The hijacker known as D.B. Cooper leaped from a 727 with $200,000 over Washington state 40 years ago today and became a folk legend. The case remains a mystery. Dozens of people around the country--including Minnesota--speculate family members or acquaintances bear resemblance to the infamous robber.
Will narrow band of 6+ inches of snow hit Twin Cities Tuesday?
The NWS says a band of 6+ inches is looking likely. It's now a matter of where.
Siblings, ages 19 and 14, killed in crash on icy MN highway
The crash happened around 1:15 a.m. Saturday in Carlton County.
Man sentenced for fatally striking woman during Uptown protest
Nicholas Kraus, 36, of St. Paul drove into a protest in Uptown last year, killing Deona Marie Knajdek.
Fleeing suspect crashes into vehicle in Woodbury, 2 injured
The crash occurred Friday afternoon after a pursuit with Woodbury police.
Yes, that's MN native Jenny Taft in a State Farm commercial
Jenny Taft got her broadcasting career started in Minneapolis in 2011.
23-year-old woman critical after shooting in Plymouth
A 23-year-old woman was shot Friday night in Plymouth.
2 MN towns among most 'magical' winter locations in the country
The list was compiled by Trips Discover and published earlier this month.
St. Olaf football player charged after fatal crash in Chicago
The 18-year-old is accused of speeding and going the wrong way when he crashed into a vehicle that may have been attempting to flee police.
Woman 34 weeks pregnant injured by drunk driver in Cottage Grove
The 49-year-old suspected of DUI was booked into jail around 1:30 a.m. Saturday.
2 dead, 5 injured in Thanksgiving Day crash near Alexandria
The crash involved two people from Alexandria and five from Bloomington.
Lengthy standoff in Prior Lake ends late Friday night
The suspect allegedly assaulted an officer outside Kwik Trip, fled and broke into a home.
Accumulating snow possible in Twin Cities next week
The storm system could arrive in the Tuesday-Wednesday timeframe.
Minnesota continues to lead nation in cooperatives
Four of the top 10 top member-owned business cooperatives in America hail from right here in Minnesota, according to a new survey. That includes dairy producer Land O' Lakes, farm and energy coop CHS, farm financer Agri-Bank and HealthPartners.
Veteran joins graduation ceremony 69 years later
A World War II veteran who missed graduation at his Minneapolis high school 69 years ago will finally cross the commencement stage on Saturday. The 88-year-old joined the Marines in 1943 and was called off two days before his Roosevelt High School graduation ceremony.
Students from Anoka-Hennepin talk bullying with Anderson Cooper on CNN
From the campus at Rutgers University in New Jersey, CNN host Anderson Cooper talked to four students who have been bullied and how Anoka-Hennepin’s controversial neutral policy has played a factor in the way they're treated.
17 years later, Minnesota-born TV anchor's disappearance remains mystery
Wednesday marks the 17th anniversary of the disappearance of Long Prairie, Minn., native Jodi Huisentruit, who vanished while on the way to her anchor job at a Mason City, Iowa, TV station. Police still suspect kidnapping in the unresolved case.
40 years after filming, movie finally screens at Duluth's Glensheen mansion
The historic Glensheen mansion at the Congdon estate in Duluth had a special bonus for 75 visitors Wednesday: a first-time screening at the mansion of the movie "You'll Like My Mother." Starring Patty Duke as a pregnant war widow who travels to Northern Minnesota to meet her mother-in-law, the movie was shot at Glensheen in the winter of 1972. Visitors also had a chance to see various props from the movie.
68 years later, Blue Earth airman to be laid to rest
Christopherson was aboard a plane that was shot down while on a bombing mission over Papau New Guinea in 1943. Christopherson and three other crew members will be buried as a group in a single casket with full military honors.
47 years later, Minnesota Vietnam veteran buried with honors at Fort Snelling
After a long wait, the remains of Navy Lieutenant William Swanson are home in Minnesota. Swanson's plane was shot down in 1965 and until recently he was listed as missing in action. But his remains were finally identified near a village in Laos and Monday family members saw Swanson buried with full military honors. Flags will fly at half-staff Tuesday in his honor.
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