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Council Bluffs Man, Minnesota Man Fatally Injured in Grundy County Crash

GRUNDY COUNTY, Iowa – Officials have released the names of two people who died following a crash on a snowy Grundy County road Sunday afternoon. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office says Justin Kime of Stewartville, Minnesota and Tristan Marlow of Council Bluffs, both 21, died at the hospital after an


Minnesota Weather: Another Round Of Plowable Snow Expected Wednesday Morning

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Don’t think it’s snowed enough in the Twin Cities this February? Well, more snow is on the way this week. Meteorologist Matt Brickman says the next chance for a couple inches of snow looks to be Wednesday morning. A system is tracking toward southern Minnesota, and will likely h


Girls hockey: Lourdes gets No. 5 seed, 8 p.m. start at state

Rochester Lourdes has waited a year to get to this point, so what are a few extra hours?. The Eagles received the No. 5 seed in the Class A girls hockey state tournament, which means they’ll play the last quarterfinal game of the day on Wednesday.


News anchor Jeff Passolt is suing Minnesota over a slippery sidewalk

Jeff Passolt, longtime Fox 9 news anchor and Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame inductee, is a Minnesotan. He knows what to expect when winter hits and the whole metro becomes a skating rink.


Tribal leaders address Minnesota lawmakers during 'Sovereignty Day'

Tribal leaders from across Minnesota gathered together Monday for what they are calling a "historic event" - to stand up for their sovereign nations. Tribal leaders told KSTP the event Monday is the first time they have done something on such a large scale at the state capitol.


3M Open adds Jason Day to the Blaine tournament field

Another big name has committed to playing in the inaugural 3M Open at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine this summer. The newest commit to the July 4-7 PGA Tour event is former world No. 1 Jason Day, who joins prior big-name commits Patrick Reed and Bryson DeChambeau in the field, which will undoubtedly add


Anoka County works to attract businesses with new website, economic development leader

When business comes knocking, Anoka County officials want to be ready. It's why the county has been working for months on a website that offers an easy look at available properties and commercial real estate ripe for development across the county's 21 communities.


Discarded napkin points police to Minnesota businessman as suspect in 1993 cold-case murder

The murder suspect eluded police for decades, until he got a hankering for a hot dog at a hockey game. Jerry Westrom, 52, ate the hot dog while watching his daughter play hockey, then he wiped his face with a napkin and threw it away.


Two killed in crash on Highway 169 in Elk River

ELK RIVER, Minn. (FOX 9) - A crash in Elk River, Minnesota on Highway 169 left two people dead Sunday evening, according to Minnesota State Patrol. The crash happened around 5:30 p.m. on southbound 169 near 221st Avenue NW. A Ford pick-up truck was heading southbound in the left lane while a Chrysle


Bullet holes found in hospital employee vehicles in northwest Minnesota

Police are investigating after bullet holes found in the vehicles of two hospital employees in northwest Minnesota over the weekend. According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, a deputy heard what they believed to be two gunshots just before 1 a.m. Sunday on the east side of Fosston.


Dogs alert Coon Rapids family to house fire

COON RAPIDS, Minn. — A Coon Rapids family escaped a house fire Saturday morning, thanks to their dogs. Josh and Amanda Melendez, as well as their kids Ella, 4, and Connor, 2, were sleeping inside their home on the 9000 block of Hanson Boulevard when Amanda heard their dogs barking.


Vote For Minnesota’s Best Buffet

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Winter’s not going anywhere. With this February looking to top the month’s standing record for snowfall, it’s time for some stick-to-your-ribs dining.


GoFundMe Account Started For Family Members Killed In Nevis, Minnesota

NEVIS, MN — The family of sisters killed in a double murder-suicide on Valentine’s Day in Nevis, Minnesota has started a GoFundMe account to raise money for their funerals and family.


District 11 construction largely on schedule

The Anoka-Hennepin School District’s large-scale “Fit for the Future” construction project is making good progress, with some delays. The multi-million project has components at sites across the district. Parts of the project are ahead of time, while others have been delayed by the recent extreme co


Blaine City Council approves second addition at Oakwood Ponds housing development

The Blaine City Council approved granting a final plat for a second addition at the Oakwood Ponds housing development, located near the intersection of Lever Street and 125th Avenue.


Two of America’s Richest Cities Are Here in Minnesota

When it comes to the wealthiest 100 cities in the United States, two of them are right here in Minnesota. Thanks to the gang over at Forbes.com, we can now see where the wealthiest cities in the country are located. And, yeah, the usual suspect states like New York, New Jersey and California are pre


Catholic website wants Minneapolis church shut down for welcoming gay parishioners

There are a number of ways to go viral in the online Catholic community, and not all of them make you popular. St. Joan of Arc could tell you as much. Two weeks ago, a Catholic website called Complicit Clergy set its sights on the Minneapolis parish. The blog, which was originally formed last summer


Part of Minnesota hotel closed down after Legionnaires' outbreak

Four people have been sickened in an outbreak Legionnaires' disease that has been linked to a hotel in northwestern Minnesota. The individuals became ill between Jan. 22 and 27, with all having spent some time at the Crookston Inn and Convention Center prior to falling ill, though none of them staye


Man killed in Crystal shooting identified

Authorities have identified the man who was killed Friday after a shooting in Crystal. A news release from the Crystal Police Department said officers were called around 7:45 p.m. to the 3000 block of Sumter Avenue, in front of the Crystal Village Apartments, on a report of someone laying on the gro


Here Are Minnesota's Most Prolific Robocallers

MINNESOTA — Robocalls are annoying. There's nothing worse than seeing your phone buzz, picking up, and hearing a robotic voice on the other end try to dupe you into giving up your bank and credit card information. And with tax season coming up, Minnesotans can expect even more.