Mankato: Dustup arises over resident doing own road work

A rural Nicollet County resident decided to take the maintenance of his stretch of county road into his own hands, and as a result, the County Board discussed possible legal action against him.

Pioneer Press: "I'll blow this f----r up," Saint Paul man says at Social Security office, charges say

A man disgruntled with the wait time at the Social Security office in St. Paul triggered an evacuation Monday when he threatened to blow up the building, prosecutors say.

Pioneer Press: Man, 80, rescued from southeast Minnesota grain bin

Winona County Sheriff Dave Brand told KAGE-AM radio that rescuers pulled John Daley from the Lewiston area farm just after 2 p.m. Thursday.

Hibbing Daily Tribune: Woman rescued from old mine pit in northeastern Minnesota, airlifted to hospital with injuries

A 30 year-old woman is being airlifted to a Duluth hospital after apparently falling off a cliff of an mine pit in Chisholm.

Star Tribune: 6 carts stolen from Hiawatha Golf Club in Minneapolis

Park and Recreation Board spokeswoman Dawn Sommers said some type of large vehicle must have been used to make off from the 80-year-old course with the carts, collectively valued at $27,000.

Pioneer Press: State Patrol stops I-35W rush-hour traffic to shoot deer

Traffic on Interstate 35W was halted Tuesday morning so Minnesota State Patrol troopers could kill a deer that wandered into a Metro Transit bus station.

Star Tribune: Rumor of pot stash allegedly inspired Columbia Heights home invasion

A bloody robbery at a Columbia Heights home was inspired by a teenager’s mistaken notion that there was a big stash of marijuana in the house, according to charges filed against one of the suspected masked perpetrators.

WBAY-TV: 86 pounds of marijuana recovered in Wisconsin bust

Working with the Manitowoc County Metro Drug Unit, a search warrant was conducted Friday evening at Guilmette's home in Collins, where law enforcement recovered an additional 78 lbs. of marijuana and $35,000 cash. The seized marijuana is worth more than $300,000.

AP: Child, 2, recovering at hospital after ingesting trace amount of cocaine at Wisconsin home

Authorities say a 2-year-old child is recovering at a Milwaukee hospital after ingesting a trace amount of cocaine at a Village of Lomira home.

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram: Police launch investigation into report of 3-year-old boy testing positive for meth

Sacred Heart Hospital reported to police that the child was brought to the facility in an ambulance after he began acting like he was having a panic attack, said Kyle Roder, the Police Department’s community relations officer. The boy spent the night in the hospital, but was released Tuesday morning, Roder said. He was placed in protective custody.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Cheesemakers rush to defend wooden-board aging in wake of FDA statement

The cheese industry in Wisconsin and nationwide is scrambling to ensure the time-honored practice can continue, after a statement issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declared the aging of cheese on wooden boards to be unsanitary