Olmstead County Sheriff's Detective Brad Nelson says that scrap metal thefts have "exploded again" in Rochester over the past six months. Nelson estimates that 90 percent of the people involved in scrapping use methamphetamine, and they often have warrants out for their arrest.
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.
Deadly night in St. Paul sees 3 people killed, 1 arrest so far
The three incidents bring St. Paul's homicide total up to 18 this year.
2 killed in broad daylight drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale
The identities of the victims have not been released.
Road deaths involving unbelted people rose again in 2021
This is the second year in a row that the number has gone up.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff Dave Hutchinson on paid leave for health reasons
The sheriff, who was recently convicted of drunk-driving, is set to stand down later this year.
Flooding expected to worsen in MN's Arrowhead region
Hundreds of private homes are at-risk in northern St. Louis County.
Denny's restaurant in Rochester linked to Salmonella outbreak
The Olmsted County Public Health Services and the Minnesota Department of Health have confirmed three cases of Salmonella montevideo linked to a Denny's restaurant in Rochester. A fourth case is also being investigated. KTTC reports three people were hospitalized for their illnesses after dining at the eatery between June 27 and July 5. Investigators have not found a source for the bacteria.
Twin Metals Minnesota Award
Twin Metals Minnesota, a joint venture pursuing the development of an underground copper, nickel and platinum group metals mine in Northeastern Minnesota, announced Tuesday that it has been selected as a recipient of Finance & Commerce's 2012 Progress Minnesota award.
Investigators link teen to pipe bomb incident at Mayo Clinic
Officials with the Winona County Sheriff's Office tell the Associated Press they are seeking an arrest warrant to take a 17-year-old suspect into custody. Authorities say the teen was at the hospital in Rochester when the pipe bomb was discovered in the trunk of his mother's car last Thursday. It was safely detonated and no was hurt. The teen allegedly made the 3-foot-long pipe bomb in Winona County.
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