Itasca County prosecutors have filed four felony charges against a homeless man who allegedly said he robbed a bank after running out of money during a cross-country trip. 23-year-old Connor David Johnson is accused of robbing the La Prairie branch of the First National Bank of Coleraine on Tuesday.
The WDIO Storm Team says Lake Superior will play a major factor in how much snow we will receive in the Twin Ports, heaviest amounts will be in central Minnesota through the Twin Ports, and along the Iron Range. Gusty winds will continue as wet snow moves in by this afternoon.
PolyMet says it has received the final permit needed for its planned copper-nickel mine. Polymet also said Friday that it has entered into an extension agreement with Glencore and that their immediate goal is to address the Glencore debt.
Wrenshall School District held the first of two informational meetings Thursday night as they seek voter approval for a $14.4 million referendum. The school board estimates an increase of $288 a year for a homestead valued at $150,000.
The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office is asking residents of Clearbrook-Gonvick area to be on the lookout for black bears. Bears have been spotted near the school and officials are requesting parents not allow children to walk to school until further notice.
A Crow Wing County Minnesota farm where deer were found infected with a fatal brain disease has closed under an agreement that paid the owner to euthanize his herd. Officials didn't disclose how much Trophy Woods Ranch was paid or how many deer were euthanized.