“No one ever had the gumption to do it before,” Nelson told the newspaper. “But Duluth has changed in the last few (mayoral) administrations. A lot has changed in Duluth.”
Lost 1-year-old reunited with parents in Brooklyn Park
The girl was found by a concerned citizen around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
For 2nd time, Minnesota farm devastated by deadly fire
Around 1,000 goats and a litter of puppies were killed when a barn caught fire on Friday.
Fleeing suspect crashes, killing innocent driver in Brooklyn Park
The suspect fled police in Osseo and was going south on County Road 81.
Body found tangled with debris in the Mississippi River
The individual's name has not yet been released.
Around 100 kids run from carnival fight into Northtown Mall
Police say a large fight was happening on the ferris wheel before kids fled into the mall.
Former state senator Scott Jensen endorsed by GOP for governor
Jensen beat to multiple other hopefuls for the endorsement at Saturday's convention.
2 men die at the scene of shooting in north Minneapolis
Both men died at the scene.
NWS already monitoring Thursday for severe weather in MN
Monday-Wednesday should be fantastic weather in Minnesota.
Body of missing Mankato woman believed to have been found
A canoer found the body in a swamp near Eagle Lake Friday.
MN GOP endorses attorney general, secretary of state candidates
Kim Crockett was endorsed as the party's candidate for secretary of state, while Jim Schultz won the endorsement for attorney general.
Volunteer firefighter identified as man killed during Thursday storms
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office confirmed that 63-year-old Ryan Erickson died when a grain bin fell on him.
Firm takes on case defending Taco Chon against Taco John's lawsuit
The local Mexican restaurant is fighting a case presented by Taco John's over naming rights, among other things.
Duluth to visitors: C'mon in, the water’s gone
Duluth is accessible and very much open for the tourists it depends on every summer, city officials say. But there has been a deluge of visitor cancellations, and the tourism industry is battling the misconception that the city is not safe after record flooding last week. Those impressions linger even though 99 percent of the community is in decent condition and unsafe areas are barricaded, Mayor Don Ness said.
Fulton Brewery opens first taproom in downtown Minneapolis
A new state law and a new city ordinance allows the brewery to sell their tap beer right on site. Fulton Brewing started in a south Minneapolis garage and has since moved its full-scale brewery to the North Loop near Target Field. KARE 11 reports the Harriet Brewing Company will also open a taproom this spring.
Downtown bars, restaurants say NBA lockout is big drain on business
The director of the Warehouse District Business Association says it's hard to calculate exactly how much money the area is missing out on, but she says she's heard it's around $1 million per game not played.
'U' researcher: Gay couples on TV drive acceptance
In five separate studies, Edward Schiappa has found that the presence of gay characters on television programs decreases prejudices among viewers. He said the shifts are subtle and do not convert bigots, but over, time, there is a snowball effect.
Planned Parenthood joins gay marriage, voter ID fights
Planned Parenthood has thrown its weight behind efforts to defeat the ballot measures that seek to ban gay marriage and require voters to bring photo ID to polling places. The two measures are important to the people Planned Parenthood works with, MPR reports.
Troubled downtown Minneapolis nightclub, Karma, closes for good
KSTP-TV reports Karma Nightclub is closed after city officials deemed the business a public nuisance. The club fell under scrutiny this summer after a rash of violence was linked to patrons of the nightclub.
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