First lady Michelle Obama will be in Wisconsin this week to meet with family members of those killed and injured in a Sikh temple shooting earlier this month. The administration's outreach to the Sikh community comes after a lone gunman shot and killed six members of a Sikh temple outside of Milwaukee before turning the gun on himself.
Teen driver crashes into parked payloader; 16-year-old passenger dies
The crash happened early Saturday morning in Waconia.
Barrage of gunfire injures boy in Brooklyn Park; vehicles, apartments damaged
Police say they recovered evidence that more than 40 rounds were fired in the shooting.
Minnesota Wild back away from thin blue line T-shirt giveaway
The giveaway backfired when word of it reached social media.
Workers at Minneapolis Trader Joe's become 2nd in nation to unionize
The vote was certified by the National Labor Relations Board Friday.
Woman killed by suspected drunk-driver in St. Louis County
The crash occurred on Highway 21 in Embarrass Township Friday night.
2 ejected, 1 killed in crash that closed southbound I-35
The State Patrol says neither were wearing seat belts.
Best Buy makes job cuts weeks after warning of soft sales
The Richfield retailer has been dealing with a shift in consumer trends.
Man makes 'vague comments' about Jewish people, smashes own car 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.
7 dead after shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
Authorities say a gunman killed six people at a temple in suburban Milwaukee. The shooter died in a gunfire exchange with police. Worshippers were gathering for a service at the temple when the shooting occurred. Authorities believe the gunman acted alone.
Temple shooting: MN Sikhs want more understanding, McCollum fewer guns
The day after a gunman killed six people at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, much of the response in Minnesota involved conversations about faith and firearms. Some in Minnesota's Sikh community hope the spotlight that's now trained on their faith will improve public understanding of Sikhs and make them less likely to be taken for Muslims. One Minnesotan in Congress hopes the tragedy leads the country toward tighter gun controls.
FBI says gunman's ex-girlfriend not tied to Wis. Sikh temple shooting
The ex-girlfriend of the gunman who killed six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin wasn't connected to the slayings, a top FBI official said Wednesday. Misty Cook was taken into custody on a weapons violation Sunday after the shootings by Wade Michael Page, but was quickly released after an interview by authorities.
First Lady visits Minnesota to hear from local military families and organizations
Michelle Obama held a round table discussion in St. Paul Friday to learn how Minnesota programs supporting veterans and their families can serve as a model for the entire nation. The First Lady was also here to speak at a Democratic fundraiser in Minneapolis.
Hundreds gather for candlelight vigil at Sikh temple in Bloomington
More than 500 people came to Sikh Society of Minnesota temple in Bloomington on Friday night to honor the six victims of the recent Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin. A spokesman for the Sikh Society says the state small Sikh community views what happened in Wisconsin as an "isolated incident and probably a hate crime," and says there are no plans to increase security.
Somali restaurateur invites Sikh leaders to 'solidarity' dinner
A Somali restaurateur is showing support for the Sikh community following the recent, deadly shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. Abdirahman Ahmed, a Muslim, has invited Sikh leaders to a private dinner Wednesday at his Safari Restaurant. Ahmed said the dinner is to show "solidarity and condolences," and added, "Any crime against any person is a crime against all of us."
Minnesota church group urges statewide day of prayer for Sikhs
The mass shooting Sunday at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis. has prompted the Minnesota Conference of Churches to call for a statewide day of prayer. The council asked in a statement that Christians on Sunday pray for the victims and their family, take time to learn more about the Sikh religion, and find ways of "standing in solidarity" with the Sikh community.
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