Spending the Day on the Lake, In a Pirate Ship?
With shows like "Pimp My Ride" having a very successful history on TV, it seems that Minnesota lakes are producing television quality pontoons.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Twin Cities Daily Planet
Minnesota state officials scramble to calm Ebola fears
As fear grips West Africa with an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus wreaking havoc in unprepared countries - Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leona and Nigeria - the Minnesota Department of Health is in a race to calm fears of a possible Ebola outbreak in the Twin Cities.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Coon Rapids mayor's race has Jerry Koch, Ron Manning
Jerry Koch, who represents Ward 4, as well as Ron Manning, the city's Ward 2 representative, advanced from a field of seven in Tuesday's primary.
Anoka-Hennepin races to add space for all-day K
The district is making millions of dollars in additions and improvements this summer as it prepares for the arrival of all-day kindergarten in less than three weeks.
Man charged with vehicular homicide; police say his blood-alcohol level was .29
A Coon Rapids man with four times the legal limit of alcohol in his system killed a Brooklyn Center teenager by rear-ending his idling car at a stop light, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Heartbreak of U.S. mother who has lost two of her children to deadly ebola virus
Grief: Georgia Nah says she is struggling to come to terms with the deaths of two of her children from the Ebola virus An American mother has told of her heartbreak after losing two of her children to the Ebola virus in the space of less than three weeks.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Two-vehicle accident injures one in Olmsted County
The Minnesota State Patrol says 62-year-old Garry L. Dillon of Kenosha, WI was driving west on Interstate 90 when he collided with the rear of the westbound vehicle driven by 61-year-old Michael D. Schmidt of Coon Rapids, MN.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Michael VanWagner DUI kills teen: Posts wreck photo on Facebook with joke, LOLs
Michael VanWagner of Coon Rapids, Minn., is accused of DUI and causing two vehicular collisions, the second of which resulted in the death of 16-year-old Jason McCarthy.
Ebola: Our kids will grow up not knowing their father - Victim's widow
Says they were expecting him in the US for daughters' birthdays Patrick Sawyer, 40, lived in Minnesota for a decade and was set to return to the U.S. to see his family in August.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Widow Of American Ebola Victim Speaks Out
Decontee Sawyer, wife of Liberian government official Patrick Sawyer, a U.S. citizen who died from Ebola after traveling from Liberia to Nigeria, cradles her 1-year-old daughter Bella at her home in Coon Rapids, Minn., Tuesday, July 29 .
Man allegedly kills teen in drunken wreck, posts pic of totaled car with smiley face
Around 3 p.m. on July 24, Coon Rapids resident Mike VanWager was allegedly involved in two accidents in quick succession along Highway 252 in Brooklyn Park.
Driver, Michael J. Vanwagner, who killed teen posts picture of his...
Want to burn off that Cheesecake Factory pasta? You'll have to jog for FIVE HOURS: The calorific costs of chain restaurant meals Police search home of sex offender and say they say they are 'zeroing in' on killer who beat 14-year-old girl to death after she sent 'OMG I'm being kidnapped' text 'He was a great old soul': Devastated mother tells of ... (more)
No Charges Yet In Deadly Crash
No charges have been filed after a Brooklyn Center teen was killed by a suspected drunk driver last week.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
North Metro Sports Physicals
North Metro Pediatrics Clinic of Coon Rapids is offering sports physicals to students at Coon Rapids High School!! The purpose of this event is to provide access to a pre-participation exam, so that students can be active and participate in HS athletics.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
UK border staff on ebola red alert
Decontee Sawyer, the wife of Liberian government official Patrick Sawyer, a US citizen who died from ebola, cradles her one-year-old daughter Bella at her home in Coon Rapids, Minnesota Health professionals are being urged to keep vigilant for signs of the deadly ebola virus amid fears that it could spread to the UK.
My man, by wife of Ebola victim who died in Lagos
MORE facts emerged yesterday on the identity of the Ebola virus victim whose death last week in Lagos set off a chain of reactions.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Coon Rapids woman says Ebola in West Africa killed her husband
A Coon Rapids woman says her husband has died as part of the unprecedented outbreak of Ebola virus that has killed more than 600 people in West Africa.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Armed Minnesota Man Leads Police On Car Chase
Minnesota police are investigating a car chase with an armed Minneapolis-area man that ended after a one-hour standoff.