The Dakota County Board of Commissioners has adopted a social host ordinance that targets residents in the southern part of the county who provide a residence or location for people younger than 21 to consume alcohol. Sheriff Dave Bellows said the ordinance is an important next step because it hold party hosts responsible.
What does the future hold for the Vikings at linebacker?
Anthony Barr is hitting free agency, and Eric Kendricks is approaching age 30
String of vehicle thefts in St. Paul, most left running unattended
The department is urging people not to leave their car running unattended.
Duhamel replaces Estevez on 'Mighty Ducks' show on Disney+
The reboot premiered in March 2021.
Child COVID hospitalizations reach pandemic-high in northern MN
As omicron surges, more kids are ending up in the hospital.
'It's disgusting': Anglers dumping sewage on to popular ice fishing lake
A local CO told Bring Me The News it's people in newer, RV-style wheel houses.
Reward offered for information on 2021 double fatal shooting in St. Paul
It's been a year since Alejandro Rios and Michael Stewart were found dead on the sidewalk.
Reports: Poles to the Bears, Vikings 'may move quick' on Adofo-Mensah
That's according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 25
The test positivity rate has dropped for the first time since before Christmas.
Charges: Daughter admits to squeezing mom 'like a python,' killing her
She is charged with murder in her mom's death.
Video: Man harasses Jimmy John's workers, wishes death on them over mask mandate
"When are you going to start using that brain inside of your head," the man asks.
Hennepin County to expand morgue, provide services to Dakota, Scott counties
County commissioners are expected to finalize this week a plan for an expansion of the Hennepin County morgue through a merger with Dakota and Scott counties. If the merger proceeds, Hennepin County medical examiners will start providing services for Dakota and Scott counties Jan. 1 at its downtown Minneapolis morgue -- which will be remodeled to handle its expanded staff and caseload.
Chippewa County first to offer bounty on coyotes since 1965
Residents can get $10 per coyote they bring into the Sheriff's Office. Commissioners say they expect neighboring counties to follow suit.
Minneapolis ordinance distancing bars, churches could soon be scrapped
The 50-year-old ordinance bans restaurants or bars from being within 300 feet of a place of worship. A Minneapolis City Council committee ruled council members will vote on the ordinance next week.
County attorney charged with DWI now in rehab
His lawyer says the Carlton County Attorney has checked into the Hazelden treatment center. His blood alcohol content was three times the legal limit to drive when he was pulled over earlier this month. The County Board of Commissioners is still awaiting word on if and when he plans to return to work.
Dakota County pulling together storm damage cost estimates
Northeastern Minnesota is not the only part of the state sizing up storm damage. Officials from cities across Dakota County will meet Tuesday to come up with a cost estimate. Hastings says of the fifty miles of city streets that need trees and other debris removed, only two miles have been cleared so far.
Sheriff's deputies claim Dakota County made them work through meal breaks
18 deputies are suing the county, saying they had to work through their breaks and were not paid for it. The county -- which stands to lose up to $500,000 in back pay, penalties, and court costs -- denies the allegation.
ACLU asks Hennepin County to rescind OccupyMN restrictions
The ACLU of Minnesota sent a letter to Hennepin County commissioners after officials announced more restrictions on OccupyMN protesters downtown. The ACLU says the new restrictions "run afoul of the First Amendment."
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