A southern Minnesota mother is calling her baby girl a hero. Samantha Meeks told the Albert Lea Tribune her family may not have made it out of their home if wasn't for her daughter crying. The home was destroyed.
Eden Prairie-based crypto company files for bankruptcy
The company operates crypto-mining centers.
1 dead, 2 with life-threatening injuries in Minnesota crash
The crash happened just after 7:30 p.m. Friday.
School bus carrying students plunges into river southwest of Fargo
None of the kids suffered life-threatening injuries, though some were taken to area hospitals.
Richfield High School cancels weekend events after shooting
Two men were shot outside the school's football stadium
Sound of shots, mass panic at Richfield football game streamed live on YouTube
Gunfire caused panic at a varsity football game Friday night.
Gunfire outside stadium halts Richfield/Kennedy football game
This is a developing story.
K-9 search leads to $36K fentanyl seizure during traffic stop
A traffic stop was made after the vehicle was seen speeding through the area.
Gov. Walz reacts to Tuesday death of Mankato West student
The governor is a former geography teacher at the high school.
Teen pleads guilty to Minneapolis carjacking, admits to others
The man was yanked out of the vehicle by witnesses before fleeing the scene.
Three plead guilty to roles in murder on Red Lake Reservation
The 2019 murder left another person seriously injured.
Sheriff: Heifer shot and butchered on farmer's pasture near Aitkin
Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to call the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office.
6-year-old's alert saves family from fire that destroys Itasca County home
Six-year-old Paige Nason woke up in the night to find her pillow smoldering. She get her mother and siblings up and the family escaped the fire that destroyed their home near Deer River, although mom was injured when she went back inside to retrieve the family pets.
Doorbell alerts sleeping family to fire
An overnight house fire in Eagan shorted out the home’s doorbell which alerted the sleeping family to the blaze. Smoke alarms were not working, but the doorbell managed to wake up the mother and two children in the house and they were able to make it to safety.
Couple's baby dies, then house flooded
Richard Barber's baby, Spencer, was stillborn the night before the storm that brought record flooding to northeast Minnesota. Then the flooding hit his home in Barnum. “Emotionally, I couldn’t handle it,” Barber said. “With the loss of the baby, do I stay here and watch my house get swallowed by a river or do I go and be with my wife? Family comes first. I had to walk away from the house.”
Fargo woman accused of exposing baby daughter to meth
A 19-year-old mother in Fargo is facing a child neglect or abuse charge for allegedly exposing her 1-year-old daughter to methamphetamine, Forum Communications reports. Court documents say the baby girl's hair tested positive for traces of meth and was exposed to hazardous living conditions.
Lightning strike starts house fire that kills two in Blue Earth
Authorities say there were no smoke detectors in the Blue Earth home where two men were killed. The house fire was apparently started by a lightning strike.
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