A man got lost in extremely thick woods north of Two Harbors for days without food or water. Forty-eight-year-old John Koepsell of Two Harbors was scouting for hunting season when his car overheated. After taking a short walk while the car cooled down, Koepsell got turned around. A rescue squad found the man dehydrated and hypothermic four days later.
Study: Excessive drinking cost Minnesotans almost $8 billion in 2019
The study was published by the Minnesota Department of Health Thursday.
Mall of America shooting suspects arrested in Chicago
The two suspects were spotted leaving a barber shop.
Walz: Increased state law enforcement presence to stay in Twin Cities
A multi-agency effort to curb crime will go on until further notice.
Boy, 7, who drowned in south Minneapolis pool identified
The incident happened in June.
Bloomington PD to provide update on Mall of America shooting investigation
There's unconfirmed reports the suspected gunman and an accomplice have been arrested.
Motorcyclist found dead behind guardrail 6 hours after crash
The crash happened before sunset Wednesday, but no one called 911.
Iowa Gov. asks court to lift injunction on 'heartbeat' abortion ban
A court challenge seeks to revive Iowa's abortion ban.
6 transportation projects in Minnesota get $100M federal funding
The projects extend to areas all across the state.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, August 9
The number of cases in the latest reporting period dropped compared to the previous week's update.
Five rescued as boat crashes into break wall at Superior port of entry
All five escaped serious injury.
Minneapolis theater director found dead in northern Minnesota
A man with ties to the Twin Cities arts community was found dead in northern Minnesota Tuesday. Andrew Wagner rented two homes, one in northeast Minneapolis just down the street from the Ritz theater where he served as technical director.
Man electrocuted in freak accident at northern Minnesota boatlift
A 22-year-old man died in northern Minnesota Tuesday after a freak accident on Lake Pokegama in Cohasset. The Itasca County Sheriff's Office says Robert Stoen of Owatonna was electrocuted after an extension cord fell into the water from a boatlift. Two other people were injured in the mishap.
Man shoots self, injured after day-long standoff near Hutchinson
A man is in critical condition after a standoff with police near Hutchinson, Minn., WCCO reports. A woman had barricaded herself in a home on a farm because a man outside the house had fired shots. Police finally escorted her to safety. Police later found the man near the farm, and he shot himself as officials cornered him, WCCO says.
Man gets $25,000 after 10 years in prison for crime he didn't commit
A man from Duluth was convicted of sexually assaulting a child, but 20 years later, the alleged victim admitted he lied. The man asked for $3.65 million in compensation for the 10 years he spent locked up, but the Wisconsin Claims Board can only reward a maximum of $25,000. That works out to roughly $6.85 a day. The board can ask the state to vote to exceed that cap, but did not.
Monticello man unhurt after ATV plunges into icy water
A man was riding a four-wheeler from his fish house back to shore when he hit a patch of open water on Norway Lake, north of Underwood. The man pulled himself out and got to shore without injury.
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