The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources defused a confrontation with Chippewa band members Thursday by issuing an unrequested one-day, special permit to harvest wild rice. But band members said the temporary move won't settle the treaty rights issue.
Noting that the boy was “treated with particular cruelty,” the Pine County attorney said he’s prepared to change the charge to murder should the crushing head injuries prove too much for the little victim.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources defused a confrontation with Indian treaty rights activists Thursday by issuing a special permit to Chippewa band members who launched a wild rice harvest on Hole-in-the-Day Lake.
Como Zoo welcomed a new baby giraffe to its herd. At just under six feet, the baby is standing tall with mother Clover shadowing over her. The new baby female, born Monday August 24th, is the 6th calf born to Clover and the 19th giraffe birth at Como Zoo in the last 22 years. The yet-to-be named female weighs 135 pounds and stands 5 feet tall.
Early afternoon is when parking spaces start to turnover as folks who arrived early head out and crowds expected for the sold out Grandstand show featuring Def Leppard and STYX won't start showing up for a few hours. Expect things to remain busy, however.