Legacy Funds: Looking Into Complicated Process Of Which Projects Get CoveredA costly project led to finger-pointing in a small Minnesota town over a big pot of state taxpayer money. The Crane Lake Water and Sanitary District received nearly two million dollars in Legacy Funds. That's a sales tax we all pay to protect our water and parks. But when WCCO's Liz Collin looked into who decides which project gets covered, she found a complicated process and demands for a better system.
Experts Question Crane Lake Spending Millions On Water QualityA fight over tax dollars and accusations of government waste might be messier than the sewer pipes that started it all. So far, the tiny community of Crane Lake near the Canadian border has spent millions in the name of water quality, but some experts question if that spending is really necessary.
Woman Thrown From Boat In Northern MinnesotaPolice say 79-year-old Florence Young was thrown from a boat in northern Minnesota after the craft struck a submerged log.
Alcohol Believed To Be A Factor In Weekend Boat Crash Alcohol and nighttime operation are believed to be factors in an early morning boat crash in extreme northern Minnesota.
Best Places To Rent A Boat In MinnesotaWith well over 10,000 lakes, rivers and waterways to explore in our great state, you'd be hard-pressed to not find a boat to rent nearby. Check out our list of five of the best places for boat rentals in Minnesota.
State Rep. David Dill Dies After Battle With CancerState Rep. David Dill, who represented northeastern Minnesota, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 60 years old.
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Minnesota Angler Pleads Guilty In Lake Trout Case A contrite Minnesota angler has pleaded guilty and paid nearly $500 for violating Canadian fishing laws when he kept a potential world record lake trout that put him over his limit.
Woman Hospitalized After Snowmobile AccidentA 48-year-old woman from Inver Grove Heights is in a Duluth hospital after being thrown from her snowmobile on Sunday in northern Minnesota, authorities say.
Victims Identified In ATV Crash Near Crane LakeSt. Louis County authorities say an 8-year-old boy crashed while driving an all-terrain vehicle, injuring himself and two adult passengers.
ATV Rolls In St. Louis County, 2 InjuredTwo people were injured, one critically, after an ATV rolled in St. Louis County late Friday night, authorities said.