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Pedal Pub Group Hit by Water Balloons, Squirt Guns in Mpls.

The driver and passengers of a pedal pub in Minneapolis were hit by a group carrying water balloons and squirt guns, according to the manager of a pedal pub business. No one was hurt, according to PedalPub Twin Cities manager Lisa Staplin; however, the incident occurred in a busy intersection....


  • Children canoe at the seventh annual canoe gathering on Lake Calhoun. Mpls. Students Learn about American Indian Culture on Lake Calhoun

    More than 300 fourth- through eighth-grade students from five Minneapolis public schools attended the seventh annual Mde Maka Ska Canoe Nations gathering Friday. Most of the students are American Indian, according to Joe Rice, who is the executive director at the Nawayee Center School...

  • LIST: Memorial Day Events in Minnesota

    Memorial Day is a time to celebrate and honor those who are no longer with us. A tradition for many has been to visit the graves of a loved one. There are several events taking place across the Twin Cities and in Greater Minnesota...

  • Swimmers float down the Lazy River at the Como Regional Park Pool. St. Paul, Minneapolis Pools Open This Weekend

    The outdoor pools in St. Paul were set to open Saturday, the city said. The city released pre-season hours for Como Regional Park Pool and Highland Park Aquatic Center. They will be open May 30-31 and June 6-7...

  • Dayton Signs 9 Budget Bills, Still Weighing Other Vetoes

    Gov. Mark Dayton has signed nine budget bills into law and plans to take final action on all outstanding bills on Saturday. The Democratic governor has already vetoed a public school funding bill he deems insufficient...

  • KSTP File Photo Washington Co. Prosecutor Receives Statewide Award for Excellence

    A Washington County prosecutor was honored with a statewide award for excellence. On Thursday night, Assistant County Attorney Imran Ali was presented with the Outstanding Achievement Award by the Minnesota State Association of Narcotics Investigators...

  • Lake Superior Beach Made Up of Ore Leftovers Opens to Public

    A Minnesota beach on Lake Superior that's made up of leftovers from the ore-mining process is officially opening to the public. Silver Bay beach known as Black Beach for its color was already a popular spot for locals and tourists, but it was on private land...

  • Photo: Google Maps Jordan High Locked Down Thursday as Police Searched for Theft Suspect

    Jordan High School went into lockdown Thursday after a man matching a theft suspect’s description was reported entering the school. Jordan police say they were called to McDonald’s on Triangle Lane at 3:14 p.m. Thursday after a taxi driver reported an unpaid fair...

  • Former Jail Nurse From Minnesota Accused of Having Sex with Inmate Changes Pleas

    A former nurse accused of having sex with a male inmate at the Cass County Jail in Fargo has changed her plea. Claire Schwehr of Dilworth, Minnesota has entered Alford pleas to delivering an electronic device to an inmate and sexual abuse of a ward. That means she maintains her innocence but acknowledges a jury would likely convict her...

  • The map of where construction will roughly take place, not including the highlighted New High School section. Mora Approves Construction of Elementary School; New High School Fails

    Mora taxpayers voted to pass half of the bond referendum on Mora public schools. The ballot asked two questions, one about construction for and improvements of elementary schools in the district, and the other question was regarding the building of a high school...  

  • Minnesota Counties Try Local Approach to Resolving Water Runoff Fight

    As Minnesota moves toward tougher enforcement of buffer strips intended to keep farm runoff from fouling streams and lakes, Otter Tail and other counties are showing how a less confrontational approach can work...

  • Earmark Hands Annandale $2 Million in Rural Broadband Money

    The central Minnesota city of Annandale would get one-fifth of the new money available statewide for broadband Internet build-outs in an earmark that passed the Legislature this week with no time to spare. The earmark vaulted Annandale past a competitive bidding process that other rural towns must go through...

  • Thirty-eight-year-old Gesvin Rene Estrada Garcia of Inver Grove Heights Inver Grove Heights Man Charged with Sexually Abusing Girl

    An Inver Grove Heights man has been charged after a 14-year-old told police he used to abuse her. Police and a Dakota County social worker were called to an Inver Grove Heights middle school at 10:45 a.m. Monday on a report of sexual abuse...

  • KSTP File Photo Mpls. Man Charged with Raping Woman in South St. Paul Hotel

    A Minneapolis man has been charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct after a woman reported being raped in a South St. Paul hotel room. Inver Grove Heights officers were called at 7:11 p.m. Saturday, May 16, on the sexual assault report...

  • Twenty-seven-year-old Julian Joe Vallejo of Willmar Willmar Man Accused of Abusing 5-Year-Old Arrested Again

    A man accused of sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl was arrested again after police say he failed to appear in court. Court records show 27-year-old Julian Joe Vallejo of Willmar failed to appear in court May 13 and had a warrant issued for his arrest...

  • Photo: Walker Art Center Artist-Designed Mini-Golf Returns to Walker Art Center

    Walker on the Green is opening for the summer season Thursday. Golfers can tee up on the artist-designed mini-golf course at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Golfers will find some new holes as well as some old favorites...






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