A man who killed a cougar in southwest Minnesota over the weekend told the Pioneer Press that he shot the animal because children and horses lived nearby. It's unclear if that's an acceptable reason under Minnesota law. The DNR raised the possibility of legal action after hearing the initial reports and does not believe the animal posed any threat to the shooter.
Post Bucks win, KAT says “I play with f****** passion”
Towns was asked how he controls his emotions on the court.
Train carrying ethanol derails in southern Minnesota
The State Fire Marshal has sent in experts to help with the situation.
Motorcyclist dies a month after striking deer in Minnesota
The crash happened north of Mankato near the small town of Norseland.
Watch: MN lawmaker 'attacked' by giggling child during live hearing
This has to be the most adorable moment ever from a Commerce Finance and Policy Committee hearing, right?
Sloane Martin leaving WCCO Radio for bigger role with Big Ten Network
Martin has been a staple at WCCO Radio since Election Day 2016.
Xcel Energy wants to raise MN customers' electricity rates
If approved, rates go up by an average of $18.50 a month for customers.
MPD chief 'confident' officers will still show up after Question 2 vote
Arradondo held a press conference Wednesday in which he urged for a 'No' vote.
Charges: Driver in fatal hit-and-run said he thought he hit dog or sign
The crash killed a 56-year-old Blaine woman who had been out walking her dog.
Here is Minnesota's plan to vaccinate kids 5-11 against COVID-19
The plan includes hosting vaccination clinics at schools across the state.
12-year-old Twin Cities boy has been missing for 4 days
Police are asking for the public's help locating the child,
Three separate people report seeing cougar near Duluth
Among the reports, a mother says her young daughter reported seeing a "big cat" that may have been "stalking her" on her way to the school bus. Experts caution that nine out of 10 reports about cougars turn out to be something else, and that if it is a cougar, it will likely move along.
Trail cams capture another cougar moving across northland
Trail cams up north have captured another cougar making its way across toward Michigan. Experts with the Wisconsin DNR says three separate cameras have captured what they think is the same animal.
University of Iowa apologizes after calling Bachmann a 'cougar'
The message was supposed to be a joke in reference to a recent cougar sighting in Iowa City. Bachmann rolled with the punches and said she's just grateful the school didn't call her 'the old lady in the shoe.'
Otter Tail County reports its first cougar sighting
Department of Natural Resources officials say its the first cougar documented in Otter Tail County. They believe the big cat is traveling from the Black Hills in South Dakota.
Harvin doubtful for Sunday
Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against Detroit. Harvin missed a third straight practice Friday for an ankle injury. Coach Leslie Frazier says Harvin will continue to receive treatment and isn't ruled out for Sunday. His replacement is rookie Jarius Wright who's active for the first time in his NFL career.
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