Hundreds of Minnesotans will honor fallen U-S service members today during the Memorial Day Ceremony at Fort Snelling (Monday 10 A-M). For the first time in 35 years, American flags are being placed on the headstones of all 228-thousand veterans and their families. The non-profit organization Flags for Fort Snelling raised 240-thousand dollars to honor […]
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Crystal. One individual is being treated at North Memorial hospital for a non-life threatening injury. No officers were injured. BCA officials say there is no threat to the public. More information is expected to be released later today.
Gubernatorial candidate Tim Pawlenty says he will skip the GOP endorsement convention in June, and instead plans to make his case directly to the “broader and larger group of voters who will be participating in the Republican primary on Tuesday, August 14th.” Pawlenty says since he entered the race just last month, seeking the endorsement […]
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Lakeville that seriously injured a state trooper and another driver Tuesday afternoon Investigators say a car traveling northbound on I-35 at a high rate of speed veered off the freeway, went through a fence and struck the patrol S-U-V head-on. Sergeant Mike Krukowski of Oakdale […]
The name of fallen Wayzata police Officer Bill Mathews is now on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D-C. Thousands of officers attended the 30th annual Candlelight Vigil on the National Mall Sunday night to honor 360 officers from the across the U-S who died in the line of duty. […]
A student at Triton Public Schools in southeastern Minnesota is in juvenile detention after making a threat on social media. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office says school officials learned Saturday about an online post warning Triton students not to come to school today (Monday). Deputies located the teen and he admitted to posting the threat […]
The Albert Lea area in southeastern Minnesota will be the site of the 2019 Governor’s Fishing Opener. The 72nd annual event is scheduled for May 9th through 12th next year on Fountain Lake, one of the largest in the area. The announcement came just hours after the 71st Governor’s Fishing Opener in the Willmar area. […]
Dive teams are back out this morning on Mississippi River in St. Cloud in search of a missing man. Police report that witnesses saw a man jump in the river Monday afternoon. The man is described as an adult white male wearing blue jeans and a white t-shirt. Anyone with information should contact authorities.
The Minnesota D-N-R is working to get 15-hundred public water accesses ready for Saturday’s fishing opener. The late-season cold weather delayed ice-out on many lakes and rivers in the state. The D-N-R’s Nancy Stewart says the ice is now off lakes in the southern two-thirds of the state and docks are doing in rapidly. A […]
An English teacher at Tokata Learning Center in Shakopee is the 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Kelly Holstine received the award Sunday at the 54th annual banquet and is the first winner from the Shakopee district. The Tokata Learning Center is an alternative high school for grades 9 through 12. Holstine said in a […]