WCCO reports John Rheinberger just completed his goal he set as a child -- visiting every country in the world. His last stop? Somalia.
Police: Teen with machete damages shelves at Eden Prairie grocery store
Police arrested the 18-year-old at Jerry's Foods.
Ringo Starr's late cancellation of MN show was because he has COVID-19
The Beatles drummer was due to perform in Minnesota Sunday.
Fire destroys cafe, two other business properties in downtown Fairfax
A former pizza joint was also destroyed, while two other properties were damaged.
Woman dies from injuries in crash that killed her husband, another man
The couple in their 80s died in the collision near Lake Lillian.
2 Park Nicollet employees convicted of embezzling $500,000
The pair worked at a CPAP clinic in St. Louis Park.
No Jingle Ball this year? Twin Cities left off iHeartRadio holiday tour
The annual touring event usually visits the Xcel Energy Center.
Target gives first look at some of its Deal Days discounts
The Minneapolis retailer is holding its Deal Days event earlier than ever, in an attempt to drive sales after a turbulent year.
Man dies after crashing truck into western Wisconsin lake
The victim was unable to make it to shore despite being able to get out of his truck.
Sheriff: Man who didn't return to campsite died in ATV crash
It happened at the Foothills State Forest and Spider Lake ATV Recreation Area
Chinese billionaire settles lawsuit over alleged rape in Minneapolis
The tech billionaire was accused of sexually assaulting a University of Minnesota student in 2018.
Frontline worker payments: Over a million Minnesotans to get $487.45
Gov. Tim Walz says the payments will start going out on Wednesday.
Ed Sheeran to bring North America stadium tour to Minneapolis
It's the second show announced for the Vikings stadium in 2023.
Minnesota man competes for world beer-pouring title
Sean Besser Hank recently won the title of the United States' best beer pourer. WCCO reports that the St. Paul native will travel to South America this weekend to compete for the title of world's best beer dispenser.
After photo, inspiration and comfort for beloved dog, owner
A now iconic photo of Wisconsin resident John Unger and his 19-year-old dog Schoep resting together in Lake Superior went viral a few months ago and has now been seen around the world, inspiring countless letters, gifts and donations. The money has helped ease the pains of the aging animal, and the sentiments in the messages from strangers have touched Unger's heart. But a humble and grateful Unger feels the weight of what is to come, WCCO reports.
St. Paul welcomes robots from around world
Scientists from around the world are in St. Paul this week for the annual Robotics and Automation Conference, where everything from golf course-mowing machines to cancer-seeking micro-cameras are on display. The conference is not open to the public, but WCCO-TV got a peek.
6-year-old pulled from country club pool dies
A 6-year-old boy from St. Paul was pulled from a swimming pool Friday night at a Hopkins country club where he was celebrating at a birthday party, police say. Club employees performed CPR on the child, and an ambulance brought the boy to the Hennepin County Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead. The Associated Press reports the death has been ruled an accident.
Man found after getting lost in northern woods for 4 days
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.
Winona State alum in theater shooting gets hospital visit from Christian Bale
The actor who starred as Batman in "The Dark Knight Rises" visited Carey Rottman and other patients wounded during a screening of his movie. A hospital executive says the patients enjoyed the visit and he hopes it was therapeutic. Meanwhile, Rottman faces more surgery in a recovery that could take a year.
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