Foley, population 2,600, decided to stop paying for about 17 hours a day of extra Benton County Sheriff's patrols and instead hire a private security firm to cruise the city around the clock.
Updated: October 31, 2011, - 10:30 PM
They may prosecute 21-year-old facing murder charges in fatal Blaine party. Murder suspect must agree to spend nearly 10 years in prison to avoid possible federal prosecution.
Updated: October 24, 2011, - 12:08 PM
Wisconsinites are debating whether to scrap a law that gives an edge to butter on restaurant tables.
Updated: October 22, 2011, - 05:12 PM
Staying at hotels on the islands, instead of the usual boats offshore, brings more money to the locals and gives vacationers a whole new perspective.
Updated: October 22, 2011, - 01:46 PM
Though seat belt use has reached an all-time high of nearly 93% in Minnesota, other state data shows motorists in outstate Minnesota are using seat belts at far lower rates.
Updated: October 20, 2011, - 02:28 PM
Planned sit-down at Wells Fargo was thwarted and no arrests were made. Statewide protests set for Saturday.
Updated: October 15, 2011, - 07:53 AM
Police seized 31 guns, cash and at least $50,000 worth of "herbal incense" from a Duluth head shop that has openly sold synthetic marijuana, "bath salts" and other designer drugs.
Updated: September 23, 2011, - 03:53 PM
Almost unknown in 2009, designer drugs and their psychotic effects alarm police, doctors.
Updated: September 19, 2011, - 07:57 AM
A small town in Oklahoma is grieving for two college students who died after using synthetic drugs this spring. In the past year, more than 20 deaths have been linked to the use of products sold under such innocuous names as bath salts, plant food, herbal incense and research chemicals.
Updated: September 09, 2011, - 01:10 PM