'What Are The Odds?': Mountain Biker's Life Saved By Off-Duty Doctor On Minnesota TrailA Twin Cities man survived a brutal mountain biking accident, thanks to a risky move by a highly-skilled stranger.
Minneapolis Man Charged In Conspiracy To Distribute FentanylA Minneapolis man was charged along with 3 others for conspiring to distribute fentanyl, United States Attorney W. Anders Folk announced Wednesday.
Kerfoot Canopy Tour Offers A Unique View Of Minnesota's Fall ColorsSoon enough the leaves will start changing across the state. And along the Minnesota River Valley, there’s a pretty cool way to see the yellows, reds and oranges.
Sheriff: Man Stuck By Squad SUV After Shooting At Deputies DiesThe Ramsey County Sheriff's Office says a man is dead after shooting at law enforcement in Mounds View, then being struck by a squad SUV.
Man Surrenders After Walking Onto I-694 With Firearm, Halting Rush-Hour Traffic For 2 HoursAn Illinois man is undergoing a mental health evaluation after Minnesota State Patrol troopers encountered him walking on a busy Twin Cities freeway during rush hour Wednesday evening while armed.
'We Cannot Let This Be A Tragic, Lost Opportunity': Ben Crump Urges Lawmakers Not To Give Up On George Floyd Justice In Policing ActFollowing the collapse of bipartisan police reform talks in Congress on Wednesday, civil rights attorney Ben Crump, who represents the family of George Floyd, said that his clients are extremely disappointed and urged Democratic senators to bring the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act to a floor vote.
Calling North Mpls. A ‘War Zone,’ 26 Residents Send Open Letter To Gov. Requesting State Troopers Or Nat’l GuardA group of north Minneapolis residents have sent an open letter to Gov. Tim Walz, calling the area a “warzone” and are requesting the Minnesota State Patrol or National Guard to assist police.
Spit On Cops And Get Charged In Hennepin County? Depends On Whether You Avoid Their FacesThe Hennepin Country Attorney's Office is changing its policy on cases where someone spits on a law enforcement officer. Under a new policy, anyone accused of spitting on an officer's uniform or boots will not be prosecuted by Hennepin County.
Scandia Man Charged In Overdose Death Of Chisago County Jail InmateA Scandia man faces a murder charge after he allegedly sold methamphetamine to man who died from an overdose at the Chisago County Jail.

Local News

'What Are The Odds?': Mountain Biker's Life Saved By Off-Duty Doctor On Minnesota TrailA Twin Cities man survived a brutal mountain biking accident, thanks to a risky move by a highly-skilled stranger.
Minneapolis Man Charged In Conspiracy To Distribute FentanylA Minneapolis man was charged along with 3 others for conspiring to distribute fentanyl, United States Attorney W. Anders Folk announced Wednesday.
Kerfoot Canopy Tour Offers A Unique View Of Minnesota's Fall ColorsSoon enough the leaves will start changing across the state. And along the Minnesota River Valley, there’s a pretty cool way to see the yellows, reds and oranges.
Sheriff: Man Stuck By Squad SUV After Shooting At Deputies DiesThe Ramsey County Sheriff's Office says a man is dead after shooting at law enforcement in Mounds View, then being struck by a squad SUV.
Man Surrenders After Walking Onto I-694 With Firearm, Halting Rush-Hour Traffic For 2 HoursAn Illinois man is undergoing a mental health evaluation after Minnesota State Patrol troopers encountered him walking on a busy Twin Cities freeway during rush hour Wednesday evening while armed.
'We Cannot Let This Be A Tragic, Lost Opportunity': Ben Crump Urges Lawmakers Not To Give Up On George Floyd Justice In Policing ActFollowing the collapse of bipartisan police reform talks in Congress on Wednesday, civil rights attorney Ben Crump, who represents the family of George Floyd, said that his clients are extremely disappointed and urged Democratic senators to bring the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act to a floor vote.

Politics

Minneapolis To Return To Charging Shoppers For Using Disposable BagsAttention shoppers, BYOB returns to Minneapolis next week. That is -- bring your own bag.
Supporters Say Threat To Reproductive Rights Growing In Minnesota And NationwideIt may seem way to early to be thinking about the 2022 elections, but the fundraising and jockeying for your vote has already begun, with the issue of abortion very much front and center.
Reps. Omar, Ocasio-Cortez And Other Lawmakers Call On DHS To Drop Visa Sanctions Enacted By TrumpRep. Ilhan Omar and other U.S. lawmakers are calling on the Department of Homeland Security to drop visa sanctions that were enacted under former President Trump.
6 Tribes Sue Wisconsin In Attempt To Stop November Wolf HuntSix Native American tribes sued the state of Wisconsin on Tuesday to try to stop its planned gray wolf hunt in November, asserting that the hunt violates their treaty rights and endangers an animal they consider sacred.
Wisconsin Gubernatorial Candidate Rebecca Kleefisch Tests Positive For COVID Republican candidate for Wisconsin governor Rebecca Kleefisch tested positive for COVID-19 after being exposed at church earlier this month, her campaign said Monday.
Wisconsin Election Investigator Warns Of SubpoenasThe retired conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court justice leading a Republican-ordered investigation into the 2020 presidential election released a video Monday threatening to subpoena election officials who don't comply and saying the intent was not to overturn President Joe Biden's narrow victory in the battleground state.

Crime

Minneapolis Man Charged In Conspiracy To Distribute FentanylA Minneapolis man was charged along with 3 others for conspiring to distribute fentanyl, United States Attorney W. Anders Folk announced Wednesday.
Sheriff: Man Stuck By Squad SUV After Shooting At Deputies DiesThe Ramsey County Sheriff's Office says a man is dead after shooting at law enforcement in Mounds View, then being struck by a squad SUV.
Man Surrenders After Walking Onto I-694 With Firearm, Halting Rush-Hour Traffic For 2 HoursAn Illinois man is undergoing a mental health evaluation after Minnesota State Patrol troopers encountered him walking on a busy Twin Cities freeway during rush hour Wednesday evening while armed.
Calling North Mpls. A ‘War Zone,’ 26 Residents Send Open Letter To Gov. Requesting State Troopers Or Nat’l GuardA group of north Minneapolis residents have sent an open letter to Gov. Tim Walz, calling the area a “warzone” and are requesting the Minnesota State Patrol or National Guard to assist police.
Spit On Cops And Get Charged In Hennepin County? Depends On Whether You Avoid Their FacesThe Hennepin Country Attorney's Office is changing its policy on cases where someone spits on a law enforcement officer. Under a new policy, anyone accused of spitting on an officer's uniform or boots will not be prosecuted by Hennepin County.
Scandia Man Charged In Overdose Death Of Chisago County Jail InmateA Scandia man faces a murder charge after he allegedly sold methamphetamine to man who died from an overdose at the Chisago County Jail.

Entertainment

How Did Bob Dylan, Prince Rank On Updated Rolling Stone List Of All-Time Top 500 Songs?The last time Rolling Stone magazine compiled its list of the top 500 songs of all-time (meaning the last 60 or 70 years, in practice), Minnesota's own Bob Dylan stood at the top of the heap. Did "Like a Rolling Stone" manage to hold onto its #1 position?
Avett Brothers Cancel Basilica Block Party Set After COVID ScareThe Avett Brothers are bowing out of their upcoming performance at the Basilica Block Party in Minneapolis due to “a COVID-19 exposure.”
Vaccinations Will Be Required At Orpheum, State, Pantages Theaters In MinneapolisThe vaccination requirement won't be required for guests under the age of 12. However, Hennepin Theatre Trust also announced that all guests will be required to wear face masks while in the venue aside from when actively eating or drinking in designated areas.
Ed Asner, 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' Emmy Winner, Dies At 91 (CBS News)Ed Asner, the longtime TV icon who holds the record for most Primetime Emmys earned by a male actor, died on Sunday, his publicist said. He was 91.
Guthrie Joins Other Venues In Requiring Vaccination Or Negative COVID-19 TestMinneapolis' flagship theater is joining the growing list of venues that will require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to attend performances.
Ho-Shia Aaron Thao Returns To Twin Cities For His Hmong Ballet 'Diaspora'Ho-Shia Aaron Thao will soon perform a five-act ballet he wrote and choreographed called "Diaspora: A Mother's Elegy" in downtown Minneapolis.

Health

Rising COVID Cases Amid Delta Variant Put Minnesota School Plans In FluxIn order for there to be blanket mask mandates impacting schools or businesses, or capacity limits once again inside businesses, that would have to come from an executive order by Gov. Tim Walz under a peacetime emergency, and those powers have expired. Walz's administration says they have no intention of reinstating a state of emergency at this point.
COVID-19 In MN: Nearly 800 Patients With The Virus Need HospitalizationWhile federal health officials discuss COVID-19 vaccine booster shot advisability, health officials in Minnesota on Wednesday reported 1,642 additional virus cases and 14 more deaths.
St. Paul Board Of Education Approves Plan For Spending $207M In COVID Relief FundingThe district said it took more than 11,00 responses from students, families, teachers and other school staff into account when developing the plan.
Foster Youths Affected By Pandemic Eligible For Financial AssistanceThrough the end of September, foster kids who are about to age out of the system are eligible for some extra help.
Pediatric Hospital Beds Becoming Harder To Find In Minnesota“Let’s do what the CDC and department of health is telling us. Let’s make sure we wear the masks, we socially distance, we stay home if sick. If eligible, get the vaccine,” Dr. Rahul Koranne said.
Johnson & Johnson Says Research Shows Booster Increases COVID-19 ProtectionDrug manufacturer Johnson & Johnson said research shows people who receive a vaccine booster dose of its vaccine are better protected against COVID-19.