Officials say the Byllesby Dam needs a $6 million upgrade or it could have deadly consequences in the future, according to KSTP. Dakota County could be fined if the safety changes aren't made. A completion deadline has not been set.
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.
Water recedes after flooding in Cannon Falls
The Cannon River is dropping steadily after serious flooding triggered by Thursday's torrential rains. Firefighters led evacuations for about a dozen homeowners and helped with sandbagging efforts at several homes. The Cannon Falls area got about 8 inches of rain on Thursday.
Early warning for Minnesota snowmobilers
New preliminary studies presented this week at a meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians in Denver suggest stepped-up safety campaigns warning riders of the dangers of combining alcohol and snowmobiling aren't doing much to reduce fatalities.
Federal government funding voted down by Ellison, not at all by Bachmann
Nearly all of Minnesota's eight-person House delegation voted for the bill -- except for DFL Representative Keith Ellison and Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann -- who was absent because of her presidential campaign.
State officials warn residents about shipping Minnesota apples
People wanting to ship Honeycrisps or SweeTangoes to friends and relatives in some western states will have to get through fruit-sniffing dogs first. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture warns people that California and four other states have quarantines that prohibit fruit without proper certification. Inspectors and trained dogs are in place to keep the fruit out to prevent infestations of bugs or plant diseases.
Online tool gives Twin Cities residents an in-depth look at their neighborhoods
If you live in Minneapolis and St. Paul, a new online tool can tell you how much (on average) your neighbors make and how educated they are, among other things.
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