Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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Tony Kramer still remembers how exhausting the dating routine could be.
Authorities arrested a man described by police as a “major player” in a meth network in the St. Paul suburb of Woodbury after he allegedly fell for a bait-and-switch sting arranged by federal agents involving 20 pounds of methamphetamine bound for Minnesota from Arizona.
A Cottage Grove woman convicted of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Woodbury business was sentenced to last month to repay the money and to attend gambling-addiction meetings.
A suspect who took his own life during an armed robbery in June was a convicted murderer whose associates spent weeks casing a Woodbury jewelry store, according to information made public in a search warrant.
WOODBURY, Minn. -- A rural Minnesota pig farm would be the destination for one of America’s most popular entertainers if a Woodbury man and his brother get their way. Tony Kramer and Tanner Kramer hope to give their other brother and his fiancée the wedding gift to end all wedding gifts by bringing “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon to their family’s Hayfield, Minn., farm.
A path Jessica Hauser never expected to be traveling is moving her family toward a crossroads.
WOODBURY, Minn. - A deadly robbery attempt Saturday morning in Woodbury might have ended differently, were it not for the presence of a Woodbury patrol officer and an alert worker. According to the Woodbury Public Safety Department, an armed man attempted to rob Johnson Jewelers on Radio Drive in the Seasons Market shopping center, but ended up turning the gun on himself. Woodbury detectives continue to search for the alleged accomplice.
A Woodbury man has been charged with barricading a woman inside his house for two days and beating and raping her.
At first blush, it’s an uncanny sight for Minnesota sports fans.
A Wisconsin-based energy company is looking to make a sun-splash in Minnesota with a unique project.