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Three schools in Minnesota will each be gifted a $100,000 Don’t Quit!® fitness center
Saint Paul, MN – Continuing his goal of ending childhood obesity, fitness icon Jake Steinfeld, Chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC), has kicked off 2019 by selecting the State of Minnesota for its 2019 DON’T QUIT! Campaign. The NFGFC will deliver a state-of-the
Inmate escaped southern Minnesota holding cell after court hearing
A southern Minnesota man is back in custody after escaping from a holding cell on Tuesday. According to charging documents, Rene Alfredo Garzo, 36, of St. James, was able to escape custody at the Watonwan County Courthouse after he was brought to the courtroom regarding a felony charge of fleeing po
See beautiful birds of prey during 'Masters of the Sky'
HASTINGS, Minn. — Seven birds of prey from around the world will be in Minnesota this weekend, and you can go see them!. The "Masters of the Sky" event returns to the Carpenter Nature Center in Hastings from Feb. 23-24, 2019.
Standoff in Minneapolis suburb of Maplewood ends peacefully
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) - A 42-year-old man is in custody after a 4 ½-hour standoff that began when he barricaded himself inside a recreational vehicle parked near a mall in the Minneapolis suburb of Maplewood.
Man In Custody After Hours-Long Standoff At Maplewood Mall
(Maplewood, MN) -- A man is in custody after an hours-long standoff with police at Maplewood Mall. The suspect was wanted on a warrant and thought to be armed and dangerous. He had barricaded himself inside an RV parked near the mall yesterday evening, but the situation ended peacefully about four-a
Minnesota Weather: 'Powerful Winter Storm' Could Hit Twin Cities
TWIN CITIES, MN — It's official. February 2019 has been the snowiest February on record for the Twin Cities metro area. So far, 31.5 inches of snow has fallen this month, according to the National Weather Service. That beats the previous record held by February 1962, which saw 26.5 inches.
Gun found in Lois Riess' hotel room linked to husband's murder, Minnesota sheriff says
Dodge County authorities have confirmed that a gun found in a Texas hotel room where Lois Riess was arrested was likely the same weapon used in the fatal shooting of her husband last year.
Minnesota Nice Homes: A home 30 mins from the metro, but feels like a country retreat
This home in rural Washington County offers the best of both worlds: a taste of the Minnesota outdoors while being within striking distance of the Twin Cities. The 4,000-square-foot can home be found at 14967 130th Street Lane North in May Township, about 7 miles north of Stillwater and around a hal
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE: Public Hearing 03/06/19
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO VACATE AND DISCONTINUE ALL PUBLIC DRAINAGE AND UTILITY EASEMENTS ON 10.6 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED ON LAND WEST OF JAMAICA AVENUE, NORTH OF 66TH STREET, AND SOUTH OF RAVINE PARKWAY LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE, MN.
Weekend Storm Tracking Away from Central Minnesota
UNDATED -- We are highly confident a powerful winter storm will bring a narrow band of heavy snow and strong wind late Saturday into Sunday, but we still can't say where exactly the storm track will be.
Cottage Grove city council meeting: fire trucks, photo contest winners and more
COTTAGE GROVE -- A shiny new fire engine is on its way to Cottage Grove next year. First, though, the company they bought it from has to make it from scratch. Cottage Grove City Council approved the $1,178,937 purchase at their Feb. 21 meeting. The.
Suspect arrested in standoff near Maplewood Mall
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. — A suspect was arrested in a standoff near the Maplewood Mall on Wednesday evening. No details about the arrest have been released yet. Earlier Wednesday, police attempted to stop a suspect in an RV near White Bear Avenue and Gervais Avenue around 5 p.m., on suspicion of an outstan
Heavy police presence near Maplewood Mall
A heavy police presence was reported early Wednesday night near the Maplewood Mall. Police were asking people to stay out of the area, and said in a tweet that there was a barricaded subject in the area of the mall.
Here's a list of snowfall totals across Minnesota
12.8 inches - Belle Plaine. 10 - Bloomington, Osseo, Lakeville, North Mankato, Le Sueur, New Ulm, St. James, Hutchinson, Granite Falls. 9.5 - Excelsior, Waconia, New Prague, Eagle Lake, Steen, Lynd.
Viral video shows Amish man skiing behind horse buggy in Minnesota
Considering Minnesota isn't blessed with the tallest of peaks, avid skiers have to find opportunities to shred some powder wherever they can. Take this Amish man, for example, who was captured on video near Harmony, Minnesota, skiing while being pulled by a horse-drawn buggy.
Police incident outside Maplewood Mall, public told to stay away
Police are telling the public to stay away from the Maplewood Mall area as they handle an ongoing situation. Maplewood PD said there is a "barricaded subject in the area of Maplewood Mall."
Person barricaded near Maplewood Mall, possibly has deadly weapons
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (FOX 9) - Multiple law enforcement agencies are responding to a barricaded subject near the Maplewood Mall. According to Maplewood Police, around 5:10 p.m. officers attempted to stop an RV near White Bear Avenue and Gervais Avenue because they believed the vehicle's owner had an out
Section boys hockey preview: New top seed in 1AA
It’s been 10 years since a team from Lakeville wasn’t the top seed in the Section 1AA boys hockey tournament. The streak ended Sunday, when coaches voted Hastings as top seed for the section tourney that has its quarterfinal round Thursday. Lakeville North is the No. 2 seed, Rochester Century is thi
Eveleth pair arrested in Arizona trying to bring meth to Minnesota
Two people were arrested in Arizona last week in the process of picking up some meth to bring back to Minnesota. The Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force announced the bust on Tuesday, saying that Kathy Anderson, 39, and Brad Smith, 28, both of Eveleth, were caught at a motel in Payson,
VIDEO: Twin brothers open RC racing store in Woodbury
WOODBURY — Brad and Richard Arkell grew up together, went to the same college and majored in the same subject. Both were investment advisors for seven years, and in 2010, they both quit their jobs to sell remote control vehicle parts full time.