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GRAND RAPIDS

The mystery of who stole the treasured Wizard of Oz ruby red slippers from Judy Garland's childhood home in 2005 consumed the town of Grand Rapids for more than a decade. With the slippers finally found, they still want answers.
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Even after Judy Garland was whisked over the Technicolor rainbow by a house-hoisting twister and landed in the magical land of Hollywood, a small northern Minnesota town continued to be her one and only Kansas.
How a big crime in a small town produced a whodunit as gripping and colorful as "The Wizard of Oz" itself.
GRAND FORKS -- Like everyone else, Grand Rapids native Gavin Hain had heard all about the jump to college hockey. The players and the game are bigger, faster and stronger.

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BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. -- A cacophony of camera shutters echoed through the room as Jill Sanborn slowly lifted the curtain covering a small display box at the end of a news conference Tuesday, Sept. 4.
In video sermons, the man railed against vaccines, "bad medicine" and doctors whom he deemed to be "priesthoods of the medical cult." And he explained why he refused to vaccinate his children, saying: "It didn't seem smart to me that you would be...
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- Rick Bain, Matt Roy and Ryan Webb were only a week into canoeing the entire Mississippi River and they already had hours of stories about wildlife and whitecaps to tell when they stopped in Grand Rapids on Tuesday, July 24.
LENGBY, Minn.-The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating why a Grand Rapids, Minn., school bus driver lost control of the vehicle before a Monday morning rollover sent him, a dozen students and a teacher to hospitals in northwest Minnesota.
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. - The sun hadn't yet crested the horizon on Tuesday, Jan. 9, when Greg Clusiau and Lorin LeMire began perforating the frozen surface of the lake with fishing holes."We'll see what's down there before we set up," said Clusiau, ...
Kayleene Danielle Greniger, 23, was sentenced Monday to more than 30 years in prison for her role in the June 2016 slaying of 20-year-old David Alexander Haiman.

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ST. PAUL -- Thanks to a Gavin Hain hat trick and one more Zach Stejskal treat, the Halloween Machine is back on top. Hain scored three goals for the second time this postseason, fellow junior Stejskal shone brightly once more between the pipes, a...
COHASSET, Minn. -- Mike Best of Deer River calls it the fish that got him "addicted" to spearing northern pike. And he didn't even spear it himself. He was just a kid. "My dad speared a 20-pound, 9-ounce pike," said Best, 60. "I got to carry it o...
BISMARCK -- A 27-year-old man who was fatally injured last week while working on the Dakota Access Pipeline project in western North Dakota was from Grand Rapids, Minn.

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