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.
1 dead, 1 critical after separate farm accidents in southern MN
A 53-year-old man died after being pinned between a combine and a corn head.