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2 Found Dead in Western Wisconsin House Fire

Two people were found dead as crews responded to a house fire in western Wisconsin on Wednesday. According to the New Richmond Police Department, the fatal fire happened at a home on the 1400 block of Hallewood Boulevard...


  • Minnesota Twins’ Miguel Sano heads for home on a solo home run off Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Nate Jones during the eighth inning. Sano Goes Deep Again in Twins Win

    Tommy Milone struck out seven in seven innings and Miguel Sano hit another monster home run to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 3-0 on Wednesday night...

  • Lightning Bolt Hits South Minneapolis Church, Toppling Cross from Roof

    As a loud storm with powerful lightning moved through the Twin Cities early Wednesday morning, it left behind a path of evidence. About 4 a.m., a bolt hit the cross that had stood at the very top of St. Helena Catholic Church in south Minneapolis for 75 years...

  • A memorial is set up near the pond in Montgomery where an 8-year-old girl had a fatal bike crash. Community Reacts to Death of 8-Year-Old Girl after Bike Crash in Montgomery

    An 8-year-old Montgomery girl died Monday at Hennepin County Medical Center after she crashed her bike and hit a rock in a pond, Police Chief John Schmidt said. The incident happened about 5 p.m. Sunday near Deer Trail in Montgomery...

  • People line up to attend a hearing for seven Minnesota men accused of wanting to join the Islamic State. Trial Date Set for Minn. Islamic State Suspects

    A federal judge has set a trial date of Feb. 16 for seven Minnesotans accused of conspiring to travel to Syria to fight for the Islamic State group. U.S. District Judge Michael Davis set the date during a hearing Wednesday...

  • As Minn. State Fair Evolves, So Does Security Needs

    The Minnesota Sate Fair had about 1.8 million visitors last year. The responsibility of making sure everyone who showed up was safe falls in the lap of one man. Chief Art Blakey has been with the fair for more than 40 years, and for 12 days out of the year it's all about the Great Minnesota Get Together...
     

  •  In this April 28, 2015, file photo, Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner poses for a photo on the set in New York. Former KSTP Anchor Sues Hasbro over Toy Hamster with Her Name

    An anchor for Fox News is suing Hasbro for more than $5 million over a toy hamster that shares her name - and possibly even her resemblance. Harris Faulkner sued the Rhode Island-based toy company this week, saying it has wrongfully appropriated her name and persona with its plastic Harris Faulkner hamster in the "Littlest Pet Shop" line...

  • Reps Tim Kelly and Tara Mack Lawmakers Deny Allegations of 'Making Out' at Eagan Park

    State Reps. Tim Kelly of Red Wing and Tara Mack of Apple Valley were cited Aug. 25 for causing a nuisance. The Dakota County deputy who issued the citations wrote that the two were making out and Kelly's pants were pulled down. Both are married to other people...

  • Mpls. Park Board Discusses Lake Calhoun Name Change

    The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board discussed the history of Lake Calhoun's name and the process of changing it Wednesday night. Outrage grew over the summer because of the lake's namesake, John C. Calhoun. The secretary of war was known as a supporter of slavery, prompting an online petition and calls to change the name of the lake...

  • Hennepin Co. Inmate who Committed Suicide is ID'd

    The inmate who committed suicide by hanging himself at the Hennepin County Jail in Minneapolis has been identified. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner says 46-year-old Doua Yang of Minneapolis died of ligature hanging, and the manner of death is suicide...

  • Victim of Fatal Stearns Co. House Fire ID'd

    The victim of a fatal house fire in central Minnesota has been identified. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says 50-year-old Cecilia Chevalier-Larson died in the fire. Twenty-eight-year-old Dawn Belgarde and 36-year-old Dusty Littledog were treated for smoke inhalation...

  • Watertown Woman Seriously Injured in Excelsior Highway 7 Crash

    A Watertown woman was seriously injured after a crash that closed westbound Minnesota Highway 7 Wednesday morning, the Minnesota State Patrol said. The crash happened about 5:50 a.m. on Highway 7 at Oak Street in Excelsior and involved a car and a semi...

  • NonProfit Uses Horseback Riding to Change Lives Through Therapy

    The River Valley Riders are a nonprofit organization that are using equine therapy to help children and adults with special needs. Organizers say they're up to 60 riders a week and are looking to build a new indoor complex to cater to riders year round...

  • Medical Marijuana Company Delays 2 Clinic Openings

    One of Minnesota's medical marijuana manufacturers is delaying its plans to open two more dispensaries this fall, including a clinic in western Minnesota. Minnesota Medical Solutions announced Wednesday it won't open its Moorhead clinic until the spring of 2016...

  • Stillwater City Council Denies Variance for Proposed Shooting Range

    The Stillwater City Council has given approval to a proposed indoor shooting range, but only at half the size requested. The proposal would turn the Simonet's Furniture building into an indoor shooting range. Minnesota Shooting Academy is proposing to buy the building at 2159 Curve Crest Blvd...

  • Police officials follow Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz's family after a vigil at Lakefront Park to honor him on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, in Fox Lake, Ill. Hunt for 3 Suspects Widens after Illinois Officer's Death

    Authorities broadened the hunt Wednesday for three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a popular Illinois police officer, even as they acknowledged that they had no indication the men were still in the area where the slaying happened...







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