Eric Jungels ended up raising double his original goal for charity. He camped out in front of a bar to raise the money.
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.
Occupy Duluth protesters must remove tents by Sunday
The camp set up by activists at the Civic Center near city hall for more than a month must be removed by the end of the weekend. Police wouldn't say what action would be taken if the tents aren't removed by the deadline.
Legacy Amendment spending unaccounted for on public website
More than $100 million in Legacy Amendment funds are missing from state spending reports available to the public. The state is required to list where and how Legacy money is being spent. MPR News says the state leaves out specific details on its web site about which groups and projects received funding.
Minnesota man, girlfriend survive 9 days in New Zealand bush
Alec Brown, of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, and his girlfriend Erica Klintworth are safe after being trapped in the New Zealand wilderness by a snowstorm. The Associated Press reports the two students, on a foreign study program in New Zealand with University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, planned to hike and camp when heavy rains and a snowstorm prevented the couple from being able to cross a river and return. Their nine-day ordeal finally ended Monday when Alec and Erica, both 21, met up with members of a search team Monday.
Occupy protesters plan to defy order against tents
Occupy Minnesota protesters plan to erect 99 tents at the Minneapolis plaza in defiance of a Hennepin County order. Organizers say they’ll put up the tents Wednesday and link arms around them.
State calls for 18 law enforcement agencies to conduct investigations into data useage
The Department of Public Safety is calling for an internal review of 18 city and county law enforcement agencies -- including Minneapolis and St. Paul. Following up on a unidentified woman's complaint, state investigators found her drivers license information was accessed more than 400 times.
'Do Whatever' campaign taps youth ingenuity, social media to help homeless
WCCO reports on a new campaign launched in Minneapolis that hopes to turn the younger generation's love of online stunts into help for homeless youth. Those who sign on to "Do Whatever It Takes" raise money in exchange for a promise to perform "whatever."
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