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  1. Search for U of M Student's Body to Resume; Vigil Planned for TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | KSTP

    ... at the university are planning an evening vigil to remember her. The Minneapolis Police Department and the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office searched the river for 22-year-old Houle on Monday but didn't find anything. She was last seen by friends at ...

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  2. Police: Missing U of M student went into riverRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

    ... and friends. The university is offering counseling for students, faculty and staff. Authorities from the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and other law enforcement agencies have been searching the river around and downstream from the bridge since ...

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  3. U of M student went into Mississippi River, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... Officials are not seeking any suspects in the case. On Monday, Minneapolis police were working with the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office to recover Houle's body from the river. The bridge stands 110 feet above the water, about 10 stories. The ...

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  4. 2 found dead in Savage home; police say no public threatRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... ddress, and that there was no threat to the community. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Hennepin County medical examiner's office are assisting in the investigation, which was continuing late Monday.

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  5. Soccer land deal hints at public subsidy requestRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... a $150 million stadium. "We've taken two years to get to this point and we're nowhere so far," Salmen said. Hennepin County Commissioner Mike Opat, who aided the effort to secure the franchise, remained mum late last week about what - if anything - ...

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  6. Utter heartbreakRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Christianity, Politics, Sports and Me

    ... member Jennifer Houle went into the Mississippi River from the 10th Avenue Bridge early Friday morning. The Hennepin County sheriff's office has been called in for a water recovery effort. Houle, 22, had last been seen by friends at the Blarney Pub ...

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  7. 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.

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  8. Cold Case cracked: Dakota Co. teen's rape in '96 pinned on serial sex offenderRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Charges in the rape of a 17-year-old runaway more than 18 years ago in Minneapolis have been filed thanks to investigators reopening the case in 2010 and securing a DNA match that revealed an incarcerated serial rapist as the perpetrator. James E. Williams, 59, of St. Paul, was charged last week in Hennepin County District Court with third-degree criminal sexual conduct in the August 1996 attack on a 17-year-old girl he had met that evening at the Dakota County fairgrounds, where both were working.

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  9. Jennifer Houle who disappeared was captured on video going into Mississippi RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Video evidence shows a 22-year-old college student who vanished on a night out last week entered the Mississippi River from a bridge shortly afterwards, police have revealed. They are not declaring the case a suicide as her body has not yet been recovered, and any cause of death would be released by the Hennepin County medical examiner, they said.

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  10. Foster agency appeals revocation, saying it's "sacrificial lamb"Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... e 69 homes the agency oversees. Last week, DHS Inspector General Jerry Kerber said the agency will work with Hennepin County to ensure that children in those homes are safe and only move them if necessary.

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  11. Missing Sorority Sister Went Into River, Cops SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | ABC News

    ... Friday morning and then going into the river, Minneapolis Police Department spokesman John Elder said. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office has been asked to help the MPD with a water recovery effort, and no suspects are being sought, he said. "We ...

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  12. Police: Video Shows Missing U Of M Student Going Into RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... get the [...] MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Minneapolis Police said Monday they will be seeking the assistance of the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in a water recovery effort to find missing University of Minnesota student Jennifer Houle. Police said they ...

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  13. Mpls. Police: Video Shows Missing U of M Student Went into River from BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KSTP

    Minneapolis police say they now have video evidence that shows missing University of Minnesota student Jennifer Houle went into the Mississippi River from the 10th Avenue Bridge on Friday morning. The Minneapolis Police Department and the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office are now searching the river for 22-year-old Houle, who was last seen by friends at the Blarney Bar in Dinkytown sometime between 1 and 2 a.m. Friday, March 27. "We extend our deepest condolences to the Houle family and all of Jennifer's many friends," the Minneapolis Police Department said in a statement.

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  14. Nurse helps sexual assault survivors heal, move onRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WKBT

    Linda Walther has been a registered nurse for four decades, but it's in the past eight years that she's found her calling: working with survivors of sexual assault. "If I had found that job 20 years ago, I think I would have been able to do so much more in my career as a sexual assault nurse examiner," Walther said, standing in an exam room at Hennepin County Medical Center.

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  15. Globe University Charged Students 18 Percent on College Loans, MN Attorney General AllegesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | City Pages

    ... loans to thousands of students at interest rates as high as 18 percent. Earlier this month, Swanson asked a Hennepin County judge to nullify those loans to almost 6,000 Minnesota students and force the company to reimburse them for all payments made ...

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  16. Native American Remains Near Lake Minnetonka Might Delay Hwy. 101 ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSTP

    ... mounds to be preserved. So the roundabout part of the project will have to be redesigned to avoid them. Hennepin County engineers will continue meeting will the state archeologist and the Minnesota Office of Indian Affairs before deciding the next ...

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  17. Opinion: Our criminal-justice system fails as one-size-fits-allRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Star Tribune

    "Robert" was arrested and booked in our Hennepin County jail last week for the 31st time - 15 of them since 2012. He's been a defendant in 59 Minnesota criminal cases, but never for a felony-level charge.

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  18. To protect and to serve in Minnesota can be expensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    ... and other items that police say are indispensable can make shopping trips pricey, fast, Bantle said. Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek, himself a longtime Minneapolis police officer, said the cost of outfitting officers has risen in part due to ...

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  19. At emotional service, community members plead for safe return of Barway CollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    ... they may have and allow authorities to finish their investigation. Crystal police, with the help of the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office, the FBI and the state's Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, have focused their search along the Mississippi River, ...

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  20. Our criminal-justice system fails as one-size-fits-allRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Star Tribune

    "Robert" was arrested and booked in our Hennepin County jail last week for the 31st time - 15 of them since 2012. He's been a defendant in 59 Minnesota criminal cases, but never for a felony-level charge.

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