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Minnesota Man Charged for Neglecting Miniature Horse Herd – The Horse
Investigator Mark Slater, of the Watonwan County Sheriff’s Department, in St. James, Minnesota, said personnel began investigating the care of 70 Miniature Horses at a farm owned by Michael Charles Johnson in rural Odin, Minnesota, in June. Investigators found the horses with curling hooves, indicat
9 agencies respond to house fire
Firefighters responded to 1058 Autumn Oak Lane around 5:20 p.m. for the fire that started in the garage before spreading through the attic and to the house.Also responding were River Falls, Lake Elmo, United, Roberts-Warren, New Richmond, St. Joseph, Lower St. Croix Valley and Bayport fire departmen
Metro Transit Police Car Struck In Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)— A vehicle rear-ended a Metro Transit squad car Tuesday night in north Minneapolis.Metro Transit police say the crash happened at about 8:45 p.m. on Olson Memorial Highway and 7th Street North.The squad car was parked at a bus stop when it was hit. No one in either vehicle was inj
Minnesota Vikings sign former Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey
The fifth-round draft pick from Auburn missed field goals of 48, 49 and 35 yards, with the last two failed tries coming in overtime and forcing the Vikings to settle for a 29-29 tie with the rival Packers.
The wall of forgotten Natives: Inside Minneapolis’ largest homeless encampment | City Pages
Aribbon of exhaust trails traffic down Hiawatha Avenue. Drivers with windows cracked in the late summer heat stare at the line of tents staked taut across the strip of lawn between a retaining wall and the road. Heads turn, hands gesture.“It’s embarrassing for me to be here,” says T.T. as she hugs a
New MnDOT plows stalled as Stillwater prison metal work stops
STILLWATER, Minn. - The MnDOT snowplow fleet will likely feature fewer new trucks this winter. The reason? Safety improvements at the Stillwater state prison.
Charges: massage parlor used for human trafficking
Shixun Lan, 51, was arrested Sept. 11 following an investigation by the East Metro Sex Trafficking task force.According to the criminal complaint:During investigations by the East Metro Sex Trafficking task force in August 2017, a Woodbury detective noted a business known as Woodbury Wellness advert
Stillwater City Council Agrees to Keep Ice Castles at Current Location, with Conditions
September 19, 2018 05:48 AMThe popular Ice Castles attraction in Stillwater will return to its traditional location next year, despite concerns from city officials.City council members considered a proposal to relocated the Ice Castles from Lowell Park to Bridgeview Park, but decided Tuesday night a
Minnesota businesses join fight against opioid epidemic
“This is an all hands on deck public health crisis in our state and our nation,” said Malcolm. “So, to have employers joining in proactive efforts to try to better educate and connect people to resources is just so very important.”
Minneapolis man charged with fatal drive-by shooting near St. Paul’s BCA headquarters
The day after a 26-year-old was killed in a drive-by shooting in August near the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension headquarters in St. Paul, prosecutors charged a man with murder. But the case remained sealed until Monday, after police arrested the 21-year-old.
Mahtomedi church to host block party Friday night
St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi will host a Block Party from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday.The annual event will include free entertainment, activities and food; more than 2,000 guests are expected.The smallest visitors will be the focus of this year’s event, with a new Kids’ Zone and an hourly juggl
Inmate-on-inmate assaults up at Oak Park Heights, Stillwater
Statewide, the number of assaults against prisoners was unchanged from fiscal year 2017 to 2018, at 497.
Blaine Man Pleads Guilty To Violent Robbery Of Elderly Woman
Wesley Martin, 21, appeared in court Monday where he pleaded guilty to first-degree, aggravated robbery.
Minnesota is home to the nation's best craft vodka distillery
Prairie Organic Vodka, FacebookMinnesota is home to the best craft vodka makers in the United States.That'saccording to USA Today,which ranked Prairie Organic Spirits as the No. 1 craft vodka distillery in the country.The Princeton, Minnesota-based distillery is known for its Prairie Organic Vodka a
Sheriff debunks false sex trafficking Facebook posts
Ramsey County deputies investigated, interviewing the women, and determined two men gave them unwanted attention.
Hunt on for driver who crashed on I-94, left one passenger dead, other badly hurt
Authorities are still looking for a driver who crashed an SUV on a Minneapolis freeway and fled the scene, leaving one passenger dead and another critically injured, authorities said.The rollover occurred about 2:15 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 94 near N. 4th Street, according to the State Patrol.The m
Tipped workers at odds over St. Paul's minimum wage
Dueling demonstrations outside St. Paul City Hall on Monday painted very different pictures of the fight over a citywide minimum wage.As in Minneapolis last year, tipped workers in St. Paul — servers, bartenders, baristas — are at odds over whether their tips should count toward the minimum wage. It
Forest Lake Area Schools hosts open house event
Public invited to visit upgraded school buildingsForest Lake Area Schools is inviting voters to a public open house event at several of the district’s newly renovated school buildings. Three years ago, area voters approved funding for a multi-year, multi-building renovation project to provide modern
West St. Paul Woman Sentenced for Murder of Her Aunt
WEST ST. PAUL, MN — Divina Marie Sulentich, 41, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for the strangulation death of her aunt Mary Susan Sulentich, 60, of West St. Paul, in early July of 2017, Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced.
Sources: Vikings Aggressively Pursuing Kicker Dan Bailey
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) —The Minnesota Vikings are aggressively pursuing kicker Dan Bailey after a disastrous performance by rookie kicker Daniel Carlson, who missed key field goal attempts in Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers, according to sources.