Duluth residents and visitors who happened to look out over Lake Superior just after 11 a.m. Thursday glimpsed an unusual sight: a waterspout roping its way toward Park Point. A waterspout, in simple terms, is a tornado over water. This one only lasted a few minutes, and there were no reports of damage.
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.
Duluth woman receives rare double organ transplant in Rochester
Jessica Danielson, 30, is recovering from a very rare double organ transplant at Mayo Clinic. After more than six months of waiting, she received a new heart and liver on Monday. Doctors at Mayo told KARE 11 her lifesaving heart-liver transplant is only seen at the hospital about twice a year.
Duluth teen pulled from water near 'the cribs'
A 13-year-old Duluth who was underwater in Lake Superior for more than 30 minutes was clinging to life in a Duluth hospital late Monday after being rescued just off shore. Jeffrey Carlos Watson Jr. had been swimming with friends near an old concrete structure often called the cribs, or Uncle Harvey’s Mausoleum, just off Duluth’s Lakewalk waterfront trail. The “mausoleum” is a popular spot for teens on warm days. They climb the structure and then jump into Lake Superior.
Work nearly complete on Duluth Tuskegee Airman statue
The unveiling of a bronze statue of Duluth Tuskegee Airman Joe Gomer is about a month away. The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American soldier to break the color barrier and fly combat missions over Europe during World War II. Created by University of Wisconsin-Superior Visual Arts chairman Tim Clear, the life-size statue will show Gomer in his flight gear.
Lake effect snow hits Duluth with a 16-inch weekend
East winds off Lake Superior brought more than a foot of new snow to Duluth and the north shore. It fell on top of the foot or so that came last Wednesday, giving the region as much snow in a week as it had over the whole winter until then.
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