Every Friday, Heather Brown tackles some of our viewers’ burning questions. This week, she’ll tell you how “prom” got its name, where birds go in rainstorms, and how police enforce the HOV lane on the highway.
A 46-year-old woman was injured after her SUV rolled over her at a Woodbury gas station Monday. According to the Woodbury Police Department, just before 5 p.m. Monday Monica Rose Kasmrski, of Stillwater, drove to Kwik Trip with her daughter in her SUV to get gas.
You don’t have to go very far to find entertaining, competitive and intense match-ups on the high school sports scene. The spring prep sports landscape will take shape over the next few weeks as we’ll have playoffs underway, if not decided, in lacrosse, softball, baseball and tennis.
One local mother is having an extra special Mother’s Day. That’s because she has a few more kids than most families helping her celebrate. Amy Ames from Woodbury has 15 kids. Four of them are her own birth kids, while the other 11 are adopted.
Five Minnesota gift stores that can make finding a gift for Mom a delightful and energizing experience.
An American who spent nine months in a United Arab Emirates prison for his role in an online parody video is seeking a pardon and financial compensation.
One person is dead after a fire broke out at a senior care facility in Woodbury early Friday morning. According to Washington County Dispatch, officials received a call at 4:17 a.m. of a fire at Woodbury Healthcare Center.
Almost 4,000 people in the Twin Cities are without power Wednesday morning. According to Xcel Energy center roughly 1,924 people in the Rogers area are without power and another 1,948 people are without power near Woodbury.
The Twin Cities Spring Parade of Homes is in its 67th year. There are 431 new homes on this year’s tour, that’s the most in seven years. We start with a drive down Sand Castle Drive in Woodbury and take you inside a 2,549 square foot home priced at $444,400. The #133 on the Parade of Homes.
A 22-year-old Woodbury man was killed Friday night in a crash on Interstate 94 near Hudson, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Patrol says Dustin Leonard Kadlec crashed into a cement barricade and the rear of a stalled semi truck just after 11 p.m.
A Minneapolis man was convicted Friday in an armed robbery of a Woodbury jewelry store that occurred last June. According to County Attorney Pete Orput, Erick Larkins, 47, was convicted of aiding and abetting aggravated robbery in the first degree.
A Woodbury teenager has pleaded guilty for her role in the death of a 17-year-old girl who overdosed on a synthetic drug.
A man is in custody after an incident in a Woodbury hotel overnight. According to Woodbury Police, officers responded to a call around 9 p.m. Thursday of a man possibly holding a woman against her will in a room in the Country Inn and Suites off Interstate 94 and Century Avenue.
Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores the myth about gum’s durability in the human stomach, the source of car tab convenience fees and etymology of RSVPs.
The Department of Health is investigating a possible Norovirus outbreak at a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in Woodbury.
It’s news to no one that in Minnesota, it gets cold in the winter. So a lot of communities have built inflatable sports bubbles so students athletes can get in off-season practice. But, Woodbury just ditched it’s dome for a gorgeous new sports complex that’s not just for kids.
Ring in the holidays with fun, décor and gifts at these festive markets.
Students across the world spent time learning how to program computers Monday as part of Computer Science Education Week.
The Woodbury Police Department is investigating the former principal of East Ridge High School.
A Woodbury school principal has resigned after a complaint sparked an investigation into him. At a school board meeting Thursday night, the board accepted the resignation of Aaron Harper from East Ridge High School.
It’s playoff time in high school football in Minnesota. That means we’re in the heart of the fall, and every time a team takes the field the season is on the line. Athletes and teams hit the practice field in August and do the two-a-day practices for what starts now. It’s a chance to have an opportunity to play for a spot in the state tournament.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of a Minnesota man convicted of raping and killing a teenage girl when he was 17. That means Tony Roman Nose will continue to serve his sentence of life in prison, without the possibility of release.
Fargo beer has arrived in Minneapolis.
A family reunion with hundreds of people wrapped up in St. Paul Sunday. Few were related by blood, but the bonds celebrated go beyond genetics. Andy and Amy Manes of Woodbury, Minn. have 15 kids, ages 4-25. After having four biological children, they turned to Lutheran Social Services to adopt a little girl. But something made it quite difficult.
Allergy sufferers are already feeling the effects of what could be one of the worst allergy seasons in years. Doctors at Woodwinds Hospital in Woodbury, Minn., say they have been seeing more patients complain about symptoms related to ragweed.