Skip to main content
Updated:
Original:

Student arrested in St. Francis HS bomb threat

School officials say students and faculty were secured in their classrooms after reports came in of a bomb being placed somewhere in the school.The student was not identified but faces charges of making terroristic threats.
Author:

School officials say students and faculty were secured in their classrooms after reports came in of a bomb being placed somewhere in the school.The student was not identified but faces charges of making terroristic threats.

Next Up

mpd suspect 12.3.21 - 1 - CROP

MPD releases photos of shooting suspect, asks for public's help

The man is wanted in connection with a fatal shooting that happened Wednesday evening.

redmons popcorn colbert 2

Support grows for Redmon's Popcorn after shop's sudden closure

The county also commented on the situation, saying it hopes to help owner Zack Redmon.

prior lake high school

Prior Lake HS investigating another 'racist' video involving student

The principal said the social media video was reported to them this week.

Screen Shot 2021-12-03 at 3.08.27 PM

Walz: Minnesota has secured 1 million rapid, at-home COVID tests for kids

It comes as the delta variant continues to surge in Minnesota, and the omicron variant might follow.

boundary waters

Forest Service limiting permits to BWCAW due to damage, overcrowding

Visitors have been cutting down trees and have been forced to compete for campsites.

police lights

Lockdown update: Armed man threatened to go to Kimball High School

A high school and elementary school near St. Cloud went into lockdown as a precaution.

chaska sewer

People in Chaska are flushing the wrong crap down the toilet

Water and sewer crews in Chaska have had to clean the same pump four times in the past seven days.

Brian O'Neill

Matthew Coller: What if the Vikings didn't have Detroit?

The Lions have been like two freebies on the Vikings' schedule the past three seasons.

water drain

MN will get $116M for water projects as part of infrastructure package

Nationwide, $7.4 billion will be distributed for projects next year.

covid

3rd teenage death from COVID-19 reported in Minnesota

All three of the teenage deaths have occurred in the past three months.

crowne plaza hotel minneapolis mn

Former downtown Minneapolis Crowne Plaza to become boutique hotel

The hotel closed at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and never reopened.

Related

Oakdale bank evacuated after bomb threat; man arrested

A man who arrived at an Oakdale bank Wednesday on a white motorcycle approached a drive-through window, delivered a bomb threat to a teller and demanded to speak to "federal agents," the Pioneer Press reports. He was arrested and the bank was evacuated. A bomb squad officer brought out an object he delicately placed in a bomb disposal container.

New Ulm High School searching students Friday after bomb threat

Authorities are searching students and putting other security measures in place after a note was found indicating a person would detonate a bomb at the school on Friday. The Free-Press reports police and staff searched the school but found nothing suspicious.

Downtown Mpls. bomb threat suspect charged with felonies

Philip Pariso is facing two counts of terroristic threats and two counts of kidnapping. Police say the Inver Grove Heights man walked into M&I Bank in downtown Minneapolis on Friday and said he had a bomb. The threat led to the lunchtime evacuation of Gaviidae Common and surrounding streets.

NDSU campus reopens after bomb threat, evacuation

Students at North Dakota State University in Fargo were evacuated Friday morning from classes after a bomb threat was made, the Valley News reports. An emergency message sent to students and posted on the university's website ordered all students and employees to leave campus by 10:15 am. A similar incident was reported at about the same time at the University of Texas at Austin.

Fourth bomb threat made in Fargo area

Guests at the downtown Radisson Hotel in Fargo were allowed back in after a bomb threat evacuated the building for two hours Saturday night, the Fargo Forum reports. There have been three other bomb threats in a week in the region: at the Fargo Hector International Airport on Tuesday, the Grand Forks International Airport on Wednesday and North Dakota State University on Friday.

Rochester superintendent to address bomb threat at Century High School

Local police are in the halls, and authorities have closed some entrances to the building and were checking students' backpacks after a reported bomb threat.

Twin Cities Cub Foods store evacuated after bomb threat

A Cub Foods store in South Minneapolis was evacuated Saturday after a bomb threat was called into the business, police say. According to a police spokesman, store managers evacuated the building, and police found no device. A bomb dog also conducted the final sweep.

Bomb threat shuts down Minn. polling place

A Yellow Medicine County polling place was evacuated because of a bomb threat Tuesday. An elections official says a co-worker found a threat written on a wall in the women's bathroom of Minnesota West Community & Technical College in Canby, Minn. and called authorities.