Nine days overdue, Andrea Nicolet and her husband, Russell, were rushing to the hospital when they realized their baby on the way was not going to wait. With the assistance of a Washington County Sheriff's deputy and a passerby who happened to be a registered nurse, baby Gabriel was delivered in the parking lot of a Lake Elmo Holiday station.
Sunbather on the roof triggers shelter-in-place at Savage elementary school
The sunbather told police he was trying to "tan and relax."
The Raptor Center's ambassador, Nero the turkey vulture, dies at 47
Nero helped save the California condors before taking up his post as an education ambassador.
82-year-old Independence man dies in golf cart accident
Few details are known about the incident.
Ben Leber named new permanent co-host of 'Twin Cities Live'
The former Minnesota Vikings linebacker was introduced Friday afternoon.
APM Reports, maker of 'In the Dark' podcast, nixed by Minnesota Public Radio
MPR said "select programming elements" of APM Reports will be incorporated into MPR News.
The latest on holiday weekend severe weather chances for MN
The most significant severe threats are Sunday night and again on Monday.
Charges: Driver was drunk, high in head-on crash that killed 19-year-old woman
The young woman killed in the crash was a college student studying zoology.
What's open and closed in Minnesota on Memorial Day 2022
A guide to Memorial Day weekend 2022.
Truck crashes into Napa Auto Parts store after driver's medical issue
No employees were struck by the pickup.
Motorcyclist killed in Ham Lake after passing in the turn lane
The motorcyclist was hit by a car turning onto the road.
Minnesota gets cut of Ford settlement over misleading ads
The $19.2 million settlement centers on Ford's C-Max hybrid and Super Duty pickup truck.
Carnival worker gives birth at Freeborn Co. fair
The 2012 annual fair in Freeborn County kicked off appropriately enough with a birth – in a bathroom near the Cattle Barn. A baby boy was born Tuesday to parents who both work for the carnival group Merriam’s Midway Shows, the Austin Daily Herald reports. Dale Merriam, a semi-retired owner of the traveling carnival, said the mother had worked just Monday night until after midnight setting up for the fair. A collection was being taken for the parents.
Police: Watch out for skimming devices at gas stations
Police have issued a warning about a possible credit card skimming ring. The warning follows the arrest of a couple from California, accused of installing devices inside gas pumps at Twin Cities stations and stealing credit card numbers. Authorities said there may have been other gas stations targeted.
Jewel the bear shows signs she's close to giving birth
Officials at the North American Bear Center in Ely say Jewell is agitated and vocalizing--signs she may be ready to give birth. The center is monitoring her with a camera in her den.
Mom gives birth on sidewalk outside Maple Grove Hospital
Elissa Simonson's husband dashed inside the hospital to get help. By the time he got back he already had a new daughter.
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