A strong weather system is bringing in the threat for severe weather in southern Minnesota, including rare October tornadoes.
Bomb threats made to five post offices around the Twin Cities Metro Area, turned out to be nothing as all five of the buildings have been declared all clear. Authorities do have a person of interest in mind in those threats.
The partial government shutdown may impact the Minnesota Governor's Deer Hunting Opener. One of the venues set to host activities on the Nov. 8 opener is closed because of the shutdown.
The Minneapolis City Council has agreed to preserve Peavey Plaza instead of demolish it. The council is expected to approve an agreement after months of negotiations between the city and two groups who wanted to preserve the site because of its historic importance.
Former Shattuck-St. Mary's drama teacher Lynn Seibel was sentenced to more than four years in prison for sexually abusing boys ages 15-18 between 1996 and 2003.