May 1990: Prince gave an emotional performance at a benefit concert after the death of ex-bodyguard Charles "Big Chick" Huntsberry.

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North Metro
February 11
Space Shuttle Lifts Off Into Space - Propelled by a thrust of more than six and one half million pounds, the Space Shuttle thunders its way into space

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Local
February 9

Katie's Fancy Gallery

East Metro
December 7, 2020

Twin Cities man crashes pickup, dies in western Wisconsin

The Anoka County man crashed his vehicle Sunday in Hudson Township, according to authorities.
Local
December 6, 2020

Jail likely for driver who had 11 shots of booze in hours before fatally running over woman in Blaine

The motorist has pleaded guilty to a felony for hitting a woman while she was walking to work.
East Metro
December 5, 2020

Two Minnesota women killed in crash on I-94 in western Wisconsin

A one-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 in western Wisconsin killed two Minnesota women on Saturday afternoon.It happened on eastbound I-94 about 4 p.m. near Woodville…
South Metro
December 5, 2020

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Dec. 6

CENTERVILLE NOV. 7 Fire. An officer responded to a report of a possible illegal burn at a home in the 1700 block of Center…
Local
December 4, 2020
Nucky’s Speakeasy co-owner Rowan Brown reacted after tasting a splash of whiskey he’d poured for himself in the basement bar.   ]  JEFF WHEELER �

Republican legislator's Anoka speakeasy shut by executive order

New Anoka bar — co-owned by Senate critic of state closure order — was open just days.
Local
December 4, 2020

Woman who died in Maple Grove fire is ID'd

The Hennepin County medical examiner has identified a woman found dead Wednesday in a Maple Grove commercial building that was heavily damaged by fire the…
North Metro
December 3, 2020

2 stabbed, wounded in Brooklyn Park

A suspect was taken into custody, police said.
December 3, 2020
A single-engine plane is seen after making an emergency landing on northbound Interstate 35W, just north of County Road E2, in Arden Hills, Minn., lat

Small plane makes emergency landing on Interstate 35W

MnDOT says that the lanes will be closed for several hours.
Local
December 2, 2020

Small plane crash lands on Interstate 35W

A small plane crash landed Wednesday night on Interstate 35W, just south of Interstate 694 near New Brighton.According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the…
East Metro
December 2, 2020

Cases dropped against man, three women charged in Forest Lake rape

Charges have been dropped against a 40-year-old man accused of raping a woman in his Forest Lake townhouse a year ago as three other women…
Local
November 29, 2020
Sara Weidler, left, an instructor for Inflight Pilot Training, worked with student Shea Kieren, at the Elliot Aviation building at Flying Cloud Airpor

No pandemic slowdown at suburban airports

A rising interest in flight lessons is fueling steady traffic at Flying Cloud and Blaine airports
East Metro
November 28, 2020

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Nov. 29

CENTERVILLEOCT. 25Suspicious activity. Officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 7000 block of Lamotte Drive. They found the vehicle and determined…
Duluth
November 26, 2020
FILE - This Feb. 16, 2017 file photo shows newborn babies in the nursery of a postpartum recovery center in upstate New York. According to a governmen

How popular is your first name (or any other) in Minnesota?

Track the popularity of any first name in Minnesota over the past century.
North Metro
November 25, 2020

3 Minnesotans plead guilty in huge telemarketing fraud that duped elderly

Telemarketers swindled 183,000, targeting mostly seniors, in operation using false subscription claims.
Coronavirus
November 25, 2020

Anoka County scrambling to allocate remaining CARES Act funding to struggling businesses before deadline

With fast-approaching deadline, officials decided to allocate leftover funds to those hurt by shutdown.
Local
November 24, 2020

Shooting outside Cub in Coon Rapids leaves one dead, 19-year-old jailed

Authorities have yet to identify the victim or say what led to the killing in the parking lot.
Local
November 22, 2020

Juvenile shot in head behind Brooklyn Park strip mall

No arrests have been announced; victim's condition not yet disclosed.
Local
November 20, 2020

Anoka County turns to $145K body scanner to reverse surge in jail drug smuggling

Device can expose drugs, weapons that pat-downs and metal detectors miss.