No one is stepping up to run for the office in a small river town across the border in Wisconsin. Some residents tell the Winona Daily News no one wants the job, others say there's too much criticism that comes with the post. It's a common story for small towns. The mayor of Goodview, just across the river, says "we’ve literally campaigned for people to run against us.”
Police: Suspect arrested in Willmar after firing gun at officer
The incident led to a manhunt that lasted into early Sunday morning.
Vikings lead off general manager interviews with Monti Ossenfort
Several candidates will interview for the job this week.
Firefighters respond to smoke-filled cabin to find man asleep inside
A wood stove was determined to be the cause of the smoke.
MSP snowplow drivers reach contract agreement after threatening strike
Teamsters Local 320 reached an agreement with the Metropolitan Airports Commission Saturday.
What you should know about the Vikings' head coach candidates
Seven candidates were revealed on Saturday morning.
COVID testing site in Minneapolis to move temporarily as Boat Show moves in
The testing site will be moved to U.S. Bank Stadium.
Man dies after being 'punched in the head' during altercation in Duluth
A 46-year-old man is in custody and facing 1st-degree manslaughter charges.
Deion Sanders says Zimmer, Spielman hadn't spoken 'in months'
Sanders' comments revealed some of the Vikings' issues last season.
Brooklyn Park man pleads guilty in 2020 fatal drive-by shooting
Devon Manley will be sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years.
Winona mayor wants new bridge over Mississippi
The current river crossing got a lot of attention after faulty gusset plates were found in the wake of the Interstate 35W bridge collapse. MnDOT is making plans to renovate the historic structure, but Mayor Jerry Miller says the that's not good enough. The Rochester Post-Bulletin reports Miller wants a new two-lane bridge built next to the existing bridge.
Student who shot himself in class expected to recover
A Fairmount, N.D., high school freshman who shot himself in a classroom in an apparent suicide attempt Thursday morning is expected to recover, the Associated Press reports. The Breckenridge, Minn., hospital where he is recovering has not released his condition. The small town just over the Minnesota border has been deeply shaken.
Twin Cities e-commerce firm expecting questions about outage
Minnetonka-based Digital River says a rare hardware failure knocked out service to some of its smaller customers around the world, but did not affect its biggest clients. The company, which runs online stores for retailers, says service has been restored nearly everywhere.
City administrator wants Occupy Duluth protest out of civic center plaza
City Administrator Dave Montgomery says the plaza is not designed to be a campground and negotiations on moving the protest will begin early this week. Surprised demonstrators say it's the first they've heard of a move.
Forbes names Capella Education one of the best small companies
Capella Education ranked 37th in Forbes Magazine's 'Top 100 Small Businesses' list this year. It's one of six Minnesota companies to make the list.
One of soldiers killed in Army helicopter crash was Twin Cities native
Chief Warrant Officer Two Lucas Sigfrid was a Champlin Park High School graduate who attended St. Cloud State University before joining the Army. He was one of four soldiers killed when two helicopters crashed on a training mission at a base in Washington state.
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