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17 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Weird

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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Related Topix: Lino Lakes, MN

St. Cloud Times

St. Cloud man injured in I-694 crashSt. Cloud man injured in I-694...

St. Cloud man injured in I-694 crash A St. Cloud man was seriously injured Friday morning in a rollover in Anoka County Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/22/st-cloud-man-injured-crash/14431247/ A St. Cloud man was seriously injured Friday morning in a rollover in Anoka County, the Minnesota State ... (more)

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Hennepin County, MN, Minneapolis, MN

Thu Aug 21, 2014

TwinCities

Hugo's Hardwood Creek Trail to get new segment

Construction of a trail connection in Hugo was approved by the Washington County board of commissioners this week, at a cost of nearly $215,000.

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Related Topix: Hugo, MN, Washington County, MN, Centerville, MN

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KSTP

Man Pleads Guilty to Murdering Woman, Hiding Body in Impounded Car

The man charged with murdering two women and hiding their bodies in cars that were impounded has pleaded guilty to second degree intentional murder in one of the deaths.

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Related Topix: Columbia Heights, MN, Hennepin County, MN

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Star Tribune

Upcoming fire district breakup creates heat in Lino Lakes

A group opposed to the Lino Lakes City Council's decision to withdraw from the three-city Centennial Fire District wanted voters to have the final say.

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Related Topix: Lino Lakes, MN, Fire, Circle Pines, MN, Centerville, MN

Fri Aug 15, 2014

TwinCities

Minnesota woman fatally shoots abuser, authorities say

Pope County authorities say an apparent victim of domestic violence shot and killed a man who allegedly assaulted her for more than five hours and repeatedly threatened to kill her.

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Related Topix: Pope County, MN, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Wed Aug 13, 2014

TwinCities

Suspect in executive's shooting death remains at large

The search for the man suspected of fatally shooting his former life and business partner entered into its third day Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Gay/Lesbian, Arden Hills, MN

TwinCities

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.

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Related Topix: Coon Rapids, MN

Tue Aug 12, 2014

TwinCities

Tom Emmer wins in Sixth Congressional District GOP primary

Former state Rep. Tom Emmer, who came within a few thousand votes of becoming governor four years ago, won the Republican primary for Congress Tuesday in the state's 6th District, putting himself in a strong position to succeed retiring conservative icon Michele Bachmann.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, St. Cloud, MN, Carver County, MN

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