The number of calls to Wisconsin's handgun hotline -- the line firearm dealers must call to register a gun -- set a record in February, with nearly 16,000 calls. So far this year, the hotline has handled more than 53,000 calls and is on pace soar pas the number of calls in 2011. Wisconsin is right at the center of a national trend.
Missing: 17-year-old Waite Park boy last seen July 3
Police say there is no reason to believe he's in danger.
Northfield bicyclist killed in crash identified as 14-year-old
She was riding her bike to soccer practice before a driver hit her last week.
Man's body found near empty fishing boat on St. Croix River
The boat, and an unoccupied truck found on the shore, belong to a 43-year-old White Bear Lake man.
Police identify MOA shooting suspects, issue nationwide warrants
Three Twin Cities residents were charged Monday in connection with helping the suspects escape.
Charges: Best Western employees helped MOA shooting suspects escape
Prosecutors allege two Best Western employees helped the suspects escape.
What to watch for in 2022 Minnesota primary elections
Bring Me The News brings you a breakdown of what to watch for Tuesday.
Charges: Felon accused of firing shots at police during Meeker Co. standoff
The 31-year-old surrendered after a 28-hour standoff in rural Meeker County.
Weekend rain totals pushed 6+ inches in Minnesota, Iowa; 10 in Illinois
Big-time rain totals across southern Minnesota, southeast South Dakota, northern Iowa and northern Illinois.
Man who had meth, guns in checked luggage at MSP Airport gets 10 years
Kevin Alan Aguilar-Moreno, 21, attempted to board a Delta flight to Phoenix in October of last year.
Melissa Etheridge contracts COVID-19, cancels Shakopee show
The show will not be rescheduled.
Wisconsin town to sell t-shirts commemorating mysterious booms
The Clintonville City Administrator told the Shawano Leader the "I Survived the 1.5" shirts are meant to show unity. The small Wisconsin town made the national spotlight last week when unusual booms left residents without answers. The U.S. Geological Survey now believes Clintonville was being swept by a swarm of microquakes.
Walmart: 'We are raising the age restriction for purchase of firearms'
They're also removing toy guns that resemble assault weapons.
Wisconsin legislator brings gun to Assembly, cites toxic atmosphere
Republican Bill Kramer, the leader of the state Assembly, says he's been carrying a concealed gun to floor sessions and feels he needs the weapon because of the toxic atmosphere surrounding state politics right now. The AP says protesters angry over Gov. Walker's union law have been harassing Republican lawmakers.
Curiosity turns to worry as mysterious booms continue to haunt Wisconsin town
The booming in Clintonville that has some residents losing sleep "sounds like distant thunder, fireworks or someone slamming a heavy door," the Associated Press writes.
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