Eight people have been injured -- at least four seriously -- following a lightning strike at Lake Superior beach in Duluth Saturday night. Authorities say a 9-year-old boy is in "very serious" condition and at least three adults are also seriously hurt and have been hospitalized.
Police: 15-year-old missing from home north of Twin Cities
Authorities say he may be headed to the metro.
5,760 cases of Capri-Sun recalled as they might contain cleaning fluid
"The taste of fun" isn't that fun currently...
25-year-old Hopkins man drowns after falling off boat
The man reportedly fell from the boat while fishing with friends.
New report details hate crimes in Minnesota last year
Hate crimes in Minnesota rose in 2021.
Low cancels Europe shows due to Mimi Parker's cancer treatment
The Duluth band says the decision follows 'recent changes' in Parker's treatment.
Twin Cities LA Fitness closed after fire Monday morning
The gym will remain closed for the day.
State contacts over 100 landowners in Rush Creek fish kill investigation
The deaths of the fish remain unexplained.
Wisconsin man admits to 1992 revenge killings 15 years after boyhood tragedy
The 52-year-old man is in custody 30 years after the 1992 double murder.
Chapel of Love set to close at Mall of America after nearly 30 years
The owner cited retirement as the reason for the closure.
Man stabbed to death in his Minneapolis home identified
The victim's wife had an order of protection out against the suspect.
9-year-old boy dies after lightning strikes sailboat
St. Louis County authorities say the young boy was among eight people injured Saturday afternoon after lightning struck a 26-foot sailboat at a Lake Superior beach area in Duluth. The boy was rushed to the hospital in "very serious" condition and later died of his injuries.
Lightning strikes spark five new fires in Superior National Forest
A Tuesday night storm that passed through the Superior National Forest was a lose-lose for firefighters: it generated very little rain but plenty of lightning. A fire that's been burning since Sunday is a little bigger, but is now about 40 percent contained. Meanwhile, five smaller fires were started by lightning strikes.
Workers authorize strike affecting 8 hospitals
Unionized health care workers have voted to authorize a strike against hospitals operated by five health systems in the Twin Cities, but the tally doesn't necessarily mean a strike will occur. If the union ultimately calls a two- to five-day strike, it would affect eight hospitals in the metro area. The union would have to give hospitals at least 10 days' notice of a strike.
Wind prompts red flag warnings at Duluth-area beaches
Strong winds and rip currents have prompted officials to issue a red flag warnings along the shoreline of Lake Superior in northern Minnesota. People are advised to stay out of the water at Park Point beaches in Duluth.
E-coli bacteria shutting down beaches in Duluth, Minneapolis
Recent warm weather and heavy rains may have contributed to high levels of e-coli bacteria at some Minnesota beaches. Duluth officials have advised people to stay out of the water at three beaches and Minneapolis closed a Lake Harriet beach.
Lightning strike starts house fire that kills two in Blue Earth
Authorities say there were no smoke detectors in the Blue Earth home where two men were killed. The house fire was apparently started by a lightning strike.
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