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ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Zimmerman running back Camerin Morey broke through the line and with 80 yards left to cover to the end zone, all 11 St. Cloud Cathedral defenders were behind him. He certainly wasn’t counting on a 12th coming from the sideline. Brad Reuter, a Cathedral senior captain, ran onto the field and tackled Morey at the 12-yard near the end of the game Friday night, Oct.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — A Twin Cities mother is drawing mixed reactions after she wore her 1-year-old son on her back Friday, Oct. 5, while giving an on-air weather forecast. Susie Martin, who is a meteorologist with Eden Prairie-based weather company Praedictix, said she wore her son to work to promote International Babywearing Week, an annual week-long outreach event that promotes babywearing as a universally accepted practice.
An 8-year-old girl who grew up in the Twin Cities and now lives in Sweden made the discovery of a lifetime earlier this summer while skipping rocks in a Swedish lake: a 1,500-year-old pre-Viking age sword. Saga Vanecek, who lives with her family in Sweden after spending the first seven years of her life in Minnesota, pulled the 33-inch sword from the bottom of the murky lake, held it up in the air and declared “Daddy, I found a sword!” her father, Andy Vanecek said in a recent Facebook post.
If you’re a Facebook user and you’ve received a suspicious message in your inbox recently that urges you to forward a message onto your other Facebook friends: don’t do it. It’s a scam.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — On Oct. 5, 2014, then-42-year-old Melissa Dawn Eagleshield went missing after being last seen leaving a friend’s residence in rural Becker County. Four years later, the Detroit Lakes woman still hasn’t been found and her disappearance remains a mystery. On Thursday, Oct. 4, Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander issued a release seeking the public’s continued help in finding Eagleshield.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — No one was injured after a fire broke out Thursday morning, Oct. 4, after a boom lift struck a power line near a Fergus Falls construction site, according to a Fergus Falls Fire Department news release. At 8:53 a.m. Thursday, crews were dispatched to a gravel parking lot behind 406 East Junius Ave. for a report of a boom lift that came into contact with an overhead power line, the release said. When crews arrived on scene, they found the boom lift vehicle on fire and the boom arm still in contact with the power line.
Cell phone users who receive an emergency alert on their phones this afternoon, Wednesday, Oct. 3: don't be alarmed. It's only a test.
WASHINGTON — If you shop at ALDI stores in Minnesota, be aware when buying ground beef. On Wednesday, Sept. 19, the United States Department of Agriculture issued a recall of approximately 132,606 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E-coli, according to a department release. The ground beef was distributed by Cargill Meat Solutions, a Fort Morgan, Colo., establishment.
Indiana-based technology firm CSC Generation was named the successful bidder in acquiring the intellectual property of Bon-Ton, court documents show, and says it plans on reopening stores in five states while maintaining a large e-commerce presence. The acquisition by CSC Generation, which brands itself on its website as a "decentralized, multi-brand technology platform that is saving companies from Amazon," doesn't necessarily spell the end for all former Bon-Ton-owned brick-and-mortar locations, a CSC spokesperson told USA Today.
Well, that didn’t take long. Just days after former retail giant Herberger’s shuttered all of its locations for good nationwide, a greeting on the store’s website now says it is miraculously coming back. “We’ve got great news,” the websites homepage reads. “Herberger’s is coming back!”