WILLMAR, Minn. — A 40-year-old man is recovering this week after being injured after attempting to jump a homemade rocket bike off of his house roof in southeast Willmar in west- central Minnesota.. According to a police report, the rocket bike consisted of a pair of skis, a bicycle frame and motorcycle exhaust pipe and was being fueled with Heet, an antifreeze product.
NEW LONDON, Minn.—Mark Tanner's business of raising walleye to stock popular fishing lakes is about as Minnesotan as you can get. But he hopes his new sideline business of raising saltwater shrimp for people to buy fresh by the pound and take home to grill, boil or saute with butter will become a new Minnesota tradition. "They're good," said Tanner, commenting on the home-grown shrimp he taste-tested recently.