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September 23, 2016
Jacob Wetterling Day announced, memorial service set for Sunday
The College of St. Benedict in Jacob Wetterling's hometown of St. Joseph, Minn., will host a memorial service Sunday for the boy who was abducted...
September 23, 2016 - 6:07pm
It took a little DNA to crack the Jacob Wetterling case
ST. CLOUD — The envelope arrived without much fanfare, inside it the results of another DNA test from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal...
September 23, 2016 - 6:06pm
Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery for 27 years
ST. CLOUD — The question lingered for nearly 27 years. Investigators internalized it. Patty Wetterling repeated it hundreds, perhaps thousands,...
September 23, 2016 - 6:04pm
Family mourns Alexandria woman lost to suicide
By all accounts, 36-year-old Jill Ellingson of Alexandria was all spark and spunk. Her presence lit up a room. She was selfless, always going...
September 23, 2016 - 1:54pm
Minnesotan indicted by grand jury for father's murder
FERGUS FALLS — A state grand jury has indicted a Fergus Falls man on first-degree premeditated murder for the death of his father in earlier...
September 23, 2016 - 7:31am
September 22, 2016
Reports: Jolie-Pitt breakup sparked in part by northern Minn. airport incident
The Hollywood gossip machine set its sights on northern Minnesota on Thursday, amid reports that Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and their kids stopped...
September 22, 2016 - 7:14pm
Police: Minnesotan left mother, brother dead in their home for a year
WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn.—Two people found inside a White Bear Lake home had been dead for more than a year before officers discovered them Tuesday,...
September 22, 2016 - 3:07pm
Minnesota woman charged with throwing coffee in cop's face
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A 60-year-old Crookston woman faces felony charges after allegedly throwing a cup of coffee on a city police officer who...
September 22, 2016 - 1:48pm
Mom who hid daughters on western Minnesota horse farm going to prison for 8 months
ST. PAUL—A Stillwater woman who took her two daughters to western Minnesota to keep them from their father in Lakeville will serve nearly eight...
September 22, 2016 - 8:34am
September 21, 2016
State to buy rural Minnesota renewable energy for Capitol complex
ST. PAUL—Rural Minnesota wind and solar farms likely will provide a third of the electricity for the state's 23-building Capitol complex...
September 21, 2016 - 7:17pm
Fargo judge refuses to release brother of St. Cloud mall attacker for funeral
FARGO—A judge in Fargo on Wednesday denied a request from a Cass County Jail inmate for a furlough to attend the funeral for his brother,...
September 21, 2016 - 6:59pm
Vikings superfan connected to 'extremely large' pot seizure
A Minnesota man who cultivated a notable alter-ego as a sports fan was allegedly connected to more than 170 pounds of seized marijuana after...
September 21, 2016 - 1:12pm
Fire consumes grain elevator in northwestern Minnesota
KENNEDY, Minn.—A grain elevator in Kennedy was destroyed Wednesday \ in an early morning fire. Multiple fire departments responded about...
September 21, 2016 - 12:16pm
Anti-Muslim sign at small-town restaurant causes protest, support
LONSDALE, Minn. - A sign put outside a family restaurant in the small southern Minnesota community of Lonsdale that says “Muslims get out”...
September 21, 2016 - 10:43am
September 20, 2016
Police: Man crawled into child's changing room at Minnesota store
A St. Paul man was accused of crawling under the dividing wall of a Kmart changing room, terrifying the 8-year-old girl who was there changing...
September 20, 2016 - 3:31pm