19-year-old Corporal Wayne Erickson of Minneapolis never returned from a training flight over the south Pacific during World War II. But thanks to years of work by the Pentagon's POW/Missing Personnel Office, Erickson's remains have finally been recovered and identified. He will be buried with full military honors.
MSP Airport debuts mock aircraft to help ease flying anxiety
The pre-flight experiences cover the TSA screening procedure, exploring a terminal, boarding a plane and meeting a pilot, and preparing for takeoff.
These Minnesota kids will be competing at National Spelling Bee
The upcoming event in Maryland will be the first fully in-person Scripps National Spelling Bee since 2019.
New data shows how omicron has impacted kids in Minnesota
The new data shows breakthrough data during the omicron period, which began Dec. 19, 2021.
Albert Lea shooting suspect arrested after 3 weeks on the run
He is accused of shooting a man in the upper thigh on May 1.
Motorcyclist, 59, killed after losing control on right curve
The Harley Davidson rider was thrown from his bike.
Minnesota's 2022 legislative session: What's happening?
A list of items agreed upon and yet to reach any bipartisan agreement in the latest legislative session.
Water main break floods 40-45 homes in St. Louis Park
The city says the rupture happened on Minnetonka Boulevard.
Charges: 6-year-old Eli Hart shot up to 9 times by his mother
The 28-year-old is facing 2nd-degree murder charges.
Former WCCO Radio host Dave Lee moves into podcasts
His new podcast, called 'My First Concert,' launched last week.
Tow boat collides with Mississippi River lock and dam in Alma, WI
The crash remains under investigation by the United States Coast Guard.
Police: Man in minivan approached kids, claimed he was former principal
Investigators say children were approached by a man in a white minivan who falsely claimed he'd been a local school principal.
Newlywed Minnesota Marine was 2,000th American to die in Afghanistan
Three months after Taylor J. Baune married his high school sweetheart, the 21-year-old Marine corporal from Andover was killed in Afghanistan on a foot patrol. "I am trying to hang in there," his wife, Colleen Baune, 20, told the Pioneer Press. "I think everyone is still in shock." They met when they were students at Anoka High School.
Remains of Minn. fighter pilot killed in Vietnam to be buried at Ft. Snelling
The remains of Navy Lt. William E. Swanson, a 27-year-old pilot from Minnesota whose plane went down in 1965 during the Vietnam War, have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors Monday at Ft. Snelling.
D.B. Cooper fascination remains 40 years later
The hijacker known as D.B. Cooper leaped from a 727 with $200,000 over Washington state 40 years ago today and became a folk legend. The case remains a mystery. Dozens of people around the country--including Minnesota--speculate family members or acquaintances bear resemblance to the infamous robber.
Justice Department sues city of Truman after returning soldier is demoted
The U.S. Justice Department is suing the city of Truman after a city employee's hours were cut after he returned from a year of active military duty in Kuwait. The suit claims U.S. Army Reservist Michael Schutz's hours were cut once he returned. He was ultimately laid off. The city says the action is for budgetary reasons.
Legendary Minnesota newsman retires after 55 years
Brad Jacobs has been telling stories in Minnesota for longer than most journalists have been alive. He started at Hubbard Broadcasting in 1957 and over the years he shot the famous to the infamous.
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