Lightning Causes House Fires In Monticello, Coon RapidsLightning is blamed for several house fires in the Twin Cities Tuesday night. The roof of a home on Mississippi Boulevard in Coon Rapids was struck, starting a fire in the attic.
Acres Of Bee, Butterfly Habitat UnveiledA Minneapolis-based company is giving some bugs a much-needed boost. Xcel Energy is dedicating seven acres of land to monarch butterflies, honey bees and other pollinators.
Driver Injured After Rear-Ending Plow On I-94A driver was hospitalized Monday morning after rear-ending a snow plow on Interstate 94 in the northwest metro.
Xcel Agrees To Take Corrective Measures At Monticello PlantThe Nuclear Regulatory Commission says Xcel Energy has agreed to take corrective measures to address the improper testing of welds on six spent fuel canisters at the Monticello nuclear plant.
Body Found In Monticello ID'd As Missing St. Cloud ManThe body of an adult male found in Monticello Sunday has been identified as that of the missing St. Cloud man Tyler Berg. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office confirmed the identity on Tuesday morning.
Sheriff: Body Of Adult Male Found Near MonticelloAuthorities say a body was found Sunday afternoon near Monticello in an area where they were searching for 24-year-old Tyler Berg. The Wright County Sheriff's Office said the body of an adult male was found at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Families Come Together In Search For Missing Loved OnesMore than 100 volunteers searched through the brush Friday as they combed their way through a 36-acre stretch of land in search for any signs of a missing St. Cloud man. "There seems to be a rash of younger people going missing," volunteer Kelly Kiffmeyer said. "It's just disconcerting to hear about."
Alcohol Cited As Factor In Man's Death After WeddingA medical examiner has determined that alcohol was a factor in the death of a man who went missing after a wedding reception in Otsego. Joe Brunn, 23, had been heading for a hotel that night when he went missing.
Funeral Tuesday For Monticello Man Found In Mississippi RiverFamily and friends said their goodbyes to the Monticello man who disappeared after a wedding reception in Otsego earlier this month. Joe Brunn, 23, had been heading for a hotel that night when he went missing. After days of searching, a volunteer found his body in the Mississippi River last week, about a mile away from that hotel.
Community Gathers To Remember Monticello Man Found In RiverFriends and family gathered Monday night to remember a Monticello man who went missing after a wedding reception. A search team found 23-year-old Joe Brunn's body in the Mississippi River last Thursday morning, about a mile from the Otsego hotel Brunn was heading to the night he disappeared.
Monticello Mourns After Missing Man’s Body FoundA body recovered from the Mississippi River in Otsego Thursday afternoon was visually confirmed by investigators to be a 23-year-old Monticello man who had been missing since last Saturday. The Wright County Sheriff's Office says the body of Joe Brunn was found by volunteers in the river at about 11:30 a.m.
Search Resumes For Missing 23-Year-Old Monticello ManSearch efforts resumed Tuesday morning in an effort to try and find a man from Monticello who hasn't been seen since early Saturday morning. Joe Brunn, 23, was last seen at about 2 a.m. Saturday leaving the Boodox Bar in Otsego. He was headed for the nearby Holiday Inn Hotel, but never made it there.
Xcel Energy Plans To Retire 2 Of 3 Coal-Fired Sherco UnitsXcel Energy has announced a plan to retire two of the three units at Minnesota's largest power plant, its Sherco facility in Becker.
Man, 75, Earns Black Belt After Surviving 3 CancersFew things get you thinking more about how precious life is than having a doctor tell you, "You have cancer." Big Lake resident Ray Dinius, 75, says even though he has survived three different types of cancer in the past 16 years, he is not dwelling on how time runs out. He is making the most of the time he has.
Monticello Toddler Allegedly Beaten Into Coma By Mom's BoyfriendOnce again, a toddler is fighting for his life after an alleged beating at the hands of an adult. Braydon Decker was discovered unresponsive Tuesday afternoon in Monticello and rushed to the local hospital with a traumatic brain injury.