Cars and jewelry? Well, maybe toy cars and fake jewelry. The counterfeiters at work in St. Cloud and Elk River over the weekend spent their homemade fives and twenties at garage sales. The Secret Service advises folks lo look for the security strip embedded in every bill worth more than a buck.
Body of missing Mankato woman believed to have been found
A canoer found the body in a swamp near Eagle Lake Friday.
MN GOP endorses attorney general, secretary of state candidates
Kim Crockett was endorsed as the party's candidate for secretary of state, while Jim Schultz won the endorsement for attorney general.
Volunteer firefighter identified as man killed during Thursday storms
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office confirmed that 63-year-old Ryan Erickson died when a grain bin fell on him.
Firm takes on case defending Taco Chon against Taco John's lawsuit
The local Mexican restaurant is fighting a case presented by Taco John's over naming rights, among other things.
Worker killed in skid loader accident was 23-year-old apprentice lineman
Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative called the incident "the unthinkable."
Raging North Shore rivers overtake bridges, snap trees in half
Pedestrian bridges near the Lutsen Resort have been damaged by the vast river flow.
Stillwater teen drowned while helping save friend struggling in river
The 17-year-old was identified Friday.
Nation's first city-owned EV car share service gets official Twin Cities launch
Subscriptions cost between $0-$30 a month.
Stevens County may have been hit the hardest by Thursday storms
The entire county was without power after the storms blew through Thursday evening.
3 killed, 1 critical after trio of crashes in Minnesota Thursday
One person also faces life-threatening injuries in a crash that happened in Olmsted County.
Mora woman saves pelican caught in fishing line for days
A birthday fishing trip shapes into a heroic tale.
Red Wing woman sentenced for using counterfeit money at Target
A U.S. District Court judge sentenced 37-year-old Rochelle Roen on one count of conspiracy to pass counterfeit money. Court documents say Roen and two other women robbed retailers of more than $70,000.
State's low-profile test of online lottery sales is raising eyebrows
Private online gambling is illegal in Minnesota, but the state lottery has been experimenting with an online "subscription service" to make up for a decline in traditional ticket sales. Now some critics are wondering whether the state is overstepping its authority.
SoundTown cancels music fest due to low ticket sales
SoundTown has pulled the plug on its July 26-28 music festival at Somerset Amphitheater roughly 30 miles northeast of the Twin Cities, due to lack of interest, The Current reports. This year's lineup was to include Jane's Addiction, Weezer, Florence and the Machine, Girl Talk, and dozens of other national and local acts.
Artwork reported stolen found in owner's St. Paul garage
Works by Salvador Dali, Rembrandt, Erte and others worth hundreds of thousands of dollars were reported stolen in 2007. Investigators found the works in the owner's garage--after he collected insurance payments.
77-year-old man fights off four armed robbers with sledgehammer: 'They picked the wrong garage'
A man was working in his garage in Minneapolis when four men reportedly tried to rob him. "They had no idea what a 77-year-old man was about to do to them," WCCO says.
Paul calls for rolling back spending, military role
Texas Congressman Ron Paul rallied supporters of his Republican presidential bid in St. Cloud and Minneapolis. He emphasized his campaign themes of scaling back U.S. military involvement around the world and reining in federal spending.
Target June sales up 2.6 percent, but rise at 'low end' of expected range
Target Corporation on Thursday reported that its net retail sales for the five weeks ended June 30, 2012 were $6.4 billion, an increase of 2.6 percent from a similar five-week period last year.
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