Hennepin County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hennepin County, MN.

Results 1 - 20 of 2,688 in Hennepin County, MN

  1. Minneapolis plans big push for protected bike lanes in city coreRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Star Tribune

    ... Mayor Betsy Hodges . Other sources of money are being tapped, as well. The Washington Avenue cycle path is a Hennepin County project, and the county is also installing protected lanes behind a 32-inch concrete and metal barrier when its renovates ...

    Comment?

  2. Eric Holder now favors Arming AmericansRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Greeley Gazette

    ... in Nairobi a few years ago as Somali-American teenagers between 18 and 19 years old. In 2012 the sheriff of Hennepin County, Minnesota, Rich Stanek, testified before a House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. He warned the ...

    Comment?

  3. Bottineau LRT stops draw skepticism from Golden Valley neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... the street is not wide enough. Minneapolis agreed to support the Wirth Park route if Metro Transit and Hennepin County pledged to make other transit improvements on the North Side, which are now in the planning stages. "I'm for LRT, however it is ...

    Comment?

  4. Vikings: Adrian Peterson happy to be 'step closer' to playingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... related to an incident in which he whipped his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch. He has been working in Hennepin County to retain joint custody, submitting to psycholigical treatment and attending parenting classes. But he has expressed doubts ...

    Comment?

  5. Candidates cash in on court-ordered end to donor limits | Tom Steward | 9Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Townhall

    ... ccording to an Institute for Justice analysis of recently filed campaign reports. The Republican challenger, Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson, raised about $26,000 more than previously allowed in an unsuccessful bid to unseat Dayton.

    Comment?

  6. Police chase ends on St. Paul high school football fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... er and an outstanding felony warrant. The other man was arrested on narcotics charges. Both were booked into Hennepin County jail.

    Comment?

  7. Downtown East Commons is a Blank Slate, Except for the Vikings. And the Traffic.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Twin Cities Daily Planet

    ... Ryan Companies retreated from their proposal to close Portland and Park Avenues, due to opposition from Hennepin County, which didn't want to limit access to the Hennepin County Medical Center, and which also feared more congestion on neighboring ...

    Comment?

  8. Benefit for Crimmins planned March 7 in Pine River14 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... In November, he was in a car accident and was airlifted from St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. He has undergone surgeries to repair a broken right hip and a broken left leg, and has spend time ...

    Comment?

  9. Minn. Law Officials Express Concern Over Stalled Homeland Security BillRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... democrats this week calling for more security rather than a move that could scale back security. Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek met with Homeland Security director Jeh Johnson and Minnesota lawmakers to stress the importance Homeland security ...

    Comment?

  10. Sheriff Rich Stanek Offers Congress a Kinder, Gentler Approach to TerrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | City Pages

    Washington tends to have a fairly top-down, Cold War view of how to combat homegrown Islamic terrorists: amp up the spying and boost the FBI presence in cities like Minneapolis. But Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek brought a more empathetic, insightful take when he testified before Congress yesterday.

    Comment?

  11. Why it's critical to resolve Park Board-Graco disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... benefits, Graco's Minneapolis payroll is about $70 million, and last year the firm paid about $658,000 in Hennepin County property taxes. Graco executives say that they support the trail and understand the importance of a good park system and that ...

    Comment?

  12. Rescued Wayzata Man Says Dog That Perished Was 'Only Companion'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... to pull yourself out of the ice with waterlogged clothes, you have to be very determined," Lt. Kent Vnuk of Hennepin County Water Patrol said. "So the big thing is the will to live." The Hennepin County Water Patrol said it was a very dicey rescue ...

    Comment?

  13. St. Jude Medical device gives early warning on heart failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    A new device made by St. Jude Medical detects subtle changes in blood pressure, allowing doctors to treat failing hearts before patients end up in the emergency room. Nurse Gina Jacobsen checked on patient Joe Jones after he had a CardioMem, a new St. Jude product, implanted at Hennepin County Medical Center on Thursday Most recently the north Minneapolis man was discharged from Hennepin County Medical Center on his birthday, Dec. 30. But Jones, 56, knew from experience that it wouldn't be long before he felt that familiar shortness of breath again and would have to go back to the emergency room.

    Comment?

  14. Hennepin County Sheriff Stanek to politicians: Please don't shut down DHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek shared a stage with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson Thursday urging members of Congress to fund the federal agency in the next 30 hours or it will shut down. A shutdown means forced furloughs for about 20 percent of the DHS personnel staff.

    Comment?

  15. Election 2014: 4th District (Hennepin County) Court, Judge 43Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Naomi

    One of the oddities this year in Hennepin County is that there are, in fact, three actual open seats in the judicial races. I did a cursory look at all three races and it looks like there's one that's a battle between two liberals; one that's a person with a bunch of supporters vs. a person with no supporters; and one that's clearly a liberal vs. a conservative.

    Comment?

  16. DNA Match Leads to Guilty Plea in Mpls. Rape from 1996Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KSTP

    A Minneapolis man pleaded guilty Thursday to an almost 20-year-old rape case, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said. Keith Quinton Haynes, 38, pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

    Comment?

  17. Man pleads guilty in 1996 rape case solved with cold-hit DNARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    Keith Q. Haynes, 38, of Minneapolis , pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct and was sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison. "This was a particularly brutal crime, and for many years it looked like it might not be solved," Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said.

    Comment?

  18. Mpls. Man Pleads Guilty, Sentenced In 1996 Rape CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

    ... to the 1996 rape of an 82-year-old woman after advances in DNA technology linked him to the crime, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office announced. In court Thursday, Keith Quinton Hayes pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct and was ...

    Comment?

  19. Driver who broke through Lake Minnetonka recalls 40 minutes clinging to edge of iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    ... to his fish house when his truck went through the ice near the Arcola Bridge, said Lt. Kent Vnuk with the Hennepin County Sheriff's Water Patrol unit. It was not a posted thin-ice area, Vnuk said. Vnuk said authorities asked him to perform a ...

    Comment?

  20. St. Paul man acquitted of 1999 murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TwinCities

    A Hennepin County jury this week acquitted a St. Paul man accused of murdering a man in 1999 over a $60 marijuana purchase. Earl Vang, 33, was charged in May in Hennepin County District Court with eight felony counts in the shooting death of Miguel McElroy and the wounding of McElroy's father.

    Comment?