Fond du Lac County authorities in Wisconsin have detained a 16-year-old boy who they say shot an arrow that was aimed at a squirrel but struck and injured a 7-year-old girl in Campbellsport on May 20. The teen initially mislead investigators, fearing consequences, police said.
Minnesota to offer free school meals to 90,000 extra students
Gov. Tim Walz, who is facing re-election in November, announced the measure on Monday.
Minneapolis man dies from injuries days after motorcycle pileup
The 69-year-old died after four days at Regions Hospital.
Police: 15-year-old missing from home north of Twin Cities
Authorities say he may be headed to the metro.
5,760 cases of Capri-Sun recalled as they might contain cleaning fluid
"The taste of fun" isn't that fun currently...
25-year-old Hopkins man drowns after falling off boat
The man reportedly fell from the boat while fishing with friends.
New report details hate crimes in Minnesota last year
Hate crimes in Minnesota rose in 2021.
Low cancels Europe shows due to Mimi Parker's cancer treatment
The Duluth band says the decision follows 'recent changes' in Parker's treatment.
Twin Cities LA Fitness closed after fire Monday morning
The gym will remain closed for the day.
State contacts over 100 landowners in Rush Creek fish kill investigation
The deaths of the fish remain unexplained.
Wisconsin man admits to 1992 revenge killings 15 years after boyhood tragedy
The 52-year-old man is in custody 30 years after the 1992 double murder.
Teen shot in head with arrow in critical condition
A 16-year-old boy is undergoing treatment at Hennepin County Medical Center after being shot in the head with an arrow over the weekend in Chaska, WCCO reports. A 16-year-old friend shot the teen, who was riding a bicycle at the time he was shot.
Prosecutors to review case of teen killed by arrow
Authorities say the story behind how 16-year-old Spencer Swanson was shot and killed by an arrow two weeks ago isn't matching up with a police investigation. The Carver County Attorney's Office is reviewing the case for possible charges.
5,000-year-old bison skull found by Cedar Rapids teens
A group of teenagers discovered a massive bison head that's estimated to be 5,000 years old. The teens were trying to catch minnows with a fishing net when it got caught on the skull. The University of Iowa says it's very rare to find bison remains in that area.
Teen charged in fatal shooting of 5-year-old Nizzel George
A grand jury has indicted a Minneapolis teen on a charge of first-degree murder in the June death of the 5-year-old boy shot as he slept on his grandmother's couch. If Stephon Shannon, 17, is found guilty of the charge, his automatic sentence would be life in prison without hope of release.
Minnesota school bus driver accused of choking 12-year-old student
Monticello School District and other officials are investigating allegations by a 12-year-old 7th grade student who says he was choked by a bus driver Tuesday afternoon. Travis Walker claims he was attacked by the driver after he answered a cell phone call from a sibling who was locked out of the house.
Mom accused of getting 12-year-old daughter hooked on heroin
A Maple Grove woman faces felony charges including child endangerment for allegedly sharing heroin with her 12-year-old daughter regularly enough to get the girl hooked. According to investigators, Rebecca Hill says she kept providing the drugs to keep her daughter from going through withdrawal. Police say Hill provided a false name when she was arrested for shoplifting. She faces up to 25 years in prison.
5 teens injured in Wisc. fireworks explosion
Five teenagers from Sparta, Wisconsin were sent to the hospital with severe burns after a large firework exploded in their vehicle. Investigators say the group of 17-year-old boys were throwing lit fireworks from the car early Monday morning when one went off inside. All the boys were sent to nearby hospitals. Their conditions have not been released.
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