The State Capitol will soon be home to a new memorial honoring Minnesota firefighters who have died in the line of duty. According to WCCO, fundraising for the $600,000 project is complete. Plans include moving a statue at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to the Capitol's south mall. It will join other veteran memorials next year.
Minneapolis accused of backtracking on 24/7 bus lanes for Hennepin Ave.
The Minneapolis City Council is set to vote on Thursday.
Duluth brings back masking in city buildings amid COVID surge
Duluth, in one of the state's current COVID hotspots, has brought back a mask requirement in city buildings.
Violent Offender Task Force in standoff with suspect in St. Cloud
Police announced the standoff at 10:14 a.m. Tuesday.
Cause of fire that destroyed Waterville bar remains unknown
The fire destroyed the Funky Munky Bar and damaged several other properties.
Pro athletes to attend opening of Minnetonka Dick's Sporting Goods
The grand opening is set for June 3, with special guests appearing June 3-5.
Death of man found inside Minneapolis apartment ruled homicide
Anyone with information about the killing is asked to call 1-800-222-8477.
Minnesota State Fair reveals its free concert lineup for 2022
More than 900 performances will happen across numerous stages.
Jason DeRusha stepping down as morning news anchor at WCCO
His last day anchoring WCCO This Morning will be June 23.
Eric Perkins, Miss Minnesota, Paul Fletcher create new podcast
The podcast is released Tuesdays at 8 a.m. and is available wherever you find podcasts.
MSP Airport debuts mock aircraft to help ease flying anxiety
The pre-flight experiences cover the TSA screening procedure, exploring a terminal, boarding a plane and meeting a pilot, and preparing for takeoff.
These Minnesota kids will be competing at National Spelling Bee
The upcoming event in Maryland will be the first fully in-person Scripps National Spelling Bee since 2019.
Group pushes to move firefighter memorial from airport to Capitol
The statue of a firefighter carrying a child to safety has sat in a corner of the baggage claim area for more than 20 years. The Minnesota Fire Service Foundation wants it to gain more attention by moving it to the state Capitol.
Bill Clinton to attend unveiling of Capitol memorial to Humphrey
Former President Clinton will join the dignitaries who'll gather on the Capitol lawn August 4th to dedicate a memorial to Hubert Humphrey. The 7 foot bronze statue will be nestled in a garden along granite slabs inscribed with Humphrey quotes.
New airline coming to Minneapolis-St. Paul
Airport officials say they will reveal the name Wednesday of a new airline locating at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The Minneapolis Airports Commission says the airline flies internationally but will fly only to domestic airports from Minneapolis.
Michele Bachmann outspending her fundraising
Politico reports the GOP candidate raised $4 million in the last three months. But according to campaign filings, Bachmann spent $2 million more than that over the same period. Bachmann's fundraising numbers pale in comparison to other presidential challengers, as analysts call into question her ability to court major donors.
Minnetonka students react strongly to vandalism of memorial
A memorial rock at Minnetonka High School that appears to have been vandalized by Edina High School students has resulted in an outcry on Twitter. The rock is a memorial for deceased Minnetonka graduate Kennedy Maddox.
Audio: 'Mayday' calls from Minneapolis firefighters
Five firefighters became trapped on the third floor battling last week's fire at the Walker Community United Methodist Church. Fortunately, all five escaped the flames that destroyed the historic building. The fire remains under investigation.
Firefighter settles disability suit with St. Paul
A St. Paul firefighter will receive a more than half million dollar settlement in a disability dispute. William Eldredge claims the fire department tried to fire him and transfer him to a lesser paying job because he had an eyesight disability.
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