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.
Former roller rink, tennis courts will become new sports hub
The Wooddale Fun Zone has been closed since spring of 2020.
Popular hibachi food truck opens second Twin Cities restaurant
The much-anticipated Daruma opens for takeout Thursday evening.
What changes are coming to the Vikings' offensive line?
Once again, Minnesota has work to do to figure out its interior spots
One of Minnesota's key COVID-19 leaders is retiring
Kris Ehresmann has given more than 30 years of her life to public health in Minnesota.
Plan to develop Orono park on hold after Daytons object
The Dayton family donated the land to the city for the park in the 1970s.
Child from Twin Cities, school staff member die from COVID
Both deaths were reported by the Minnesota Department of Health Thursday.
3 clippers will deliver snow to Minnesota through Tuesday
Clippers move through Friday night, Saturday night and again Monday.
Video: Inebriated Sheriff Dave Hutchinson after high-speed crash
Hutchinson was unaware of his location and repeatedly said he wasn't driving.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 20
A Mayo Clinic data scientists believes omicron may have already peaked in parts of Minnesota, though that reality won't show up in the reported cases until at least next week.
2 dead, 1 critical after being found unconscious in garage
The men were believed to have been drinking together and possibly using drugs.
2 teens suspected in 20 robberies arrested after police chase
They are suspects in 23 cases in three Twin Cities counties.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff was driving 125 mph before DWI crash, files reveal
Taken together, the files provide a clearer picture of what exactly happened the morning of Dec. 8.
Budish leads Gophers over Bemidji State
The Gopher men’s hockey team pounded Bemidji State 3-0 at Mariucci Arena tonight. Zach Budish scored the first two goals and Nick Bjugstad added his team leading 22nd goal of the season. For goalie Kent Patterson, it was his seventh shutout of the season.
Fishing opener could come a week early
Minnesota’s fishing opener is scheduled for May 12, but it will likely move up a week to May 5 if the state Senate approves a bill that was passed through the Minnesota House today. Representative David Dill of Crane Lake says Walleyes will spawn earlier this season because of the warm spring and record ice-out.
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