Apple Valley police found the Zamboni driver struggling to get his machine off the ice. When he flunked a field sobriety test, he was arrested. The driver has previous arrests for drunk driving -- in a car.
6 charged in Black Friday mass thefts at Twin Cities Best Buys
The group stole from three Best Buy stores that afternoon, the charges say.
Thieves steal large bell from rural MN church, don't get far with it
The bell was found in a ditch with tow ropes around it.
COVID: More help coming to Minnesota hospitals, Walz says
More than 200 medical professionals are coming to help at short-staffed hospitals.
Suspect arrested after falling asleep in vehicle at rest stop
The man was sleeping in a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of an I-94 rest area.
Charges: Edina man threatened to shoot up Domino's Pizza
He claimed a delivery driver had flipped him off, the charges say.
Carvana seeking to build vehicle vending machine in Twin Cities
The online car dealership submitted a letter of intent to buy land in the metro to build a fulfillment center.
Coller: New Vikings GM Adofo-Mensah needs to be ruthless
Kwesi Adofo-Mensah needs to make some big, difficult decisions, writes Matthew Coller.
Report: Vikings to interview Giants' Patrick Graham for head coach
Graham coached with the Patriots under Bill Belichick for six years.
Home brand plans 'flagship' store in Maple Grove AMC Theater space
This will be the company's first Minnesota location.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, January 28
The state is still in the process of catching up with 10,000 yet-to-be processed tests.
Twins sign 16-year-old brother of Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr.
Bryan Acuna is one of the top international prospects, according to MLB.com.
Man gets 15 months in prison for sexually abusing boy on MSP-bound flight
A federal jury convicted the man last summer.
Zamboni drivers rescue hockey player after 'freak accident' puts his life at stake
Thirty-three-old Rich Mertz was skating with friends at Amsoil Arena in Duluth when he got tangled up and an ice skate cut him deep in the face and neck. The wound severed two arteries, and blood was gushing when two quick-thinking maintenance workers rushed to his rescue.
Vikings safety Tyrell Johnson arrested on DWI charge
Vikings safety Tyrell Johnson was arrested in Hennepin County early Tuesday on a suspicion of drunk driving charge. The State Patrol brought him to jail at about 3:15 a.m. He was released a little more than two hours later. The Vikings had no comment on his arrest.
Drunk driver with 27 offenses exits prison
Danny Bettcher, 59, is well known in a pocket of central Minnesota as the man who has racked up 27 drunk driving offenses, believed to be the most in the state, the Fargo Forum reports. On Friday, he's being released after more than three years in prison, but for some he remains a symbol of the state's inability to prevent repeat drunken drivers from climbing behind the wheel.
Pro MMA fighter sentenced to 60 days for assaulting wife
Mixed martial arts fighter Brett Rogers of Apple Valley pleaded guilty to felony assault in June after an incident where he struck his wife multiple times to the head and face as she laid on the ground.
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