More than 700 people who own thousands of animal hides have found themselves in the middle of bankruptcy proceedings. The Pioneer Press reports the century-old Uber Tanning Co. in Owatonna is no longer in business after the owners, Jared Rinerson and his wife, Shawna, walked away from the operation this summer and filed for personal bankruptcy in August. "We ran out of money," Rinerson told the newspaper. It's unclear if or when customers will get their hides back.
APM Reports, maker of 'In the Dark' podcast, nixed by Minnesota Public Radio
MPR said "select programming elements" of APM Reports will be incorporated into MPR News.
The latest on holiday weekend severe weather chances for MN
The most significant severe threats are Sunday night and again on Monday.
Charges: Driver was drunk, high in head-on crash that killed 19-year-old woman
The young woman killed in the crash was a college student studying zoology.
What's open and closed in Minnesota on Memorial Day 2022
A guide to Memorial Day weekend 2022.
Truck crashes into Napa Auto Parts store after driver's medical issue
No employees were struck by the pickup.
Motorcyclist killed in Ham Lake after passing in the turn lane
The motorcyclist was hit by a car turning onto the road.
Minnesota gets cut of Ford settlement over misleading ads
The $19.2 million settlement centers on Ford's C-Max hybrid and Super Duty pickup truck.
White House names MN as location for federal test-to-treat COVID sites
Minnesota is one of only five states that will host the pilot project.
Minnesota Aurora's first ever game ends with draw before sellout crowd
More than 5,200 came out to see the game.
The Raptor Center says downward trend holding for avian influenza
A "baby shower" fundraising campaign hopes to help return young raptors to the wild.
Minnesota's political redistricting keeps candidates in limbo
Forum Communications reports candidates may be raising some money now, but are ultimately waiting to see how districts shake up after the new political maps are completed in February before tossing their hat into the ring.
Newcastle virus suspected in deaths of hundreds of Minnesota birds
The Department of Natural Resources suspects the Newcastle disease is responsible in the deaths of hundreds of birds on Pigeon Lake in west-central Minnesota and on Minnesota Lake in southern Minnesota. The DNR says around 700 cormorants, 100 pelicans and some gulls, herons and egrets have been found sick and dead at Pigeon Lake, near Litchfield, alone.
Legal bills for Minnesota's redistricting battle: $628,000
When Minnesota's political parties were unable to agree on new political boundaries, they went to court ... and now the bills are coming due. Democrats, Republicans, and citizens who joined the lawsuit are seeking reimbursement of $628,000 in legal costs. A panel appointed by the state Supreme Court eventually handled the redistricting.
Minnesota, Iowa authorities investigating hundreds of hog thefts
Investigators say the incidents appear to be the work of a well-organized theft ring that sells the hogs to slaughterhouses for money.
Hundreds attend Rochester benefit for slain Lake City police officer's family
About a half-dozen bands performed at Mayo Civic Center Saturday as part of a fundraiser organized by Shawn Schneider's uncle. Officer Schneider was shot December 19 in the line of duty and later died. All the proceeds raised are going to support his wife and three young children.
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