Category: State/Region

Schwan’s Home Delivery Sold to South Korea Company for $1.8 Billion

Schwan’s Home Delivery Sold to South Korea Company for $1.8 Billion

(BLOOMINGTON,MINN)UTVS- The deep-rooted Minnesota food distributor, Schwan’s Co, was bought by South Korea’s largest food company. The company known for home deliveries was bought by CJ Cheiljedang for $1.8 billion dollars. Cheiljedang will hold 80% stake in Schwan’s and will control all businesses that serve restaurants, grocery stores and other retailers. The other 20% of the stake will remain with […]

Read more ›
Teen Found Guilty in the Murder of Minneapolis Man and Baby

Teen Found Guilty in the Murder of Minneapolis Man and Baby

(MINNEAPOLIS)UTVS-19-year-old Jquan McInnis has been found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder. McInnis shot and killed 20-year-old Gustav Christianson II and seven-month-old Jayden Redden in the back seat of a car after a dispute between Christianson and Redden occurred. Hennepin County District Court Judge Jeannice Reding informed the prosecutors and defense attorneys of her verdict earlier in the week.

Read more ›
PolyMet Mine Permit Approved by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

PolyMet Mine Permit Approved by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

(St. Paul, MN) UTVS – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has issued a permit to a copper-nickel mine in North Eastern Minnesota. The permit was given to PolyMet Mining Inc. who says they can operate the mine without affecting the lakes near by while adding much needed jobs. The company still needs to receive water and air quality permits from […]

Read more ›
13-year old Jayme Closs

The Search for Jayme Closs

(Barron, WI) The search for missing teen Jayme Closs is taking a new direction. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says the search for Jayme Closs remains top priority, but the incoming tips have declined. Authorities will move to a more methodical process in the search for Jayme. The teen was confirmed missing after deputies responded to a 911 call and […]

Read more ›
Minnesota Health Insurance Enrollement

Minnesota Health Insurance Enrollement

(ST. PAUL, MINN)UTVS-Minnesota’s health insurance marketplace is now open for enrollment. Starting Thursday, Minnesotan’s are able to compare plans from different companies and are able to estimate out-of-pocket costs. The deadline to enroll for the coverage is December 15th, and the coverage beings January 1st. To enroll for the coverage, log onto the MNsure website before December 15th.

Read more ›
Duluth Infant’s Death is Investigated as Homicide

Duluth Infant’s Death is Investigated as Homicide

(DULUTH, MINNESOTA)UTVS-The death of a Duluth infant is being investigated by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner as a homicide. Jamal Trey Chaterlays-Simpson was only 5 weeks old when he died on August 10th at the Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis. Jamal Trey Chaterlays-Simpson is said to have died from head trauma according to the medical examiner. No one is currently in […]

Read more ›
Minnesota Schools Awarded Mental Health Grant

Minnesota Schools Awarded Mental Health Grant

The Minnesota Department of Human Services awarded $33 million in grants to health providers to bring mental health services to a majority of Minnesota schools. $11 million will be awarded each year over 3 years in order to offer early identification and services to schools. Services from the program include assessment, care coordination, and trainings. Linked mental health programs are […]

Read more ›
FBI Agent Is Sentenced After Leaking Government Documents

FBI Agent Is Sentenced After Leaking Government Documents

(ST. PAUL, MINN)UTVS- A former Minnesota FBI agent is scheduled to be sentenced today in the U.S. District Court after admitting he stole and leaked documents to a reporter. Terry James Albury is said to have betrayed public trust when stealing over 70 documents, 50 of which were ‘classified’. Albury will be sentenced Thursday on one count of unauthorized disclosure […]

Read more ›
Minnesota Lawmaker Apologizes After Livestream Incident

Minnesota Lawmaker Apologizes After Livestream Incident

(ROCHESTER,MINN)UTVS- Minnesota Republican lawmaker apologizes after stealing the microphone from his Democratic challenger on Monday night. During a forum that was livestreamed on the internet, Duane Quam grabbed the microphone from Jamie Mahlberg and continued to rebut a point on education funding. Quam then offered the microphone back, but dropped it in from of Mahlberg after she refused to take […]

Read more ›

St. Cloud State Students React to Racist Posts Made By Screamtown Owner

The owner of a twin cities Halloween attraction is facing major backlash after he wrote a Facebook post on a private page that was calling for “a zero-tolerance policy with Somalis” and went viral. Screamtown owner Matt Dunn has since published an apology on their Facebook page, but calls for a boycott of Screamtown continue to spread online. It all […]

Read more ›