The man who erected the 7-foot marble statue in his back yard, overlooking the Mississippi River, says he's heard no word from the city telling him to take it down. A City Council member tells the Star Tribune the city has not given up on what it says is an important zoning issue. The statue's owner, Tuan Pham, says he's awaiting the official letter from the city, and says he'll respond with a lawsuit.
Man seriously hurt in crash with school bus in St. Louis County
The four kids on the bus were not hurt.
2nd period surge leads Wild to fourth straight win
With three goals in the second, the Wild blasted the last-place Coyotes.
Late-tip in helps Gophers pass first big test, improve to 6-0
Luke Loewe's bucket with 2.4 seconds remaining helped the Gophers stay undefeated.
Man, 40, found dead stuck in air duct at his Otter Tail Co. home
The discovery was made by family members Monday morning.
What Biden said during his visit to Minnesota Tuesday
The president spoke at Dakota County Technical College.
Cook County registers its first COVID-19 death of the pandemic
The sparsely populated, highly-vaccinated county has continuously had one of the lowest rates of COVID in the state.
Support for MN family after anti-maskers target child of school board chair
An online group opposing Kelsey Waits outed the child as transgender.
St. Paul schools add 2 days to winter break due to pandemic stress
The added days off are meant to acknowledge the stress the pandemic has caused.
Charges: St. Cloud mother killed baby, placed him in dumpster
The 4-month-old baby was found by officers on Sunday morning.
1 dead in crash at Lake Street intersection in south Minneapolis
There have been 465 deaths on Minnesota roads this year, according to the state's traffic division.
St. Paul restaurateur's businesses burglarized a 6th time
The owner of The Gnome and Hope Breakfast Bar is asking politicians to help St. Paul business owners.
Teen suffers life-threatening injuries in head-on crash in southern MN
The 18-year-old was airlifted to a Mayo Clinic hospital in Rochester.
Paul Bunyan statue in Brainerd to get facelift
A familiar mug in Brainerd is getting a facelift. The city's chamber of commerce says the Paul Bunyan statue at the Brainerd Lakes Area Welcome Center is getting refurbished after six years and thousands of climbing visitors. The center says 133,000 visitors have come through its doors this year, and many of them get pictures with the Bunyan statue.
Police shoot bear in Dayton's Bluff area of St. Paul
Police responded Saturday night after getting calls of a bear sighting in the residential area. Police shot and killed the animal between Interstate 94 and the Mississippi River.
Flap emerges over who has rights to repair Paul Bunyan statue
A Paul Bunyan statue in Akeley has been damaged by vandals, but repairs have been put on hold until the city council hears from the League of Minnesota Cities regarding who holds proprietary rights to its upgrades. The Krotzer family, who built the 63-foot high statue in 1984, alleges that hiring another source to complete work on it is a copyright infringement.
Replica of landmark St. Paul statue heading to sister city in Japan
The 36-foot Vision of Peace has greeted visitors to St. Paul City Hall since 1936. Now an 8-foot version of the statue is headed to Nagasaki to help cement a relationship that dates back to the 1970's.
Brainerd to unveil restored Paul Bunyan statue Monday
Paul Bunyan is getting ready to reveal his facelift to fans at the Brainerd Lakes Area Welcome Center. The statue of the legendary lumberjack at the facility was recently restored after six years and thousands of climbing visitors.
Remains of St. Paul watchmaking program go to auction
Until December, the St. Paul College classroom housed one of the oldest watchmaking and repair programs in the country – and one of only a handful that remain. On the heels of losing funding from luxury watchmaker Rolex, the program has sent off its last graduating class. Now, gauges, lathes, cleaning equipment, loupes and watch parts all are on sale in an auction that's drawing international interest.
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