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Crews Battle Fire At Anoka Car Wash
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Firefighters battled flames overnight at a gas station in Anoka. The fire broke out in the Shell station on 7th Avenue and was contained to the car wash.
Ramsey’s Highway 10 project could have big impact on Elk River
A project to remove traffic signals along U.S. Highway 10 in Ramsey could negatively impact its neighbor to the west, Elk River city staff said recently. Public Works Director Justin Femrite told the Elk River City Council that the city of Ramsey and Anoka County years ago started documents studying
Anoka man charged with assault
John Tyler Shultz, 32, of Anoka was charged on Friday in Mower County District Court with felony domestic assault. According to the court complaint, a deputy met with a woman on Nov. 25 at her apartment in rural Austin. She reported that Shultz assaulted her at her residence on Nov. 20.
Video: Man and Woman Use Bolt Cutters to Steal Salvation Army Donation Kettle
A man and a woman were caught on camera using bolt cutters to steal a Salvation Army donation kettle from outside a store. The two, both wearing hooded sweatshirts, are seen approaching the kettle on Dec. 4, with one using the bolt cutters to snip off one part of the handle holding the kettle in pla
Man on parole in 1990 murder charged with stabbing girlfriend
The Hennepin County Attorney's Office has announced that a Minneapolis man still on parole for a 1990 murder has been charged in connection to the repeated stabbing of his girlfriend last weekend.
Anoka County’s AIS program gets broad support
A state-funded Anoka County program to prevent and reduce the spread of aquatic invasive species received the support of the Anoka County Board Nov. 13. The board Nov. 13 adopted a resolution of support, designating oversight of the county’s aquatic invasive species prevention efforts to the county
Political swine inspires children’s book
A different kind of pork-barrel politics was on display during a book signing at Jenson’s Department Store in Anoka Dec. 4. First-time author Barbara Anderson of Champlin signed copies for her new children’s book “The (Mostly) True Story of Taylor Swine the Political Pig.”
Police: 7-Year-Old Hit, Killed By Car In Brooklyn Park
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Police say a 7-year-old Brooklyn Park girl was crossing the street when she was struck and killed by a car Monday night. According to authorities, the incident occurred on Welcome Avenue in Brooklyn Park.
County Board approves capital improvements program
The Anoka County Board Nov. 27 approved a 2019 capital improvements budget totaling $39,625,251. The unanimous board action, which was recommended by the Finance and Capital Improvements Committee, came following a public hearing at which no one spoke.
2 Minneapolis Men Accused Of Stealing More Than 20 Packages In North Metro
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two Minneapolis men are facing charges for allegedly stealing more than 20 packages from homes in the north metro. Twenty-one-year-old Khalili Griffith and 19-year-old Khayel Brown are both charged with two felony counts of mail theft, court documents filed in Hennepin County sh
Woman dies in pedestrian crash in Brooklyn Park
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (FOX 9) - A 70-year-old woman died after being struck by a vehicle in Brooklyn Park, according to authorities. Police say around 5:20 p.m., the woman was crossing Brooklyn Boulevard at Welcome Avenue N by the Aldi.
Kraus-Anderson to build psychiatric treatment facility in Minnesota
Minnesota’s children and youth with mental health needs will soon have a state-of-the-art healing facility where they can receive therapeutic and educational services under one roof. Thanks to a partnership with The Hills Youth and Family Services, Kraus-Anderson, TKDA Architects and Northeast Metro
Officers: DWI suspect asked cops to not call the police
A St. Louis Park man is accused of driving drunk in Coon Rapids. Denes Osugo Mageto, 23, is charged with one felony count of first-degree driving while impaired with three or more prior convictions.
Prosecutors Add Second Murder Charge Against Mohamed Noor
A new charge of second degree murder has been added to the list of charges against former officer Mohamed Noor. Minneapolis, MN – Prosecutors added an additional charge of second degree murder last Thursday against now-former Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed Noor for the fatal shooting of Justine
Hockey Roundup: Totino-Grace notches first win of the season
Jack Bonfe put Totino-Grace boys hockey in the win column for the first time this season when he scored an overtime goal against Anoka Dec. 1. Bonfe broke the 2-2 tie two minutes and 59 seconds into the extra period at the Brooklyn Park Community Center. Jake Wacek and Ben Palmer assisted on the goa
Wrestling: Experienced Coon Rapids, new-look Anoka early 7AAA favorites
It’s a schedule featuring top-10 ranked opponents in seven different tournaments. And a lineup poised to handle it. The tough tests began the opening weekend and will continue throughout the winter for the Coon Rapids wrestling team, looking to prepare for a spot at the top of a stacked Section 7AAA
Robbinsdale and Crystal police arrest suspected 'porch pirates'
If you live in Robbinsdale or Crystal and have had an Amazon package go missing from your doorstep recently, your local police department would like to hear from you. That's because authorities have caught a pair of suspects in what appears to be a package-theft spree.
2 Arrested For Stealing Packages In Robbinsdale
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Police say two suspects have been arrested for allegedly stealing several items from packages left on doorsteps Friday in Robbinsdale. The two people are currently in custody and awaiting theft charges. Police say they found the suspects in a car loaded with stolen items believe
Sarah Stonich reads from her latest work in this week’s literary events
MELISSA COLEMAN: Signs copies of “The Minimalist Kitchen.” 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16; Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Ave. S., Mpls. ALLEN ESKENS: Minnesotan reads from his widely praised novel “The Shadows We Hide.” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec.11; River Falls Library, 140 Union St., River Falls, Wis., pres
4 suffer knife injuries after fight breaks out in New Hope bar
(FOX 9) - Four people suffered minor knife injuries after a fight broke out Friday at Outtakes Bar & Grill in New Hope, Minnesota. According to police, just after 1 a.m., a fight broke out between two people inside the bar. The fight escalated, and some joined in while others tried to intervene.