Residents can get $10 per coyote they bring into the Sheriff's Office. Commissioners say they expect neighboring counties to follow suit.
FBI, police investigating bank robbery at Edina's 50th and France
An ATM technician was robbed by four men at a U.S. Bank.
Paralyzed Bloomington football player begins rehabilitation in Colorado
Ethan Glynn is at a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital.
Man killed, woman seriously injured in Hastings boating collision
The incident remains under investigation.
Owner of St. Cloud bar gets 6 years for arson, ordered to repay $3M
A February 2020 fire at the Press Bar and Parlor was later determined to be an insurance job.
Bloomington, Richfield districts tighten security ahead of weekend football
Enhanced safety measures will be in place this weekend.
Walz sends MN first responders to help with hurricane recovery in Florida
Eight members of the Minnesota All Hazards Incident Management Team will travel to Florida.
Eyota, Minnesota, losing its last bricks-and-mortar bank location
Bremer Bank is exiting the small city in December.
It was the driest September in Twin Cities modern history
Less than a quarter inch of rain fell in September.
Treadmill helps Minneapolis shelter dogs burn off steam
Puttin' the "go" in doggo.
Mercado Central board asks Jensen to remove its image from campaign ad
Mercado Central does not endorse candidates.
Sauk Rapids man pleads guilty to making, selling ghost guns
The 21-year-old would sell unserialized guns, silencers, auto-sears, and high-capacity magazines.
Squirrel blamed for Friday power outage impacting over 5,000 homes
There's no telling when or where the squirrels will strike next.
County assessor charged, suspended for bringing shotgun into courthouse
The Swift County assessor reportedly told sheriff's deputies in Benson he didn't realize he couldn't bring his shotgun to his office in the courthouse.
New Dakota County ordinance holds residents responsible for underage drinkers
The Dakota County Board of Commissioners has adopted a social host ordinance that targets residents in the southern part of the county who provide a residence or location for people younger than 21 to consume alcohol. Sheriff Dave Bellows said the ordinance is an important next step because it hold party hosts responsible.
Officials order Loch Ness out of Chippewa River
The sculpture, nicknamed Nessie, appeared in Eau Claire a couple weeks ago, but the Wisconsin DNR wants the illegal obstruction removed from the river to ensure the public's safety. The artist claiming to be the creator told the Leader-Telegram it will be removed within 10 days. A few years ago, a similar sculpture also appeared in Lake Harriet and Lake of the Isles in the Twin Cities.
Rep. Westrom proposes aerial hunting to control the coyote population
The Republican sponsored bill would allow Minnesotans to hunt coyotes from an airplane or on snowmobiles. The Star Tribune reports a handful of other states already allow aerial hunting to control animals threatening livestock, crops or wildlife.
Ex-Viking Jimmy Kennedy says Goodell is lying about bounty case
Former Vikings defensive lineman Jimmy Kennedy is accusing NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell of lying about his involvement in the Saints bounty scandal. In a recent memo distributed to all NFL teams, Kennedy is identified as the "whistleblower" in the case. Kennedy issued a statement Friday in response claiming Goodell is lying.
Hennepin County to expand morgue, provide services to Dakota, Scott counties
County commissioners are expected to finalize this week a plan for an expansion of the Hennepin County morgue through a merger with Dakota and Scott counties. If the merger proceeds, Hennepin County medical examiners will start providing services for Dakota and Scott counties Jan. 1 at its downtown Minneapolis morgue -- which will be remodeled to handle its expanded staff and caseload.
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