A Burnsville teen who died after being found unresponsive by police in a North Dakota State University dormitory has been identified. Police in Fargo say there were no signs of foul play in the death of 17-year old Devin Delaney. However, no official cause of death has been released. Delaney was visiting friends on campus over the weekend when the incident happened.
The decline of brick and mortar shopping continues with word that Toys R Us is declaring bankruptcy. The decision comes ahead of the busy holiday shopping season and casts doubt on the retailer’s future. The action should not affect staffing for the moment at the dozen Toys R Us and Babies R Us locations in Minnesota.
Between 2015 and 2016, Minnesota’s median household income grew by 13-hundred dollars, continuing its steady, upward climb. State Demographer Susan Brower says since 2010, Minnesota’s median household income has increased over 4,500 dollars. “We now have a median income of 65,600 dollars and we’re about 12th place if you rank all the states. We are above the U.S. median which is about 57,600 dollars.”
A historic roadside marker is due to make its re-appearance southeast of the Twin Cities by 2019. Officials in Dakota County are reportedly applying for grant money to rebuild the Sioux marker made of limestone and brick which measures 12-feet across. The reminder of where the Sioux village used to stand in Inver Grove Heights was removed and stored away back in 2005 to make room for a bridge over Highway-52. Dakota County officials say they will rebuild the marker half a mile from its original site on the Mississippi River Regional Trail.
It was 47-years ago tonight, a TV show debuted which featured Minnesota’s favorite news producer. Fictional character Mary Richards tossed her hat in the air at Nicollet Mall to mark the first episode of the Mary Tyler Moore Show in 1970. The actress passed away last January.