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Scott County Attorney's Office rules Shakopee officer was justified in use of deadly force

The Scott County Attorney's Office has ruled that a Shakopee police officer was justified in using deadly force when he fatally shot 61-year-old James Paul Hanchett last November.


BOYS HOCKEY: Despite 44 shots, L/DC shut out in regular season finale

There were plenty of opportunities for the Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato boys hockey team against Waconia on Friday, but the Dragons could not get on the board in a 2-0 home shut out loss.


Canadian man dies in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash

A man from Canada was killed Saturday afternoon during a snowmobile ride with his friends near the town of Buyck, Minnesota. Melvyn MacDonald, 35, was thrown from his snowmobile after the vehicle left the trail and struck a tree, according to a news release from the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office


Minnesota Weather: Another Round Of Snow To Hit Metro, Surrounding Areas

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Flakes will begin flying across southwest Minnesota late Saturday night into early Sunday morning. According to the National Weather Service, snow will be falling in the Twin Cities by 7 a.m. Sunday.


Field reports: Minnesota lawmakers, hunters target CWD

Minnesota deer hunting groups and DFL lawmakers last week week unveiled a package of new bills that they hope will pass during the 2019 legislative session and help battle chronic wasting disease.


WATCH: Minnesota angler pulls 120-pound sturgeon through ice

Fish caught on St. Croix River likely to be the largest record fish of any kind caught in the state. A sturgeon estimated to weigh 120 pounds was caught in the St. Croix River recently by Darren Troseth of Jordan, Minn. It is believed to be the biggest record fish ever caught in Minnesota.


Twin Cities anglers break Minnesota record

JORDAN, Minnesota — Two Twin Cities anglers have learned they now own a state record. The DNR certified Darren Troseth and John Kimble’s catch as the longest catch and release lake sturgeon.


Scott West denied trip to state

Scott West will not be wrestling as a team at the Xcel Energy Center this year. The Panthers were upset in the Class 2A, Section 2 final on Saturday night at Delano High School 26-25 by Waconia.


Minnesota dismisses TE who allegedly punched cop in the face

According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Minnesota tight end Max Janes is facing felony charges after allegedly assaulting a police officer very early in the morning of Feb. 8. It’s alleged that an intoxicated Janes was in the process of breaking into a post office when police officers responded,


Comp plan gets planning commission OK

The communities surrounding the Twin Cities are deeply influenced not only by the tent poles of Minneapolis and St. Paul, but also in the growth and development of each other. As a result, the Metropolitan Council requires these communities to update their comprehensive plan every 10 years in order


Jordan man catches a record-length sturgeon

Every fishermen knows the horror of losing a trophy fish to a broken line or a poor netting job, but not as many come across a fish so massive it can't fit through an ice hole — let alone four holes.


Throwback Thursday: Sub-zero weather busts water main in 1989

We have been struck with a cold wave which has dispelled the spring-like weather of the last few weeks as noted by editor Roderig. The W & N Factory is in a state of innocuous desuetude, but expects a steady run as soon as spring arrives.


Minnesota Woman Charged With Voter Fraud

Star Tribune reports that Zameahia J. Ismail was charged with voting twice. Ismail voted additionally in Minneapolis after being instructed to support Minneapolis City Council member Abdi Warsame.


Photos: Hundreds plunge into Prior Lake for Special Olympics fundraiser

The sky was mostly cloudy, temperatures topped out around 20 degrees and Prior Lake was covered with about 2 feet of ice — perfect conditions for jumping right in. Several hundred participants and spectators gathered at Sand Point Beach on Saturday, Feb. 16, for the annual polar plunge, a fundraiser


Gophers football team dismisses freshman Max Janes after he allegedly assaulted police officer

The University of Minnesota football program on Feb. 15, 2019, dismissed freshman player Max Janes immediately after learning he was facing charges for allegedly assaulting a police officer, a university spokesperson confirmed to the Pioneer Press. He is shown here in a 2018 photo at the Minnesota S


Outdoors: Trumpeter swans have made historic comeback in Minnesota

When February rolls around, most hunting seasons have concluded, and the ice fishing can get downright slow. The same is true for observing and photographing southern Minnesota's bird life.


REPORT: How Minneapolis’ Somali community became the terrorist recruitment capital of the US

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Suspect identified in north-central Minnesota shooting that killed 3

NEVIS, Minn. — Law enforcement officials say the three people who died in a north-central Minnesota shooting that also left a deputy wounded, knew each other. WDAY News identified the armed suspect late Friday night as 34-year-old Bryce Bellomo, and the other two killed as his sisters-in-law.


Minnesota spent $45.5 billion the past two years. Should it spend more?

It’s the thing Minnesota Republicans and Democrats have to agree on — eventually. Crafting a new, two-year state budget is lawmakers’ top priority this legislative session. The current, $45.5 billion biennial spending plan runs out June 30 and without a new one, state government will shut down.


Person shot in northeast Minneapolis neighborhood, suspects remain at large

A person was shot in northeast Minneapolis Saturday afternoon. According to Minneapolis police spokesperson John Elder, the shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. at 410 6th Street East.