After a thrilling seven-game series against the Colorado Avalanche, the Minnesota Wild will test their tired legs in game 1 of the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals against the Chicago Blackhawks tonight.
A group of Minnesota friends who were on their way to the Kentucky Derby for a bachelor party have cancelled their trip after making a grisly discovery. Law enforcement officials were called to a Shopko parking lot in Winona after the men discovered a body in a rented motorhome.
At least six people, including the driver, were hurt early Friday morning after a vehicle crashed into The Bulldog, a popular restaurant and bar in St. Paul's Lowertown. The Minnesota State Patrol said five people who were seated inside the bar and the driver of the van were transported to Regions Hospital.
About 220 Minnesota soldiers headed for the Middle East left Friday morning for a year-long deployment, the Minnesota National Guard says. Members of the 34th Combat Aviation Brigade are going first to Camp Ripley in Little Falls, for a two-week training, followed by more training at Fort Hood, Texas.
With so much wet weather over the last week, forecasters say pollen season is ramping up already, despite many plants still being dormant. FOX 9 reports that as temperatures rise into the 50's over the next couple of weeks "the pollen count from everything will skyrocket."