Finding Minnesota: Family-Owned Hemker Park & ZooA drive along County Road 39 near Freeport is about as rural as it comes. That's until silos and farm fields give-way to zebras and giraffes.
Best Zoo Exhibits In MinnesotaTake advantage of the out-of-doors this summertime by visiting a zoo.
Sheriff: 1 Dead Following House Fire In Stearns Co.Officials say one person died early Tuesday morning in a house fire in central Minnesota.
St. Anthony Family Escapes House Fire UnharmedOfficials in central Minnesota say a St. Anthony family with three children was able to escape a house fire unharmed early Sunday morning.
Freeport Artist Wins 2015 Waterfowl Stamp Contest The DNR says Freeport, Minn., artist Scot Storm won the 2015 Migratory Waterfowl Stamp contest. His painting of a Harlequin duck will be on next year’s waterfowl stamp, which is required for all waterfowl hunters ages 18-64. The stamp costs $7.50.
International Trips You Can Do In A WeekendMany international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.
Melrose Man Injured In Snowmobile Accident A 50-year-old man was injured after being thrown from his snowmobile near Freeport on Saturday.
Finding Minnesota: Freeport Reindeer Ranch Ready For ChristmasIn less than a week Santa will be loading his sleigh and visiting the homes of children all around the world.
Farmer Acquitted In Minn. Raw Milk TrialJurors have acquitted a Minnesota man accused of violating state laws by running a buying club that distributes raw milk from farmers to consumers.
Raw Milk Trial Underway In MinneapolisA Hennepin County courtroom is a long way from the dairy herds of central Minnesota. But it's where the issue of food safety hangs in the balance with consumers rights. Specifically, it’s about farmer's right to sell raw milk to members of a co-op or “private” food club.
Relative Identifies Victim Of Silo AccidentA relative has identified the teenage victim of Saturday’s Stearns County silo accident.