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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


36-unit assisted living facility proposed for east end of Shakopee

Pending approval next month from the Planning Commission, a new assisted living complex could be under construction on the east side of Shakopee as soon as late spring. The 36-unit, market-rate rental complex would be directly north of Kwik Trip, near the intersection of County Road 18 and Crossings


Police calls: Jan. 9-Feb. 5

The Shakopee Police Department responded to the following calls:. STOLEN CAR: A Ford F-350 was reported stolen from Shire Street and 17th Avenue at 1:58 p.m. It was recovered in Shakopee.


EP man charged with child endangerment

An Eden Prairie man has been charged with child endangerment after police found him in a cold car with his daughter in the back seat, according to a Hennepin County criminal complaint.


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


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


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.


Throwback Thursday: In 1948, eight women escaped Shakopee prison

Jos. Kremer is putting up ice for next summer, to keep his beer cold. Nicolin’s Mammoth Cash Store has an over-stock of boots and shoes. Come get a good bargain. Baron von Liebig said “chocolate is the perfect food.” Buy Walter Baker and Company cocoa and chocolate at Juergen’s Drug Store.


Aerosmith, Rascal Flatts, Pitbull added for inaugural TC Summer Jam

The announcement was tardy, but music fans will probably be excited about the lineup for the inaugural Twin Cities Summer Jam Festival, a rock-and-country three-day event, in July at Canterbury Park in Shakopee.


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.


Minnesota Vikings free agency 2019: Top 5 targets

The decision to fully guarantee Kirk Cousins’ contract didn’t pay off for the Minnesota Vikings, who missed the playoffs after falling one game short of the Super Bowl in 2017, making this offseason a make or break one in Minneapolis.


Minnesota Nice Cream to open second ice cream location in downtown Stillwater

A Minneapolis ice cream shop known for its Instagram-worthy cones and edible glitter will open in downtown Stillwater. Minnesota Nice Cream owner Katie Romanski said she will open a second location in the former Wedge and Wheel cheese shop space, located at 308 Chestnut St., this May.


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.


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.


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.


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,


Unconscious shopper turned out to be an identity thief

A 31-year-old Eden Prairie man accused of identity theft chose an odd way to attract attention to himself at the Bloomington Walmart store. The suspect was arrested at approximately 6 p.m. Feb. 9, after attracting the attention of the store’s loss prevention personnel. Instead of the usual reasons s


Police: Child Found In Car With Unresponsive Dad Outside Walmart

(Eden Prairie, MN) -- Police say officers checking on an unresponsive driver found a child in the back seat outside an Eden Prairie Walmart. James Parker was charged yesterday with a count of gross misdemeanor child endangerment. Authorities say Parker was found slumped in the driver's seat drooling


Former Apple Valley woman dies in crash

A 49-year-old Hampton woman, who grew up in Apple Valley, died after a single-vehicle rollover crash in Hampton on Feb. 14. Terri Lynn Stephenson died after a Ford F-150 truck driven by Michael James Serres, 53, of Hampton, was traveling eastbound at about 11:18 p.m. on a snow and ice covered Highwa


Growing in skill at 63, Minnesota artist Jim Denomie is a 'delayed bloomer'

Photographer Edward Curtis, the controversial chronicler of Native American life a century ago, is outside his normal habitat. In the painting “Edward Curtis Paparazzi,” he’s an intrusive voyeur, snapping pictures of Native Americans on horseback at the fictional Black Hills Golf and Country Club. N