Don't forget your fishing license if you're going out on the lakes for the fishing opener! The Pioneer Press also recommends a lifejacket and a camera, if you think you'll catch the big one. Good luck!
Charges: Sting catches MN principal trying to hire child prostitute
Authorities alleged Mohamed Selim attempted to meet a 15-year-old girl for sex on Tuesday.
Nominate a 'local hero' to get a dozen Cub donuts from Salvation Army
The organization is looking for 1,000 volunteers to help with the effort in the metro.
Duck smashes through chopper window and hits State Patrol pilot
Two pilots were on the aircraft at the time, with one of them sustaining a head injury.
Charges: Minnetonka Nordstrom employee stole $500,000 in merchandise
Store employees used a covert camera to investigate disappearing merchandise.
Woman drives into wet concrete, gets stuck in attempt to flee police
The 53-year-old woman drove into wet concrete trying to flee police on Monday.
Family of late Rep. Hagedorn sues widow Carnahan over unpaid medical expenses
The lawsuits allege that Carnahan has yet to reimburse Hagedorn's family for medical expenses despite promising to do so.
Hail and tornadoes possible Thursday in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin
Storms are expected to fire along a warm front draped across southern Minnesota.
Bde Maka Ska pavilion construction begins next week
The former lakeside food stand, home to Lola on the Lake, caught fire in 2019.
Undercover child sex sting sees 4 men arrested in St. Louis Park
One of the men is being held as he's in a position of authority of power over children.
New Raptor Center data shows 'substantial drop' in bird flu patients
However, the virus remains a serious health threat for birds.
Hunt for inmate who escaped correctional facility in northeast MN
The 42-year-old might be in the Floodwood area.
Early fishing opener goes belly up in committee
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.
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.
Thin ice cancels Maple Lake fishing contest
Thin ice conditions have forced organizers of the Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby to cancel the popular event. The ice-fishing contest was supposed to be held tomorrow and normally draws around 10,000 people. The pre-party and tomorrow’s polar plunge will go on as scheduled.
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.
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