Hennepin County Sheriff Urges Caution On Thin Ice Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek is issuing an early reminder to be cautious around partially frozen ponds, lakes and other bodies of water. Stanek says no ice should ever be considered safe.
'U Of M' Warns Students After Robberies, AssaultsThe University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after a string of assaults and robberies either on or very close to campus.
Tornado Watch Out For Parts Of MinnesotaA tornado watch is out until 9 p.m. across Minnesota's midsection as intense thunderstorms pop up across the area. The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning after radar indicated a storm capable of producing a tornado north of Willmar in west-central Minnesota about 5:15 p.m., but there were no immediate reports of a touchdown.
More Than 5 Inches Douse Metro, Flood Warning In EffectRain battered the metro Friday night and into Saturday morning, pouring more than five inches in some areas. Eden Prairie had more than five inches, Prior Lake reported 4.75 inches, as Bloomington saw four inches and Minneapolis had 3.6 inches in some areas.
How To Prep For MN's Tornado SeasonJune and July are the biggest months for tornadoes in Minnesota, but the rest of the country is already off to a deadly start -- including the largest tornado on record. The tornado that hit El Reno, Okla., measured 2.6 miles wide.
Doctors Concerned With Healthy Kids Taking ADHD MedsA national group of doctors is concerned that healthy children are using ADHD medications when they shouldn't be.
Whooping Cough Cases Bring New WarningWith the final few days of summer break winding down, the children will be among the 38,000 students returning to Anoka-Hennepin schools next week. But it's a district where Pertussis booster, Tdap vaccine, will be as vital as backpacks.
What Can Infections Lead To? Doctors Issue WarningThe story made national headlines -- a college student in Georgia diagnosed with a flesh-eating bacteria that cost her a leg.
County Sheriffs: Dramatic Increase In Heroin-Related DeathsThe number of heroin-related deaths has increased dramatically, according to Hennepin County officials.
Visitors Urged To Stay Off Ice In Voyageurs ParkOfficials are warning visitors to stay off the ice in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota.
Consumer Advisory Issued For Minn. Apple CiderThe Minnesota Department of Agriculture issued a consumer advisory for a certain Pepin Heights apple cider because laboratory tests showed it was contaminated.
MN Officials: Your Xmas Tree Might Have Gypsy Moths EggsA warning about your Christmas Tree: Something other than presents could be lurking below it.