Minnesota News

Governor Dayton Looking to Borrow Money for Wish-List Construction Projects

He says the time is ripe to invest heavily in public construction

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JULY 14: Governor of Minnesota Mark Dayton speaks to Policy Fellows at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on July 14, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The state of Minnesota shut down state services after Republicans and Democrats failed to come to an agreement on the budget. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Mark…

Money Talks: 401k

With the markets up sky-high, it's time to start thinking long-term.

Retirement might seem like a long way away, but if you don’t start paying attention to your retirement investments now, retirement itself might never come. The markets have been riding on a high since well before the start of the new year, and they just broke 26,000. So when you look over your portfolio, you need to make sure you’re…

How People in the Valley are Honoring and Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

His message is still relevant today and civil rights struggles are still a reality unfortunately

FARGO, ND — This is Martin Luther King Day and although many people have the day off, others are taking the time to celebrate the legacy of the civil rights leader. It’s the 17th annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the Fargo Theater and three awards to those who have continued to build on his legacy. “It starts with…

Loved Ones Have Unanswered Questions After Missing Minnesota Man Found Dead in Denver

Adam Gilbertson had just moved to the Denver area and was last seen on December 15th. Fox31 Denver's Vicente Arenas reports

DENVER, Colo. — A Minnesota man was relatively new to the Denver area before he disappeared. He was last seen on December 15th and his body was found along a river on January 13th. It’s not the outcome his family and friends were hoping for. They have a lot of questions and as many as 150 people were out looking…

What a Dilly, We’re Going to Philly: Vikings Fans Gearing Up for the Big Game

Sports City in The West Acres Mall Says They are Seeing More Viking Sales Than Eagles Sales

FARGO, N.D. — One local sports apparel store says that after last night’s breath-taking Vikings win over the Saints, apparel is selling like crazy. Sports City in West Acres Mall offers items for sports teams all over, but the closer the Super Bowl comes, the more Vikings gear is going out the door. They say although many people are on…

Minnesota Vikings Win Brings a Happy Birthday for 99-Year-Old Minnesota Fan

They say good things come to those who wait and it took 99 years for Millie to make it to her first Vikings playoff game. KMSP's Fox 9 Maury Glover reports from Minneapolis.

MINNEAPOLIS — An early birthday present for a 99-year-old Minnesota Vikings fan. She got tickets to her first playoff game ever. “It’s awesome,” Millie Wall said.  “I’m loving this.” They say good things come to those who wait and it took 99 years for Millie to make it to her first Vikings playoff game. She certainly made the most of…

One in Custody Over Stabbing Death at Minnesota Senior Living Facility

He is a relative of the female victim

CROSBY, Minn. — A suspect is in custody in the weekend stabbing death of a worker at a senior living facility in Crosby, Minnesota. Police say 37-year-old David Otey was taken into custody. He is a relative of the female victim. The stabbing happened Saturday morning at the Heartwood Senior Living facility in Crosby. The Crow Wing County town has…

Minnesota Teen Dies from Shooting After Car Crash Confrontation

Police expect to submit the case to prosecutors for a decision on charges by Tuesday

  ROCHESTER, Minn. — A Rochester teenager died over the weekend after being shot following a two-vehicle crash. Police say 17-year-old Muhammed Rahim and the other driver got into a confrontation following the crash Sunday morning. Rahim was shot and declared dead at a hospital. The 25-year-old Rochester man, who allegedly shot Rahim with a handgun, was arrested. Police expect…

Missing Woman Found Dead in Alexandria Apartment Fire

Police and Douglas County deputies were met by several people who made it outside the multi-unit building

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A 19-year-old woman has died in a house fire in Alexandria. The woman had been reported missing since the fire was reported this morning just before 5:30. Her name has not been released. Police and Douglas County deputies were met by several people who made it outside the multi-unit building. They pounded on doors to alert others….

Minnesota Case Over Genital Mutilation of Teens Continues in Detroit

Two Minnesota mothers also have been charged after taking their daughters to the clinic

Dr. Jumana NagarwalaDETROIT, Mich. — A federal judge in Detroit has dismissed one charge against two doctors accused of female genital mutilation. The judge ruled that Dr. Jumana Nagarwala and Dr. Fakhruddin Attar didn’t commit conspiracy to transport a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity. Both doctors still face other charges. Two Minnesota mothers also have been…