Central Minnesota's Girl Scout troops will be well represented at the 100th anniversary of the organization Saturday in Washington, D.C. About 100 local Girl Scouts will appear on behalf of more than 35 troops. About 200,000 people are expected to attend the Girl Scouts Rock the Mall sing-a-long event at the National Mall.
Bloomington PD to provide update on Mall of America shooting investigation
There's unconfirmed reports the suspected gunman and an accomplice have been arrested.
Motorcyclist found dead behind guardrail 6 hours after crash
The crash happened before sunset Wednesday, but no one called 911.
Iowa Gov. asks court to lift injunction on 'heartbeat' abortion ban
A court challenge seeks to revive Iowa's abortion ban.
6 transportation projects in Minnesota get $100M federal funding
The projects extend to areas all across the state.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, August 9
The number of cases in the latest reporting period dropped compared to the previous week's update.
Five rescued as boat crashes into break wall at Superior port of entry
All five escaped serious injury.
Takeaways from Minneapolis' new gun violence report
The rise in violent crime in Minneapolis is showing signs of plateauing.
Woman seriously hurt in shooting outside downtown Minneapolis Target
The victim is in her 20s.
Man, woman arrested after shots fired from BMW at 3 motorcyclists
The driver of the BMW led police on a chase, driving the wrong way on state highways.
Drive Shack Inc. announces upcoming 'Puttery' venue in Minneapolis
The growing business backed by Rory McIlroy is coming to the Twin Cities.
BCA: Man was 'running towards' deputy with knife before fatal shooting
The Minnesota BCA has identified the four deputies who fired weapons.
Girl Scouts bumping up the price of cookies by 50 cents a box
The cookies sure disappear easily. Next year a little more money will, too. Regardless of whether you're a Trefoils gal or a Do-Si-Dos guy, each box will set you back four bucks next year if you buy them from the Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys. The council is raising cookie prices for the first time since 2004.
Girl Scouts to open temporary store at the Mall of America
The store will open Thursday, but you won't be able to buy cookies yet. The troops get first dibs selling door-to-door, WCCO reports. You'll be able to buy Thin Mints and Samoas at the scouts' pop-up store starting Feb. 20.
Biggest Boy Scout group in Minn. won't ban gays
Minnesota's biggest Boy Scout group says that gays and lesbians remain welcome in its troops, despite a national announcement that the Boy Scouts of America will continue to bar those who are "open or avowed homosexuals." "We're a reflection of the community," said Kent York, spokesman for the Northern Star Council, which has 75,000 Scouts in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Backers of new Stillwater bridge make their case in D.C.
A coalition of local city officials and residents are in Washington D.C. to meet with lawmakers and lobby for speedy passage of a bill that would clear the way for the new bridge.
Ex-Coleman staffers detail D.C. experiences in fictional novel 'Capitol Hell'
A pair of ex-staffers for former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman have a released a new novel that weaves in their personal experiences working in Washington, D.C., among the tale of a fictional Minnesota Senator on the rise in the nation's capitol. "Capitol Hell" is described as a saucy novel about crazy co-workers and high-maintenance politicians, among other things.
St. Cloud couple will mark 11th anniversary on 11/11/11
In 2000 Kay and Dean Wagner picked their wedding date partly because it was easy to remember. They didn't anticipate this year's bonanza of 11's but realized it about a year ago. Anniversary party with eleven guests? No, just a nice dinner out.
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