More than 40 competitors took part in the inaugural GFK Flight Support Landing Contest on Saturday. The Grand Forks Herald reports Hans Estby, of Rochester, Minn., dropped the wheels of his plane within 7 feet of the target line to win the $10,000 grand prize.
BCA issues new details about St. Michael standoff, shooting
New details say a St. Cloud police officer struck the suspect with gunfire.
92-year-old driver killed in rural Scott County crash
The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. Thursday.
Big-time rain totals flood Highway 10 in central Minnesota
More rain and storms are expected Friday and Saturday morning.
Charges: Driver had just left local bar before deadly Shakopee crash
Witnesses said they were unable to help the 19-year-old Eden Prairie man who died in the crash after becoming trapped.
Thunder selects Chet Holmgren 2nd overall in NBA Draft
The Minneapolis native becomes the highest-drafted Minnesotan in NBA history.
One airlifted after crash on rural Scott County highway
The State Patrol shut down Highway 282 in both directions Thursday afternoon.
Police investigating after two men found dead in Maple Grove
Few details are known about the investigation.
Gallery: Charming, Northeast Minneapolis Home is perfect for first-time homebuyers
Located in the Holland neighborhood, it's near the Eastside Co-op, tons of amazing restaurants, breweries, and a distillery
Eden Prairie 19-year-old killed in crash near Valleyfair is ID'd
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash, involving a 26-year-old driver from Hopkins.
Man pleads guilty for threatening to kill Hennepin County employees
Peter Robert Berry has a criminal history dating back to the 1970s, according to court records.
Fourth person sentenced for murder of Minneapolis realtor
Lyndon Wiggins is the fourth person that has been sentenced in the kidnapping and killing of Monique Baugh.
Cirrus Aircraft adding new jobs in Grand Forks
Duluth-based Cirrus plans to bring up to 60 jobs at its Grand Forks, N.D., plant as it partners with a company that makes a new type of small "sport" plane. The Grand Forks Herald report Cirrus is taking over manufacturing for a large portion of the Icon A5 -- a plane that can take off and land on water.
'The little old lady on Cottonwood Street' who went viral
"Marilyn Mania" continues as a Grand Forks Herald food reviewer makes the talk-show circuit and turns down Jay Leno. But the best story today is by her son, a writer for the Wall Street Journal ...
Grand Forks Zombie Run hits dead end
Minnesotans who planned on strolling across the border to Grand Forks, N.D., to become one of the walking dead in the city's Zombie Run will have to kick up their feet this year. The event, which was scheduled in conjunction with the Grand Forks Zombie Music Fest next month, has been scrapped over conflicts with another marathon.
Ecolab to close Grand Forks office next summer, cut 144 full-time jobs
St. Paul-based Ecolab plans to close its Grand Forks office next July, the Herald reports. The facility has 144 full-time employees who support accounting, customer service, human resources, information technology and other administrative functions related to Ecolab's Pest Elimination business. Layoffs could begin as soon as January. Some employees may be able to work from home or take other jobs at Ecolab locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois or Indiana.
Inspectors assess 30,000-gallon fuel spill after rail accident in northern Minnesota
State officials are trying to weigh the environmental impact of a petroleum spill after a train and semitrailer truck collided over the weekend east of Grand Forks. The spill did not contaminate any water source, Forum Communications reports.
Free beer promotion under investigation in North Dakota
North Dakota crime bureau agents are investigating a bar in Grand Forks that rewarded customers with a free drink if they displayed an "I voted" sticker. The investigation involves a candidate for Grand Forks mayor, who is a friend of the bar's owner.
Pilot, passenger walk away after farm field emergency landing
A small plane set down in a farm field east of Hibbing after the cockpit filled with smoke. The plane's pilot and passenger both escaped serious injury.
Cirrus says it has secured cash to build new jet in Duluth, Grand Forks
Cirrus says it has the cash to wrap up certification and start production of its new jet, the Vision SF50, pictured above. Workers will assemble the aircraft at plants in Duluth and Grand Forks.
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