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ST. PAUL—The biggest snowstorm of the season — and one of the top 20 snowstorms in Twin Cities history — is over. But another one could arrive Wednesday morning, bringing 1 to 3 more inches. There's a strong likelihood of snow falling in the Twin Cities, but there's a chance it won't accumulate if it comes late enough in the day, according to a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Chanhassen.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Vice President Mike Pence rallied Minnesota Republicans gathered in Minneapolis on Wednesday by touting the recently passed tax bill and President Donald Trump’s initiatives, while noting “we’re just getting started.”
FOREST LAKE, Minn.—Ben Oliver's phone call to his wife Monday night, March 26, was brief: "Honey, there's a fire at the range, I'll be home late. I've got to go. The fire truck is here." Several hours and about 350,000 gallons of water later, the fire was out — but so was the building. Smoke and water damage caused a total loss to Lakes Trading Co., a gun shop and indoor shooting range in Forest Lake, Minn. There were customers inside the building at the time the fire erupted, but no one sustained injuries other than a Hugo firefighter who sprained his ankle.
Before 7-year-old Simon Caquelin died, his family hugged him, kissed him and tucked him into bed. They sang together and said a bedtime prayer. They said goodnight. Then he was gone. A sledding accident a week before had left the 7-year-old in critical condition. Simon had been in the pediatric intensive care unit at Gillette Children’s hospital in St. Paul trying to recover. The St. Paul boy died Monday morning.
A 52-year-old St. Paul man died in Hawaii last week while snorkeling, authorities said. The man, who was not immediately identified, was on a Friday morning boat trip off the west coast of Maui at the time of his death, which remains under investigation by local authorities. His group’s catamaran was anchored at a spot off the beach near Olowalu, where passengers had been snorkeling. Crew members noticed one man in their group who hadn’t moved in a while and went to check on him, according to authorities.
MINNEAPOLIS — Even before Minnesota's bid to host Super Bowl LII was accepted, the Minneapolis police department was preparing for the event. Forty-one planning groups put together a security plan that will be seen in the sky and in animal form and will take advantage of advanced technology. Then there is the undercover operation.
ST. PAUL — It's been eight days since a woman first accused Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate sexual behavior, and the news hasn't stopped since. Here's what we know. The accusations Four women — two anonymously — accused Franken of improper sexual conduct. At least two of the incidents occurred before Franken was first elected to the Senate in 2008.
A St. Paul acting instructor took video of himself making sexual contact with a preteen during an acting class, and it wasn’t his first time being accused of lewd behavior with preteens, according to a complaint filed in Ramsey County District Court. Nicholas Charles Barghini, 31, was charged Friday with another count of criminal sexual conduct, this time second-degree. He is in the midst of court proceedings stemming from two charges of fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct from a July incident.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s been flirting with hosting the 2023 World Expo since 2014. On Wednesday, Nov. 15, Buenos Aires, Argentina, was announced as the winner, edging out Minnesota as well as Lodz, Poland. Had Minnesota won, it would have been the first time the fair had been in the United States in nearly 40 years. Instead, it will be the first expo in Latin America ever since the Bureau of International Expositions began organizing them in 1931.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Alexander Sanchez, 19, was trying on pants at Macy’s in the Mall of America on Sunday. When he left the fitting room, a man confronted him with an 8-inch knife. Sanchez tried to push past him, but the man began cutting and slashing him, according to a complaint filed in Hennepin County District Court.