A Bemidji man on Lake of the Woods in the early morning reeled in a 19.54 pound fish. That's about a quarter pound heavier than the previous state record, set on the same lake in 2001.
Biden lays out wintertime plan to curb COVID's spread
It comes as the U.S. reported its second case of the omicron variant.
MN Dept. of Corrections offering $5K bonuses as it seeks to hire 200
The DOC is offering hiring bonuses for new employees and for referrals.
Mayor Frey unveils workgroup to develop public safety recommendations
There are 35 members in the workgroup.
MN city named best ice fishing destination in the US
A lake in Wisconsin also made the top 8.
'TODAY Show' surprises Minneapolis youth nonprofit with toys
It's part of the program's Season of Giving toy drive.
3rd federal medical team to join COVID-19 fight in Minnesota
There are more than 1,500 people with COVID-19 admitted to Minnesota hospitals.
Driver killed after other motorist crosses into opposite lane
The head-on crash occurred early Thursday, just north of the Twin Cities.
MSHSL approves shot clock for Minnesota varsity basketball
Shot clocks will be required at all varsity games beginning in 2023-24.
Popcorn shop featured on 'The Late Show' has to close 2 days later
A county inspection after the national TV appearance found code violations.
Minnesotan infected with omicron was vaccinated, had booster shot
The Hennepin County man received his booster shot in early November.
State record or fish tale? Bemidji man's record walleye comes under scrutiny.
Don Mickel of Bemidji and his fishing partner were drifting and vertical jigging a Fireball jig on 5-pound test line in 12 feet of water last month when Mickel hooked into and eventually landed a huge walleye. His measurements put it at 19.8 pounds, the largest in state history. He's received both pats on the back and curious looks.
Stillwater angler hauls in record-breaking sturgeon
At 73 inches, it's quite the catch.
Minnesota exports break record in second quarter
Despite slowing economies in Asia and Europe, Minnesota exports broke a record in the second quarter, reaching $5.4 billion. The previous record was $5.3 billion in the same quarter last year. Minnesota increased exports to Canada, the state's largest foreign buyer, by 2.8 percent to $1.6 billion.
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