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Flu season on the upswing in Minnesota; 36 hospitalized last week

The spread of influenza kicked into high gear in Minnesota last week, with 50 percent more new hospitalizations.

Authorities seek public's help in locating missing Foley man

Jamie Robert Wylie was last seen leaving a friend’s house in St. Cloud earlier this month. Now, the Benton County Sheriff’s Office is looking to the public for clues to help find him.

Fargo man gets year in jail after NW Minnesota tubing accident

A 21-year-old Fargo man who was above the legal limit while operating a boat on an Otter Tail County lake in 2012, seriously injuring a tuber was sentenced this week.

Metro Transit to provide free bus, light rail rides on New Year's Eve

For the third year in a row, Metro Transit is partnering with the Miller Lite Free Rides Program to offer free bus and light rail service on New Year’s Eve.

Twins prospect Alex Meyer has millions, still works for $63/day in the offseason

Sitting on a $2 million signing bonus, it isn’t about the money for Meyer, it’s about liking what you do.

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