Prosecutors say Jonathan Michael Slaughter stole money intended for Northwood Children's Services in Duluth and dozens of other organizations in 13 states. The money was intended for his company, E-Rate Consulting Services, which gives money to schools in need.
Walz's $2.7B infrastructure plan includes $940M for climate projects
Projects will help Minnesota prevent or adapt to climate change and mitigate its impacts, the governor says.
'Just took this': MN mayor tweeting others' pics says it's for 'entertainment'
The mayor told Bring Me The News his goal on Twitter is to spread joy.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, January 19
More than 44,000 new cases reported from the holiday weekend.
Bagel shop closes amid vax-or-test mandate, posts: 'All are welcome here'
Other Twin Cities restaurants have also temporarily closed this week.
Spielman: 'It was constantly like a moving target all the time'
Spielman said drafting and rostering players who fit the scheme was difficult with all of the offensive coordinators Mike Zimmer had.
Suspect fled police, found hiding in old camper in scrap yard
Police say they were trying to pull him over for driving without any lights.
Part Wolf in Minneapolis to close at the end of January
The Nomad World Pub became Part Wolf in 2019.
Omicron fading in Minnesota? Wastewater detection provides hope
Wastewater samples can help predict a rise or fall in COVID-19 cases.
COVID: Minneapolis, St. Paul vaccine-or-test rule for dining now in effect
Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test are required.
Man crawls to safety before train hits his stuck wheelchair
The incident happened Tuesday on Highway 169.
Twin Cities man pleads guilty in $20M mortgage fraud scheme
A Chanhassen man has become the third person to plead guilty in a $20 million mortgage fraud scheme that involved 57 properties. Douglas Rex Butler faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of fraud.
Iowa broker linked to Trevor Cook Ponzi scheme admits to fraud
Russell Wasendorf Sr., founder and CEO of Cedar Falls-based Peregrine Financial Group, faces up to 50 years in prison under a plea deal, the Des Moines Register reports. The 64-year-old has agreed to plead guilty to mail fraud, embezzling customer funds and making false statements to regulators.
Minnesota woman gets 60 months in prison for role in mortgage fraud scheme
A woman from Savage was sentenced to 60 months in prison Friday for her role in a multi-million-dollar mortgage fraud scheme that victimized lenders across the country. Barbara Lynnae Puro, 49, was sentenced after pleading guilty in March to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
Cargill claims to be victim in fraud scheme
Minnetonka-based Cargill Inc., one of the world's largest commodities traders, claims in a new lawsuit that it was duped in a business fraud that involves the sale of fake renewable energy credits, the Star Tribune reports. The company says it arranged to buy 1.2 million biodiesel credits from a New York broker in 2010, and learned later the credits were invalid.
Bloomington mortgage firm exec charged with bank fraud
Federal prosecutors Joseph Traxler, formerly the chief financial officer and senior vice president of Centennial Mortgage and Funding, defrauded American Bank of St. Paul of about $8 million.
Woman charged with stealing jewelry off children's necks in St. Paul
Prosecutors say 26-year-old Tria Moua approached the children and persuaded them to go with her into her van. It was when they got out of the van that the victims realized their jewelry was missing. Police say no children reported being harmed.
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