Author: Melissa Lentz

Major Storm Damage Delays Minnesota Power’s Solar Power Plant

Intial assessments indicate 25% of the 97 rows have sustained damage

The completion of Minnesota Power’s first solar power plant has been delayed after Wednesday night’s severe storm caused substantial damage to the nearly completed solar array at the National Guard’s Camp Ripley near Little Falls, Minn.

MnDNR Creates Trip Planner for Finding Best Fall Colors

It's that time of year for beautiful colors all across Minnesota!

It happens around the same time every year, Chlorophyll production in tree leaves slows down and stops, causing the leaves to lose their green color and gain gorgeous red, gold, and orange hues. The annual result is many Minnesotans flocking outside to behold this magnificent event.

Two Arrested in Duluth on Drug Charges

Duluth Police and Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crime Task Force take down two more

On Friday, August 26 at 4:00 p.m., Duluth Police and the Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crime Task Force arrested 59-year-old, Barry Foster of Duluth and 38-year-old, Sheron Hoskins of Chicago after a search warrant was conducted at a residence in the area of Lake Avenue and 7th Street.

Magnetation Announces Potential Shutdown of Minnesota Facilities

This comes after the company filed for bankruptcy and idling of other MN facilities

Magnetation LLC announced Friday that it may implement a shutdown of its Minnesota iron ore concentrate plant, rail loading facility and Pellet Plant located in Reynolds, Indiana. If implemented, a shutdown would occur on or after September 30,2016.

Full Criminal Complaint for Amber Alert Kidnapper, Zachary Anderson

The following is a statement of probable cause issued by Cass County Attorney's Office

Cass County Attorney Christopher Strandlie reports the arraignment of a 25-year-old Coon Rapids man on charges of Intentional Murder in the 2nd Degree, Criminal Sexual Conduct in the First Degree, Kidnapping and Unauthorized use of a Motor Vehicle in Cass County District Court on August 23, 2016.

Myth Confirmed, Mall of America to Host MythBusters Exhibit

The Explosive Exhibition is heading to the Mall of America Oct. 6, 2016 - Jan. 15, 2017

The Discovery Channel’s explosive series comes to life to uncover the truth behind popular myths by mixing the scientific method with curiosity and old-fashioned ingenuity in MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition at the Mall of America (MOA) this fall.

Tall Ships Duluth Traffic Advisory

The DPD warns of heavy congestion during the events this week

The Duluth Police Department has issued a traffic advisory for the Tall Ships Duluth event that begins on August 18 and runs through the 21. Beginning at approximately 1:00 p.m. on Thursday August 18th, the “Grand Parade of Sail” will kick off the event as ships begin to enter through the Duluth Harbor area in waves of three.