Minnesota News

Couple Survives Crash with Half-Ton Moose

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) _ A young couple remains hospitalized in Duluth after surviving a collision with a half-ton bull moose on a dark northern Minnesota highway. Seventeen-year-old Amaya Nelson was behind the wheel July 7 and her 22-year-old boyfriend, Remington…

Tony Lourey Resigns as Walz's Human Services Commissioner

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ Gov. Tim Walz's Human Services commissioner has resigned just six months after being appointed. The governor's office announced Tony Lourey's resignation on Monday without explanation. He leaves just days after two deputy commissioners announced their…

Police Shoot Man After He Tells 911 to Kill Him

WOODBURY, Minn. (AP) _ Police have shot and wounded a man in Woodbury after he reportedly called 911 saying he wanted police to kill him. The Washington County sheriff's office says the shooting happened about 11:30 a.m. Sunday in the…

Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Field Near Wolverton

WOLVERTON, Minn. -- An agriculture plane makes an emergency landing in a field east of Wolverton. Wilkin County Sheriff's Office received a call that the plane's engine had seized and it went down about a mile and a half from…

Pilot Spots Fire From The Air In Polk County

POLK CO., MN -- An airplane pilot spotted a fire from the air in Polk County on Saturday. He told the sheriff's office that it appeared a shed was on fire near County 1, about 3 miles west of Fertile.…

Clay County Fair Winding Down for the Summer

BARNESVILLE, Minn.--The Clay County Fair has been around for more than 100 years, bringing families together for some fun. The Clay County Fair is at its tail end for this summer, but it…

Hawley Aircraft Crash Victim Identified

UPDATE: The Clay County Sheriff says 69-year-old Bradley Gibb of Vergas, Minnesota died after an ultralight aircraft in Hawley Thursday afternoon. The crash is still under investigation by the FAA, NTSB and the Clay…

Three Missing Kids Found Safe In Cass County, Minnesota

CASS COUNTY, Minn. (FOX 9) - According to officials in Tennessee, the three kids missing out of Maury County, Tennessee have been found safe in Minnesota. The three kids, Analia, Abigail, and Michale were located in Cass County, Minnesota with their non-costodial parents. The…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Vanya

She's a cat who's full of surprises -- a litter of them, as a matter of fact. The tiny, two-year-old tortoiseshell arrived at Diamond in the Ruff rescue and brought quite a bit of…

Trooper Charged With Sexually Assaulting Teen

HASTINGS, Minn. - A Minnesota state trooper is charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. The Dakota County Attorney's Office has charged 36-year-old Shawn Barta with first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct involving the girl who authorities say is…