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April 3, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Authorities believe body found is missing St. Cloud student; Buffalo man who died was hit by vehicle driven by 15-year-old
ST. CLOUD—Authorities say a body found in the Mississippi River over the weekend might be that of missing St. Cloud State University student...
April 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 31, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Man in Wetterling case sues authorities
ST. PAUL—A man considered a person of interest in the 1989 abduction of Jacob Wetterling has filed a federal lawsuit against the county sheriff who investigated the case. Dan Rassier filed the suit Wednesday assigned to Judge Donovan W. Frank, according to court documents. Rassier...
March 31, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 30, 2017
Minnesota roundup: One dead in crash near Moorhead; Crow Wing County votes to not redistribute condoms
MOORHEAD, Minn. — One man died Wednesday, March 29, after a crash between a sedan and a beet truck at the intersection north of Moorhead....
March 30, 2017 - 12:15pm
March 29, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Remains found near Brainerd identified as disabled man missing for 2 years
BRAINERD, Minn. — Human remains found Saturday night in a wooded area off Business Highway 371 south of Brainerd have been identified as...
March 29, 2017 - 9:06am
March 28, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Minor injuries after SUV broadsides school bus in far northwest Minn.
GULLY, Minn.—No one was seriously injured Monday morning after an SUV broadsided a school bus carrying students in far northwest Minnesota.. According to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash occurred at about 7:23 a.m. when the driver of a 2006 Pontiac Torrent,...
March 28, 2017 - 11:57am
March 24, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Jury convicts Blaine driver who hit man standing by mailbox
ANOKA — A jury on Thursday convicted a 28-year-old man who sped through a Blaine neighborhood last spring and fatally struck a man standing...
March 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 23, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Burglars swipe $30K in tools from St. Paul school's auto shop, principal's car
ST. PAUL—When Matt Lijewski pulled up to the Central High School Service Station in St. Paul on Sunday morning and saw the garage door was open, it crossed his mind that another staff member could be test driving a car. Instead, he found the school's auto repair shop ransacked....
March 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 21, 2017
Gossips' owners stop thief after alleged burglaries
A St. Paul man found out the hard way what happens when you steal from a Farmington business. Having allegedly robbed Gossips Bar and Grill March...
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March 21, 2017 - 3:38pm
Minnesota roundup: Police: Boy dies after clothing gets caught in Mankato dressing room; Customs officer shoots, kills himself at border crossing
MANKATO, Minn.—A 4-year-old boy has died after his clothing caught on a hook at a Mankato thrift store on Saturday, Mankato police said....
March 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 17, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Invasive silver carp found in St. Croix River; Former Duluth teacher sentenced on child porn, gun charges
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday confirmed the first capture of an invasive silver carp on the St. Croix River east of the Twin Cities. The invasive species from Asia has been in the Mississippi River for several years but hadn't previously been confirmed...
March 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 15, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Three injured in shooting in Bemidji; Ottertail homeowner charged with arson
BEMIDJI, Minn. —Three individuals were injured early Sunday morning after a shooting in Bemidji. According to a news release from Bemidji Chief of Police Mike Mastin, the police department and Beltrami County Sheriff's Office received a report of two people with gunshot wounds...
March 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 14, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Woman sentenced for drugs found in bra; U of M Medical School's research ranking slips
GRAND FORKS—A Crookston, Minn., woman will spend more than three years behind bars after police found in her bra heroin she intended to sell. Cynthia Esquivel, 45, was sentenced Monday, March 13, in Grand Forks District Court for possessing heroin with intent to manufacture...
March 14, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 13, 2017
Minnesota roundup: ATV crash injures two in north-central Minnesota; Missing Perham girl found safe
ATV crash injures two in north-central Minnesota NELSON, Minn.—Two people from Nelson were injured in an all-terrain vehicle crash Saturday evening in Douglas County. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office responded at 5:34 p.m. Sunday to a report of an overturned ATV near Nelson,...
March 13, 2017 - 10:00am
March 10, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Law professor's rape case dropped; Deer goes through windshield, injures NW Minn. driver
MINNEAPOLIS—Hennepin County prosecutors on Thursday dismissed rape and stalking charges against a University of Minnesota law professor, saying they could not verify the accusations of his former girlfriend. Francesco Parisi, 54, was arrested in February and charged with first-degree...
March 10, 2017 - 9:40am
March 9, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Rep. Peterson roars to 'Hotdish Off' win thanks to bear meat; Deputy commerce official arrested in prostitution sting
MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Collin Peterson clawed his way to culinary excellence with his "Right to Bear Arms" bear-meat hotdish, winning the seventh-annual Minnesota congressional delegation "Hotdish Off" competition Wednesday, March 8. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., started the event as...
March 9, 2017 - 9:56am