The last time Leah Prudhomme went for a swim in Island Lake she was attacked by a possibly rabid otter. But she's determined not to let the 25 bites she sustained - or the rabies shots she's getting - keep her from competing in this weekend's triathlon.
Flooding expected to worsen in MN's Arrowhead region
Hundreds of private homes are at-risk in northern St. Louis County.
St. Paul police: Kids in stolen car rammed squad, hid in porta-potty
The incident sent the Minnesota Capitol into a brief lockdown.
Watch: Storm updates after heavy hail slams Twin Cities
Sven Sundgaard is providing an update after Thursday's flash hail storm.
MN GOP apologizes over antisemitic sequence in candidate's campaign video
Party leader says candidate didn't know the imagery perpetuated an antisemitic trope.
Tornado, severe thunderstorm watches issued in Minnesota
In addition to possible tornadoes, there is a threat for damaging winds and very large hail.
High prices, stiff competition putting off homebuyers in Twin Cities
Prices continue to rise in the metro, but there are signs of buyer fatigue.
Series of explosions at manufacturing plant injures 6 in Wisconsin
The blast rocked the Wisconsin town just before 7:45 a.m.
MN researcher part of team behind 'revolutionary' discovery of ancient tooth in Laos
The molar found in a remote cave is believed to have belonged to a Denisovan girl who lived 164,000-130,000 years ago.
Gallery: Minneapolis penthouse comes with private elevator and 24-foot ceilings
The custom-designed home is on the market for $500K
Charges: Sting catches MN principal trying to hire child prostitute
Authorities alleged Mohamed Selim attempted to meet a 15-year-old girl for sex on Tuesday.
Nominate a 'local hero' to get a dozen Cub donuts from Salvation Army
The organization is looking for 1,000 volunteers to help with the effort in the metro.
Another otter attack leaves swimmer in McGregor with 18 bites
The attack on a woman swimming at her family cabin in McGregor comes after a similar otter attack on a triathlete who was training in a lake near Duluth.
Duluth woman says she owes her health to African parasites
Jacqueline Snyder has struggled with eczema, multiple sclerosis, and asthma for most of her 29 years. But in the last year things have gotten much better. And she says the credit belongs to 85 hookworms implanted in her body in an alternative procedure that's prohibited in the U.S.
Man dies after falling from party bus in Otter Tail County
The Fergus Falls Journals reports 24-year-old Raul Patino died from a traumatic brain injury suffered in the fall. The Otter Tail County sheriff's office says alcohol is believed to be a factor in the accident.
Bachmann's former campaign chief says she won't make it past Iowa
Ed Rollins tells MSNBC that Michele Bachmann doesn't have the "ability or the resources" to make it past Iowa in the presidential race.
Bachmann says she's not giving up on New Hampshire
Michele Bachmann tells Fox News her presidential campaign will replace New Hampshire staff members who quit last week. She says she has focused more time on Iowa because its presidential caucuses precede the New Hampshire primary.
Recently blinded teenager to compete in in-line marathon with help from pros
17-year-old Brooke Wright was blinded six months ago as a result of a brain tumor. But that won't stop her from competing in this weekend's Northshore Inline Marathon. Two professional skaters have made Brooke a temporary member of their team.
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