The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office said a 5-year-old boy drowned in a lake just west of Rush City Tuesday evening. Matthew Siefert was with his family visiting friends and family when the boy asked to go swimming. Officials believe the boy drowned when he fell off a dock while trying to get a life jacket.
Eric Perkins, Miss Minnesota, Paul Fletcher create new podcast
The podcast is released Tuesdays at 8 a.m. and is available wherever you find podcasts.
MSP Airport debuts mock aircraft to help ease flying anxiety
The pre-flight experiences cover the TSA screening procedure, exploring a terminal, boarding a plane and meeting a pilot, and preparing for takeoff.
These Minnesota kids will be competing at National Spelling Bee
The upcoming event in Maryland will be the first fully in-person Scripps National Spelling Bee since 2019.
New data shows how omicron has impacted kids in Minnesota
The new data shows breakthrough data during the omicron period, which began Dec. 19, 2021.
Albert Lea shooting suspect arrested after 3 weeks on the run
He is accused of shooting a man in the upper thigh on May 1.
Motorcyclist, 59, killed after losing control on right curve
The Harley Davidson rider was thrown from his bike.
Minnesota's 2022 legislative session: What's happening?
A list of items agreed upon and yet to reach any bipartisan agreement in the latest legislative session.
Water main break floods 40-45 homes in St. Louis Park
The city says the rupture happened on Minnetonka Boulevard.
Charges: 6-year-old Eli Hart shot up to 9 times by his mother
The 28-year-old is facing 2nd-degree murder charges.
Former WCCO Radio host Dave Lee moves into podcasts
His new podcast, called 'My First Concert,' launched last week.
Tow boat collides with Mississippi River lock and dam in Alma, WI
The crash remains under investigation by the United States Coast Guard.
Police: Man in minivan approached kids, claimed he was former principal
Investigators say children were approached by a man in a white minivan who falsely claimed he'd been a local school principal.
Boy, 6, drowns in Twin Cities lake
A 6-year-old boy Saturday became Hennepin County's sixth drowning victim this year. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office said a passerby walking along Wirth Lake discovered the boy in about four feet of water close to shore. The sheriff's office said the boy was at Theodore Wirth Park with family for a birthday party.
St. Paul boy, 11, drowns in Corcoran farm pond
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says an 11-year-old boy apparently drowned Wednesday in a Corcoran farm pond Wednesday. Officials say two young brothers from St. Paul were visiting the farm with their family when one brother alerted an adult that his brother was in the pond and needed help. Officials say the boy had been under water and was unconscious.
Defense in puppy drowning: Dogs were commercial, not pets
The lawyer for the woman accused of drowning puppies at her Sciota Township dog kennel says he will challenge the constitutionality of the law she is accused of violating more than a dozen times. Dayna K. Bell, 61, owns Bell Kennels and Farm, where three former employees say she drowned puppies in a bucket of water or by tying a cinder block to the animals' necks and throwing them in a swimming pool.
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