Hundreds of parents in Nevis got a scare when the school district sent an erroneous message that their kids weren’t in class. More than 500 parents got the call from the district reporting the unexcused absences. The call was meant for parents of only two students. Officials say a glitch in the phone notification system caused the error.
Boys aged 12 and 14 arrested after fleeing police in stolen car
The two boys were charged with felony fleeing in a motor vehicle and receiving stolen property.
Heavy snow brings multiple crashes to southern Minnesota roads
The snowfall is expected to end sometime Friday morning.
Internet providers to get $100M to expand coverage across Minnesota
Gov. Tim Walz says it's the largest single investment in broadband infrastructure in the state's history.
Charges: Man left knife tucked in bathroom stall inside high school
The 42-year-old entered the bathroom Tuesday morning and left 15 minutes later.
Woman fatally shot in Minneapolis; 23-year-old arrested
The woman in her 20s died at the scene.
Twin Cities liquor store worker offers shoes off her feet to unhoused man
The man asked for boxes to use as makeshift shoes before the woman offered hers.
St. Paul PD releases footage showing fatal police shooting of Howard Johnson
The 24-year-old died after being shot by a St. Paul officer Monday night.
Minnesota's COVID update for the week ending Tuesday, Dec. 6
Minnesota's weekly COVID data has been released.
Want to buy a hotel? Minneapolis' biggest is going up for auction
The building is in foreclosure.
22 dogs taken in by Animal Humane Society from shuttered breeder
The dogs were taken in after a report stated there were too many on a single property.
Latest on the 2 snowstorms set to impact Minnesota
The first arrives Thursday night into Friday before a bigger system comes next week.
Private school bus plan has parents, union joining forces
Robbinsdale School District officials say they can save $2 million a year by privatizing student busing. Many parents oppose the plan saying the service might be cheaper, but at what cost?
Cell phone companies agree to send warnings when nearing monthly limit
The deal calls for companies to warn customers before they go over their money limits for calling minutes, text messages and data usage -- to help avoid ‘bill shock’ at the end of the month. Carriers must reconfigure their networks with a warning system within the next two years.
Glitch causes missed paychecks for hundreds of Minnesota postal workers
KARE 11 reports more than 300 carriers across the state didn't receive their paychecks this week due to a 'programming glitch.' U.S. Postal officials say all of the missing pay will be included in next week's check.
Parents of found Prescott boy extend thanks to searchers
Five-year-old Scott Meyer's autism prevents him from describing what he went through last week when he wandered away from home and spent a night on a Mississippi River bluff. Nurses pulled eighty deer ticks off of him. But apart from countless mosquito bites and a sunburn, he's okay. His parents publicly thanked the 200 volunteers who searched for him and the man whose golden retriever found Scott.
Hundreds of protesters march from plaza to Wells Fargo in Minneapolis
About 200 demonstrators, chanting 'Banks got bailed out, we got sold out,' marched from the Hennepin County Government Center plaza to Wells Fargo Bank in downtown Minneapolis today.
Minnesotans duped out of $30M each year by phone scams
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says they average about 25,000 phone solicitation complaints a year. Authorities tell KARE 11 not to be tricked into thinking the call is legitimate because of what's registering on your Caller ID.
Silent killer: Parents urged to be vigilant to prevent child drownings
Six people have drowned in Hennepin County this year, and there have been 14 near drownings. Officials say many parents just are not watching their children – and it only takes a moment for a child to slip quietly under the water. They urge moms and dads to put down books and cell phones at the beach.
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