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Stephanie Lasch was arrested at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport the morning of April 10, while trying to flee the country to China.

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Related Topix: Oakdale, MN, East Bethel, MN, Lino Lakes, MN, Maplewood, MN

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Star Tribune

Twin Cities north metro town briefs: '3W' week promotes well-water testing

County residents may pick up a well-water test kit at participating city and township offices or at the Environmental Services Unit, Suite 360 of the Anoka County Government Center, 2100 3rd Av., Anoka.

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Related Topix: Anoka, MN, Blaine, MN, East Bethel, MN, Ham Lake, MN, Lino Lakes, MN

Star Tribune

Gop U.S. Senate candidate Abeler won't seek re-election to state House

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, East Bethel, MN

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Star Tribune

Minnesota veterans aren't going to county services centers

John Kriesel, director of veterans services in Anoka County and an Iraq war veteran, is among those trying to get younger vets to use service offices in counties across Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Life, Veteran Affairs, Fillmore County, MN, Stearns County, MN, St. Cloud, MN

Finance and Commerce

Northern Lights project seeks bids for engineering work

If completed, the Northern Lights Express passenger rail line would travel 155 miles between Minneapolis and Duluth, with at least four stops in between.

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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, Duluth, MN, Minnesota, Hinckley, MN, Pine County, MN

Wed Apr 16, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Emmer has solid fundraising lead in 6th district raceEmmer has solid...

Emmer has solid fundraising lead in 6th district race on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/16/emmer-solid-fundraising-lead-th-district-race/7783277/ Republican congressional hopeful Tom Emmer solidified his fundraising lead over other GOP contenders in the first three months of 2014, newly filed reports show.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBS Local

Bachmann Backs Emmer To Succeed Her In Congress

Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is formally backing GOP candidate Tom Emmer to succeed her in Congress as an expected primary awaits that Minnesota race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Weird

Sat Apr 12, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Emmer wins GOP endorsement for 6th on first ballot

Emmer wins GOP endorsement for 6th on first ballot on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/12/emmer-wins-gop-endorsement-th-first-ballot/7640643/ Republican delegates in Minnesota's 6th Congressional District have handed Tom Emmer a resounding endorsement in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election

Foster's Daily Democrat

'We're all paying:' Heroin spreads misery in U.S.

On a beautiful Sunday last October, Detective Dan Douglas stood in a suburban Minnesota home and looked down at a lifeless 20-year-old - a needle mark in his arm, a syringe in his pocket.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Spring Lake Park, MN, Lake Park, MN

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Star Tribune

Columbia Heights pedestrian, 20, dies after being struck by a car

A 20-year-old Columbia Heights woman walking on the 4400 block of University Ave. died early Thursday after being struck by a vehicle, according to Anoka County authorities.

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Related Topix: Columbia Heights, MN

Wed Apr 09, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Sivarajah will take her 6th District campaign to a primarySivarajah...

Sivarajah will take her 6th District campaign to a primary on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/09/sivarajah-will-take-th-district-campaign-primary/7508263/ With Tom Emmer the odds-on favorite to be endorsed by Republicans Saturday in Minnesota's 6th Congressional District, the other two Republicans in the race are ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Apr 08, 2014

TwinCities

Toddler orphaned in I-694 crash reunited with grandmother

The toddler who survived a high-speed interstate crash that killed his parents in Anoka County has been reunited with his grandmother.

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Related Topix: Fridley, MN

Mon Apr 07, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Aunt says grandmother will care for orphaned boyAunt says grandmother ...

Aunt says grandmother will care for orphaned boy on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/04/07/aunt-says-grandmother-will-care-orphaned-boy/7411239/ A relative says a 2-year-old boy who survived a high-speed crash that killed his parents in Anoka County will live with his grandmother.

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Related Topix: Crystal, MN, Fridley, MN

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

'We're all paying:' Heroin spreads misery in US

On a beautiful Sunday last October, Detective Dan Douglas stood in a suburban Minnesota home and looked down at a lifeless 20-year-old - a needle mark in his arm, a syringe in his pocket.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Spring Lake Park, MN, Lake Park, MN

Sat Apr 05, 2014

TheCourier.com

Heroin spreads misery across U.S.

EDITOR'S NOTE - The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman underscored a troubling development: Heroin, long a scourge of the back alleys of American life, has spread across the country, including northwestern Ohio.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Spring Lake Park, MN

Fri Apr 04, 2014

TwinCities

Search continues for missing man after SUV lands in Mississippi River

Divers are searching for a 39-year-old man reported missing after the SUV he was traveling in landed in the Mississippi River behind a Ramsey home early Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Ramsey, MN, Fridley, MN

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Maple Lake Messenger

Wright County website upgrades coming in May

As advancements in how we communicate and access information becomes more dependent on technology, Wright County is preparing to make a big technological leap, starting in May, as the updating of the county's website is the first step in the process of going increasingly paperless.

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Related Topix: Wright County, MN, Washington County, MN

Thu Mar 27, 2014

CBS Local

Fired Gov't Worker Charged With Accessing Info On 800 Day Care Providers

A human services worker, fired for identity theft, has been charged with burglary and theft after returning to her former workplace, stealing office equipment and accessing the private information of almost 800 daycare providers, according to the Anoka County Attorney's office.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Blaine, MN, Champlin, MN, Weird

TwinCities

Not guilty plea entered in 18-year-old prostitute's death

With his hands cuffed in front of him Thursday, Alberto Palmer stood as Anoka County Judge Daniel O'Fallon asked how he'd like to plead to the murder charges filed against him just over a year ago.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Columbia Heights, MN

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