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Chaska High school students create racist Google Map
CHASKA, Minn. — Chaska, it happened again. Another racially charged incident in Eastern Carver County Public Schools. This time, an image of a Google map, with 25 black students, was circulating on social media.
Thousands of goldfish inundate Chaska area lakes
The bright orange fish really stick out when the sun hits them through the water. But look closer, and you'll see there are thousands more brown fish, too. It's an infestation of goldfish affecting five lakes in Carver County, and people are starting to take notice.
Flash floods, fires, mudslides slam Scott County
A flash flood warning has been issued for southern Scott County, northern Le Sueur County and eastern Nicollet County until 3:15 p.m. as firefighters battle three fires in the county.
Southern Minnesota News Anchor Makes Jimmy Kimmel’s Show
If you've ever watched Jimmy Kimmel's show on ABC, you know that he has a bit entitled “Unnecessary Censorship”. It just so happens one of my friends from my time in Albert Lea just made the show! KIMT-TV's Raquel Hellman come on down! You can see her being 'censored' about :34 seconds into the clip
Jordan superintendent backs fire drill bill in wake of school shootings
In an age where mass shootings are becoming one of a school’s greatest safety concerns, Jordan Superintendent Matt Helgerson is leading an effort to give students and staff the option to respond to school fire drills in the safest way possible.
State Patrol: Driver, 22, Dead After Going Airborne Off Hwy 169
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 22-year-old St. Paul man is dead after the vehicle he was operating went off of Highway 169 at a high rate of speed and crashed overnight. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the incident occurred at 12:50 a.m. Friday on southbound Highway 169 and Anderson Lakes Parkway o
Pickup sinks in NW Minnesota floowaters
CLIMAX, MN (KFGO) - Another close call on a flooded road. A teenage driver went around a road closed barrier near Climax and his pickup was quickly swept away. The Polk County Sheriff's Office says the driver was able to get out and stand on the roof. The pickup sank. The teenager hung onto a tree u
Jordan applies to join Wright County Conference
A new rival may join the Wright County Conference. Jordan High School formally applied to join the WCC Tuesday as the school looks to leave the Minnesota River Conference. The announcement came days after the new section placements were revealed. In the new section alignments, Jordan's growing size
Vikings sign QB Sean Mannion, WR Jordan Taylor
EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings have signed former Los Angeles Rams quarterback Sean Mannion and ex-Denver Broncos wide receiver Jordan Taylor. Mannion will likely replace Trevor Siemian, who joined the New York Jets, as the primary backup to Kirk Cousins. Kyle Sloter will also be in the second
Driver killed in crash on Highway 169 early Friday
A 22-year-old man was killed in a crash near the border of Bloomington and Eden Prairie just before 1 a.m. Friday, April 19, according to the Minnesota State Patrol’s website.
Summer outlook for Minnesota gets differing forecasts from 2 major weather outlets
In an Old Farmers' Almanac vs. Farmer's Almanac-like battle, the summer temperature forecast for Minnesota is portrayed differently by The Weather Channel and the National Weather Service.
Charges at Minnesota cop's trial offer jury range of options
MINNEAPOLIS – When a Minneapolis police officer shot and killed an unarmed woman who approached his squad car after calling 911, it was catastrophic. But was it murder?. Prosecutors have given jurors hearing the case against Mohamed Noor multiple options: second-degree murder, third-degree murder an
Family of MOA victim shares update on boy's condition
MINNEAPOLIS — There is an optimistic update Friday from the family of a 5-year-old boy critically injured when a complete stranger picked him up and threw him off a third story Mall of America balcony to the ground below.
Minnesota, Wisconsin congressmen make security case at border with Mexico
Two Upper Midwest congressmen visited the U.S. border with Mexico this week, tweeting out their party’s case for increased border security from the area around Yuma, Ariz. Reps. Pete Stauber, R-Minn., and Sean Duffy, R-Wis., have been sharing video and tweets from what they say are problematic cross
State Patrol: Pedestrian Struck On I-494 In Bloomington
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Interstate 494 in Bloomington Thursday night. It happened on eastbound I-494 at 12th Avenue at about 9:15 p.m. The state patrol says the pedestrian was taken to Hennepin Healthcare with non-life threatening inj
Boy, thrown from Mall of America balcony, making 'small steps' in recovery
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (WIFR) -- A 5-year-old boy who was thrown off the third floor at Mall of America last week is making “small steps towards the healing process,” a family friend wrote on a GoFundMe page.
Missing Belle Plaine Teen Found Safe
A 15-year-old Belle Plaine boy who went missing Tuesday night has been found safe. The Belle Plaine Police Department requested assistance in locating Andrew Cunat, who was last seen leaving Belle Plaine High School around 9 p.m. on Tuesday after a track meet in Le Sueur.
Charges: Man yelled racial epithet before pulling out gun at Eden Prairie mall
A man has been charged with threatening people with a gun outside of an Eden Prairie mall during an altercation that began with the suspect allegedly telling another man to pull up his sagging pants up and then using a racial slur.
Minnesota man accused of raping woman who uses wheelchair
WILLMAR, Minn. – A Willmar man is in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail on two charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, accused of an alleged sexual assault of a woman who uses a wheelchair.
St. Paul man, 22, killed after car goes airborne, hits tree in Bloomington
A 22-year-old St. Paul man was killed a single-car crash just before 1 a.m. Friday on U.S. 169 in Bloomington. Devin E. Gaines was driving a 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee south on the highway near Anderson Lakes Parkway when the vehicle left the road at a high rate of speed, went airborne, hit a tree and