Police in New York Mills, Minn., got a report about "shots fired," so they set up a perimeter and locked down a nearby school. They later caught two people with a potato gun. One officer on the scene said: "When you use walnuts, it does sound like a shotgun."
Man fatally shot by police at Mounds View liquor store is identified
The 21-year-old died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Biden lays out wintertime plan to curb COVID's spread
It comes as the U.S. reported its second case of the omicron variant.
MN Dept. of Corrections offering $5K bonuses as it seeks to hire 200
The DOC is offering hiring bonuses for new employees and for referrals.
Mayor Frey unveils workgroup to develop public safety recommendations
There are 35 members in the workgroup.
MN city named best ice fishing destination in the US
A lake in Wisconsin also made the top 8.
'TODAY Show' surprises Minneapolis youth nonprofit with toys
It's part of the program's Season of Giving toy drive.
3rd federal medical team to join COVID-19 fight in Minnesota
There are more than 1,500 people with COVID-19 admitted to Minnesota hospitals.
Driver killed after other motorist crosses into opposite lane
The head-on crash occurred early Thursday, just north of the Twin Cities.
MSHSL approves shot clock for Minnesota varsity basketball
Shot clocks will be required at all varsity games beginning in 2023-24.
Popcorn shop featured on 'The Late Show' has to close 2 days later
A county inspection after the national TV appearance found code violations.
Minnesotan infected with omicron was vaccinated, had booster shot
The Hennepin County man received his booster shot in early November.
'Bright' guy outsmarts Minn. man in Think-Off
Adam Bright of Syracuse, N.Y., won the 20th annual Great American Think-Off Saturday night held annually in New York Mills, Minn. He outlasted three other semifinalists, including Marsh Muirhead of Bemidji, last year's winner. This year's featured question: “The Nature of Humankind: Inherently Good or Inherently Evil?”
Bus driver advises middle school student to pick up gun on street
Robbinsdale school officials are investigating a gun found on a roadway that was handled by a seventh grade student. Around 8 a.m. Thursday, a school bus driver for the Robbinsdale School District noticed something on the side of the road and asked a middle school student to get off the bus and see what it was.
Coach allegedy fired gun at player's dad after fight spilled outside Minneapolis YWCA
A girls' basketball coach is accused of firing a gun at a player's dad outside the YWCA on Lake Street. The Star Tribune reports the two were fighting and shoving when the coach drove off and returned with a gun.
Lake Elmo school lifts lockdown; search continues for reported gunman
Oakdale Junior High School was locked down earlier Wednesday morning as police searched the area for a theft suspect. The man, who police believe may be armed, is still at large.
Role-playing gun range lets you kill Bin Laden
The New York Times visits a specialized "firearms studio" in New Hope, Minn., where for $325, participants can get two hours of Navy SEAL training and the chance to re-enact the military raid on the terrorist mastermind’s three-story compound last year in Pakistan.
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