Bloomberg reports an Iranian and four Singapore citizens are facing charges in an alleged illegal export ring. The report says they smuggled radio technology from a Minnesota manufacturer to build explosives used against U.S. troops in Iraq.
Low cancels Europe shows due to Mimi Parker's cancer treatment
The Duluth band says the decision follows 'recent changes' in Parker's treatment.
Twin Cities LA Fitness closed after fire Monday morning
The gym will remain closed for the day.
State contacts over 100 landowners in Rush Creek fish kill investigation
The deaths of the fish remain unexplained.
Wisconsin man admits to 1992 revenge killings 15 years after boyhood tragedy
The 52-year-old man is in custody 30 years after the 1992 double murder.
Chapel of Love set to close at Mall of America after nearly 30 years
The owner cited retirement as the reason for the closure.
Man stabbed to death in his Minneapolis home identified
The victim's wife had an order of protection out against the suspect.
Mayo pediatrician discusses severe parechovirus infections in infants
The common virus can be serious for infants.
WaPo trawled Airbnb to find 'the most Midwestern things on the planet'
The Midwest loves its fish.
Services announced for teen killed in Apple River stabbing
Isaac Schuman died July 30.
Al Franken filling in as guest host of 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
Franken, a comedian and former Minnesota senator, will perform comedy four nights in a row in Minneapolis following the appearance on the show.
1 dead, 1 critical after shooting at 38th and Chicago in Minneapolis
It's the second killing in a week at the intersection in south Minneapolis.
Teen driver crashes into parked payloader; 16-year-old passenger dies
The crash happened early Saturday morning in Waconia.
Illegal Ecuadoran immigrant pleads guilty to gun parts smuggling from Minnesota
Fabiano Lojano-Lojano admitted before a U.S. District Court Thursday to smuggling AK-47 parts to Paraguay in UPS boxes said to contain T-shirts. The 31-year-old says he has sent more than 40 packages containing firearms.
$3M to find man who made MN company an unwitting bomb-making accomplice
The Iranian national duped the company into delivering radio modules.
Fourth bomb threat made in Fargo area
Guests at the downtown Radisson Hotel in Fargo were allowed back in after a bomb threat evacuated the building for two hours Saturday night, the Fargo Forum reports. There have been three other bomb threats in a week in the region: at the Fargo Hector International Airport on Tuesday, the Grand Forks International Airport on Wednesday and North Dakota State University on Friday.
Men charged with allegedly smuggling 132 pounds of pot into Minnesota in hockey bags
Five men are facing charges after reportedly stuffing hockey bags full of marijuana and smuggling it into the state aboard a small plane. The bust came after investigators learned about suspicious activity at Anoka County Airport. Officers confronted two of the men reportedly involved when they landed their plane on the airstrip after the control tower had closed.
New company moving into part of Best Buy's headquarters in Richfield
A new company is moving into part of Best Buy's corporate headquarters complex in Richfield. The Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal reports the Golden Valley-based debt collection agency DCM Services will take over the sixth floor of Building A. The move is part of Best Buy's plan to find ways to save money.
New Minnesota 'plastic lumber' company building from ground up
Rochester-based Envirolastech has developed a new kind of plastic that company founders say can replace lumber in construction. The product outperforms wood in strength tests, won't split, rot or fade, and it gets stronger in cold weather, not more brittle like most plastics, company founders say. They plan to launch manufacturing operations next year, Finance and Commerce reports.
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