Duane and Rena Ose left a remote homestead in Yellow Medicine County for an even more isolated one north of Mt. McKinley in Alaska. Beyond the range of cell phones, they turned to Facebook for help diagnosing Rena's pain that turned out to be a heart attack. A Facebook friend they've never met chartered a plane to get them to help.
2 years since George Floyd's killing, Biden signs exec order on policing
The signing comes on the second anniversary of Floyd's murder by police in south Minneapolis.
Mayo Clinic, CDC address concerns over monkeypox in the US
The CDC does not currently think there is a significant threat to the general public.
Charges: Man killed brother, left body in homemade camper for 7 months
James Robert Hess, 48, faces second-degree murder charges for the death of his 52-year-old brother, William Harold Hess Jr.
Minnesota forecast: Hot, humid and severe storm chances
Bring Me The News meteorologist Sven Sundgaard says right now the best chance for storms looks like Sunday/Sunday night.
Minnesota's biggest Thai festival to be hosted in front of State Capitol
The Thai New Year, or Songkran, is one of the most celebrated holidays in Thailand.
Reservation holders at Gavin Kaysen's new restaurant asked to rebook after mishap
Mara opens next month in the Four Seasons Hotel Minneapolis.
Man dies after being shot in the head in St. Cloud
Investigators believe the suspects fled the scene in a vehicle.
Uvalde school massacre: MN Democrats call for action, Republicans prayers
The tragedy in Texas has sparked different reactions from Minnesota's congressional delegation.
St. Cloud man fires shot at police in hours-long standoff, surrenders
Shawn Lawrence Jacobs, 37, was arrested just before 4 p.m. Tuesday after he surrendered.
Facebook turns to Target to prove its ads are effective
A study from Internet research firm comScore suggests advertising on the social-networking platform may help boost sales. The study found people who are friends or fans of Target on Facebook were 21 percent more likely to shop at the Minneapolis-based discount retailer than those not exposed to the company's messages.
Facebook deluged with back-to-school photos
Beaming Minnesota parents uploaded a staggering number of back-to-school images of their children to Facebook on Tuesday, the Pioneer Press noted. As social media continue to grow and expand, it may be that more and more parents are carefully posing that perfect shot of their well-scrubbed kids – and quickly posting it to the Internet.
Target promotion uses Facebook to determine school donations
Target is giving away $2.5 million to schools, and if you want some for your school, you'll need to vote. The Minneapolis-based discounter unveiled a Facebook voting promotion last week that will award any K-12 school a $25 Target gift card for every 25 Facebook votes the school receives. Any Facebook user can vote – but only once each week. The campaign ends Sept. 8.
Brooklyn Park man "Facebook"ed for damage of property
Police arrested 28-year-old Daniel Steven Magadanz after he posted a profile pictures of himself on Facebook standing on top of a squad car. The incident left the police car with $1000 of damages and happened at a Holiday Station store several weeks ago in Champlin.
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