Local News

Adam Carter
August 24, 2018 - 11:57 am
It was pouring rain with thunder and lighting this morning at the Minnesota State Fair, but people still came out in droves Some actually preferred in that way. “Absolutely, why would I not come out today anyway? There’s less people,” said Landy, a woman from Hudson, Wi. “I'm not a crowd person. I’...
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Susie Jones
August 23, 2018 - 2:33 pm
City leaders and residents celebrated the opening of Samatar Crossing today — a new connection for people walking and biking between the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood and downtown Minneapolis.  The City’s Public Works Department has re-purposed the former Fifth Street ramp to downtown Minneapolis...
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By Edgar Linares
Edgar Linares
August 22, 2018 - 8:33 pm
A competition among American Indians of the Great Plains that dates back more than 400 years begins this week at Canterbury Park. This will be the sixth year of the Indian Horse Relay. “It is amazing and fun to watch,” said Jeff Maday, Media Relations Manager at Canterbury Park. “These kids, the...
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Susie Jones
August 22, 2018 - 4:21 pm
Maybe you've noticed, but there sure seems to be a lot of acorns falling from trees these days. "Sometimes trees will produce an abundance of seeds due to something called masting," said Julie Weisenhorn, a horticulturist at the University of Minnesota. Masting, or the mass production of seeds in a...
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By Edgar Linares, DOC news conference July 19, 2018
Edgar Linares
August 21, 2018 - 6:52 pm
The Stillwater, Minnesota Correctional Facility is officially off lockdown following last month's killing of Corrections Officer Joseph Gomm. On Tuesday, the Department of Corrections said the Stillwater lockdown is off and the facility is functioning under “modified operations.” Corrections staff...
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Edgar Linares
August 20, 2018 - 7:44 pm
Minneapolis Police investigators say a woman who allegedly started a fire inside the Marshall’s department store in downtown Minneapolis is now behind bars in Fargo, North Dakota. On July 15, fire investigators went to the City Center store on the Nicollet Mall around 11:30 a.m. after an employee...
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Sloane Martin
August 18, 2018 - 5:26 pm
A 59-year-old man is in custody in connection to the death of his wife in St. Paul -- the city's third homicide this week. St. Paul Police says officers were called to the 1400 block of Payne Avenue at 10 a.m. Saturday for a call of a house fire. They discovered a woman who was "gravely injured"...
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