The unveiling of a bronze statue of Duluth Tuskegee Airman Joe Gomer is about a month away. The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American soldier to break the color barrier and fly combat missions over Europe during World War II. Created by University of Wisconsin-Superior Visual Arts chairman Tim Clear, the life-size statue will show Gomer in his flight gear.
Walz, judge in dispute over Feeding Our Future case
A Ramsey County judge disputed Walz's claims that the Minnesota Department of Education was ordered by the court to resume payments to Feeding Our Future.
2 dead, 1 with life-threatening injuries in Hwy. 7 crash
Both drivers were not wearing their seatbelt, according to the State Patrol.
15-year-old Richfield football game shooting suspect arrested
A 16-year-old accused of instigating the altercation is also in custody.
3 arrested after homicide, burglary in Inver Grove Heights
Charges of first-degree murder and first-degree burglary are pending.
Woman dies after becoming trapped in Waseca house fire
Police tried to enter the home but heavy smoke prevented them from getting inside.
Eden Prairie-based crypto company files for bankruptcy
The company operates crypto-mining centers.
1 dead, 2 with life-threatening injuries in Minnesota crash
The crash happened just after 7:30 p.m. Friday.
School bus carrying students plunges into river southwest of Fargo
None of the kids suffered life-threatening injuries, though some were taken to area hospitals.
Richfield High School cancels weekend events after shooting
Two men were shot outside the school's football stadium
Sound of shots, mass panic at Richfield football game streamed live on YouTube
Gunfire caused panic at a varsity football game Friday night.
Gunfire outside stadium halts Richfield/Kennedy football game
This is a developing story.
K-9 search leads to $36K fentanyl seizure during traffic stop
A traffic stop was made after the vehicle was seen speeding through the area.
Duluth to honor Minnesota's last living Tuskegee Airman
Joe Gomer flew 68 missions with the famed crew of World War II fighter pilots who broke a military racial barrier. When Gomer turns 92 on Wednesday Duluth will honor him by dedicating a statue of him at the city's airport.
Search for plane resumes near Duluth
The search resumed Tuesday for a Lakeville pilot and his plane, missing since Friday. The Civil Air Patrol continue to scour the area north of Duluth for Michael Arthur Bratlie, 67, and his white twin-engine Piper PA31 Navaho. Six aircraft and two ground teams are involved in the search Tuesday.
Humphrey to be honored with statue on State Capitol Mall
It's taken nearly two decades of planning, but come Aug. 4 a bronze statue of former vice president, U.S. senator and Minneapolis mayor Hubert H. Humphrey will dedicated on the State Capitol Mall in St. Paul. Humphrey, frequently referred to as "The Happy Warrior," died in 1978 at age 66.
Duluth teen pulled from water near 'the cribs'
A 13-year-old Duluth who was underwater in Lake Superior for more than 30 minutes was clinging to life in a Duluth hospital late Monday after being rescued just off shore. Jeffrey Carlos Watson Jr. had been swimming with friends near an old concrete structure often called the cribs, or Uncle Harvey’s Mausoleum, just off Duluth’s Lakewalk waterfront trail. The “mausoleum” is a popular spot for teens on warm days. They climb the structure and then jump into Lake Superior.
Nearly 1,000 gather for Tea Party rally in Duluth
The group's fourth annual rally was packed on Sunday, with supporters calling for lower government spending. The keynote speaker, a Republican representative from Wisconsin, slammed President Obama and called the federal health care overhaul "the single greatest assault on our freedom I’ve seen in my lifetime."
Duluth dog walks nearly to Iowa before being reunited with owner
A husky named Chassis apparently broke loose and covered 300 miles in a week before his family found him. Teresa Musel says she found her dog after a woman in Cloquet, also missing a husky, saw a Craigslist posting about a missing dog that matched Chassis' description.
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