths of the St. Louis County snowplow drivers in the Virginia district didn’t respond to an emergency call-out on Saturday morning.
The fire marshal says a fire that destroyed one house and damaged two others in the northeastern Minnesota city of Virginia was likely accidental and electrical.
Firefighters in the Minnesota Iron Range town of Virginia had to battle bitter cold while fighting a fire that struck three houses Friday.
It was a good year for taconite mining on northern Minnesota’s Iron Range.
The State BCA is investigating the shooting death of an armed suspect by a state trooper in Virginia, Minnesota this weekend.