Sen. John Carlson, R-Bemidji, called the idea of moving the fishing opener up a week “a logistical nightmare’’ for businesses in his area and said it was simply too late to change the opening date. Conference committee members eventually agreed and deleted the provision.
St. Louis County set to declare state of emergency ahead of peak flood levels
Volunteers are urgently needed for sandbagging efforts in a small community near Voyageurs National Park.
Brothers Bar & Grill closes in downtown Minneapolis
The Midwest chain closed its St. Cloud location in 2018.
Licensed physician Ken Jeong to do standup in MN this September
The licensed physician will take the stage at Treasure Island Resort and Casino on Sept. 30.
Osseo PD says officer did not pursue suspect who caused fatal crash
The crash happened in Brooklyn Park early Sunday morning.
Suspect arrested after 3 family members stabbed in Albert Lea
The three victims are related, according to police.
50,000 gallons of toilet wastewater leaks into Twin Cities lake
You may want to avoid this body of water.
Evidence that omicron strains BA.4 and BA.5 are in Minnesota
The European CDC has warned of a possible significant summer surge fueled by the omicron subvariants.
Hastings man charged for driving drunk with 2-year-old in vehicle
Matthew Quade's BAC was almost five times over the legal limit when police pulled him over last week.
Arrest made after person shot at Hopkins apartment building
Police say this was an isolated incident and that the victim and suspect knew each other.
BA.2.12.1 omicron subvariant quickly becoming dominant in MN
Experts say the subvariant is more transmissible but there is not evidence to suggest it causes more severe disease.
Teen paddle boarders rescued after 'abrupt wind change' on Lake Superior
The rescue happened off Park Point Beach Saturday.
Fishing opener could come a week early
Minnesota’s fishing opener is scheduled for May 12, but it will likely move up a week to May 5 if the state Senate approves a bill that was passed through the Minnesota House today. Representative David Dill of Crane Lake says Walleyes will spawn earlier this season because of the warm spring and record ice-out.
Mardy Fish withdraws from U.S. Open
Edina native Mardy Fish withdrew from his fourth-round match against top-ranked Roger Federer at the U.S. Open on Monday. Fish issued a statement saying he pulled out before the match for "precautionary" reasons. Earlier this summer Fish underwent a heart procedure to fix an irregular heartbeat.
Bemidji State plays Gophers tough in exhibition opener
Tubby Smith and the Golden Gophers defeated Bemidji State 71-58 in their exhibition opener Tuesday night. The Beavers' David Berthene led all scorers with 21 points. Trevor Mbakwe led Minnesota with 17 points and 11 rebounds.
Bucknell provides tough task for Gophers in season opener
The opening game of the season for the Gophers Friday night won't be an easy victory. Minnesota struggled against Bemidji State and Augustana in exhibition play, and now they're going up against a Bucknell team that reached the NCAA tournament last year.
Wimbledon 2012: Mardy Fish draws No. 10 seed
A heart procedure forced Mardy Fish to miss the French Open, but the Minnesota native is rested and ready to play at Wimbledon. Wimbledon draws were announced Friday and Fish received the No. 10 seed. Fish is the 12th ranked player in the world, and second ranked American behind No. 10 John Isner.
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