WCCO reports John Rheinberger just completed his goal he set as a child -- visiting every country in the world. His last stop? Somalia.
Ant ejected, Wolves blow huge lead and lose to slumping Hawks
The Timberwolves missed another opportunity to get over .500.
NHL announces make-up dates for Wild postponements
The Wild will play 40 games in the final 77 days of the regular season.
Group says Mayo should be 'severely punished' over research puppy's death
The puppy died two days after undergoing a procedure at a Mayo research facility.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman, sexually assaulted her at gunpoint
The suspect faces three separate felony charges.
St. Cloud 'Boogaloo Boi' who discussed attack on MN Capitol gets 2 years
He was charged with illegally possessing a machine gun.
High school basketball team returns from game to find bus driver dead
Members of the girls team returned to the bus to find the driver unresponsive.
Minnesota AG sues COVID testing site, alleging it sent false results
Sometimes the company didn't send people their results at all, the lawsuit alleges.
UnitedHealth Group says it made $287B last year, $24B of it profit
The corporation's Optum business represented a significant chunk of that total.
Friend arrives at couple's home, stabs one of them after being asked to leave
The couple say their friend was "not acting right."
Minnesota man competes for world beer-pouring title
Sean Besser Hank recently won the title of the United States' best beer pourer. WCCO reports that the St. Paul native will travel to South America this weekend to compete for the title of world's best beer dispenser.
After photo, inspiration and comfort for beloved dog, owner
A now iconic photo of Wisconsin resident John Unger and his 19-year-old dog Schoep resting together in Lake Superior went viral a few months ago and has now been seen around the world, inspiring countless letters, gifts and donations. The money has helped ease the pains of the aging animal, and the sentiments in the messages from strangers have touched Unger's heart. But a humble and grateful Unger feels the weight of what is to come, WCCO reports.
St. Paul welcomes robots from around world
Scientists from around the world are in St. Paul this week for the annual Robotics and Automation Conference, where everything from golf course-mowing machines to cancer-seeking micro-cameras are on display. The conference is not open to the public, but WCCO-TV got a peek.
6-year-old pulled from country club pool dies
A 6-year-old boy from St. Paul was pulled from a swimming pool Friday night at a Hopkins country club where he was celebrating at a birthday party, police say. Club employees performed CPR on the child, and an ambulance brought the boy to the Hennepin County Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead. The Associated Press reports the death has been ruled an accident.
Man found after getting lost in northern woods for 4 days
A man got lost in extremely thick woods north of Two Harbors for days without food or water. Forty-eight-year-old John Koepsell of Two Harbors was scouting for hunting season when his car overheated. After taking a short walk while the car cooled down, Koepsell got turned around. A rescue squad found the man dehydrated and hypothermic four days later.
Winona State alum in theater shooting gets hospital visit from Christian Bale
The actor who starred as Batman in "The Dark Knight Rises" visited Carey Rottman and other patients wounded during a screening of his movie. A hospital executive says the patients enjoyed the visit and he hopes it was therapeutic. Meanwhile, Rottman faces more surgery in a recovery that could take a year.
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