Author: Becca Engleman

Minneapolis Shooting

Minneapolis Shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minneapolis police responded to gunfire around 5 a.m. on Thursday. Police responded to the gunfire where they found a male victim suffering a gunshot wound. The victim was lying on the streets on the city’s north side. The victim was taken to the North Memorial Center where he later passed away. According to officials no one is […]

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Wisconsin Explosion

Wisconsin Explosion

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) – An explosion at the Husky Energy oil refinery occurred in Superior at about 10 a.m. on Thursday leaving several people injured. Authorities say that six people were taken to hospitals in Duluth but there are no known fatalities. The explosion took place around 10 a.m. and firefighters got the fire out around 11:20 a.m. Superior police are urging people to […]

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Minnesota Measles Exposure

Minnesota Measles Exposure

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A possible measles exposure has taken place in Southeastern Minnesota. According to The Minnesota Department of Health a non-Minnesota resident traveled through Minnesota and had a confirmed case of measles. People who were at the Winona McDonald’s on April 13th and at the Freeborn County Co-op gas station in Albert Lea on April 16th have […]

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State Job Growth

State Job Growth

ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has recently released figures stating that Minnesota employers added 2,900 jobs in the month of March. The department has also discovered that Minnesota has gained around 21,250 jobs over the past year. The total job gain within Minnesota increased about 0.7 percent over the past year. Members of DEED claimed that manufacturing […]

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Jesse McCartney Concert

Jesse McCartney Concert

SAINT CLOUD, MN – The Jesse McCartney concert that Saint Cloud State University students have been highly anticipating has recently sold out. The concert will be held on Friday, April 20th in the Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom at 8:30 p.m. There is an opportunity for those who want to meet the performer to purchase meet and greet tickets for before the concert […]

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Mille Lacs Bass Season

Mille Lacs Bass Season

A population estimate for smallmouth bass in the Mille Lacs region has recently discovered that the population is increasingly growing and maintaining good health. The estimate was found in 2018 and found that there are about 67,000 smallmouth bass in the 128,000-acre lake. The estimate was uncovered through detailed records of catches by both the Mille Lacs Smallmouth Alliance and […]

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Trump Adminstration Proposal

Trump Adminstration Proposal

  WASHINGTON – The Trump administration has recently proposed a new plan that will require food stamp recipients to undergo drug testing. Officials say that proposal will apply to able bodied people who are applying for specialized jobs, such as operating heavy machinery, and people who don’t have dependents. Emails obtained by The Associated Press found that Agriculture Department officials were […]

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Minnesota Life Expectancy

Minnesota Life Expectancy

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A recent study has found that Minnesotans hold one of the highest average life spans in the country. Minnesota was found to be ranked behind Hawaii, California and Connecticut. The study reported that Minnesota residents were ranked fourth for the longest life expectancy and averaging a life span of around 81 years. The study determined that men averaged around […]

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Eagan Senior Living

Eagan Senior Living

EAGAN, Minn. – A 92 year old woman passed away after the staff at her senior living community neglected to check in on her. The woman was said to have been dead for about two days when her daughter found her body in October at the Commons on Maurice in Eagan, Minnesota. A report by the Minnesota Health Department says that […]

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Unresponsive Driver

Unresponsive Driver

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – Police officers responded early Thursday morning to a one vehicle crash on County Road 87 near Hwy 29 South. 80 year old Vernon Wieberdink of Alexandria was traveling westbound when he ran off of the road and struck a tree and some wires. A bystander called 911 and said the driver was unresponsive, trapped in his car, […]

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