Finding your way through the corn maze is supposed to be the hard part. But for a Fridley family the real challenge came afterwards, while playing in the three-foot-deep pit filled with corn kernels. Karilyn Miller discovered she'd lost her wedding ring. But fate - and a metal detector - was on her side as the ring amaizingly turned up.
South Minneapolis tenants declare rent strike; allege unsafe conditions
A group of Powderhorn Park residents say they'll withhold May rent due to health and safety concerns.
Threats involving 2 students at West St. Paul middle school
Police said there is no reason to be concerned for the safety of the rest of the student body at Heritage E-Stem Magnet Middle School.
Controversial Two Harbors mayor told: Resign or face recall election
The mayor has come under scrutiny for unusual behavior this year.
3M fined $2.8M for hazardous waste violations in Cottage Grove
The company's violations spanned more than two decades.
Couple charged after $75k worth of fentanyl pills seized during traffic stop
Christopher James Payne and Kaley Maria Wethern have been charged in the seizure.
Appeal to find man, 30, missing near Mille Lacs Lake since early April
Mille Lacs Band Tribal Police issued the appeal.
Gallery: Highland Park gem just minutes away from river walks and bike paths
Blocks away from Highland Village
Kellace McDaniel named Brooklyn Center police chief
McDaniel will officially begin his new job on Monday, June 27.
Twin Cities lake reopens following toilet waste spill
About 70,000 gallons of sewage spilled into the lake in mid-May.
MN lake sturgeon spawning event marks first of its kind in over a century
Conservationists celebrate a huge milestone for the living fossil of the fish world.
Former East Grand Forks priest charged with stealing wedding ring
A former associate pastor at an East Grand Forks church has been charged with stealing a wedding ring left on a kitchen sink by a parishioner. Rev. Carlos Felipe Velez Rivera, 45, has a variety of legal problems.
Diver-for-hire finds woman's rings in Lake Minnetonka
Marisa Nelson was shattered when she lost her wedding and engagement bands on the muddy bottom of Lake Minnetonka. But a quick Internet search put her in touch with recreational scuba diver Denny Geffre, who found the rings in about 10 minutes.
'Knee-high by 4th of July' corn doesn't ring true anymore
People still love the catchy old phrase that corn ought to be "knee-high by the 4th of July." But it doesn't apply in a modern-day farming age of genetically modified plants. These days, an elephant's eye is closer to the mark.
$17 million mountain of corn piles up in western Minn.
In the midst of the nation's worst drought in decades, farmers in Wheaton, Minn. struck gold. The area was blessed with one of its largest corn crops ever while dry conditions crippled harvests around the country, driving up corn prices.
An engagement ring lost, never forgotten
For years, Vivian Olson of Lanesboro, Minn., would check the nooks and crannies of her dresser whenever she cleaned it, hoping to find her diamond engagement ring. She’d taken it off while pregnant with her fourth child in 1971 and put it in the dresser, but she never saw it again, and the loss left her empty. Then 41 years later, the ring reappeared -- but not in her dresser.
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