Copper is still a common target, but the Brainerd Dispatch says thieves nowadays are taking whatever they can find. And the perpetrators are getting smarter about covering up the crime.
KAT sets a franchise record, leaves early in loss to Wizards
Towns fell on his back in the final minutes of a loss in Washington.
Man shot by police in Forest Lake dies from injuries
It was one of two police shootings in the Twin Cities on the same day, both of which proved fatal.
'Everyone should really be masking up' in public, Malcolm says
The health commissioner said residents have gotten "a little bit lax" with some protective measures.
Byron Buxton believes he's the best player in baseball
"Nobody [does] the things that I do. I know that."
Edibles coming to Minnesota's medical marijuana program
MDH also announced it will not add anxiety as qualifying condition.
Police reveal new details about 'coordinated' Best Buy thefts
A large group stole thousands of dollars in merchandise from three Twin Cities Best Buy stores.
New tenant revealed for former Libertine spot in Uptown
The space will combine playful art offerings with a restaurant.
What are Minnesota's chances of a white Christmas this year?
The Twin Cities averages a white Christmas about 3 out of every 4 years.
'You will not live much longer b***': Rep. Omar shares threatening voicemail
Omar's office received the call hours after Rep. Boebert posted her video about the MN congresswoman.
ESPN's 'Booger' makes fun of Wild fans' record cup snake
He's the same guy who thought the "Minneapolis Miracle" was bad for the Vikings.
Twin Metals Minnesota Award
Twin Metals Minnesota, a joint venture pursuing the development of an underground copper, nickel and platinum group metals mine in Northeastern Minnesota, announced Tuesday that it has been selected as a recipient of Finance & Commerce's 2012 Progress Minnesota award.
Thieves swipe brass plaques from Superior cemetery
The cemetery's caretaker says it's the first time he's heard of such a crime happening in the city in 30 years.
Thieves steal wedding gifts of Plymouth newlyweds
Lisa and Brian Finnvik were married Saturday at the Profile Event Center on the University of Minnesota campus, and their cards and gifts were left in a parked car at a Holiday Inn. The next morning, they discovered roughly $3,000 worth of gift cards and checks had been stolen. They say it should serve as a warning to other newlyweds. A similar crime happened in July.
U of M takes smelly approach to ward off pine tree thieves
The University of Minnesota has a pest problem--thieves that help themselves to a free "Christmas" tree on campus. Five landscape evergreen trees were cut down around the holiday's last year. To deter thieves, landscapers on campus are spraying trees with skunk spray, a method that was suspended about five years ago.
Copper thieves steal ice rink's pipes, could delay opening
Copper thieves made off with 64 4-foot pipes at the popular outdoor St. Paul ice rink at Phalen Recreational Center, and the repair cost could run as much as $30,000, the Pioneer Press reports. Now the facility's opening day, typically around Thanksgiving, might be delayed.
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