I tell my friends “I’m very close to having seen and/or done it all”. A North Dakota farm kid that survived peeing on an electric fence. A radio DJ that ran a Sunday morning show under the air name “Skip Church”. Got a date with Carrie Underwood. Got stood up by Carrie Underwood. Retired from radio at 25 to go home and farm. Retired from farming at 46 and went back to radio. Divorced - two boys, (Drew and Gabe), two dogs (Reno, the Siberian Husky and Rorschach, the Dalmation) and a cat (Moody).
Walz Lowers Flags Sunday for Fallen Firefighters
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has ordered all U.S. and Minnesota flags flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset this Sunday in honor of firefighters who have been killed or injured in the line of duty.
Record-Setting Year at the Minnesota Lottery
At the Minnesota Lottery, it was a year for the record books.
Salmonella Outbreak Reported in Twin Cities
The M-D-H says five illnesses caused by Salmonella have been reported in children aged three months to ten years old. The families of two children reported drinking unpasteurized milk, also known as raw milk. One of the children was infected with two types of E. coli in addition to Salmonella.
Anthrax Found in Minnesota Cattle
Anthrax has been found in Minnesota cattle for the first time in more than a decade.
New Pilot Program for MN Substitute Teachers Unveiled
In order to help ease a historic shortage of substitute teachers, the Minnesota Legislature has launched a pilot program for substitute teacher licenses.
Loose Clothing Causes Motorcycle Crash
Loose clothing was to blame for a Sunday evening motorcycle crash.
Farm Accident Pins Man in Skid-Steer
A farm accident left a man pinned in a skid-steer loader Sunday.
More than 13,200 MN Borrowers Approved for Loan Forgiveness
The U.S. Department of Education announced this week that it has approved federal student loan forgiveness for almost 616,000 borrowers through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
Metro Animal Shelters Quarantined for Canine Influenza
Animal shelters in Hennepin, Anoka, and Washington Counties have been quarantined today to stop the spread of canine influenza
Minnesota State Patrol Launches Crime Search Tool
The Minnesota State Patrol Dashboard features a complete listing of public data from the MSP and allows easy access to whatever information you’re looking for.