The attack on a woman swimming at her family cabin in McGregor comes after a similar otter attack on a triathlete who was training in a lake near Duluth.
Storms leave wreckage, flooding, tens of thousands without power
Record levels of rain and 80 mph winds caused havoc in the metro.
LIVE UPDATES: Dangerous storms move through Twin Cities
We'll have live updates as the storms move through the metro.
Tornado watch issued in Twin Cities, southern Minnesota
The watch will remain in place until midnight.
Wild fox in Minnesota tests positive for highly contagious avian flu
This is the first confirmed case of highly pathogenic avian influenza in a wild mammal in the state, the Department of Natural Resources said.
New COVID-19 testing site in St. Paul; 3 others to close as cases rise
Testing sites in Stillwater, Hutchinson, and St. Paul are closing as part of moves to adjust testing resources.
Charges: South St. Paul teen killed during apparent marijuana sale
The individual accused of killing Skelley is a 17-year-old from St. Paul.
Anthony Edwards among NBA stars in Adam Sandler's Netflix film, 'Hustle'
The Timberwolves point guard stars alongside other NBA players LeBron James, Trae Young, Juancho Hernangomez and more.
Armed man found barricaded inside Brooklyn Park home, negotiators on scene
An active police presence remains in the area as negotiators speak with the suspect.
17-year-old South St. Paul homicide victim is identified
The medical examiner determined that Skelley died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Tornado watch issued in Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska
Severe storms are expected to push into southwest Minnesota this afternoon.
Triathlete says she won't let otter bites keep her from competing
The last time Leah Prudhomme went for a swim in Island Lake she was attacked by a possibly rabid otter. But she's determined not to let the 25 bites she sustained - or the rabies shots she's getting - keep her from competing in this weekend's triathlon.
Duluth's zoo has artists in residence – otters
A few times a week, Zhoosh and Anang, a pair of river otters at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth, spend their lunch hour out of the public’s eye, smearing card stock with paint, the Duluth News Tribune reports. It's part of the animals' "tactile enrichment" – it's good for their brains, zoo officials say. The zoo sells their creations for $35.
Wisconsin teen allegedly attacked over Facebook posts
The Pioneer Press reports a pregnant 17-year-old girl was attacked after allegedly making comments about Facebook entries. A 21-year-old woman and 26-year-old woman, both from Arcadia, are being charged with misdemeanors. A teen is also charged for carrying a concealed weapon.
Otter Tail County reports its first cougar sighting
Department of Natural Resources officials say its the first cougar documented in Otter Tail County. They believe the big cat is traveling from the Black Hills in South Dakota.
Man dies after falling from party bus in Otter Tail County
The Fergus Falls Journals reports 24-year-old Raul Patino died from a traumatic brain injury suffered in the fall. The Otter Tail County sheriff's office says alcohol is believed to be a factor in the accident.
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