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BRAINERD, Minn. — For many in the Northland there is no better way to enjoy the beauty of winter than spending the day behind a team of working sled dogs...
ST. PAUL—A St. Paul man is dead after being struck in a crosswalk by a motorist Wednesday afternoon in the North End neighborhood, police say. Police were dispatched about 2:30 p.m. to the corner of Arlington Avenue and Matilda Street, where 78-year-old Ker Par had been hit by a small pickup truck, said Sgt. Mike Ernster, a St. Paul police spokesman. Par was transported to Regions Hospital, where he later died. The driver is cooperating with police; neither drugs nor alcohol appear to have been factors in the crash, Ernster said.
WALKER, Minn.—The body of a Federal Dam man reported missing last week after a canoe was found capsized on Leech Lake was found Tuesday morning, officials said. The man has been identified as Kenneth Gale, 66, of Federal Dam, according to Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch. The Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report of the overturned canoe on the east side of Leech Lake in the Sugar Point area at 6:49 p.m. Oct. 25, according to a news release.
ST. PAUL — Angler Kanchic Yang of St. Paul has caught the state record by weight white bass—and he didn't have to travel to lake country. Yang was fishing with a minnow and 8-pound test line on Oct. 10 at Vadnais Lake in Ramsey County when he hooked the new record white bass.
GILBERT, Minn. -- An 85-year-old woman died in an apparent hit-and-run incident in Gilbert on Wednesday night, and the man accused in the acccident was arrested Thursday. Florence Mannelin, 85, of Makinen was a pedestrian who was had been seen walking across the 100 block of Broadway just before 7 p.m. when she was struck by a vehicle that did not stop and continued north on Broadway, the Minnesota State Patrol reported.
WALKER, Minn.—Authorities are searching for a Federal Dam, Minn., man after a canoe was found capsized Tuesday night on Leech Lake. The Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report of an overturned canoe on the east side of Leech Lake in the Sugar Point area at 6:49 p.m. Tuesday.
MINNEAPOLIS—A Lakeville family of four missing since Friday was found safe in a car in Minneapolis on Tuesday morning — and the parents were later booked into jail, Lakeville police said. A Minneapolis resident spotted the parents and their two children, ages 4 and 7, behind a building and called police, Lakeville police said in a news release.
HUDSON, Wis. -- Wisconsin has paid off a nearly $60 million debt to Minnesota, opening the door for a new agreement allowing residents of one state who work in the other to just file one state income tax form. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced in Hudson on Wednesday that his administration sent $59.7 million to its western neighbor late Tuesday. With this debt paid, the two states can move ahead with a new reciprocity agreement to benefit both taxpayers and their employers, Walker said. He predicted the new agreement would be finalized within two months. Minnesota Gov.