Fire destroyed Zup's grocery store in Babbitt and an adjoining drug store. The Duluth News Tribune reports three other businesses suffered water damage. The total damage is estimated at $1 million.
Best Buy makes job cuts weeks after warning of soft sales
The Richfield retailer has been dealing with a shift in consumer trends.
Police: Man makes Jewish slur at golfer, smashes own car up with club
It happened at a course that was founded as a Jewish country club 100 years ago.
Suspect of home invasion, murder in Minneapolis arrested in Wisconsin
There have been 57 deaths reported as homicides in Minneapolis this year.
Charges: Man stole handgun from house, fired at motorcyclists from car
A chaotic scene that led to a police chase unfolded after an alleged burglary in Ham Lake.
BCA's Uniform Crime Report shows violent crime in MN spiked in 2021
The report details violent crime trends in the seven-county metro and Greater Minnesota.
Search for vulnerable man, 66, missing from Brooklyn Park
Alex Ramirez was last seen in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Utility firms blocked from passing on extra $60M in 2021 gas crisis costs to Minnesotans
But the companies will still be able to recoup $600 million.
St. Cloud Times writing staff hit by Gannett budget cuts
Mass layoffs were expected at Gannett-owned outlets across the country.
Pool company sued by AG for allegedly scamming homeowners out of $1M-plus
According to the lawsuit, 17 Minnesota homeowners were affected by this scam.
Walz prepared to 'immediately extradite' Mall of America shooting suspects
The men were arrested in Chicago.
Late cancellation of music festival leaves bad blood in Two Harbors
The cancellation announcement says the promoter walked away from the gig after being harassed by some local residents.
Three small-town grocery stores close in southern Minnesota
Residents in Truman, Kiester and Elysian now have to travel as far as 30 miles to their nearest grocery store. The Mankato Free Press reports store owner Brad Gohla abruptly shuttered the three south-central Minnesota stores on June 30. City officials are looking for possible solutions and hope they can attract new buyers or lessees.
Fire destroys the only grocery store in Cook, Minnesota
Six fire departments were on the scene to contain the fire.
St. Paul grocery store, barber shop destroyed in fire
The building is likely a total loss and will be torn down.
Iron Range town brainstorms after only grocer, pharmacy burn down
The next closest full-size store is in Ely, about 17 miles away, and some residents of Babbitt are elderly and would have trouble making the trip. Local groups are trying to organize ride-shares. Other suggestions include home delivery or installing a temporary store in City Hall.
Investigators can't find cause of fire that destroyed historic Freeport mill
Investigators could not determine what caused the blaze that destroyed the landmark Swany White mill. The deputy state fire marshal said in a report released Tuesday that he could not conduct a thorough investigation because crews demolished the building to ensure the fire was out.
Fire destroys haunted house in Burnsville
A fire broke out early Sunday morning at the Buck Hill ski and snowboard area in Burnsville. KARE 11 reports flames were shooting through a temporary tent structure when firefighters arrived. The haunted house was under construction and scheduled to open early next month. No injuries were reported and the cause of the blaze is still under investigation.
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