SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An online scam that targeted Puerto Rican agencies attempted to steal more than $4 million, police said Thursday, deepening concerns about the management of local government finances during an economic crisis.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Rankins, a formerly homeless, drug-addicted Army veteran, got a standing ovation at the State of the Union after President Donald Trump described how he turned his life around thanks to a construction job at a company using the administration’s “Opportunity Zone” tax bre…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fifth largest wildfire in California history expanded, ripping through dry brush atop a coastal ridge while crews struggled to keep flames from roaring down into neighborhoods amid fears of renewed winds.
The city of Northfield, Carleton College and St. Olaf College issued a joint statement Thursday affirming that all three are committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive community for all in the wake of last weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy Jodi Greene, a Northfield native, returned home this week to talk about the Navy and the commissioning of the future USS Minneapolis/St. Paul.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed five additional deaths were related to a drug so strong that even a few grains can be deadly.
Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday signed the bill to bring Minnesota driver’s licenses in line with upgraded federal security standards, finally ensuring that Minnesotans won’t have to use passports to get through airport security.
The pace of refugees arriving in Minnesota slowed markedly in recent months, even though President Trump’s executive order pausing resettlement remains mired in the courts.
When Bruce Kramer and Minnesota Public Radio broadcaster Cathy Wurzer started broadcasting a series of conversations six years ago about his life and illness, it became a conversation that continues after his death.
(UPDATE 6:25 p.m.: This story has been updated with additional information from multiple law enforcement agencies.)
J.C. Penney Co. announced Friday morning that the Faribault store, located in the Faribo West Mall, will be one of 138 stores to close.
A Minneapolis woman who is alleged to have taken and killed a dog in the Twin Cities has been charged in Rice County court with animal neglect after authorities say they found 66 dogs, many suffering from dehydration, at a New Prague property she was renting.
(UPDATE 6 p.m. Friday: This story has been updated following the issuance of a press release from the Faribault Police Department.)
After being abducted from a Colombian hospital as an infant, a Faribault woman had one dream: finding her birth family.
After a series of warnings that procedures at Minnesota Prairie County Alliance were failing to protect area children, its executive director is planning a series of public forums in an effort to move forward.
(UPDATE 3:55 p.m. Tuesday: This story has been updated with additional information after CAIR-MN extended an invitation to the Lonsdale business owner to visit the Faribault mosque.)
President Barack Obama’s daughter Malia made headlines when the family announced she will take a gap year before attending Harvard University. But, in Northfield, deciding to postpone college for a year isn’t anything new.
Those who reach retirement might begin a restoration of an old car; and then there’s Jerry Wicklund who is in the midst of restoring a habitat.
St. Olaf Studio Art Technician Christie Hawkins has helped revive the folk school arts. Now, she’s extending the experience of practicing folk school art with a Folk School camp.
Northfield’s craft distillery Loon Liquors has been going like gangbusters since launching two years ago, so it will be somewhat fitting when it hosts a History Happy Hour in conjunction with the Northfield Historical Society that will feature a talk about Minnesota’s notorious gangsters.
Soccer is known as the “beautiful game” and for a group of athletes and families it’s providing a beautiful experience in Northfield.
There’s a reason that Tink Larson Field is a place many called home each summer, a place that folks spent time with friends and loved ones watching America’s pastime. It’s family
Born in June of 1933 in Mississippi, Malcolm Mabry has since worn hats as a teacher, a farmer, a senator, a representative, a delegate, a poet, a Methodist and most recently and most important to Kenyon, a philanthropist.
Fundraisers take on a variety of forms across the nation, but in Northfield, running events have become one avenue that combines fundraising with a healthy activity.
Storm drains don’t typically receive a second look unless utility crews are working on them, but a few groups in Northfield want people take a second look.
With summer winding down and the school year on the horizon, members of a local church are volunteering their time to provide Faribault youth with summer activities while the sun is still out and the weather is warm.
Electricity, telephones, ice cream cones, video phone calls, X-ray machines, baby incubators, dishwashers, coffee makers and automatic potato mashers are all items that saw a public unveiling at a world’s fair.
A 51-year-old Faribault man who worked as a contractor in the metro area was sentenced on Monday in Hennepin County for stealing more than $1 million from clients in Wayzata, Minnetonka and Eden Prairie.
The Northfield City Council was able to come to a vote on the land development code (LDC) Tuesday night, after about a month of vehement debate on the subject.
While conversations concerning land development in Northfield continue to take place, some of those talks, to the chagrin of City of Northfield staff, have started the rumor mill rolling.
Minnesota employers added 11,800 jobs in February, but there are still areas of improvement when it comes to retaining workers and getting teenagers to participate in the workforce.
Faribault police say they seized 222 grams of cocaine from the Faribault hotel room of an Illinois man on Wednesday.
A 51-year-old Faribault man who pleaded guilty to three counts of contractor theft and one count of theft by swindle on Monday in Hennepin County stole more than $1 million from clients in Wayzata, Minnetonka and Eden Prairie.
With the times and philosophies on the best and most efficient methods in staying fit constantly evolving, the Northfield Senior Center finds itself perpetually trying to be ahead of the curve on those innovations.
Dog sledding lives in lore thanks to Jack London’s “Call of the Wild” and Dawn Lanning has provided people the opportunity to live out a fantasy for the past several years.