Category: Local

The Wait Continues for Minneapolis Mayor

Minneapolis voters are anxiously awaiting the decision on the new mayor for the city. Jacob Frey leads Tom Hoch and Betsy Hodges by a few points in the first count on Tuesday night. The crowded race is filing throw its ranked-choice voting system and is beginning the procedure of re-aligning the second and third choice preferences from the candidates that […]

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Deer harvest predicted to exceed last year

The deer season has begun with a bang. 70,724 deer were registered in the first two days of the season, according to the Department of Natural Resources. The DNR reports that 57 percent of the nearly 71,000 deer taken last weekend were bucks. 67 percent of deer taken opening weekend last year were bucks. Although the opening weekend haul is about the […]

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Minneapolis Police to Combat Sex Trafficking during Superbowl

Minneapolis Police to Combat Sex Trafficking during Superbowl

MINNEAPOLIS, MN- City leaders are looking to combat sex trafficking before super bowl season starts. Plans on how to crack down sex trafficking are being presented Wednesday morning at the City council by Minneapolis police, city and county official groups, and non profit groups. Authorities said the online sex trafficking market is a problem in Minnesota and many victims are […]

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Activist Seeks to Present “Necessity Defense”

Activist Seeks to Present “Necessity Defense”

BISMARCK, N.D.- A Native American activist in North Dakota is seeking to present a “necessity defense” at trial. Chase Iron Eyes a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and a former U.S. congressional candidate in North Dakota has pleaded not guilty to felony charges and misdemeanor criminal trespass. He was accused of inciting a riot during protests against the Dakota Access […]

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Two Die in Head-on Collision

VALLEY CITY, N.D.-Two men dies in a head-on collision on interstate 94 in southeastern North Dakota. The Highway Patrol says on Wednesday a 35-year-old Fargo man was driving in the wrong direction then collided with a pickup truck driven by a 31-year-old man from Minnesota. Both men were pronounced dead at a Valley City hospital, only a passenger in the […]

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St. Cloud RiverWalk Added to 2015 Plan

A huge addition could be coming soon to the city of St. Cloud. As apart of the city’s extensive plan from 2015, the St. Cloud City Council approved the addition of the St. Cloud RiverWalk. This bold development would take place starting at Fifth Avenue North and extend all the way to Hester Park. An interactive swim area and river […]

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Man Convicted in Meth Case

Man Convicted in Meth Case

LITTLE FALLS, MINNESOTA –  Jury convicts a 48-year-old St. cloud man of first-degree and second-degree controlled substance crimes. Robert Lee Schlangen was convicted for methamphetamine-related crimes by the Moorrison County District Court. The trial took three days and ended on Oct 12. Schlangen was arrested by a Minnesota state patrol trooper at a traffic stop and used a warrant to […]

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Dog helps searchers find lost boy in Richmond

Authorities say a family dog helped searchers find a 2-year-old who was lost in a cornfield on a chilly night. The toddler was playing with his siblings outside of their home when the toddler wandered off. Fortunately, the family dog was close behind. Once the search began, officials say they were able to hear the dog barking. With the barking […]

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Minneapolis Fatal Stabbing Victim knew Attacker

Minneapolis Fatal Stabbing Victim knew Attacker

Stab Victim knew his Attacker MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – A man was pronounced dead Tuesday night at Hennepin County Medical Center who was brought in with a fatal stab wound. The Victim was stabbed near the entrance to the Lake street light rail station at night at 7:15pm. The police say portion of the crime was captured on surveillance cameras and […]

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St. Cloud Church Reach Agreement Over Tiny House

St. Cloud Church Reach Agreement Over Tiny House

ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – St. John’ Episcopal Church in St. Cloud Minnesota has reached an agreement with the city zoning board to build a 384-square-foot house to shelter the homeless. The new house will replace the current 123-square-foot house on wheels which sheltered one homeless at a time. The agreement was reached after the Church filed and won a Federal […]

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