The tiny boa constrictor Justin Bieber made famous by carrying around at last year's MTV's Video Music Awards now calls Minnesota home. TMZ reports 'Johnson' the snake has been at the Rad Zoo in Owatonna for about a week. A person donated it to the zoo after buying it at an MTV auction.
Charges: Driver had been drinking at party before striking teens, killing one
The victims were walking home from Walmart at the time of the crash, according to court documents.
State: Beltrami County Jail conditions present imminent risk of 'life-threatening harm'
The state is taking action to force changes at the Beltrami County Jail.
Utilities ask MN residents to reduce energy use as cold snap induces peak demand
The central U.S. is in the midst of a cold snap.
Tributes to 15-year-old girl killed in Burnsville crash
The teenager was a student at Burnsville High School.
Amazon to close Shakopee sort center, affecting 680 employees
The MSP5 center will close at the end of March.
Barenaked Ladies, Semisonic, Del Amitri to play 2 shows in Minnesota
Tickets go on sale Friday.
Charges: New Ulm couple abused young children with cruel punishments
Warning: The following contains upsetting details about child abuse.
Boy reels in 9.5lb walleye, wins pickup truck at Brainerd ice fishing tourney
Contestants come from all over the country compete in the annual event held in Brainerd.
Arrowhead 135 ultramarathon in northern MN kicks off in -25F temperatures
The race is considered one of the 50 most challenging races in the world.
Richfield student dies of injuries following Bloomington hit-and-run
The second crash victim remains hospitalized.
Owners of Extreme Sandbox to open 'blue-collar focused' taphouse in Hastings
The Quarry Taphouse is expected to open in mid-February.
Gallery: $500k St. Paul home built in 1886 sits on three acres
Old world charm on the East Side.
Justin Bieber on Sen. Klobuchar: "she needs to be locked up"
Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber may be throwing his flat bill hat into American politics- at least as a commentator.
Justin Bieber (and his mom) in Twin Cities this weekend
Justin isn't the only Bieber in the Twin Cities this weekend. Bieber's mom, 37-year-old Pattie Mallette, is promoting her new memoir "Nowhere But Up: The Story of Justin Bieber's Mom" at the Women of Faith event in downtown St. Paul, while her 18-year-old pop star son plays Target Center Saturday night.
Owatonna's Owl City plays hit song on 'Today' show
Pop music star and Owatonna native Owl City, also known as Adam Young, played a live gig on NBC's "Today" show Thursday morning, serenading an outdoor crowd with his song "Fireflies" and also performing with Carly Rae Jepsen, singing "Good Time."
Blood shortage nearing emergency levels
Officials with the American Red Cross say the blood supply has reached emergency levels with about 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. Donors of all blood types are urged to give as soon as possible, especially O positive, O negative, B negative and A negative.
Como Zoo's seahorse exhibit features creatures known as 'super dads'
A new Father's Day-friendly exhibit at the Como Zoo in St. Paul is dedicated to nature's "super dad" -- the seahorse. Seahorses are one of the only animals on Earth whose fathers carry the unborn young until they hatch.
'Colbert Report' turns Minnesota pet pig into Internet star
Thanks to Comedy Central, a pet pig in Minneapolis is hogging all of the attention on YouTube. After the video of the pig, named Hamlet, was recently featured on "The Colbert Report," the hits on his clip shot up to 1.3 million views.
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