The death toll of a New Year's Day apartment fire in Minneapolis now stands at two after a second body was found in the rubble of the brick structure on Friday morning. Crews found the body as they resumed a second day of removing debris from the scene that left 14 others injured.
About a dozen boats stored near a marina along the Mississippi River in Inver Grove Heights were damage after a fire on Friday afternoon. Inver Grove Heights Fire Chief Judy Thill says firefighters have been on the scene near River Heights Marina since around 1 p.m.
University of Minnesota officials have announced two more robberies on the Minneapolis campus – the latest in a series of violent crimes this school year. In one of the latest incidents campus police say they stopped a robbery of a young man and arrested two suspects north of Dinkytown around 2 a.m. Wednesday.
Gov. Mark Dayton announced Friday that all public schools in Minnesota will be closed on Monday due to the unusually cold temperatures. It is the first time a Minnesota governor has closed schools statewide due to cold weather since 1997.
It appears that Moorhead, Minnesota is a cold place to go to college. Minnesota State University-Moorhead and Concordia College in Moorhead topped the list of the coldest colleges, according to a report from College Prowler. Nine of the 10 coldest colleges though are in Minnesota.