19-year-old Corporal Wayne Erickson of Minneapolis never returned from a training flight over the south Pacific during World War II. But thanks to years of work by the Pentagon's POW/Missing Personnel Office, Erickson's remains have finally been recovered and identified. He will be buried with full military honors.
FBI, police investigating bank robbery at Edina's 50th and France
An ATM technician was robbed by four men at a U.S. Bank.
Paralyzed Bloomington football player begins rehabilitation in Colorado
Ethan Glynn is at a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital.
Man killed, woman seriously injured in Hastings boating collision
The incident remains under investigation.
Owner of St. Cloud bar gets 6 years for arson, ordered to repay $3M
A February 2020 fire at the Press Bar and Parlor was later determined to be an insurance job.
Bloomington, Richfield districts tighten security ahead of weekend football
Enhanced safety measures will be in place this weekend.
Walz sends MN first responders to help with hurricane recovery in Florida
Eight members of the Minnesota All Hazards Incident Management Team will travel to Florida.
Eyota, Minnesota, losing its last bricks-and-mortar bank location
Bremer Bank is exiting the small city in December.
It was the driest September in Twin Cities modern history
Less than a quarter inch of rain fell in September.
Treadmill helps Minneapolis shelter dogs burn off steam
Puttin' the "go" in doggo.
Mercado Central board asks Jensen to remove its image from campaign ad
Mercado Central does not endorse candidates.
Sauk Rapids man pleads guilty to making, selling ghost guns
The 21-year-old would sell unserialized guns, silencers, auto-sears, and high-capacity magazines.
Squirrel blamed for Friday power outage impacting over 5,000 homes
There's no telling when or where the squirrels will strike next.
Newlywed Minnesota Marine was 2,000th American to die in Afghanistan
Three months after Taylor J. Baune married his high school sweetheart, the 21-year-old Marine corporal from Andover was killed in Afghanistan on a foot patrol. "I am trying to hang in there," his wife, Colleen Baune, 20, told the Pioneer Press. "I think everyone is still in shock." They met when they were students at Anoka High School.
Remains of Minn. fighter pilot killed in Vietnam to be buried at Ft. Snelling
The remains of Navy Lt. William E. Swanson, a 27-year-old pilot from Minnesota whose plane went down in 1965 during the Vietnam War, have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors Monday at Ft. Snelling.
D.B. Cooper fascination remains 40 years later
The hijacker known as D.B. Cooper leaped from a 727 with $200,000 over Washington state 40 years ago today and became a folk legend. The case remains a mystery. Dozens of people around the country--including Minnesota--speculate family members or acquaintances bear resemblance to the infamous robber.
Justice Department sues city of Truman after returning soldier is demoted
The U.S. Justice Department is suing the city of Truman after a city employee's hours were cut after he returned from a year of active military duty in Kuwait. The suit claims U.S. Army Reservist Michael Schutz's hours were cut once he returned. He was ultimately laid off. The city says the action is for budgetary reasons.
Legendary Minnesota newsman retires after 55 years
Brad Jacobs has been telling stories in Minnesota for longer than most journalists have been alive. He started at Hubbard Broadcasting in 1957 and over the years he shot the famous to the infamous.
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