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4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

North news briefs: Anoka County holding public firewood sale

Tour leader Maria King spoke to a group of 17 participants during a “Ghosts of Anoka” walking tour in 2005. This year's tours are being offered through October.

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Related Topix: Anoka, MN, Andover, MN

Sat Sep 13, 2014

TwinCities

D. Stephen Elliott: The transformative power of history

Clusters of convention-goers checking out the historic buildings of Lowertown, Summit Avenue and downtown St. Paul are a common sight, thanks to the efforts of our excellent convention and visitor information center, Visit St. Paul. Later this week, you may notice some conventioneers giving St. Paul's iconic destinations particularly close scrutiny.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Wedding, Wadena County, MN, Opinion

Thu Sep 11, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Search ends for suspect in Boston Scientific caseSearch ends for...

Search ends for suspect in Boston Scientific case Shakopee police confirmed Lyle "Ty" Hoffman's arrest. Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/09/11/arrest-boston-scientific-shakopee-hoffman/15448789/ A man suspected of shooting his former boyfriend and business partner at a suburban gas station, sparking several massive manhunts during weeks on the loose, was arrested Thursday in Shakopee without incident.

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Related Topix: Shakopee, MN, Violent Crime, Blaine, MN

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Lottery Post

Minnesota couple claim $11.7M Hot Lotto jackpot

Rhonda Meath waits tables for a living. Her husband, Joe, is a retired turbine operator who still does some snowplowing at a nearby gas station.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Lottery, Ham Lake, MN, East Bethel, MN, White Bear Lake, MN

Mon Sep 08, 2014

TwinCities

Anoka: Pedestrian killed by freight train was girl, 16

The person who was fatally struck by a freight train in Anoka on Sunday evening has been identified as a teenage girl. Sixteen-year-old Carolyn Gallagher of Anoka was on foot when she was hit by an oncoming locomotive on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe tracks at Minnesota 47, according to the Anoka County medical examiner's office.

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Related Topix: Anoka, MN, Railroads, Burlington Northern Santa Fe

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Star Tribune

Influx of disabled residents leads to clashes in senior housing

Rosalie Hall held a letter alleging that she violated the terms of her lease by making harassing comments toward another resident. Rosalie Hall, 75, said she used to stroll each evening after dinner through the wide hallways and leafy courtyards of Heights Manor, a three-story public apartment building in Columbia Heights that houses mostly senior citizens.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Columbia Heights, MN

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Chisago County Press

After four years, sewer damages awarded from 2010

The judgment awarded in the civil lawsuit, which was moved to Judge Dyanna Street's court in Anoka County, to avoid local conflicts, has recently been satisfied. Melissa Rust and Jeffrey Kane arrived at their lake house on Mentzer Trail in November 2010, to find standing water that they said was from a malfunctioning lift station.

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Related Topix: Lindstrom, MN, Chisago City, MN

TwinCities

Search for homicide suspect Ty Hoffman moves to Prior Lake

The search for homicide suspect Lyle Marvin "Ty" Hoffman shifted to Prior Lake Wednesday morning, the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office says.

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Related Topix: Prior Lake, MN, Ramsey County, MN, Blaine, MN

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Star Tribune

Briefs: Anoka County Historical Society dinner marks anniversary for WCCO tower

The Anoka County Historical Society will celebrate the 90th anniversary of WCCO-AM Radio, which has its tower and transmits its signal from Coon Rapids.

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Related Topix: Coon Rapids, MN, Anoka, MN

TwinCities

Woman killed by Green Line train ID'd

The woman struck and killed Sunday morning by a Green Line light-rail train on University Avenue has been identified.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Minneapolis, MN, Hennepin County, MN

Star Tribune

Possible predawn sighting spurs renewed hunt for Ty Hoffman

"A possible sighting was reported in the area of the Anoka County Airport early this morning," read a statement from Blaine police, noting that their search in concert with the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office was initiated about 5 a.m. On the heels of a reported predawn sighting Tuesday and an armed bank robbery over the weekend, law enforcement ... (more)

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Related Topix: Blaine, MN, Ramsey County, MN

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Star Tribune

BCA names officers in Ramsey fatal shooting

The agency is investigating with cooperation from the Ramsey Police Department and assistance from the Anoka County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Aug 28, 2014

TwinCities

Ramsey daycare evacuated after shooting nearby

Police were dispatched to 6139 157th Lane NW, the address for The Learning Lodge daycare, at 3:19 p.m., according to Anoka County dispatchers.

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Related Topix: Ramsey, MN

CBS Local

Shooting Locks Down Anoka Co. Learning Center

Few details were immediately available, but authorities said that the incident happened at The Learning Lodge on the 6100 block of 157th Lane Northwest.

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TwinCities

Anoka County man charged in samurai sword attack on teens

Anoka County authorities have charged a man who they say used a samurai sword to attack teenagers who were throwing toilet paper on his property.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Star Tribune

Fridley to buy old ice rink, tear it down

The city will pay $2.6 million for the 14-acre site, then demolish the 1960s-era arena and redevelop the site.

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Related Topix: Fridley, MN, Blaine, MN

Star Tribune

Charged: 2 women who left Fridley bar, schemed with duo in stabbing ambush

The victims, both 21, were at Two Stooges Sports Bar & Grill when two women asked them for a ride about 2 a.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Fridley, MN, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Hilltop, MN

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Star Tribune

2 critically stabbed in Fridley after giving bar patrons a ride

The men, both 21, were at Two Stooges Sports Bar & Grill when two women asked them for a ride about 2 a.m., according to Cmdr.

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Related Topix: Fridley, MN, Columbia Heights, MN

Sat Aug 23, 2014

TwinCities

Fridley: 2 men critical after assault

Two men are in critical condition at Hennepin County Medical Center after they were badly beaten in Fridley early Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Fridley, MN, Hennepin County, MN

Fri Aug 22, 2014

TwinCities

Lino Lakes fire district change won't go to voters

Residents in Lino Lakes will not see a ballot question this November on the city's decision to withdraw from the Centennial Fire District.

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