EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (KMSP) - Cast members of the SteppingStone Theatre stopped by Fox 9 to talk about their upcoming adaptation of "The Wizard of Oz."
'I'm done': Walz heads to dangerous rail crossing to push gas tax
Gov. Tim Walz says he’s fed up with Senate Republicans’ blockade of his proposed 20-cent per gallon gas tax increase, so he’s taking the argument to their districts.
Tuesday, the Democratic governor gazed into a giant pothole on Highway 47 in Anoka – a construction flagger held up traffic so he could do it – and said the real problem on that road was one of Minnesota’s most dangerous railroad crossings.
Local officials said regular backups at the crossing cause car crashes, including a fatal one in 2003. It’s not clear why a proposed overpass has languished without funding for decades, but Walz said a gas tax increase would allow the state to finally do the job.Read the full article
Abandoned outside, Mufasa the dog continues road to recovery
Mufasa, a mastiff mix, was found Feb. 22 outside a Maplewood apartment building. He was starving and sick, with no place to go.
Now, he’s on a slow road to recovery.
“At the time, he wasn’t very mobile. He could still walk around, but his feet had open sores all over them. He also didn’t have much muscle mass and he had open sores on his backside, so he wasn’t moving around,” said Liz Gigler with Rescued Pets Are Wonderful.Read the full article
Charges: Man claimed to be lawyer, defrauded couple for $340,000
A Minneapolis man is facing federal charges for several schemes, including pretending to be a lawyer.
Federal prosecutors say Otis Mays claimed to be a member of the American Bar Association, but now he's behind bars for wire fraud and possessing and receiving child pornography.
Prosecutors say Mays posed as an attorney and offered to help a husband and wife evict tenants from their rental properties.Read the full article