State Patrol: Alcohol A Factor In Fatal Marshall Co. CrashThe Minnesota State Patrol says alcohol played a factor in a fatal head-on crash Saturday afternoon. Twenty-five-year-old Cory Ingeman, of Karlstad, crossed the center lane in his pickup truck, colliding head-on with a van on Highway 1 in Marshall County at about 12:42 p.m.
State Patrol Seeks Semi-Truck Driver In Crash That Killed 2 TeensThe Minnesota State Patrol is looking for the driver of a semi-truck after a crash on Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls killed two teenagers and injured two others. Authorities said the crash happened Tuesday morning on eastbound I-94 near Dalton in northwestern Minnesota.
California Man Drowns In Northwestern Minnesota LakeAuthorities say they've recovered the body of a California man who fell out of a boat and drowned on Jewett Lake near Fergus Falls in northwestern Minnesota. Lt. Barry Fitzgibbons of the Otter Tail County Sheriff's office says family members heard the victim yelling for help around 10 p.m. Friday but were unable to reach him before he went under.
Lakers Assistant Coach Hails From Western MinnesotaGrowing up in western Minnesota, he was a high school gym rat. Now, he coaches in NBA gymnasiums. It only took about 30 years of basketball coaching and administration to get there, but now Clay Moser calls Los Angeles home.
Peers Baffled By Councilor's Death In Police ChaseColleagues of Fergus Falls city council member Timothy Rundquist are baffled by his decision to lead police on a chase that ultimately cost him his life.
In NW Minnesota, Plucky Challenger For Peterson The man Republicans are banking on to give longtime Rep. Collin Peterson a legitimate challenge in Minnesota's massive 7th congressional district can't see his constituents from across the room, but they can sure see him.
Goin’ To The Lake: Mike & Natalie Visit Battle Lake (Day 2)After an All-Star week, WCCO is making it to the lake. For twelve weeks this summer, leading up to the start of the Minnesota State Fair in August, WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio are highlighting communities in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Dalton Man Dies After Being Pulled From Lake Otter Tail County authorities say a Dalton man has died after being pulled from Tenmile Lake in northwestern Minnesota. A statement from the sheriff's office says family members found 62-year-old Douglas Koch in the lake near the dock of his property just before 9 p.m. Saturday. He was non-responsive and not breathing.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Omelet We just got done with the Super Bowl of brunch: Mother's Day. But there's no off-season for breakfast foods. So this week, I went in search of the best omelet in Minnesota.
Minnesota Ethanol Plant Restarts After Fire A Fergus Falls ethanol plant has resumed producing ethanol after a fire last week. Green Plains Otter Tail, a subsidiary of Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc., began producing ethanol Sunday.
No Injuries In Fire At Fergus Falls Ethanol PlantFire crews spent hours battling flames at an ethanol plant just outside Fergus Falls. Fergus Falls Fire Chief Mark Hovland tells The Associated Press officials got a call about a fire at the Green Plains Renewable Energy Otter Tail ethanol plant at about 4:20 p.m. Monday.
Good Question – Reply All: Sleeping Dogs, Fall Towns & Cold RecordsRiley, the Heine family's English setter, can sleep anywhere, anytime. So, that had Karen from Edina wanting to know: Why do dogs sleep so much? According to Dr. Travis with Uptown Veterinarians, dogs have natural circadian rhythms, like humans. He says some dogs sleep far more than others, and are influenced by their owners' schedules.
MN Highway Reopened After Blizzard ClosureBlizzard conditions temporarily closed a main highway in northwest Minnesota. The State Patrol said about 30 miles of Highway 2 from East Grand Forks to Crookston were closed because of heavy, blowing snow.
Minn. Murder Defendant Faces New Charges In Ariz.A former Minnesota man accused of killing his nephew over a drug debt is facing new charges in Arizona, where he was arrested. Sixty-five-year-old Michael Alan Burris is behind bars in Phoenix.
Thousands Of Minn. Hunters Prepare For Deer OpenerNearly 500,000 hunters sporting blaze orange clothing are expected to take to the field Saturday for the opening of Minnesota's firearms deer season. Last year, hunters registered 186,634 deer out of an estimated statewide population of about 1 million.