The Pioneer Press reports Bob and Kristine Fletcher signed a deed in lieu of foreclosure Dec. 31, and it was filed with the county March 19. Fletcher said he and his wife went in this direction because they owed the bank far more than the value of the home and were unable to refinance.
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.
Police: 2 people shot, 1 fatally over the weekend in La Crosse
Officers arrived to the scene and found one person suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Wisconsin couple fight, kill bear that broke into their home
The incident happened last week in north-central Wisconsin.
USS Minneapolis-St. Paul officially launched in Duluth ceremony
It's the first U.S. Navy ship to be commissioned in Minnesota.
North High principal Mauri Friestleben returning to finish year
The principal said Friday she had been fired from her role over her support of a student protest.
One dead, two injured in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 169
The crash occurred on Highway 169 early Sunday morning.
Former Ramsey Co. sheriff's son charged with DWI again
Minneapolis police on Wednesday arrested former Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher's son, Kyle Fletcher, 23, who suspected of driving while intoxicated. Bob Fletcher famously had his son arrested twice when he was struggling with heroin and cocaine addictions.
Report: Wells Fargo, US Bank prey on low-income borrowers
The group Minnesotans for a Fair Economy claims bank fees on short-term loans are as bad or worse as those imposed by payday lenders.
Christopher & Banks rejects buyout
Aria Partners last Tuesday offered to buy Christopher & Banks for $1.75 per share, 51 percent more than the Plymouth-based company's stock closing price. The company rejected the deal Friday, suggesting that the "proposal does not reflect the full, long-term value stockholders are expected to receive from continued focus on the current strategy."
Former Chicago Cubs player accused of assault in Duluth, civilly committed
The Duluth News Tribune reports 69-year-old Bob 'Shorty' Raudman has been committed into a mental treatment center after assaulting his wife in Duluth earlier this year.
U.S. Bank latest bank to raise overdraft fees
U.S. Bank is bumping up overdraft fees for all its accounts beginning June 29, the Minneapolis-based bank confirmed Wednesday. The bank's new $35 overdraft fee brings it in line with the country's biggest financial institutions, including Bank of America, Huffington Post reports. Bank officials note that the 15 million-customer bank is eliminating one other fee and lowering yet another.
Free checking returns to TCF Bank
Wayzata-based TCF Financial Corp. says it is eliminating monthly account maintenance fees for all customers, regardless of minimum balance, direct deposit or transaction level requirements. The Business Journal notes TCF Bank began charging fees in early 2010 after new federal regulations were expected to reduce revenue from overdraft fees.
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