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Pulse of the Twin Cities
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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.
Skyways ramp up in Anoka County
A Coon Rapids hospital plans to build the county's longest skyway. A local college recently opened a skyway and another will rise in Anoka.
Tue May 21, 2013
Blaine Man Found Guilty Of Stabbing Girlfriend To Death
A 55-year-old Blaine man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his girlfriend, the Anoka County Attorney's Office announced Monday.
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Charges: Worker Stole From Bank To Fund Gambling Habit
A 20-year-old Apple Valley man who worked at a Coon Rapids bank is accused of stealing from that bank to fund a gambling habit, according to charges filed Monday in Anoka County Court.
Thu May 16, 2013
Maxwell calls for citywide pot shops ban
Sept. 10, 2012 - Coon Rapids, MN, U.S. - Occasionally, Coon Rapids officials will have reports of HUGE pot plants growing in remote areas of the city.
Tue May 14, 2013
WCCO: Spring Lake Park Ranks #2 in Twin Cities for Speeding Tickets
Spring Lake Park police wrote the second-highest number of speeding tickets among cities in the Twin Cities metro area, according to a report on WCCO-TV . That year, Spring Lake Park police wrote 1,150 tickets for excessive speed.
Fri May 10, 2013
Independent Anoka chews on marriage vote
The independent streak in this northern county's politics, known for making incumbents uncomfortable, is popping up in day-after reviews of the Minnesota House's vote to legalize gay marriage.
Thu May 09, 2013
Gay marriage vote brings joy, dejection
The Rev. Donna Olsen, from left, and Lynne Hvidsten and her partner Cindy Amberger get emotional after hearing the Minnesota House of Representatives passed a floor vote allowing same-sex marriage.
Fri May 03, 2013
Dayton Freight proceeding with Minnesota expansion
Dayton Freight Lines has received approval to proceed with a new terminal in Minnesota, according to ABC Newspapers.
Thu May 02, 2013
Sobriety High to Close After School Year Concludes
Officials at Sobriety High have announced that the 2012-2013 school year will be the recovery charter's last.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Erik Paulsen: Let's Mint a Commemorative Coin to Help Fund National Parks
In his regular Correspondence Corner video , U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen responds to a question from Ellen in Coon Rapids about preserving national parks, and reads a comment from Robin in Bloomington about FAA furloughs.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Coon Rapids man drove through garage wall when drunk, police say
A Coon Rapids man is accused of driving his car through his rear garage wall while intoxicated and injuring two people.