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COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. -- Thursday, Nov. 9, marked 15 years since the disappearance of St. Johns’s University in Collegeville in central Minnesota. Joshua Guimond, 20 at the time, was last seen by friends at a social gathering on campus on Nov. 9, 2002. He reportedly left the gathering during the late evening hours that day. The next night, he was reported missing by some of his collegiate friends.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minneapolis City Council member Jacob Frey, 36, was announced as the winner of the Minneapolis mayoral race on Wednesday afternoon. Frey defeated incumbent Mayor Betsy Hodges and 14 other candidates in Tuesday's election and will take office in January.
MINNEAPOLIS -- City Councilor Jacob Frey was leading in the race for Minneapolis mayor on Tuesday night, Nov. 7. If he wins, he would replace incumbent Betsy Hodges, who was running again, but lagging in third place with 18 percent of the vote. In second place was Tom Hoch with 19 percent of the vote. Frey had 25 percent.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota firearms hunters registered 70,724 deer during the first two days of deer season -- about the same as last year, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Of the deer harvested, 57 percent were bucks, compared to 67 percent of the first weekend harvest of 2016.
NASHVILLE, TENN. -- Contemporary Christian bands MercyMe and Tenth Avenue North will be touring the upper Midwest in mid-April and tickets go on sale this Friday. The bands will be at Minneapolis’ Target Center on April 13, Duluth on April 14 and Sioux Falls at the Denny Sanford Premier Center on April 15. .
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Sanford Health is one of three sites in the U.S. to launch a study to determine if non-opioid medications are as effective in managing pain after carpal-tunnel surgery.
VALLEY CITY, N.D. -- The North Dakota Highway Patrol has released the names of a Fargo man and a Crane Lake, Minn., man who died after a vehicle drove the wrong way on Interstate 94 near Valley City on Wednesday, Oct. 25. According to the patrol, a car driven by Kerseh Grupee, 35, of Fargo, was going the wrong way in the eastbound lanes of I-94 when it collided with a pickup driven by Anthony Cornelius, 31, of Crane Lake, Minn.
DELANO, Minn. -- A construction worker has died after being hit by a dump truck in Delano. According to Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty, the incident occurred just after 8 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24. Several callers reported that a construction worker had been struck by a dump truck working in the area. The construction worker died at the scene as a result of his injuries.
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Funding has been restored to trap gray wolves in Minnesota who prey on livestock. The funding ran out for about a week before the U.S. Department of Agriculture said last week it would provide funding for the rest of the year and also match the $110,000 again next year that's also provided by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for the wolf control program.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Tickets will go on sale Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. for the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey West Regional at Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls. The two-day tourney will be Friday, March 23, and Saturday, March 24. Tickets for the general public go on sale at the center’s box office in Sioux Falls and at www.ncaa.com/frozenfour .