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Charges Expected In Deadly Dakota Co. Crash This Week

A deadly crash on Highway 50 on Valentines Day killed an unrestrained woman and could lead to possible charges this week for the driver of the vehicle. The driver and passenger resided in Hampton, near where the crash occurred.


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.


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

MINNEAPOLIS – 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.


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.


Dakota County Jail Bookings On Valentine's Day

HASTINGS, MN — The following people were booked at the Dakota County Jail on Valentine's Day after their arrests. Arrested on suspicion of financial transaction card fraud.


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.


Huskies Have Up and Down Weekend in Gymnastics and Wrestling

Owatonna High School's gymnastics team celebrated the thrill of victory on Friday, while the Huskies' wrestling squad suffered the dismay of defeat on Saturday. The gymnasts won the Section 1AA crown by less than a point over Northfield and advance to the state meet for the fourth straight season. T


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


Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz aims to invest in education, health care, communities

Money for schools and housing. New money to offset costs for local governments. Tax credits for startup investors. Gov. Tim Walz has been unveiling pieces of his budget proposal and reiterating top priorities — education, health care and “community prosperity” — as he prepares to debut his vision fo


Lakeville Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

LAKEVILLE, MN — Here's your weather forecast for the week ahead, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Snow (< 1 in.) overnight.


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.


Minnesota man survives 2 nights in blizzard; Doctors diagnose his cancer while in hospital

William Mendoza, from Scandia, Minnesota, told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS a "God-given miracle" saved him during a blizzard ten days ago and now he faces another life-challenging hurdle after being diagnosed with stage-four kidney cancer.


Winter storm watch issued for south-central, southeast Minnesota

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for parts of south-central and southeast Minnesota for late Tuesday night through Wednesday evening. Locations within the watch are forecast to receive 5-7 inches of snow, with most of the snow falling during the day Wednesday.


‘Embrace It’: Families Take Advantage Of Snowy February At Dog Park

LAKEVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) — A lot of people are sick of all of this snow, but at the Ritter Farm Dog Park, the dogs were loving it. The people didn’t seem to mind the snow falling from the sky either.


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.


5 New Houses For Sale In The Apple Valley-Rosemount Area

APPLE VALLEY-ROSEMOUNT, MN — On the hunt for a new house, and want the latest information on what's available near you? Need some assistance finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Not to fear! To keep you up to date, we've got the latest batch of five new listings nearby.


Big Ol’ Fish is Minnesota State Record

BAYPORT, Minnesota -- Two Minnesota anglers have learned they now own a state record. The Department of Natural Resources certified Darren Troseth and John Kimble's catch from the St. Croix River as the longest catch and release lake sturgeon.


Workshops show girls the value of playing

Events part of National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Several local schools observed National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Feb. 6 by offering programs designed to help female student-athletes get more from their sports careers.


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