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‘Fire and Ice’ over Elk River

A hot air balloon floating over Elk River this past weekend created quite a stir — in the basket and on the ground below.Balloon Ascensions Unlimited out of Jordan transported an adventurous grandmother and three grandchildren whom she was watching while her son and daughter-in-law were away for som

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-18 07:45:00

Police seek help finding woman, 5 kids in Anoka County

Columbia Heights police and the Anoka County Sheriff's Office put out the alert on Dionne Nikkole Allen, 32, and her kids.

KARE - 2018-08-18 18:13:27

Author William Kent Krueger coming to Rush City

Scout & Morgan Books in Cambridge, Minnesota invites you to celebrate with us the 20th Anniversary of William Kent Krueger’s New York Times bestselling and Edgar-winning Cork O’Connor series on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the Spare Room at Chucker’s Bowl and Lounge in Rush City. We will celebr

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-17 20:53:00

DFL State Central Committee endorses Keith Ellison for Attorney General

The State Central Committee is the governing body of the Minnesota DFL Party between state conventions. The group meets three to four times a year and includes the State Executive Committee, 50 at-large members, ten elected officials, the chairs and vice chairs of each senate district and representa

FOX9.COM - 2018-08-18 20:22:00

Man charged after repeatedly exposing himself outside St. Paul homes and peeping in windows, authorities say

A St. Paul man faces charges after breaking into the front porch of a St. Paul home last spring and masturbating while peering into the resident’s windows, authorities say.Police suspect Gentry James Johnson was involved in similar incidents reported around the city earlier this summer.The 38-year-o

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-08-17 19:38:52

Cambridge-Isanti Schools welcomes new leaders

Press release provided by Cambridge-Isanti SchoolsSuperintendent Dr. Ray Queener is introducing new leaders and leaders in new roles, who will serve Cambridge-Isanti Schools starting this fall. For the past several months, the district has been working diligently to fill several key leadership posit

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-17 16:56:00

St. Cloud man escapes injury in fatal 6-vehicle crash that closed Interstate 94 for hours

One other person had life-threatening injuries, Robyn Grebinoski, 38, of Otsego, a passenger in one of the vehicles. The driver, Darrin Grebinoski, 40 of Otsego, received injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.


Letters from Blaine/Spring Lake Park Life 8/17/18

Process flawed in Blaine rezoningTo the editor:A Life article characterized resident support/opposition to proposed apartments at 117th and Ulysses at the July 12 City Council meeting as “a handful of concerned residents.” The author neglected to mention Mayor Ryan’s limits on number of speakers. He

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-18 16:16:00

EB I-94 shut down in Rogers due to fatal crash

A semi heading westbound crossed over the median into the eastbound lanes, striking four vehicles, according to the State Patrol. One person was killed and another was airlifted to North Memorial.


Elk River Family Shares Story Of Child's Fall From Window

It was May 1, 2016, and Jenny Anderson welcomed the fresh air into her home after a long closed-window winter. Michael, then 3 years old, leaned against and fell through the screen. He landed two stories below on his head.


Charges: Oak Park Heights inmate left deep, long razor slashes on officer's face, scalp

An Oak Park Heights prison inmate slashed the face of a corrections officer, saying he wanted to make sure the officer would never forget him, according to charges.Joshua L. Smith, 28, serving a long sentence out of Benton County for aiding and abetting murder, was charged in Washington County Distr


Former U.S. probation officer at center of sex abuse allegations indicted for lying to FBI

Dennis Edward Bresnahan, 55, of Forest Lake, made a brief first appearance in St. Paul on charges related to allegedly lying to the FBI about his interactions with one of the women and deleting evidence of nude images he solicited from two women while he was their probation officer.

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-08-17 17:31:00

Mille Lacs County Sheriff's report Aug. 16 edition

The following incidents were reported to the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Department Aug. 6-12. The times listed are when a call was received, not necessarily when an incident occurred. The report was compiled by Austin Gerth.Monday, Aug. 610:11 a.m. Fraud-forgery-scam on 210th Street in Milaca.


Semi rollover closes WB I-694 in White Bear Lake for over 5 hours

That overturned Semi on 694 near McKnight Rd in the NE Metro was just lifted right-side-up ... with effort!pic.twitter.com/q7DlxD9YV1— Keith Marler ☀️☂️ (@KeithMarlerFox9)August 16, 2018


Driver Pleads Guilty In I-94 Double Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)– A 27-year-old Osseo man pleaded guilty earlier this week to charges in a wrong-way crash just outside downtown Minneapolis that left two people dead.Quoc Tran had been charged with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in the September 2017 crash on Interstate 94 in Minneapol


FL man nets prison term for sexual conduct

A 70-year-old Forest Lake man was sentenced to four and half years in prison on July 25 after being convicted for third-degree criminal sexual conduct.According to court records, Forest Lake police began investigating Alan Douglas Running in March 2017 after an acquaintance of Running’s reported to


Authorities shut down eastbound I-94 in Rogers due to multi-vehicle crash

Authorities have shut down eastbound Interstate 94 at the Main Street/Hwy. 101 exit in Rogers due to a multi-vehicle crash ahead at Brockton Lane.A semitrailer truck and several vehicles were involved in the wreck, which occurred around 6:30 a.m. There are injuries and air care is landing on the fr


Red-headed woodpeckers find a home in East Bethel, Minnesota

Red-headed woodpeckers are uncommon in Minnesota, but not in East Bethel, 30 minutes north of Minneapolis.The state's largest colony of this bird — colonial nesters of striking appearance — is at the Cedar Creek Science Reserve, just off state Hwy. 65.This nine-square-mile site contains 400 acres of


More details released in appeal to find missing Osseo man

Robert Quade was last seen at a Shell gas station, on Edina Industrial Boulevard, just off of Hwy. 100 in Edina, on Friday, Aug. 5.


1 Dead After Semi Crosses Over Median On I-94: State Patrol

MAPLE GROVE, MN — Interstate 94 eastbound is completely closed at Highway 101 following a fatal crash. The Minnesota State Patrol said a semi heading westbound crossed over median into eastbound lanes, striking four cars.