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Minnesota rape cases: Rejected by the prosecution

How she got into the car of a man she had never met before. How he and his friend had taken turns raping her, an experience so violent that she said she later texted a friend, “My body hurts.”

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-10-21 00:00:00

Mystery rocks causing damage to cars in Lakeville

“There were two, one had their bumper hit and the other had their oil tank hit and then there was a truck that hit it and there was another car too,” Anthony said.

KARE - 2018-10-20 22:46:12


The enacted adopted by the Cottage Grove City Council on October 3, 2018 modifies the City Code to repeal outdated language related to the licensing of saunas and massage parlors to incorporate more modern business practices for massage therapy, incorporating industry-standard educational requiremen


Eagan mom dies 2 months after horrific car crash

Eagan Police DepartmentAfter more than two months fighting for her life in the hospital, the Eagan mom who was seriously hurt ina car crash involving a semi truckhas succumbed to her injuries.On the morning of August 13, 33-year-old Alayna Tanaka was driving her SUV through an intersection in Eagan

BRINGMETHENEWS.COM - 2018-10-20 12:57:44

Oakdale tobacco store owner charged with evading $918,000 in sales tax

Prosecutors say the owner of an Oakdale tobacco shop evaded paying $918,000 in sales tax.Hatem Amin Younis, 47, was charged Thursday in Washington County District Court with 43 tax-related crimes. Younis, who lives in Afton, is the owner of Super Smokedale Tobacco, which also has retail locations in


The 19-Year-Old Man Critically Injured in Farm Accident has Died

A 19-year-old man injured in a farm accident on Wednesday has since died from his injuries. Kaleb Fischer, 19, of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, was injured on a farm in Stark Township at 11 a.m. Wednesday. He had been repairing a manure spreader when he suffered critical injuries, requiring airlifting to H

WILLMARRADIO.COM - 2018-10-20 13:20:00

Minneapolis, St. Paul Taking Different Approaches To Housing The Homeless

“That said, you know, this is something that is obviously going to be unique for our city given the temperatures we deal with and the cold, and I think that increases the sense of urgency around this,” Johnson said.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-20 18:09:47

After 65 years in Newport, John Bartl Hardware store closing...

John Bartl Hardware in Newport will close in December after 65 years, owner Tom Bartl said. "Business is OK, but it's not what it used to be," he said. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia


Timberwolves fans boo Jimmy Butler, Tom Thibodeau at home opener

Oct 19, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jimmy Butler (23) reacts with Minnesota head coach Tom Thibodeau (left) during the fourth quarter at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Harrison Barden-USA TODAY SportsHarrison Barden / Reuters

NBC NEWS - 2018-10-20 09:44:00

Minnesota man drowns on Deer Lake

Michael Christianson, 51, Cottage Grove, Minn. died Oct. 13 after falling into Deer Lake.According to a press release from the Polk County Sheriff’s department their office received a 911 call from a resident on Deer Lake in the Town of St. Croix Falls at 11:47 a.m.

THEAMERYFREEPRESS.COM - 2018-10-20 19:00:00

New charges filed against former Burnsville swim coach

After the September charge was filed, another alleged victim spoke with the Burnsville Police Department, according to a news release from the Dakota County attorney.

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-10-19 20:34:00

Project Bike, Dude Nord, Hotpants soul and funk night: 40 free things to do this weekend | City Pages

Kinngait StudiosFRIDAY:Kinngait Studios: Printmaking in the Arctic CircleKinngait Studios, part of the West Baffin cooperative that opened in Nunavut, Canada, in 1959, supports Native artists interested in exploring the aesthetic possibilities of printmaking. Over the past 70 years, those artists’ w


Police identify man killed in shooting outside bar as 40-year-old from St. Paul

A man died after he was shot on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in the 800 block of Rice Street in St. Paul. (Courtesy of St. Paul police department)

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-10-19 16:44:35

Minnesota Hy-Vee Stores Included In Meat, Potato Recall

EAGAN, MN — If you've shopped at one of Minnesota's Hy-Vee locations recently, you should check your purchases. The Iowa-based grocery chain is voluntarily recalling six of its meat and potato products across its eight-state region due to possible contamination with salmonella and listeria monocytog


St. Paul couple charged after search finds nearly 100 pounds of marijuana, charges say

A man busted driving some 350 pounds of marijuana from California to the Twin Cities last December led authorities to a St. Paul couple charged this week with felony drug charges.Cynthia Ntxheb Yang, 35, and her husband Kao Xiong, 38, were charged after police executed a search warrant at their home

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-10-19 20:29:07

Man found unconscious in NR school parking lot found with dr...

St. Croix County officers found Jordan Feyen with a number of drugs including LSD and cocaine, along with almost $1,300 in his possession on Oct. 16. He was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.Feyen is facing one count of possession of cocaine with intent to deliver, heightened by bei

HUDSON STAR-OBSERVER - 2018-10-19 15:25:18

Pierce County Blotter: Dogs attack goats, hunters trespassin...

Dogs killed several goats who had been seen on the road, but later went into a field and could not be seen at 1:44 a.m. Oct. 12 at W5398 Highway 29 in River Falls. The complainant and the owner of the dogs decided to settle the issue without law enforcement action. Twelve goats are still missing, ac

RIVERTOWNS.NET - 2018-10-19 20:00:01

Elections 2018: Andy Turonie vs. Tou Xiong for Minnesota House 53A

Age:28Party:Democratic-Farmer-LaborCity:MaplewoodWhat qualifies you to hold this position?I believe I can hit the ground running on day one. As a graduate of William Mitchell College of Law, service as a former executive director of a nonprofit, and work as a city council member for my city of Maple

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-10-19 17:18:13

Minnesota Lottery Will Give Out 250 Free Mega Millions Tickets

After no one won the Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday night, the record-breaking jackpot grew again. On Wednesday night, the jackpot ballooned even larger. Then it grew a third time on Thursday morning.


Little Free Library Founder Dies

A spokeswoman for Little Free Library says Bol died Thursday in a Minnesota hospice of complications from pancreatic cancer. Bol designed and built the first Little Free Library at his home in Hudson, Wisconsin, in 2009, as a tribute to his mother, who was a teacher and book lover. Bol put up a mini