A Duluth man was found shot to death early Sunday morning inside a car. Police say they found the body of the 33-year-old man when they responded to a call of shots fired at the 300 block of 62nd Avenue West shortly before 2:30am. The unidentified man was shot in his abdomen or midsection and died shortly after being taken to the hospital.
The body of found Saturday night in the Redwood River about one half mile south of County Road 101 bridge in North Redwood is believed to be that of missing 16-year-old Thunder Brothersofall who disappeared while swimming in the Redwood River back on September 15th. The Redwood Falls Police department in a press release believe the body is Brothersofall but are waiting for the ME to make the official confirmation. The body was found by three men in kayaks aiding in the search for the missing teen. They found the body shortly after 6pm in the north-flowing water of the Redwood River.
Protesters are marching to remember a man who was shot to death last week by a St. Paul police officer. A vigil and protest ended peacefully last night after protesters marched from a police station to a memorial near the site of the shooting of Ronald Davis. The vigil started yesterday afternoon at the Western District station. About 70 people attended, singing and carrying signs. About a dozen speakers shared stories about Davis at the beginning of the protest.
A church is remembering a St. Paul man shot to death when leaving a Bible Study. Family and friends of RayVell Carter gathered yesterday at St. Albans Church of God in Christ to celebrate the 41-year-old’s life. Carter had been attending the church pastored by his uncle Reverend William Land for more than a year. He was shot Wednesday outside the church. His death was St. Paul’s 20th homicide of the year.
Developers are set to break ground on an apartment building and hotel complex next to Xcel Energy Center. The five-story Courtyard by Marriott will be on the north side of the lot at West Seventh Street and Kellogg Boulevard. The apartment complex will be on the south end of the property. A public plaza will separate the structures.
There may be some goods news for thousands of workers at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The Metropolitan Airports Commission is considering a new measure that calls for increasing their minimum wage. Wages would start at 13-25 by July 2020 and increase to 15 dollars by 2022. The panel will hold a public hearing today.
A Minneapolis man is in serious condition after he drove the wrong way and crashed his motorcycle over the weekend in Benton County. The incident happened Saturday night on U.S. Highway 10 near Benton County Road 33 in Watab Township. State Patrol say Dale Maxson Junior hit a vehicle head-on and was taken to St. Cloud Hospital with life threatening injuries. Three men in the vehicle suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota State Fire Marshal are investigating the cause of an early morning fire at an auto dealer and repair shop in Orr. The blaze happened at Wally’s Auto Shop along Highway 53. No injuries were reported. The building was ruled a total loss.
The Rochester Public Library in the downtown area remains closed after a water line broke over the weekend and flooded an entire floor. The incident happened yesterday morning on the third floor of the building on 2nd Street Southeast. The first and second floors were also affected by water, but none of the books in the library were damaged. Contractors are working to assess and repair the electrical, mechanical and structural damage.
The number of homeless households on a list awaiting housing has risen by nearly 80-percent since last November. There were over 11-hundred households on the coordinated entry homeless housing priority list as of last week. Last November, the number was nearly 900. The increase worries officials as winter approaches, with hopes that warming centers will again operate on cold nights.
A high school in Inver Grove Heights had their homecoming dance cut short over the weekend because of a possible threat. A rumor about a weapon at the event at Simley High School Saturday led officials to shut down the dance early. Police and school administrators are investigating the situation further.