Luis Bonilla is remembered as a dedicated and compassionate doctor. He worked to become certified in the U.S. after completing medical school in Colombia. He completed a residency in Rochester in July and recently transferred to Jacksonville, Fla.
Animal Humane Society plans trailblazing new campus
Take a look inside the plans for a first-of-its-kind adoption center and animal care campus.
Minnesota reports 'concerning level' of syphilis cases
The Minnesota Department of Health says most of the cases are being discovered in the northern part of the state.
Airport police intercept 5,600 fentanyl pills headed to St. Cloud
Three were arrested following a police raid in St. Cloud.
Kris Lindahl files trademark for 'iconic' arms out pose
"The pose has become iconic," Lindahl said.
Man shot inside Oakdale movie theater expected to survive
The 23-year-old victim underwent surgery and is recovering at the hospital.
Driver falls asleep, crashes through motel wall near Duluth
Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, June 29
One of the newly reported deaths was a person aged 15-19 from Yellow Medicine County.
Alabama replaces Toby Keith as headliner at MN music festival
The Lakefront Music Festival is set to take place in Prior Lake on July 8-9.
Two Mayo Clinic workers killed in Florida helicopter crash
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating a helicopter crash that killed two Mayo Clinic employees in Florida. The Star Tribune reports the two Jacksonville hospital employees were flying to the University of Florida Monday to retrieve organs. A spokeswoman with the FAA says neither the employees nor the pilot survived after crashing northeast of Palatka, Florida.
One of soldiers killed in Army helicopter crash was Twin Cities native
Chief Warrant Officer Two Lucas Sigfrid was a Champlin Park High School graduate who attended St. Cloud State University before joining the Army. He was one of four soldiers killed when two helicopters crashed on a training mission at a base in Washington state.
St. Paul surgeons remove 3-inch nail from construction worker's head
Jeff Luptak, who was was in good humor when he arrived for emergency surgery in St. Paul, told doctors he was worried more about his hat than his head. A nurse told him after surgery, "You're the luckiest unlucky guy I've seen."
Pilot killed in helicopter crash was well-known regional developer
A widely known developer and businessman from Hackensack, 56-year-old John Zacher, died after his helicopter went down in Ten Mile Lake in Cass County on Thanksgiving Day. His wife swam to shore and called 911.
Storm chaser from Minnesota killed in head-on crash
Andy Gabrielson survived deadly storms for more than 10 years, but he was killed Saturday afternoon by a wrong-way driver along an Oklahoma Interstate. The 24-year-old lived in Luverne, Minnesota and stayed in Oklahoma City during the severe weather season. MSNBC reports Gabrielson frequently helped with severe weather coverage on the The Weather Channel and was also featured on NBC's "Dateline." Gabrielson leaves behind a 3-year-old daughter.
Transfer student enrollment to drop at U of M
Low graduation rates and poor student satisfaction among transfer students means the University of Minnesota will begin accepting fewer undergraduate transfers. The school plans for transfer students to make up 33 percent of their student population.
Minnesotans join national "Bank Transfer Day" movement
A grassroots movement sparked by Occupy Wall Street to designate Nov 5. "Bank Transfer Day" has many Minnesotans doing just that.
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