Police Say Tree Placed On Mendota Heights Road Was Prank That Could "Go Very Badly"A tree intentionally placed on Mendota Heights Road and Huber Drive caught the attention of police early Saturday morning. In a Facebook post, the Mendota Heights Police Department said an officer was driving behind an SUV around 1 a.m. Saturday when the SUV ran over the tree.
Charges: Former Church Official Swindled Over $30K, Bought Scratch Off Tickets To Pay MortgageA former church official in the south metro is accused of stealing more than $33,000 from the institution. He allegedly told investigators he was using the money to buy up to $400 in scratch off tickets daily, because he was behind on his mortgage.
2 Families Celebrate 50 Years Of ‘Turkey Bowl’ TraditionFamily and football are Thanksgiving traditions. Add a dash of long-standing rivalry, and you've got the perfect recipe for a game 50 years in the making in Mendota Heights.
Mendota Heights Raises Tobacco Buying Age To 21Mendota Heights is now the 17th city in Minnesota to raise the age to buy tobacco to 21.
Mendota Heights To Vote On Raising Tobacco Buying Age To 21The Mendota Heights City Council is slated vote on it Tuesday night. It will also consider adding menthol to flavored tobacco restrictions.
Teen Accused Of Setting Mother's Bed On FireAn 18-year-old Twin Cities woman is accused of setting her mother’s bed on fire over the weekend.
Lightning Strikes Suspected Culprit In 2 Metro FiresLightning strikes are likely the culprit for at least two fires in the Twin Cities Thursday night
Fire Breaks Out At Country Club In Mendota HeightsA fire broke out around 4:30 a.m. Friday morning at the Mendakota Country Club in Mendota Heights.
Mudslide Closes Section Of Highway In Mendota HeightsA stretch of highway in Mendota Heights closed Thursday morning following a mudslide.
Missing Tortoise, 'Jane', Returning Home After Going Missing, Traveling MilesThe owner or owners of a Mendota Heights tortoise are “shellebrating” after it was found after months of going missing last fall.
Man Gets 45 Years For Mendota Heights Crime SpreeLucifer Nguyen pleaded guilty earlier this week to one charge of second-degree murder and two charges of first-degree aggravated robbery.
Man Pleads Guilty To Several Charges In Mendota Heights Crime SpreeA man who prosecutors say is responsible for a murder and violent crime spree has pleaded guilty.
Former Catholic Priest Gets 10 Years' Probation For Criminal Sexual ConductA former Catholic priest was sentenced Monday to 10 years’ probation for criminal sexual conduct.
Murder Trial To Begin Monday For Man Named LuciferIn October, a grand jury indicted Lucifer Nguyen on four murder charges. They were added to nine other charges against him, including assault, kidnapping and burglary.
All-Girls High School Robotics Team Heading To World ChampionshipsStudents in Minnesota are leaders in one of the fastest-growing activities across the country -- robotics.