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Devastating invasive weed is spreading in Minnesota

Public enemy No. 1 for corn and soybean farmers, the Palmer amaranth weed, has made new incursions into Minnesota by way of livestock feed, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture says.


E. coli outbreak sickens more than 150, including in Minnesota; ground beef recalled

An E. coli outbreak has sickened 156 people, sending 20 of them to the hospital, and federal officials are working to determine the source of the bacteria. According to the CDC, the Escherichia coli O103 infections in this outbreak have popped up in 10 different states. Nobody had died, nor have the


BPFD Rescues Man from Minnesota River

The Belle Plaine Fire Department rescued a Prior Lake man from the Minnesota River Saturday, April 20. The man was traveling on the river from Le Sueur to Shakopee when his vessel capsized, according to Belle Plaine Fire Chief II Steve Otto.


Missing Wisconsin Man, Christopher Etchison, Found Dead In Minnesota Cabin

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in Wisconsin say a missing man was found dead in a central Minnesota cabin. The Barron Police Department says 36-year-old Christopher Etchison was found Tuesday in a cabin near Sandstone, which is about 100 miles northwest of Barron County, Wisconsin.


Portion of Scott County road closed by mudslide

A portion of roadway in Scott County was closed Saturday morning after a mudslide. Scott County said County Road 6, about a mile east of Blakely, was closed after a section mudslide overnight.


Noor trial: Use of force expert says Noor did not properly assess situation

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - A use of force expert called to the stand by prosecutors Wednesday testified that former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor and his partner were wrong to pull out their weapons inside their squad car in the 2017 shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, saying it violated


Health Update For 5-Year-Old Boy Thrown From Mall Of America Balcony Released

The family of a 5-year-old boy thrown from the third-floor balcony of Mall of America in Minneapolis by Emmanuel Aranda earlier this month is sharing an update on his condition. Miraculously, the child has no brain damage.


Minnesota Could Be The First State To Pass A ‘Right To Repair’ Bill

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota is closer than ever to becoming the first state to pass a “right to repair” bill, which would give independent repair shops access to fix electronics.


2 men plead guilty to dealing heroin in case that left 2 dead on northern Minnesota reservation

Two men have pleaded guilty to heroin distribution on a northern Minnesota Indian reservation in a case that also involves a shooting that killed two armed intruders. Bryan Boardman, 25, of Minneapolis, and Franklin Jackson, 23, of an unknown address, each pleaded guilty in federal court in St. Paul


Eagan man pleads guilty in death of 3-year-old boy

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — The boyfriend of a foster mother has pleaded guilty in Dakota County to killing a 3-year-old boy who was in her care. Twenty-eight-year-old Charles Homich entered the plea to second-degree murder Tuesday in the death of Zayden Lawson in June 2017. Zayden’s foster mother is als


The pup stolen from Minnetonka home was recovered after police chase on Hwy. 169

The puppy that was stolen from a Minnetonka house last week was recovered after a chase along Hwy. 169 in southeast Minnesota, the State Patrol has revealed. The 5-month-old purebred miniature schnauzer, named Zoey, was taken from a house during a burglary on the morning of Tuesday, Apr. 16.


Philadelphia police officer paints portrait of Minnesota DNR officer who died in the line on duty

A Minnesota DNR officer who died in the line of duty last Friday has been honored by a Philadelphia police officer known for painting portraits of fallen law enforcement personnel.


Minnesota trio face charges in connection to Hudson holiday season thefts

A Woodbury, Minn., man charged with six counts of felony retail theft was bound over for trial at an April 23 preliminary hearing in St. Croix County Circuit Court, according to court records.


Ex-Minnesota hockey star Broten arrested for drunken driving

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say one of the most accomplished hockey players in Minnesota history has been arrested for drunken driving for the third time. The Star Tribune reports that Neal Broten was pulled over Sunday night in western Wisconsin. Broten lives in River Falls, Wisconsin.


Minnesota toddler tossed from balcony having miraculous recovery, pastor says

The 5-year-old boy who was thrown off a balcony inside Mall of America earlier this month is making a miraculous recovery and an MRI scan show that his injuries are similar to that of a child who fell off his bike, not someone who fell 40 feet, the family’s pastor said.


I-35W Will Close In Both Directions In Minneapolis This Weekend

TWIN CITIES, MN — Interstate 35W will close in both directions between Interstate 94 and Highway 62 in Minneapolis beginning at 10 p.m., Friday, April 26 to complete underground utility work across I-35W.


State patrol: 1 dead in 3-car crash on Hwy. 5

One person is dead and three others suffered injuries in a three-car crash in Waconia on Monday evening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. According to the state patrol, a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by 57-year-old Lisa Ann Welch of Cokato, was eastbound in the westbound lanes of Hwy. 5


These Minnesota Words Are Some of the Most-Hacked Passwords

A new survey just revealed some of the easiest passwords to hack-- and a few familiar Minnesota words are on the list. If you ask me, there are fewer things more annoying than constantly having to change your passwords. And we all have a TON of them to remember these days, because it seems you need


Rockford Man Killed By On-Coming Driver In Wrong Lane

(Waconia, MN) -- A Rockford man is dead after a head-on crash involving three vehicles on Highway Five in Waconia. The crash happened Monday afternoon when a pickup going east in the westbound lanes collided head-on with a westbound pickup. The 45-year-old driver Michael Clarkson of the westbound pi


International Night is May 1 at Eagle Ridge

The community is invited to attend International Night on May 1 from 6-8 p.m. at Eagle Ridge Middle School in Savage. The event will feature sample snacks and desserts from around the world, as well as songs and dances performed by students from Harriet Bishop, Hidden Valley and Marion W. Savage ele