Forest Lake motorist killed in head-on collision with semi in Scandia

Authorities say a Forest Lake man was killed Wednesday afternoon when his pickup truck collided with a semi head-on in Scandia. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Victor Ludwig Falkner, 86, was the victim of the collision shortly before 3 p.m. on Minnesota 95 at Pillar Road. Falkner was southbound on Highway 95 when his […]

Gophers volleyball loses first match of season, bowing in straight sets at Nebraska

Two days earlier, the Gophers handed the Cornhuskers their first loss of the season.

Minneapolis police seek public’s help locating 63-year-old woman

Minneapolis police on Thursday asked for the public’s help locating a 63-year-old woman. Alpha Lyons, who suffers from memory issues and seizures, was last seen Tuesday near the 2200 block of North Sixth Street in Minneapolis, according to a news release issued by the city’s police department. Lyons, who frequents the area around Cub Foods […]

Top-ranked Gophers swept in record fashion at Wisconsin

Minnesota’s current hold on No. 1 isn’t going to last long. After rising to the nation’s top spot this week, the Gophers women’s hockey team was swept in a two-game series against the team it deposed, dropping a 6-3 decision to second-ranked Wisconsin at LaBahn Arena Saturday in Madison, Wis. After getting blanked, 5-0, in […]

Median sale price of Ramsey County homes rose 6.2% in 2020

The median sale price of homes in Ramsey County rose 6.2 percent in 2020, reflecting a strong year in Minnesota real estate, an industry trade group says. Homes sold in Ramsey County fetched a median price of $261,000 in 2020, up from $245,750 the year before, according data released Tuesday by the Minnesota Realtors organization. […]

Authorities identify man killed by Robbinsdale police and officer who shot him

Officials on Monday identified the man killed by police last week in Robbinsdale, along with the officer who shot him. Sgt. Brian Sloat, who has been with the Robbinsdale Police Department for 17 years, fatally shot 47-year-old Brian Eugene Andren of Ramsey, Minn., when Andren ran at officers with a knife on Friday, according to […]

Look up for a chance to glimpse northern lights Wednesday night

Be sure to look up if you’re outdoors Wednesday night for a chance to glimpse the northern lights. A sizable solar flare observed earlier in the week means the aurora borealis may be visible throughout the state overnight, according to Minnesota Public Radio. Cloud cover in northern Minnesota will mean anyone south of roughly Interstate […]

Plane crash-lands on I-35W in Arden Hills, forcing closure of northbound lanes

A small airplane crash-landed Wednesday evening on Interstate 35W in Arden Hills, closing the northbound lanes of the freeway. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said the plane came down on I-35W at the Ramsey County Road E2 exit, just south of Interstate 694. Plane Crash Landing onto I-35W in St. Paul, Hits Car (4K-video from […]

U releases game times for four women’s hockey games

Minnesota has released game times for the women’s hockey team’s first four games. The fourth-ranked Gophers start their season with a two-game series against No. 5 Ohio State Nov. 21-22 at Ridder Arena. Puck drop times are set for 3 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. The Gophers then play host to top-ranked Wisconsin […]

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