Department of Natural Resources officials say its the first cougar documented in Otter Tail County. They believe the big cat is traveling from the Black Hills in South Dakota.
18-year-old from Zumbrota dies in Goodhue County crash
The crash happened in rural Goodhue County around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday.
3 Minneapolis beaches closed due to E. coli contamination
No illnesses have been reported, according to the MPRB.
'Hockeyland' documentary debuting in Minnesota movie theaters
The documentary has received great reviews at numerous film festivals.
Former Minnesota Olympic runner accused of driving drunk in Eden Prairie crash
Police said the man's blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit.
Woman fighting for her life after shooting in Minneapolis
The woman was shot only about a half-hour after a 14-year-old suffered critical injuries in an apparent accidental discharge.
Two students face discipline over racist messages at Prior Lake High School
Families and students were largely uncooperative with the investigation.
Cause of Hopkins house explosion that killed couple revealed
Sharon and Herb Vassar were killed in the explosion. Herb built the home back in 1962.
Charges: Minnesota camp counselor fired arrows at kids, injuring boy
An 8-year-old boy was shot in the arm with an arrow.
Two Harbors votes overwhelmingly to recall Mayor Chris Swanson
The mayor had been scrutinized for several things leading up to the vote Tuesday.
Suspected gunman at large after homicide near Albert Lea
The 32-year-old suspect was last seen in a 2004 white Ford F-150 with Minnesota license number EUZ-057.
Judge approves Otter Tail's half a billion dollar proposal
Fergus Falls-based Otter Tail Power has the support of an administrative judge to add $489 million in new air pollution controls to a South Dakota power plant co-owned by the utility instead of replacing it.
Man dies after falling from party bus in Otter Tail County
The Fergus Falls Journals reports 24-year-old Raul Patino died from a traumatic brain injury suffered in the fall. The Otter Tail County sheriff's office says alcohol is believed to be a factor in the accident.
Three separate people report seeing cougar near Duluth
Among the reports, a mother says her young daughter reported seeing a "big cat" that may have been "stalking her" on her way to the school bus. Experts caution that nine out of 10 reports about cougars turn out to be something else, and that if it is a cougar, it will likely move along.
Rare whooping cranes sighted in Rice, LeSueur counties
The Department of Natural Resources says there are fewer than 250 whooping cranes in North America. The DNR is also asking hunters to be especially watchful so they don't mistake a whooping crane for other waterfowl.
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