Winona teacher Matt Reuter returned home from service last summer to find he was responsible for covering the costs of his substitute teacher. Under state law, the Winona District was required to deduct $11,000 from his pay. But the Legislature changed that law, and a national teacher union raised money from its members to cover his lost wages.
UPDATE: Body found in vehicle trunk in Mound is that of a boy
Police say two people are in custody.
Brave New Workshop cancels shows due to COVID-19 cases
The shows were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.
Body of missing U of M student found in Mississippi River
Austin Retterath was last seen alive in the morning hours of May 8.
Summer mural events to bring together community, shine light on MN artists
The 2022 Chroma Zone Mural & Art Festival will take place this weekend in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone, with ensuing events happening this summer.
Gallery: Remodeled lakeside home in Prior Lake on market for $2.8M
It offers privacy at the end of a dead-end road fronting onto Lower Prior Lake.
Carjacking outside ice arena in Golden Valley under investigation
Golden Valley PD confirmed it received a report of a carjacking Monday evening.
Signs that MN Legislature could move to loosen liquor laws
A provision was approved by a legislature committee on Thursday but still awaits a final decision from the House and Senate.
U.S. Bank Stadium looking to hire 400 part-time workers
A hiring fair will be held for the positions.
Weekend closures on I-35W in Minneapolis, Hwy. 77 in Bloomington
Construction season is here.
Officials looking for man last seen leaving Hudson home
David Mckay, 67, was last seen in Hudson Thursday morning.
'Hyper-contagious' BA.4, BA.5 COVID variants confirmed in MN
Omicron continues to evolve into a more transmissible virus.
12 Minn. soldiers return from Afghanistan in time for Father's Day
Twelve Minnesota National Guard soldiers arrived home Saturday after a one-year deployment in Afghanistan. With Father's Day Sunday, Army Maj. John P. Wisniewski says the reunion with their families in Roseville will be extra special since nine of the 12 soldiers are dads.
Bachmann pays weekend visit to troops in Afghanistan
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann spent the weekend with Minnesota soldiers in Afghanistan, learning more about the draw-down of troops planned there. Bachmann, who sits on the House Intelligence Committee, met the the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan. She plans to provide more details Monday.
Marine from Andover, a newlywed, killed in Afghanistan
A 21-year-old Marine from the north metro who got married in March was killed in combat Wednesday in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Thursday. Cpl. Taylor J. Baune, 21, of Andover, Minn., died in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
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