A freshman high school student in the border town of Fairmont, North Dakota is alive after shooting himself in the head during class yesterday.SEE ALSO: WCCO airs video of woman's suicide on I-94About 10 minutes into an 8:30 a.m. algebra class, the young man passed his girlfriend a note, told the te ... More >>
Banned in Wisconsin.The "I Heart Boobies" breast cancer awareness bracelets that made Fairmont High School officials blush last September have now been banned at Wisconsin's Sauk Prairie Middle School. And thanks to seventh-grader Kaisey Jenkins' older sister, the American Civil Liberties U ... More >>
The "Choose Life" llicense plate being proposed by Republicans.Republicans are busy in the culture warrior kitchen. Today, a group of them introduced H.F. 91, which calls for the creation of "Choose Life" license plates. Funds from the sale of the plates would be directed only to counties that a ... More >>
Jay Maynard, the "Tron Guy" gives "Legacy" two thumbs up.The Tron Guy, Jay Maynard, is a husky chunk of geek with an abiding obsession for the original "Tron" movie so deep that he's willing to squeeze his frame into a glowing spandex costume - in public. That kind of passion might ordinaril ... More >>
Chad Sanow, above, and Matthew Van Watermulen are recovering.The Fairmont PD is looking into the possibility that one of its officers and a neighbor were shot by a man who lured them by setting a house on fire before taking his own life. The shooting helped explain why locals saw firefighter ... More >>
Photo courtesy of ZenziBoobies bracelets will earn students a slap on the wrist.There's a new kind of love that dare not speak its name in southern Minnesota. The love of boobies. Officials have banned the word "boobies" from apparel in schools in Fairmont, deeming it offensive -- even if it ... More >>
From Tron Guy to Tay Zonday: Minnesota Viral Videos
Perhaps Bachmann could buy the Tron plane and leave for good?
Anyone out there need a Tron-themed aircraft?
Meet the man inside the glowing spandex unitard
This one goes to 11!
Tony White's lifelong obsession with law enforcement
Falling carcasses and untreated injuries: Meatpackers at Dakota Premium Foods were driven to form a union. But not even that got the company's attention.