ALSO: Willmar teacher sentenced in student sex case; Weather Channel misses a chance in Worthington; December freeze now the norm for Lake Bemidji; and more.
John Fitzgerald is a longtime journalist who has worked at newspapers across the country.
ALSO: Lots of pheasants in the field; Duluth comes out against the TTP; and more.
ALSO: Moorhead finds Uber reluctant to supply driver names; Northfield police and FBI look for bank robber; and more.
ALSO: North Waseca Lutheran Church Lutefisk Dinner a success; study analyzes health gaps between counties; records outline Austin murder; and more.
ALSO: New RCTC official was at center of N.C. campus police woes; Mower County sheriff rules death a homicide; 2 anhydrous ammonia leaks closed I-90 Monday night; and more.
ALSO: Mower County has lowest jobless rate since 2000; Moorhead school officials want to build more schools; Rochester Salvation Army tries to curb loitering at its benches; and more.
Plus: Fillmore County man threatens kids who TP-ed house; 61 pounds of pot in Dennison; Moorhead teen charged with murder; and more.
ALSO: Zombie film director struggles with details; MSU website was pranked, not hacked; PM Beef in Windom will close; and more.
ALSO: Anti-frac-sand mining proposal is rejected; Mankato schools’ enrollment is up; Willmar is hub for Jennie-O success; and more.
ALSO: Crops in the Winona area looking good; warm weather is keeping fall colors at bay; BIR is working with neighbors to keep the noise manageable; and more.
ALSO: Fake money in Crow Wing County; new owners close Center Street Hotel in Rochester; seventh-grader meets Carrie Underwood; and more.
ALSO: Duluth designates arts/theater district; Winona man reports being terrorized in warehouse; ex-Richmond mayor charged with theft by swindle; and more.
ALSO: SugarBee might be apple of the future; CentraCare Foundation exec dies in lake accident; Steele County’s ACT scores are OK; and more.
ALSO: Duluth students seek more mental health support; 1 killed, 2 injured in Rochester shooting; two wind-power projects nixed; and more.
ALSO: Winona sees zero fracking shipments this year; couple completes 1,500-mile canoe trip; cabin owners urged to donate unused food; and more.
ALSO: Water levels still low in Worthington; petition to recall Willmar councilman ruled invalid; and more.
ALSO: Live to replace Smashmouth at RibFest; Le Sueur County facilities need major upgrades; 22 reports of weekend vehicle break-ins in Faribault; and more.
ALSO: Three die in small plane crash; Rochester kids go back to school; Northfield Armory is for sale; and more.
ALSO: On alert for bad deals in blacktop and tree-removal; daughter blows whistle on parents’ pot selling; Austin nixes chickens in the city; and more.
ALSO: Japanese chefs visited rural Worthington cattle producer; volunteer firefighters in short supply; and more.