Minnesota News

Motorcyclist Arrested After Crashing During High-Speed Chase

He attempted to cross the median at Flying Cloud Drive and lost control, sending both him and his motorcycle flying across the road

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — A motorcyclist involved in a high-speed chase crashes his bike in spectacular fashion on I-494 in the Twin Cities. The action was all caught on MNDOT cameras. The state patrol was trying to stop the 33-year-old rider for speeding and splitting traffic. He attempted to cross the median at Flying Cloud Drive and lost control, sending…

Minnesota Couple Accused of Recruiting Teen for Swinger Lifestyle

The charges allege the Germains set up a "sex room'' in the attic of their home's detached garage

Michael Germain (L), Heather Germain, (R)  GOODHUE, Minn. — A southeastern Minnesota couple is accused of sexually assaulting a teen and trying to recruit her for a swinger’s lifestyle. Michael Germain, 43, and 49-year-old Heather Germain of Goodhue appeared in court Monday. They face charges including criminal sexual conduct and interfering with the privacy of a minor. The charges allege…

Minnesota House Passes Bill Increasing Restrictions on Abortions

The Senate is planning to take up the permitting bill next week

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota House has passed legislation that would increase restrictions on abortions. The bills, passed on the strength of Republican votes, require abortion providers to obtain permits from the state’s health department and would ban the use of state funds for abortions. The Senate is planning to take up the permitting bill next week. Democratic…

ATV Crash in Beltrami County Sends One Woman to the Hospital

RESCUE WORKERS found a 64-year-old female had rolled the ATV she was driving

  BELTRAMI COUNTY, N.D. — A woman is in Sanford Hospital in Fargo after an ATV crash in Beltrami County. Officials got a 911 call Saturday night just after 8 about the crash 15 miles northwest of Bemidji. They found a 64-year-old female had rolled the ATV she was driving. She was not wearing a helmet. The woman was airlifted…

Unhappy in Your Job or Looking for a Change? Come Join the Minnesota State Patrol!

Recruitment for the Minnesota State Patrol begins next week

MINNESOTA — The Minnesota State Patrol has a need for new troopers who have what it takes to keep the state safe. Nearly 600 state troopers provide assistance, education and enforcement on a daily basis to provide for safe traffic movement on Minnesota’s roadways. However, this number frequently falls short due to troopers retiring each and every year. Now, the…

Missing Boater from Minneapolis Found Alive

Search and rescue crews continued to look for Elgersma on both water and land on Sunday

  BAYPORT, Minn. — A man who went missing from a boat on the St. Croix River near Bayport, Minnesota has been found alive. Jason Elgersma and Kristin Erickson, both of Minneapolis, were on board the boat around 3:00 a.m. on Sunday when it started taking on water. Erickson made it to shore. Search and rescue crews continued to look…

Fire Destroys House in Miltona

House in Miltona, Minnesota goes up in flames, killing two dogs

A house in Douglas County is a total loss after a fire breaks out. The homeowner called the sheriff’s office shortly after noon saying his home in Miltona was on fire. The Miltona and Parkers Prairie Fire Departments worked to put the fire out. The homeowner says he was using a wood stove. Everyone in the house at the time…

Prince Day: State of Minnesota Celebrates the Life of a Hometown Legend

But Throughout the Twin Cities, the weekend-long celebration is proving to be not exclusive to Minnesotans

MINNESOTA — Governor Dayton officially made April 21st Prince Day, a year after the well renowned music legend passed away from a fentanyl overdose. Throughout the Twin Cities, the weekend-long celebration is proving to be not exclusive to Minnesotans. “Are we ready to celebrate?” The celebration of this thing called life…one year after losing a man widely hailed as a…

St. Cloud Police Investigate Random Act of Violence at Walmart

Walmart security was able to surround De Beche in an area of the store until police got to the scene

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — One man is in custody after allegedly stabbing a random teen at a St. Cloud Walmart. Police say 29-year-old Christian De Beche stabbed a 17-year-old girl in the arm before ditching the knife and trying to get away just before 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Walmart security was able to surround De Beche in an area of the…

Two More People Charged in Genital Mutilation Case

A defense attorney claimed this was a religious ritual

1/2 Dr. Fakhruddin Attar Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Dr. Jumana Nagarwala Show Caption Hide Caption DETROIT, Mich. — Two more people are being charged for allegedly performing genital mutilation on two Minnesota girls. Dr. Fakhruddin Attar and his wife, Farida Attar, both of Detroit, have been charged with conspiracy. Authorities said the Attars allowed Dr. Jumana Nagarwala to perform…