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Driver Arrested In Connection With Fatal Rosemount Accident
Monday on Rich Valley Boulevard in Rosemount, a mother and daughter were out driving. They were not thinking about that this may be their last moments alive.
Their Toyota Avalon was heading north, when a truck came over a railroad crossing and rolled a 600-800 lb boulder on top of their Avalon killin…
The Weather News: Heat Advisory And Maybe Storms
The National Weather Service says a Heat advisory will be in effect from Noon until 8 pm Thursday. Highs in the low 90s with dew points in the low to mid-70s will produce heat indices around 100 degrees Thursday afternoon.
Lakefront Music Fest This Weekend In Prior Lake
Summer and music festivals go hand in hand, you had the Basilica Block Party in Minneapolis last weekend, WE Fest in August, and there is fairly new, but fun and growing festival in southern Minnesota is the Prior Lake Rotary’s Lakefront Music Festival! Scheduled to take place this weekend Ju…
A Hot and Stormy Wednesday
The National weather service says a Heat Advisory is in effect for most of central and southern Minnesota this afternoon and evening. Heat indices of 100 to 105
degrees are expected.
Free Concert At The Paradise Sunday July 15
For the first time in its twenty-seven year history, the global Songs of Hope performance company will be performing in Faribault’s Paradise Center for the Arts, presenting a single concert on Sunday, July 15, at 7:30 pm.
11 Dogs Die In Transit To Minnesota
On Friday afternoon a van left the Southern Pines Animal Shelter in Mississippi, with 50 dogs bound for Minnesota. About 4 hours into the trip the van was forced to stop and they found 11 dogs had died.
Two Years Later The Philando Castile Story
A community gathers to heal on a Friday night. Not just any Friday night. It was the 2nd anniversary of the shooting and death of Philando Castile. A Former St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez shot him during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights. Yanez was charged, but a jury cleared him.
Wopata Takes CAC Job Steps Down As Coach
Scott Wopata has had a great time coaching soccer at Northfield high school. But a week and a half ago he was offered the job of Executive Director of the Community Action Center in Northfield and he knew in order to take that job, he would have to walk away from coaching the soccer team.
Lake Byllesby Beach Closed Due To Wastewater Discharge
Dakota County has temporarily closed Lake Byllesby Regional Park beach and has suggested that the public have no direct contact with the lake water following the Northfield wastewater treatment plant sewage discharge Tuesday.
Lakefront Music Fest July 13 and 14
Summer and music festivals go hand in hand, you have the Basilica Block Party in Minneapolis, WE Fest in August, and there is fairly new, but fun and growing festival in southern Minnesota is the Prior Lake Rotary’s Lakefront Music Festival! Scheduled to take place July 13 and 14, and there i…
Northfield Says Wastewater Entered Cannon River Tuesday
An Advisory was issued from the City of Northfield, for the public to avoid direct contact with the Cannon River downstream of Northfield, after a broken PVC pipe at the treatment plant sent about 1 million gallons of wastewater into the river.
Charges Filed in Fatal Eagan Hit and Run
Jonna Kojo Armartey was charged Monday in Dakota County, and his bail was set at $2 million with conditions, $1.5 million without. The 36-year-old Eagan man faces two counts of second-degree murder, not premeditated, in connection to a fatal hit-and-run crash that killed two people last week.
Mankato Man And Other Volunteers Recycling Wheelchairs
Greg Olson near Mankato is one of many in Minnesota, trying to make a difference in this venture. According to the Mankato Free Press, he collects and stores no longer needed wheelchairs on his farm for shipment to countries such as Uganda, El Salvador and Ukraine. And he checks with nursing homes i…
Dodge Center Family's Dog Shot
How do you deal with coming home and finding out your dog has been shot to death. That's exactly what a Dodge Center family is dealing with after finding one of their Mastiffs shot.
MDH Finds Neglect At Another Northfield Facility
According to the Minnesota Department of Health, neglect has occurred at a Northfield facility where a resident fell in January and later died. Update: Victim now Identified as Karen Mare Johnson who was 63 when she died.
Another Downtown Minneapolis Icon To Close
Grumpy's announced on their Facebook page yesterday that this fall they will be closing after 20 years.
Their announcement said "We appreciate the hell out of 20 years of support from the area and we would have gladly stuck around for 20 more, but to be blunt, the way tastes are changin…