January 10

Video shows Milwaukee bus driver rescuing young child

Authorities say an alert Milwaukee bus driver rescued a young child found wandering barefoot on a freeway overpass in frigid temperatures.
January 10

Regulators cite contractors in Wisconsin gas explosion

Federal safety regulators have cited two contractors for failing to locate a gas main that exploded during work in a Madison suburb in July.
January 10

The Latest: Republicans to meet with Evers next week

The Latest on Assembly Republicans' letter to Gov. Tony Evers (all times local):
January 10

Minnesota fire deaths drop in 2018

The State Fire Marshal says fire deaths in Minnesota dropped 47 percent in 2018.
January 10

15-year-old driver flips minivan, killing teen

Sheriff's officials say a teen died when a minivan being driven by a 15-year-old girl crashed in Manitowoc County.
January 10

The Latest: Lawsuit seeks to void Wisconsin's lame-duck laws

The Latest on lawsuit challenging laws weakening power of Wisconsin governor (all times local):
January 10

The Latest: Lawsuit seeks to void Wisconsin's lame-duck laws

The Latest on lawsuit challenging laws weakening power of Wisconsin governor (all times local):
January 10

Field set for Feb. 5 Minnesota Senate special election

The field is set for what's likely to be a hard-fought special election for a state Senate seat in eastern Minnesota next month.
January 10

Virginia police officer cleared in fatal shooting

The St. Louis County attorney says a Virginia police officer was justified in fatally shooting a man last year.
January 10

Racine police investigate fatal shooting

Racine police are investigating a fatal shooting.
January 10

Wisconsin Supreme Court hopefuls close in fundraising

Two judges vying for a spot on the state Supreme Court raised roughly the same amount of money during the last half of 2018.
State + Local
January 10
The Southdale Courthouse closes for good on Feb. 1.

Hennepin County to relocate Southdale misdemeanor, traffic court cases elsewhere

The Edina location will close for good starting Feb. 1 as the building is slated to be razed.
Don't Miss
January 10
Sheryl Williams, right, is named Klondike Kate 2019 as the other contestant Shelley Pabst stands next to her. There were only two contestants in this

Welch woman is named 2019's Klondike Kate ahead of Winter Carnival

A Klondike Kate has been chosen as part of the St. Paul Winter Carnival since 1971.
January 10

Corrections staff logs $50 million in overtime in 2018

Department of Corrections staff in Wisconsin racked up $50 million in overtime in 2018.
Local
January 9
After the first full business week since the government shutdown began, executives and entrepreneurs are starting to see more effects. The flow of mon

Federal government shutdown means delays for Minnesota house buyers, small-business owners

After the first full business week since the shutdown began, executives and entrepreneurs are starting to see more widespread effects.
East Metro
January 9
Rendering of redevelopment project in Forest Lake submitted by Gatehouse Capital.

Possible redevelopment coming for Forest Lake feed mill

Proposal for site includes a conference center, hotel.
North Metro
January 9
Judge Lucinda Jesson wrote that a district court must issue a ruling “expressly excluding a relative” as a placement option before that person can

Minn. appeals court upholds family rights in foster care cases

Attorneys say decision will help address racial bias in child protection system.
East Metro
January 9
The A West cell house at Stillwater prison.

Stillwater prison wing on lockdown after inmate assaults officer

After several attacks, union representing corrections officers has demanded more safety funding.
Minneapolis
January 9
One of downtown Minneapolis’ oldest buildings could meet the wrecking ball soon, depending on the outcome of votes at City Hall. The Oakland apartme

Owner wants to raze historic but vacant apartment in Minneapolis

The building, gutted by a fire in 2016, was designed by famed architect Harry Wild Jones.
East Metro
January 9

Authorities await driver test results in crash that killed Roseville pedestrians

Roseville police called it a "complex case" and are waiting for multiple reports to come back.