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Worrisome rise in number of fatal Minnesota motorcycle accidents

It’s a record that no one wants to see.

The number of motorcycle fatalities in Minnesota for 2015 has again increased. According to the State Patrol, there have been 34 motorcycle deaths this year, compared to 17 at this point last year. 226 more words


Bud Kraehling's Family To Hold Public Celebration Of His Life

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Longtime WCCO weatherman Bud Kraehling will be remembered this weekend during a public celebration.

Kraehlings family will be holding a memorial event Saturday at the Minnesota History Center in St. 46 more words


Police investigating after body found on 3M campus in Maplewood

Police are investigating after a man’s body was found on the 3M campus in Maplewood.

The Pioneer Press reports police and paramedics responded at 6:15 a.m. 121 more words


Going hole hog: Today is National Doughnut Day, but not many freebies around

It’s National Doughnut Day, and you can probably guess how people are celebrating. The holiday is traditionally marked on the first Friday of June.

The nation’s largest doughnut chain, … 452 more words


Longtime WCCO weatherman Bud Kraehling dies at 96

Longtime Twin Cities meteorologist Bud Kraehling, who was the man Minnesotans trusted the most for the forecast, has died at age 96.

Kraehling began his 50-year broadcasting career as an announcer on WCAZ in Illinois as a favor for a friend when the station was short on staff, his… 449 more words


Work begins to demolish abandoned pool where two brothers almost drowned

On Monday, the owner of an abandoned apartment pool where two young boys nearly downed sought and received a permit from the city of St. Paul to demolish it. 353 more words


Car veers on to sidewalk, injuring 4 people outside of coffee shop

A car crashed into a sidewalk in front of a popular St. Paul coffee shop Thursday evening – an incident that could have been deadly, but instead only left a few people with minor injuries. 182 more words