Minnesota News

Area Broadcaster Passes Away From Terminal Brain Cancer

Gary Rogers died late last night after a brief battle with cancer. The longtime sports broadcaster and newsman was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer earlier this month and given just weeks to live. He was 72. Rogers was honored earlier…

Mall of America Celebrates 25 Years

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The biggest mall in the United States is celebrating its 25th anniversary with cupcakes and party hats. The Star Tribune reports that the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota, will attempt to set the Guinness World Record,…

St. Paul Saints Host Copycat Video Festival and Fireworks

  ST. PAUL, Minn. -- It's an annual tradition that brings in crowds of cat-lovers from all over the country. The St. Paul Saints hosted the Copycat Cat Video Festival and fireworks at CHS Field Tuesday night. The festival features…

Newberger Announces Run Against Senator Klobuchar

  ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A Minnesota Republican became the first to announce plans for taking on U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar in the next election. State Representative Jim Newberger, a three-term house member in Becker County, said he's up for…

Bombed Minnesota Mosque Didn't Have Security Cameras

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- The executive director of a Minnesota mosque that was bombed just before morning prayers on Saturday said the building doesn't have outside security cameras. Damage of the interior of the building was released to the public.…

Detroit Lakes Man Identified After Being Hit by Train

  BECKER COUNTY, Minn. -- One man is dead after being hit by a train one mile north of Detroit Lakes over the weekend. The Becker County Sheriff's Office says 41-year-old Joseph Mackner, of Detroit Lakes was walking south on…

Fatal Rollover in Douglas County

The Douglas County Sheriffs Officer says one person is dead after a rollover along County Road 82, east of Brandon, Minnesota. Deputies responded to the crash a little after 7 o'clock Saturday night. The driver was pronounced dead on the…