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State Fair health booth will focus on vaccinations

Following last year's biggest measles outbreak seen in Minnesota for 30 years, health officials have an important message at this year's State …

Public Health

State Fair Food Guide 2018: The classics you have to try

In the first of BMTN's State Fair food guides, Haley Nelson picks out the must-try classics.There’s always some pressure to try of the new foods when …

Minnesota State Fair

United flight to MSP declares emergency after report of gun

A flight from Newark, New Jersey on its way to Minneapolis endured an in-flight emergency in which a man on board the plane reportedly had a …

Aviation

What is and isn't a penalty? Vikings worried new rules will come with huge costs

They think the new rules could change outcomes of games, or worse.Two new safety measures in the NFL have coaches and players around the league …

NFL

Anger over Farmington's decision to fire popular police chief

More than 300 residents of Farmington made their voices heard over the city's decision to fire its popular police chief.<p>Farmington City Council voted …

Cheryl Reeve comes to rescue of Lynx fan seeking playoff ticket

If you tweet at Minnesota Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve, there's a decent chance you'll get a message back from her.<p>Case and point, this Lynx fan, …

All of Minnesota's McDonald's will soon have self-serve kiosks

McDonald's restaurants in Minnesota will get a refresh as part of a massive investment plan by the fast-food giant.<p>The company said that it and its …

McDonald's

Missing Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts is found dead

Missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts has been found dead, according to reports.<p>Police in Iowa have found a body, with CrimeStoppers of …

WNBA player watches man send racist text about her on flight from MSP

The Washington Mystics were on a plane leaving Minnesota on Monday when All-Star guard Kristi Toliver says she saw a racist text message from a man …

Basketball

Mark Rosen grateful for support as his wife fights cancer

Long time WCCO-TV sports anchor Mark Rosen has been off the job the past few weeks helping his wife, Denise, recover from surgery to remove a brain …

Brain Tumors

Pedestrian killed by train at crossing in Detroit Lakes

A man was killed in Detroit Lakes on Monday morning after he was struck by a train at a crossing.<p>Detroit Lakes police say they were called to a …

Canadian Pacific

Old Farmer's Almanac releases winter forecast for Minnesota

Imagine living in a time period where going outside during a Minnesota winter doesn't require shoveling 20 inches of snow from your driveway, or when …

Weather

After woman's death in Eden Prairie, husband charged with assisting suicide

The 61-year-old told police his wife was in pain and medication didn't help.Her death was reported on Cascade Drive, Eden Prairie.The woman whose …

Fleck names true freshman Annexstad starting quarterback

P.J. Fleck is putting his trust in the hands and right arm of a true freshman quarterback.<p>Fleck announced Monday that Zack Annexstad, a true freshman …

College Sports

Playground at Minneapolis school goes up in flames

A children's playground in southwest Minneapolis went up in flames on Sunday, with a group of boys possibly to blame.<p>The blaze erupted at the …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Another air quality alert issued across Minnesota

Smoke from Canadian wildfires is once again moving into Minnesota, causing relatively unhealthy air quality levels.<p>With that, the Minnesota Pollution …

Weather

Man with 17 DWIs charged with causing 4-vehicle crash

The crash in Vermillion Township left one with substantial injuries.A driver with 17 DWI convictions dating back almost 40 years has been charged …

Crime

Cities 97 alters format, says it has been 'reborn'

Twin Cities radio station Cities 97 announced changes to its format and the return of long time local favorite, Lauren McLeash.<p>No longer referring to …

Imagine Dragons

Wisconsin woman drowns swimming in Minnesota lake

A 37-year-old woman died one day after a drowning accident in northern Minnesota over the weekend.<p>According to the Cass County Sheriff's Office, the …

Crime

Minnesota mother awakes to masked man peering into her daughter's window

It happened in the small town of South Haven in central Minnesota.A mother in a small Minnesota town west of the Twin Cities woke up to a person in a …

Rookie kicker Daniel Carlson wins the job, Vikings release Kai Forbath

Kai Forbath is out, paving the way for the rookie kicker from Auburn.The Minnesota Vikings have released veteran kicker Kai Forbath. Forbath's …

Historic Pillsbury mansion on Lake Minnetonka is facing demolition

It was finished in 1919, but this famous mansion on Lake Minnetonka might not live to see 100.<p>The main house on the historic summer estate built by …

Real Estate

Adrian Peterson is in Washington: 'Wish me luck,' he says

The feature image in this story is from today (Monday), showing Adrian Peterson standing with Washington Redskins cornerback D.J. …

Fantasy Football

Woman charged with setting fire to downtown Marshalls store

Authorities identified the woman suspected of setting a fire in a downtown Minneapolis Marshalls store, causing significant damage and causing it to …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Rochester man killed in motorcycle crash near Iowa border

A Rochester man is dead after crashing his motorcycle on Sunday.<p>The Minnesota State Patrol says the 64 year old from Rochester, who has yet to be …

Iowa

Stephen Gonsalves to make his debut with the Twins

If you've checked out of baseball for the summer because the Twins aren't competing for a playoff spot, you might want to check back in to see them …

Baseball

Vice President Pence will be back in Minnesota this month

Mike Pence must be a fan of Minnesota, because he's coming back to the state for the second time this month.<p>The vice president will be in the Twin …

U.S. Congress

Much-needed rain Monday, heat wave for the State Fair?

Sadly, the Twin Cities isn't in line for the bulk of the rain Monday.The southern third of Minnesota is in line for some much-needed rain on Monday, …

Weather

Minnesotan nun throws 1st pitch at Chicago White Sox game, absolutely nails it

Mary Jo Sobieck is now an MLB darling.Anybody see that video of a nun throwing out the first pitch at a Chicago White Sox on Saturday? Turns out …

Chicago White Sox

Lynx wrap up regular season with a win, single elimination playoffs next

Minnesota takes on the Sparks on Tuesday night.The WNBA playoff bracket is set and the Minnesota Lynx are seeded seventh out of eight teams after …

Basketball