Some Minneapolis Beaches Closed Due To E. Coli, Sewage Backups; Visitors Adjust PlansBde Maka Ska's 32nd Street Beach was closed on Tuesday, after samples indicated elevated bacteria levels.
Minnesota Farmers Relieved Over Weekend Rain, But Aren’t Celebrating YetMinnesota farms finally got the rain relief they’ve been waiting on for over a month and they’re seeing some immediate effects.
Volunteers Gather To Search For Keegan Oyugi, Missing St. Bonifacius ManRoughly 75 volunteers gathered on Saturday morning to search for Keegan Oyugi, a 26-year-old Crown College graduate who has been missing for two weeks.
Black, Minority-Owned Business Conference Uses Chauvin Sentencing As Teaching MomentThe Growth Conference hosted their first annual event at Rosemount Minnesota National Guard Armory on Friday night.
Flora's Hair Designs, Destroyed During Unrest, Builds Back Bigger Than BeforeOne year after vandals and looters damaged more than 1,000 Twin Cities businesses, hope is growing from the ashes.
Family, Friends Search For Keegan Oyugi, 26, Last Seen Near Prior LakeOyugi, 26, was last seen leaving the Prior Lake area on June 12 at around 4:30 a.m., heading home to St. Bonifacius. He was driving a red Ford Mustang with Kansas plates at the time of his disappearance.
Stone Arch Bridge Festival Returns To Minneapolis With Huge SuccessThousands of people filled West River Parkway over the weekend for the Stone Arch Bridge Festival, which is the first large community event since the mask mandate was lifted in Minneapolis.
Juneteenth Celebrations Stretch From City To Suburbs For First Year As A Federal HolidayOn Saturday, Minnesotans from all over celebrated Juneteenth, a celebration of the day in 1865 when the last American slaves found out they were free after the Civil War. This is the first year it's now recognized as a federal holiday.
Severe Blood Shortage Nationwide Impacting Minnesota HospitalsAt one of the Red Cross donation sites in Bloomington, they say some of their most common donors are frontline healthcare workers, who are seeing this shortage firsthand.
Consistent Heat, Drought Leads To Algae Overgrowth & Low Water Levels In Minnesota LakesThe MPCA says lake temperatures were reaching 70 degrees in early June, when lakes still should be spring-melt temperatures.
Dychaun Lavonte Chew, 16, Dies After Being Hit By Suspected Drunk Driver In North Mpls.A 16-year-old boy, identified as Dychaun Lavonte Chew, died after being struck by a suspected drunk driver in an attempted hit-and-run in north Minneapolis Tuesday evening.
Minnesota State Fair Officially Moving Forward For 2021The State Fair board on Friday morning decided to proceed with the Great Minnesota Get-Together this year, but they are carefully monitoring vaccination and infection rates and will adjust their plan if needed.
Farmers Market, Events Return To Downtown MinneapolisIt's a welcome sight for downtown Minneapolis, as people are out and about again to enjoy the farmers market on Nicollet Mall and events in Peavey Plaza.
As Metro Cities Declare Water Emergencies, Experts Give Tips For Protecting Lawns And PlantsThis unusually hot weather is creating a large increase in demand for water. The city of Minnetrista has declared a water emergency.
Winston Smith's Family Holds Vigil, Demands TransparencyWinston Smith's family and activists groups stood outside the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension building in St. Paul Friday afternoon demanding the BCA release any video footage of the shooting to the public and the Smith family.