The new parent company of Fashion Bug is closing the 600 remaining stores by early 2013, including locations in Apple Valley, Brooklyn Park, Coon Rapids, Elk River, Hudson and Shakopee. Last year, 124 Fashion Bug stores were closed.
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
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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.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman at gunpoint, forced her to withdraw $1,500
The 56-year-old suspect is accused of forcing the woman to the Seward neighborhood in Minneapolis.
Police arrest suspect in Oakdale after 10-hour standoff
The standoff with police lasted over 10 hours Friday.
Fashion truck rolls into the Twin Cities metro
The owners of a former children's boutique in Stillwater are driving in style with their new Fashion Mobile. The couple has transformed an old Star Tribune newspaper truck into a boutique-on-wheels, according to MSP Magazine. The Fashion Mobile features an array of sundresses, trendy bags, jewelry and accessories.
Rue 21 is closing hundreds of stores, including 6 in Minnesota
The teen fashion retailer is expected to close 400 stores across the country.
HOM Furniture to open two new stores next year
HOM Furniture Inc. says it plans to open new stores in Rogers, Minn., and Onalaska, Wis., next spring, Home Furnishings Business reports. The Coon Rapids-based retailer is redeveloping a vacant Lowe's home-improvement store in Rogers and a former Gander Mountain store in Onalaska.
Several east metro Blockbusters to close
Blockbuster video stores in Woodbury, Cottage Grove and Hudson are expected close later this month, the Pioneer Press reports. The Blockbuster chain filed for bankruptcy in 2010 due to increasing competition from Redbox, Netflix and other home movie distribution platforms.
Stolen kitten returned to Shakopee store
A woman was captured on surveillance video stealing an 8-week-old Persian kitten Saturday night from a Petland store in Shakopee. But the kitten was returned, left in a cardboard box behind the store on Tuesday morning. Police continue to search for the woman.
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