INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak in Minnesota (all times local):
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INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection says its officers seized $900,000 in counterfeit money from the International Falls Port of Entry.
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — An International Falls Middle School student is in custody after he was accused of making a bomb threat.
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A black bear has killed a Minnesota woman on a secluded island in Canadian waters in an attack that experts call extremely rare.
RAINY LAKE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a woman trying to flag down help after her vehicle became disabled has been struck and killed on a northern Minnesota highway.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — While cities and towns in Koochiching County might have fast and reliable internet service, large parts of the northern Minnesota region currently have no good options. Paul Nevanen, director of the county's Economic Development Authority, says that translates to headaches for the area's economy.
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BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Late summer temperatures in northern and north central Minnesota rose to record-setting levels during the weekend.
The mercury climbed to 89 degrees Sunday in Brainerd, beating a record of 82 set in 2015.
The National Weather Service says the average high for Brainerd this time of year is 69.
HIBBING, Minn. (AP) — The mercury is falling in northern Minnesota, with cold air bringing in a record-breaking chill.
The National Weather Service says temperatures plunged below the freezing mark in several locations early Thursday.
It was 28 degrees (-2 Celsius) in International Falls, breaking the Sept. 6 record of 31 (-0.5 C). It was 29 degrees (-1.6 C) in Hibbing, exceeding the bone-chilling lowest low of 33 (0.5 C) for the same date.
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — The State Patrol says a motorcyclist has died in a collision with a moose in northern Minnesota.
The patrol says 66-year-old Gary Allan Vansickle of Milaca was riding a Harley-Davidson on Highway 6 in Koochiching County when he struck a moose that was crossing the road on Saturday.
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Voyageurs National Park and the U.S. Mint will hold festivities next month to mark the release of a commemorative quarter honoring the park on Minnesota's northern border.
The Voyageurs quarter is part of a series of 56 commemoratives highlighting America's national parks. It shows a loon with a rock cliff in the background.
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota is ending 2017 on a frigid note.
Days of arctic cold are persisting. The National Weather Service reports Embarrass in northeastern Minnesota dropped to a low of 45 degrees below zero Sunday. International Falls bottomed out at 32 below while Duluth dropped to 24 below.
St. Cloud in central Minnesota recorded a low of 24 below. Minneapolis-St. Paul hit 16 below.
Raw: Extreme Cold In Northern Minnesota
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on cold and snowy weather across the northern U.S. (all times local):
The "Nation's Icebox" is feeling the chill and setting a record.
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Freezing temperatures and below-zero wind chills socked much of the northern United States on Wednesday, even setting a record in a Minnesota city so cold it's called the Icebox of the Nation, and will stay put for days to come as snow-hardened Erie digs out from a record snowfall.
Forecasters warned of hypothermia and frostbite from arctic air settling in over the central U.S. and spreading east.
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — An arctic wave is bringing record cold to northeastern Minnesota.
The National Weather Service reports International Falls and Hibbing set record low temperatures on Wednesday morning. International Falls — the self-proclaimed "Nation's Icebox" — plunged to 37 degrees below zero, breaking the old record of 32 below set in 1924, while Hibbing bottomed out at 28 below, breaking the old record of 27 below set in 1964.
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A massive fire in northern Minnesota has destroyed a heating oil and fuel company near the Canadian border.
Rainy Lake Oil Co. erupted in huge plumes of fire, fueled by eight or nine tanks inside the company's warehouse Monday night near International Falls.
The local fire department says the cause of the fire is under investigation.
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A new report from the National Park Service estimates the local economic impact of visitors to Voyageurs National Park at about $24 million in 2016.
The park service says nearly 242,000 people visited Voyageurs last year, spending nearly $20 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 310 jobs and had a cumulative economic benefit of about $24.6 million in the area as a whole.
JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say customs officials near the Canadian border have taken into custody a man suspected of fatally shooting his girlfriend in a suburb of Des Moines.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials detained the man Sunday in International Falls, Minnesota after recognizing his car from a description provided by police in Johnston, Iowa, where the slaying occurred.