A driver who survived a fatal crash and lost her Chihuahua in the accident recovered the dog six days later. Residents on a farm not far from the crash site three miles north of New Richland were able to catch the dog, Mia, and arranged for a reunion for grateful owner and Waseca resident Mandi Kauffman, the Albert Lea Tribune reports.
Minnesota gets cut of Ford settlement over misleading ads
The $19.2 million settlement centers on Ford's C-Max hybrid and Super Duty pickup truck.
White House names MN as location for federal test-to-treat COVID sites
Minnesota is one of only five states that will host the pilot project.
Minnesota Aurora's first ever game ends with draw before sellout crowd
More than 5,200 came out to see the game.
The Raptor Center says downward trend holding for avian influenza
A "baby shower" fundraising campaign hopes to help return young raptors to the wild.
Commemorative street name for Prince approved in Minneapolis
The block next to the First Avenue nightclub will be named Prince Rogers Nelson Way.
Monitoring severe storm threat Saturday-Tuesday in Minnesota
The holiday weekend won't be a washout, but multiple rounds of strong and severe storms are possible.
Charges: St. Cloud meth dealer had numerous weapons. body armor
Shawn Lawrence Jacobs, 38, faces 12 felony-level charges.
South Minneapolis tenants declare rent strike; allege unsafe conditions
A group of Powderhorn Park residents say they'll withhold May rent due to health and safety concerns.
Threats involving 2 students at West St. Paul middle school
Police said there is no reason to be concerned for the safety of the rest of the student body at Heritage E-Stem Magnet Middle School.
Controversial Two Harbors mayor told: Resign or face recall election
The mayor has come under scrutiny for unusual behavior this year.
Missing dog bound for Westminster reunited with owner
A 100-pound Bernese mountain dog who strayed from his Bloomington home after a fence was left open is back safe and sound. Delsin beat out 800 other dogs at a Duluth show to qualify for Westminster next month in New York.
Dog survives fatal highway washout crash in Wisconsin
Dukie continues to recover from the crash that claimed three lives, including his owner, early Thursday morning southeast of Eau Claire. Two vehicles drove into a 15-foot-deep highway washout. The Wausau Daily Herald reports Dukie suffered a few scratches and his left hind leg had to be amputated. The newspaper says he'll live with his owner's sister.
After photo, inspiration and comfort for beloved dog, owner
A now iconic photo of Wisconsin resident John Unger and his 19-year-old dog Schoep resting together in Lake Superior went viral a few months ago and has now been seen around the world, inspiring countless letters, gifts and donations. The money has helped ease the pains of the aging animal, and the sentiments in the messages from strangers have touched Unger's heart. But a humble and grateful Unger feels the weight of what is to come, WCCO reports.
2 brothers reunite in ND after 80 years
Brothers Kenneth Corcoran and Edward Muir, ages 82 and 84, hadn't seen each other in eight decades. But with a little detective work, their families made possible the reunion of a lifetime in North Dakota. They've discovered a lot of similarities and at least one difference (politics). But they still have a lot of catching up to do.
Woman hospitalized after wild turkey hits car in Freeborn Co.
A woman suffered injuries to her face after a wild turkey hit her car traveling south on I-35 in Freeborn County. The Pioneer Press reports 66-year-old Mary Haukoos of Bricelyn was transported to an Albert Lea hospital with non-life threatening injuries Monday night.
Student was texting prior to fatal crash
Law enforcement officials and the family of Deianerah "D.J." Logan's on Tuesday said an investigation indicates she was writing a text message at the time her car struck a stopped school bus, the Rochester Post-Bulletin reports. The 17-year-old died in the crash on the first day of her senior year in high school. "We all have a lot of distractions when we drive," the teen's father said, "and this particular distraction is what cost our daughter her life."
Woman credits faithful dog and punctual mailman for saving
Emma Iverson spent 20 hours stranded and alone outside her rural home after she fell and could not get up. Her dog, Crackers, stayed with her and chased off racoons and coyotes until the mailman found her the next day. Nurses said she probably wouldn't have made it more than a few more hours.
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