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Man arrested after kidnapping woman at workplace, holding her for hours inside Brooklyn Park home

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. -- A Twin Cities man was arrested Friday after he allegedly kidnapped a woman and held her against her will for several hours inside his home. The Brooklyn Park Police Department says the woman, who knew the man, was able to break free around 3:30 p.m., when she fled the home and got neighbors to call for help. The 911 caller reported what happened as a domestic assault. Officers responded to the neighborhood and stopped the man as he was driving way. He was arrested without incident. The victim told officers that the man kidnapped her around 6 a.m. while she was arriving at her workplace in nearby Plymouth. The man drove her to his home in the north Minneapolis suburb, where he held the woman against her will for roughly nine hours. 
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1st Minnesotan and Native American killed in Desert Storm laid to rest at Fort Snelling Cemetery 31 years on

MINNEAPOLIS -- It was a day loved ones waited 30 years for. The first Minnesotan and Native American killed in Operation Desert Storm in the Persian Gulf War was finally laid to rest at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.Corp. Stephen Eric Bentlzin was killed in action on January 29, 1991. On Monday, he was given a full military burial.For Barbara Anderson and her family, this rush of emotion is a long time coming."I can't find the words to say just what I feel," Anderson said. "I'm just so proud of him for what he did and what he did for our country."Bentlzin...
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Minnesota abortion clinics prepare for more patients now that Roe v. Wade is overturned

MINNEAPOLIS -- When Whole Woman's Health opened in Bloomington in February, the group highlighted its proximity to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.That was before Roe v. Wade drastically changed where there is access to abortion in America. Now the clinic says it plans to expand its services in Minnesota, where abortion is still legal because of a state Supreme Court ruling from 27 years ago."We have been increasing our staff and our physicians and our appointment availability in Minnesota," said Amy Hagstrom Miller, CEO of Whole Woman's Health, which operates clinics in Texas, Indiana, Virginia and Maryland, and offers telehealth in...

Young dad clings to life after hit by errant bullet near Stone Arch Bridge

MINNEAPOLIS -- A 34-year-old father remains in critical condition after sustaining life-threatening injuries from stray gunfire blocks away from where he was with family.Tyler King was among four victims hurt late Saturday night near 2nd Street and 6th Avenue. According to a family spokesman, King and his brother-in-law were walking a friend back to her car when they saw a large group of people gather 3-4 blocks away; they then heard the sound of about 30 shots, and King was struck in the side of this head.Tyler has suffered," the spokesman told WCCO. "As Christ-followers, the family is believing for...

3M Open hosts media day in Blaine ahead of tournament

BLAINE, Minn. -- The Twin Cities stop on the PGA Tour is just three weeks away. Monday was media day for the 3M Open in Blaine.The tents and grandstands are going up. The 3M Open is around the corner."I wish the thing was tomorrow. I'm ready to have it," said 3M executive director Hollis Cavner.One big name a week will join the field that already has Tony Finau and defending champion Cameron Champ. Right now, the talk is all about the new controversial tour."LIV, whatever they are, it's a pain in our butt," said Cavner. "We've lost players to them....

Hundreds of abortion rights supporters march in downtown Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS -- Two federal courthouses were the site of two dramatically different responses to a federal court ruling Friday evening, as pro- and anti-abortion rights advocates rallied in Minneapolis and St. Paul.In Minneapolis, hundreds of people marched from the University of Minnesota's campus to the courthouse downtown in opposition to the U.S. Supreme Court's upheaval of the Roe v. Wade decision."It's been really emotional today, it's devastating, we're going backwards," said Branigan Secraw, who marched with her newborn daughter in tow. "That should not be where we're going."In St. Paul, roughly 100 evangelicals rallied in support of the decision."We're here to...

Ex-Minneapolis officer Mohamed Noor scheduled to be released next week

MINNEAPOLIS  — The former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman who called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home is scheduled to be released from prison next week, months after his murder conviction was overturned and he was resentenced on a lesser charge.Mohamed Noor, 36, is scheduled to be released from custody Monday, 18 days shy of the fifth anniversary of the July 15, 2017, fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, a 40-year-old dual U.S.-Australian citizen and yoga teacher who was engaged to be married.Noor was initially convicted of third-degree murder...

Cole Swindell to Perform at Target Field Following Minnesota Twins Game

The Minnesota Twins had a Monday announcement that is sure to please country music lovers, especially fans of Cole Swindell. The Twins announced that they will be hosting their first ever post game concert and GRAMMY-nominated, Multi-Platinum country star Cole Swindell will be taking the stage to perform. According to...

Shooting leaves 1 man dead in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - An afternoon shooting in Minneapolis' Whittier neighborhood has left one man dead and officers searching for the suspect, police say. Officers responded shortly after 1 p.m. to the shooting at a building near Stevens Avenue and East 26th Street. At the scene, police found a man in his 30s who had been shot and seriously injured. Despite efforts from police and medics to save his life, the victim died shortly after at the hospital.

Hollis Cavner confident 3M Open will have competitive field despite LIV Tour

MINNEAPOLIS - In about three weeks, some of the best golfers in the world will hit TPC Twin Cities in Blaine for the fourth-annual 3M Open. It’s labeled as Minnesota’s golf event of the summer. Tournament officials hosted media day on Monday at the course, and Executive Tournament Director Hollis Cavner quickly addressed the elephant in the room that's challenging PGA Tour fields: The LIV Tour.

The Vikings Still Have Cap Space Left. Here’s What They Can Do with It

As this article is being written, the Minnesota Vikings cap space is in a relatively strong position. They have around $10.9 million left for this year, and per Over the Cap, that ranks 21st in the NFL. Of course, it has to be kept in mind that there are still two draft picks yet to be signed, second-round picks Andrew Booth Jr. and Ed Ingram. Even after these two are signed though, the Vikings will have a healthy amount of money to work with. Here are a few options for the remaining purple cash.
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Rosalie A. Shier

Rosalie was born in Hudson, WI on May 20, 1938, the oldest of six children born to Earl and Camille Holden. Rosalie earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from University of Wisconsin at Madison, where she belonged to Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. While living in her sorority house, Rosalie was prey to matchmaker Thora Ragone, the House Mother and Aunt to John David Shier, who invited her nephew for Sunday dinner and introduced him to Rosalie. The two hit it off, and John would become her husband of more than 60 years. For the duration of their marriage, with a twinkle in her eye, Rosalie introduced John as: “…my current husband”.