Burnsville photographer wins national recognition for fox photo

Burnsville photographer wins national recognition for fox photo

Benjamin Olson's photo of a sleepy young fox received the wildlife award this year from Nature's Best Photography.
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Abbott sued after newborn was breast-fed by wrong mother

A mother's newborn son was mistakenly turned over by Minneapolis hospital staff to another mother and breast-fed, prompting a lawsuit and changes in maternity procedures.
South Metro
6:19am

Minneapolis man who died in custody had led chase in south metro

Gerard Ryan's death is still under investigation
South Metro
December 4

A bit of snow challenges Sunday drivers in Twin Cities

All parts of the metro experienced crashes and spinouts. Sharp temperature drop on the way.
South Metro
December 3

South metro police blotter, Dec. 4

BURNSVILLE NOV. 7 Murder. A 27-year-old South St. Paul man was arrested on murder, two counts of assault and possession of a firearm by a…
South Metro
December 2

Herbert "Hippy" Wagner, idea man, apple grower and piemaker, dies at 91

A hailstorm is credited with sparking Herbert Wagner’s most popular business idea. When a storm damaged the crop at his longtime orchard, Jim’s Apple Farm,…
South Metro
December 2

South metro briefs: MVTA, Shakopee's Dakota tribe team up to shuttle employees to work in Prior Lake.

The Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA) and Shakopee’s Dakota tribe are teaming up to shuttle employees to workplaces in Prior Lake. A new fleet of…
South Metro
December 2

West St. Paul police look for 3 men who stole purse from elderly woman

Police in West St. Paul say three men snatched a purse from an elderly woman and now the search is on to find them. The…
South Metro
December 1

Man, woman charged with burglaries in Minneapolis, Eagan

The pair, who haven't been charged, are being questioned in connection with a string of church burglaries in south Minneapolis.
South Metro
November 30

Minnesota Zoo's oldest tiger, Molniy, dies at 16

Molniy, the Minnesota Zoo's oldest tiger, died Sunday from health complications related to aging, officials said.
South Metro
November 30

IDs released of Eden Prairie officers who shot suspect in Prior Lake killing

Authorities said police opened fire after the suspect shot at them. The suspect's condition has not been released.
South Metro
November 30

Lakeville man admits assaulting Edina cop during drunken-driving stop

The 26-year-old has pleaded guilty to felony assault and drunken driving.
South Metro
November 30

When Minnesota Zoo animals get older, there is no nursing home

End-of-life planning is part of the routine at the 40-year-old zoo in Apple Valley, where in the past year, 177 animals died, from old age and other causes.
South Metro
November 29
A car sits at the scene where an officer-involved shooting occurred early Wednesday at Bren Road and Highway 169 in Edina.

Charges: Masked bandits shot Prior Lake man over drug deal-turned robbery, then fled, shot at cops

The suspect was being chased by police following a fatal shooting Nov. 23 in Prior Lake.
South Metro
November 29

Eagan man gets 38 years in prison for teen sexploitation scheme

Eagan man pleaded guilty to exploiting more than 150 teenage boys and posting internet porn.
Eat & Drink
November 29

Farmington is about to get a gourmet whiskey and meat emporium

The restaurateur behind Eagan's Burgers and Bottles and Volstead House plans to open his new project, Bourbon Butcher, on Dec. 7.
South Metro
November 28

Wife of missing man asks for help from Lake Waconia residents

After two days of searching, a man who went missing Saturday when his paddleboard was found on Lake Waconia has not yet been located. The…
South Metro
November 28

Two hurt when airport catering truck does nosedive at MSP

The LSG Sky Chefs truck fell to a lower level, blocking a tunnel that led to the airfield and Terminal 1 about 11:30 a.m. Sunday, according to airport spokesman Patrick Hogan.
South Metro
November 27

Crews searching for 35-year-old Lake Waconia paddle boarder

Crews spent Sunday searching for a 35-year-old Twin Cities man who went missing Saturday after paddle boarding on Lake Waconia.
South Metro
November 27

Lakeville parents want high-achieving son's suicide to prompt others to get help

He died by suicide Nov. 8 after a long struggle with bipolar disorder. His parents say they hope his story encourages others to seek help often and early.
South Metro
November 26

Body found in Mendota Heights nature preserve identified as missing man

Joseph Michael Hernandez, 35, went missing earlier this month.