Wednesday Apr 16
St. Cloud Times
Mpls. considers plastic food containers banMpls. considers plastic...
Mpls. considers plastic food containers ban on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/04/16/mpls-considers-plastic-food-containers-ban/7805439/ First-term Minneapolis City Council Member Andrew Johnson eats Indian food out of a container he hopes to ban.
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Wednesday Apr 16
Hot Rod Magazine
Scene By Readers - May 2014
Bob "Malibu" Ezell started this Malibu gasser project in 2007 after his father passed away.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Fate helps find relatives of 2 Marines who died in Beirut bombing
Jeff Hudson and wife Debra trace the name of a family member killed during the Marine barracks bombing in Beirut during the 30th Beirut Memorial observation ceremony in Jacksonville, N.C., Oct. 23, 2013.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Despite MnSCU update, flaws in credit transfer remainDespite MnSCU...
Despite MnSCU update, flaws in credit transfer remain on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/04/15/despite-mnscu-update-flaws-credit-transfer-remain/7727423/ Changes to Minnesota's credit-transfer process in recent years haven't done enough to make switching colleges easy, say students who are frustrated with the ... (more)
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Dennis R. Laffey
A funeral service for Dennis R. Laffey, 79, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont with interment following in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Pulse of the Twin Cities
Making single-payer health care happen in Minnesota
Legislation introduced by State Senator John Marty in the last hours of this year's legislative session is the latest hope that universal, single payer health care can be achieved in Minnesota.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Fillmore County Journal
County looking into yellow ribbon designation
At the county board's March 25 meeting Veterans Service Officer Jason Marquardt explained that he and Social Services Manager Neva Beier have discussed starting the process to be designated as a Yellow Ribbon County.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
After book challenge at Anoka High, district revises policies
In the wake of a recent book challenge that evoked controversy, riled parents on both sides and sent teens flocking to the library to read the book in question, the Anoka-Hennepin School District has revised its policies on how classroom and library materials are selected and the process for parents to object.
Robbinsdale ex-police chief arraigned on prostitution charge
The former Robbinsdale chief of police accused of soliciting a prostitute was arraigned in court on the misdemeanor charge this week.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Anoka bakery's recipe for success
Devin Irwin 13, found out Tuesday that the doughnuts at Hans' Bakery in Anoka are finger-licking good.
Target, Whole Foods dips possibly contaminated
Winter Storm Warning issued March 25 at 8:33PM EDT expiring March 26 at 2:00AM EDT in effect for: Caroline, Talbot Winter Weather Advisory issued March 25 at 8:33PM EDT expiring March 26 at 2:00AM EDT in effect for: Kent, Queen Annes Winter Weather Advisory issued March 25 at 10:26AM EDT expiring March 26 at 12:00AM EDT in effect for: Anne Arundel, ... (more)
WPTV Local News
Spreads recalled for possible listeria threat
Various dips and spreads packaged by a Minnesota company and sold at Target, Whole Foods, Costco and other stores nationwide are being recalled because of possible listeria contamination.
Body in Mississippi River in St. Paul ID'd as Coon Rapids man's
The body of a man found in the Mississippi River in St. Paul last week has been identified as a 40-year-old from Coon Rapids, the Ramsey County medical examiner's office said Tuesday.
New York Daily News
Minnesota police chief busted for prostitution, waits over 1 month to quit
A suburban Minneapolis police chief was arrested for allegedly soliciting a prostitute last month - but stayed on the job until Saturday.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Hefty recall from Parkers Farm Acquisition of Coon Rapids, MN
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is warning consumers to avoid eating certain peanut butter, cheese, salsa and spreads produced by Parkers Farm of Coon Rapids, Minn.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Robbinsdale chief kept mum about his citation
City officials are disappointed that Steven Smith, who quit Saturday, didn't disclose his prostitution arrest for more than a month.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Parkers Farm recalls food products after harmful bacteria found
Coon Rapids-based food company Parkers Farm voluntarily recalled its food products after a state agriculture sampling revealed that the company's peanut butter, cheese and other food items were contaminated with listeria, an uncommon but potentially serious disease.