The Land of 10,000 Lakes is apparently the perfect laboratory for testing insect repellant. This summer, some brave volunteers are helping researchers monitor mosquito bites.
School bus carrying students plunges into river southwest of Fargo
None of the kids suffered life-threatening injuries, though some were taken to area hospitals.
Richfield High School cancels weekend events after shooting
Two men were shot outside the school's football stadium
Sound of shots, mass panic at Richfield football game streamed live on YouTube
Gunfire caused panic at a varsity football game Friday night.
Gunfire outside stadium halts Richfield/Kennedy football game
This is a developing story.
K-9 search leads to $36K fentanyl seizure during traffic stop
A traffic stop was made after the vehicle was seen speeding through the area.
Gov. Walz reacts to Tuesday death of Mankato West student
The governor is a former geography teacher at the high school.
Teen pleads guilty to Minneapolis carjacking, admits to others
The man was yanked out of the vehicle by witnesses before fleeing the scene.
Three plead guilty to roles in murder on Red Lake Reservation
The 2019 murder left another person seriously injured.
Sheriff: Heifer shot and butchered on farmer's pasture near Aitkin
Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to call the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman at gunpoint, forced her to withdraw $1,500
The 56-year-old suspect is accused of forcing the woman to the Seward neighborhood in Minneapolis.
Police arrest suspect in Oakdale after 10-hour standoff
The standoff with police lasted over 10 hours Friday.
Rain, hot temperatures help double Minnesota mosquito population
Thanks to the second-wettest Minnesota June on record and hot temperatures this month, the mosquito population in the state has exploded. The Metropolitan Mosquito Control District says a sampling of its 134 traps July 2 found an average of 1,425 adult mosquitoes per trap, more than double the average for the same date for the past nine years, which was 643 mosquitoes per trap.
Researchers eye Minnesota's abandoned mine pits for wind energy storage
Some promising early research suggests the state could use its old open-pit mines to store off-peak wind energy.
Deadly mosquito-borne virus found in northeastern Minnesota
The Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus had not been found in Minnesota until recently. The virus can be fatal to humans, as well as wildlife. Its mortality leads one veterinarian to call it "the evil twin sister of West Nile Virus." Officials are studying whether the virus might be related to the disappearance of moose from the region.
California Congressional candidate seeks Hmong support in Minnesota
A Hmong man hoping to make history in Fresno, Calif., can't get votes here but he can get crucial support and cash. "He's not just representing California," a Hmong business owner in the Twin Cities tells Kare 11. "He's definitely representing all the Hmong here in Minnesota too."
Animal rights group protests researchers' convention in Minneapolis
About 60 people on behalf of the Animal Rights Coalition protested the annual convention of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science at the Minneapolis Convention Center Sunday, claiming animal research is inhumane.
You Can Get BMTN Special Offers!