Minnesota
  • corn pile

     WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s corn crop may be larger than first thought, thanks to recent rains. Last month, the U.S. Agriculture Department estimated the state corn crop at a big 168 bushels an acre. …

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    12 Sep 14
  • arrest

    (SHAKOPEE, Minn.)  The murder suspect at the center of a manhunt is now in custody. KEYC TV reports Shakopee Police confirmed via social media that they’ve arrested 44 year-old Lyle “Ty” Hoffman. Authorities think he …

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    11 Sep 14
  • medals and ribbons

    A 54-year-old Willmar man who reportedly has been impersonating a decorated Army officer at various events is in custody on an unrelated charge. The West Central Tribune reports Richard Arthur Rahn is being held in …

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    11 Sep 14
  • 9 11 Anniversary

    UNDATED (AP) — Today, Americans mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks. President Barack Obama and the first lady will attend an observance ceremony at the Pentagon. In New York, family members …

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    11 Sep 14
  • KGLB Flooding

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Existing emergency accounts are probably sufficient to cover state costs related to severe June flooding and avoid the need for a special session of the Minnesota Legislature. That message was …

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    10 Sep 14
  • Drowning

    (MNN/Maple Plain, MN) — Hennepin County Sheriff’s officials say a body pulled from a dock area on Lake Independence early Tuesday morning is that of an elderly man from the metro area. Officials say the …

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    10 Sep 14
  • Wright County Sheriff

    (Woodland Township, MN) — Authorities have identified the man who drowned Saturday night on Dog Lake in Wright County. The sheriff’s office says 53-year-old Dennis Venske of Winsted was fishing off a public access dock …

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    10 Sep 14
  • Renville County

    A Renville County Park is closed today, but it’s not due to flooding, as was the case recently. County officials say Anderson Lake Park is closed until further notice for road repair.

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    09 Sep 14