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Cottage Grove couple believes in 'Yesterday'

Cullen and Roxanne Kiely of Cottage Grove are the subject of a short film, "Cullen's Ticket to Ride," on SWC-TV. Cullen Kiely saw the band Aug. 21, 1965 at their one and only concert appearance in Minnesota. Submitted photo

RIVERTOWNS.NET - 2018-08-17 10:00:01

1 dead, 1 in custody after stabbing in St. Paul Park

ST. PAUL PARK, Minn. (KMSP)- A suspect is in custody after a deadly stabbing in St. Paul Park Wednesday evening.The stabbing took place around 7:30 p.m. in a parking lot on the 1000 block of 3rd Street. When police arrived, they located one victim with fatal stab wounds.The victim has not been ident

FOX9.COM - 2018-08-16 13:31:00

Delivery Worker Uses Beer To Talk Suicidal Man Off Ledge

SAINT PAUL, MN — A delivery worker used quick thinking and a 12-pack of cold ones to talk a suicidal man off a ledge in Minnesota this week. While making their rounds Wednesday, Jason Gabel and Kwame Anderson witnessed a man holding on to the opposite side of the chain-link fence on the Earl Street

PATCH - 2018-08-17 13:38:51

Traffic stop turns up several pounds of pot

The driver was Albert Morris Johnson, 23, of Lakeville, who had a warrant out for his arrest.

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-17 04:45:00

NR man, Ellsworth EMT charged with child sex crimes

Prosecutors charged Joseph R. Link, 33, New Richmond, with use of a computer to facilitate a child sex crime, child enticement and attempt sexual assault of a child under 16 in Barron County Circuit Court Aug. 14. He posted a $10,000 signature bond after his initial court appearance. Link faces up t


Charges: Oak Park Heights inmate left deep, long razor slashes on officer's face, scalp

An Oak Park Heights prison inmate slashed the face of a corrections officer, saying he wanted to make sure the officer would never forget him, according to charges.Joshua L. Smith, 28, serving a long sentence out of Benton County for aiding and abetting murder, was charged in Washington County Distr

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 16:26:00

Stillwater prison inmate in court Friday on 1st degree murder charges

Edward Muhammad Johnson, 42, is accused of attacking and killing Corrections Officer Joseph Gomm at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater, Minnesota Wednesday afternoon. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Corrections.

FOX9.COM - 2018-08-17 13:44:00

Mahtomedi Man Dies In Washington County Lake

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MN — A 67-year-old man from Mahtomedi died Wednesday after he was pulled from a Washington County lake.On Aug. 15 just after 3 p.m. officers were dispatched to Wildwood Park in Mahtomedi on a small boat partially submerged and property found on beach with no one around.Authorities

PATCH - 2018-08-16 14:33:03

Farmington police chief baffled by council’s wish to dismiss him

The council plans to vote on the separation agreement at its Monday, Aug. 20, meeting. Council members Robyn Craig, Katie Bernhjelm and Jason Bartholomay are pushing for the chief’s dismissal.

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-08-16 20:23:27

One dead, suspect jailed in St. Paul Park stabbing

At approximately 7:33pm, officers responded to a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, they found one victim who sustained fatal wounds.There is no reason for the public to be concerned for their safety, authorities said.An investigation is being conducted with the assistance of the Minnesot


Father charged in death of 13-day-old son

When questioned by officers the child's father, 32-year-old Michael Herkal, told them his two-and-a-half-year-old son had pulled the baby off the couch and onto the floor twice. After the second fall, he claimed to notice Anthony was gurgling and changing color. After finally reaching the child's mo


Inmate faces new charges in prison guard's hammer death

STILLWATER — A man in prison for murder has been indicted in the death of a Minnesota prison guard who was killed with a hammer.A grand jury returned the indictment on first-degree murder charges Tuesday against Edward Muhammad Johnson, 42. He's accused of killing Department of Corrections Officer J

POST-BULLETIN - 2018-08-16 20:15:00

3M headquarters building shows off corporate message in bright colors visible for miles

The main administrative building at 3M Co.’s Maplewood campus, visible from Interstate 94, has been wrapped on the east and west ends with a design that encourages people to explore their curiosity.

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-08-17 01:33:24

Body recovered from water after partially submerged boat found at Mahtomedi park

MAHTOMEDI, Minn. (KMSP)- A Washington County Sheriff's deputy recovered a man's body from the water at a park in Mahtomedi, Minn. after a partially submerged boat was found, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

FOX9.COM - 2018-08-16 00:01:00

Scuba diver who died in Washington County identified

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HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-08-16 17:02:19

Inmate Accused Of Killing Officer Indicted On 1st-Degree Murder Charges

Court records show that a grand jury indicted Edward Johnson, 42, on the new charges, upgrading them from the second-degree murder charges filed earlier this month.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-16 12:05:29

Perkins closes, Culver's to move in

After decades of operation, Perkins of River Falls closed its doors for the last time Sunday afternoon, Aug. 12. It was the place to go for many after church on Sundays, as seen by the packed parking lot on those days.


Vikings hold joint practice with Jacksonville Jaguars

EAGAN, Minn. (KMSP)- It was another busy day in Eagan as the Minnesota Vikings hosted the Jacksonville Jaguars for joint practices. But unlike at other joint practices across the country that have ended in fights, the atmosphere was quite different at the TCO Performance Center.

FOX9.COM - 2018-08-16 02:11:00

Inmate facing new charges in prison guard's hammer death

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — An inmate accused of using a hammer to kill a Minnesota prison guard has been indicted on first-degree murder charges.A grand jury returned the indictment Tuesday against 42-year-old Edward Muhammad Johnson. He's accused of killing Department of Corrections Officer Joseph Go

AP - 2018-08-16 14:46:28

Man dies while scuba diving in Washington County lake

MAY TOWNSHIP, Minn. (KMSP)- A 51-year-old man died while scuba diving on a lake near Stillwater, Minnesota Tuesday evening.