The Bemidji Pioneer reports Isaiah Risland is showing positive signs at Children's Hospital in Minneapolis. The 8-year-old boy was sailing with his dad and two brothers when their boat sank into the frigid Clearwater Lake in northern Minnesota April 6. Isaiah's two brothers died from hypothermia. They'll be laid to rest Tuesday. Benefits are also planned to help the family with medical costs.
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.
3M fined $2.8M for hazardous waste violations in Cottage Grove
The company's violations spanned more than two decades.
Couple charged after $75k worth of fentanyl pills seized during traffic stop
Christopher James Payne and Kaley Maria Wethern have been charged in the seizure.
Authorities recover sailboat in fatal northern Minnesota accident
The Clearwater County sheriff's office has recovered the 10-foot sailboat that capsized last month near Bemidji. Two young boys died from hypothermia and their oldest brother continues to recover. All three boys were wearing life jackets when they were sailing with their dad.
Minnesota boy still in critical condition after sail boating accident
The Bemidji Pioneer reports the family of Isaiah Risland is "hopeful, but not optimistic" about the 8-year-old's long-term prognosis. His two brothers died from hypothermia after being pulled from a frigid lake in northern Minnesota last Friday. Their father reportedly told authorities he rushed to get help when weather conditions kept him from pulling his boys to shore.
Three young children rushed to the hospital after sailboat capsizes in northern Minnesota
The Bemidji Pioneer reports the children were unresponsive when emergency crews pulled them from Clearwater Lake Friday afternoon. Their conditions were not immediately available. The children's father swam to shore and was treated at the scene.
9-year-old boy dies after lightning strikes sailboat
St. Louis County authorities say the young boy was among eight people injured Saturday afternoon after lightning struck a 26-foot sailboat at a Lake Superior beach area in Duluth. The boy was rushed to the hospital in "very serious" condition and later died of his injuries.
Update: Young boy killed waiting for school bus
A 7-year-old boy was hit by a car outside of his grandparents home in Wright County Friday morning. The 47-year-old driver was also killed in the crash. His wife told the Star Tribune he was driving home after working his overnight shift. Investigators have yet to determine whether the driver had any medical problems.
Man electrocuted in freak accident at northern Minnesota boatlift
A 22-year-old man died in northern Minnesota Tuesday after a freak accident on Lake Pokegama in Cohasset. The Itasca County Sheriff's Office says Robert Stoen of Owatonna was electrocuted after an extension cord fell into the water from a boatlift. Two other people were injured in the mishap.
First icy roads cause two accidents, critical injuries in northwest Minnesota
Both single-vehicle accidents happened on icy highway overpasses. At least two people were critically injured.
Fargo man's fourth wife is not first to meet tragic end
Henry Leo Deniger Sr. is charged with stabbing his wife to death in Fargo last month. But she wasn’t the first of his four spouses to meet a tragic end. His first wife two wives died in car accidents and his third wife accused him of violence. The Fargo Forum takes a closer look at his past.
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