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The regional roundup: News from around the lakes area
Crow Wing County: Board explores craft distillery regs
More than margaritas: National Tequila Day stirs up new recipes
Swedish train named Trainy McTrainface in tribute to Boaty McBoatface
Truck driver charged in Texas in suspected smuggling case that led to 10 deaths
Vikings place RB Murray on PUP list
Tennis: 3 area players win titles in Grand Rapids
WNBA: Moore wins MVP
Area Legion Baseball: Pierz back at state
Stock Car Racing: Halls wins Funt Memorial
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June 22, 2017
Poison hemlock weed found in SE Minnesota, may be elsewhere
St. Paul - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is warning residents about the dangers of poison hemlock (Conium maculatum), a toxic...
June 22, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 14, 2017
Republican lawmakers target transgender health insurance coverage
ST. PAUL—A bill introduced Monday in the Minnesota House of Representatives would free health insurance companies from having to cover...
February 14, 2017 - 11:23pm
February 5, 2017
Report finds more mental health services needed in schools
A new report on student discipline says schools need more mental health services, counselors and training for teachers dealing with student trauma. The report comes from a working group convened by the Legislature and was heard in the Senate education policy committee Thursday. It...
February 5, 2017 - 7:03pm
January 17, 2017
Bugs in your bungalow? Buyers of imported rustic log furniture should look for signs
ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) asks Minnesotans who may have bought rustic log furniture to look for signs of insect...
January 17, 2017 - 11:04am
January 16, 2017
Man with gun shot by Hibbing police officers
A man with a gun was shot and wounded by police officers in Hibbing, Minn., on Friday, Jan. 13, authorities said, and state officials are investigating the incident. Another person was injured in an incident that led officers to be called to the 2900 block of Third Avenue East at...
January 16, 2017 - 11:57am
Woodbury catches its first alleged pimp
Freddie Lockett Jr., 41, of St. Paul is due in Washington County District Court on Wednesday, Jan. 18, to face felony charges with promoting prostitution. He originally appeared in court Jan. 4, and is being held on bail of $60,000 with conditions, $120,000 without conditions. According...
January 16, 2017 - 11:55am
January 9, 2017
Blaine schools closed after city-wide water loss
BLAINE - Blaine residents were without water to drink or bathe Sunday morning as city officials scrambled to restore an interruption described as “a city-wide loss of water.” Residents were instructed to boil drinking water and classes were canceled at six schools for Monday,...
January 9, 2017 - 12:45pm
Man killed, woman injured by gunfire in downtown Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS - One man was dead and a woman was injured by gunfire in downtown Minneapolis early Sunday morning, authorities said. Police responded to reports of gunfire on the 300 block of Third Avenue North at about 2:19 a.m. Officers arrived to find two adult victims suffering from...
January 9, 2017 - 12:43pm
January 1, 2017
Snowmobile crash kills one in northwestern Minnesota
GRAND MARAIS — A 22-year-old Grand Marais was killed in a snowmobile crash on New Year’s Eve. Cook County Sheriff Pat Eliasen said Wayne Gunnar Anderson was snowmobiling with a friend about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday on County Road 8 just north of Grand Marais when he became separated...
January 1, 2017 - 7:41pm
December 30, 2016
Chisago County man accused of shooting 2 motorists stuck in snowy ditch
SHAFER TOWNSHIP - A Chisago County man was charged with assault Thursday after police say he shot two men who were trying to push a vehicle out...
December 30, 2016 - 12:12pm
Woodbury college student, 21, killed in collision
LAKE ELMO - Ryan Mathis took to basketball at a young age. The young Woodbury man proudly wore the No. 24 for the East Ridge High School Raptors until his graduation in 2014. Then it was off to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he studied landscape architecture. On Monday,...
December 30, 2016 - 12:04pm
December 28, 2016
Victim’s name released in Friday Fond du Lac Reservation shooting
CLOQUET - Court documents released Tuesday revealed the name of the victim in Friday’s shooting in Cloquet. John F. Korby, 36, of Cloquet, died from multiple gunshots, including one to his head. The incident was reported just before 9 a.m. Friday on the Fond du Lac Reservation,...
December 28, 2016 - 2:21pm
Third deer found infected with chronic wasting disease
LANESBORO - A third deer infected with chronic wasting disease has been discovered in southeastern Minnesota, according to the Department of Natural Resources. A hunter harvested the deer in mid-November about 5 miles north of the two previously reported infected deer, which were...
December 28, 2016 - 2:18pm
1 killed after vehicles collide in Scott County
JORDAN – Calvin Robnik, 53, of New London, was killed in a car crash Monday, south of Jordan in Scott County. The crash took place at approximately 5:25 p.m. at the intersection of state Highway 21 and 220th Street West. According to the Minnesota State Patrol incident report, a...
December 28, 2016 - 2:17pm
December 27, 2016
Fish house fire spreads to nearby homes - rural Perham man injured
PERHAM - A rural Perham man was injured Sunday, Dec. 25, when a fish house fire spread to nearby residences. According to a report released by the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office: Perham area fire crews and members of the sheriff’s office were called about 6:30 a.m. Sunday...
December 27, 2016 - 3:47pm