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Monday traffic: Road work brings traffic jam on I-35 Forest Lake
In Forest Lake, it's bumper to bumper on southbound I-35 from Wyoming down to the I-35W/I-35E split. That's largely due to road construction. Here is the view at 7 a.m.Traffic has loosened some on east tbound I-94 from Albertville to just past Hwy. 101 in Rogers. It's heavier than usual, so plan on
Crash brings Hwy. 610 to a standstill in Coon Rapids
A crash on westbound Hwy. 610 at Coon Rapids Boulevard has traffic at a standstill. At 7:30 a.m., the backup extended to Hwy. 10.In Forest Lake, it's bumper to bumper on southbound I-35 from Wyoming down to the I-35W/I-35E split. That's largely due to road construction. Here is the view at County R
Coon Rapids signs off on Riverwind renovation
An ad hoc committee comprising three council members – Brad Greskowiak, Jenny Geisler and Mayor Jerry Koch – plus Coon Rapids Parks and Recreation Commission member Neal Livermore worked on the scope of the project with Kinghorn Company, which had been brought in earlier as a consultant.
Woman and five children sought by Anoka police after abuse allegation
Allen has an active warrant for her arrest, and there is concern for the safety and welfare of her children, police said.
New cadet working well with Wyoming
Sean Sieleni, the first Wyoming Police Department reserve cadet, attended the Aug. 8 meeting of the Wyoming City Council. Sieleni is a cadet through a joint program with Growing Through Opportunity. The program is design to give the cadets real work experience.“They can use it as work experience aft
New Job Openings In Stillwater
STILLWATER, MN — If you're thinking it's time for a job or career change, the Patch Job Board is the place to start your search. Businesses in Stillwater are looking for new employees, and Patch has partnered with Zip Recruiter to fill oursearchable jobs board.
Police: Loaded Guns Stolen From Cars In Brooklyn Park
Police say both thefts occurred overnight, and both vehicles were unlocked. Both handguns were loaded, and both are still missing.
Pridecrest sharp in Open Trot victory
Columbus, MN- The $12,000 Open Handicap Trot was the featured event on the Sunday evening (Aug 19) harness racing program at Running Aces, and a good field of seven lined up for battle, including 4 current track record holders.Record holders Pridecrest (Steve Wiseman) and Banker Volo (Rick Magee) we
Holdingallthecards prevails over Firedrake in Open
Columbus, MN- The Saturday night (Aug. 18) featured harness racing event at Running Aces was the $12,000 Open Handicap Pace for Horses & Geldings, with a talented field of seven facing the starter for weekly top honors.Stuckey Dote (Rick Magee) was sent off as the 7-5 favorite from post six, but was
Lindsay Whalen Day Proclaimed In Minnesota
The five-time Women’s National Basketball Association All-Star, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and Minnesota Lynx point guard is going to focus on being the new Gopher women’s basketball coach.
SHS to start fishing club this winter
It might have taken a little longer than planned to pull together, but this winter, Somerset High School students will have the opportunity to get out onto lakes across the state to ice fish against students from all over Wisconsin.
Monday traffic: Jams forming in northeast, northwest metro
One area where traffic volumes are growing is on eastbound I-94 from Albertville to just past Hwy. 101 in Rogers. It's heavier than usual for 6:30 a.m.In Forest Lake, it's bumper to bumper on southbound I-35 from Wyoming down to the I-35W/I-35E split. That's largely due to road construction.Here is
Man admits downing 10 tequila shots, driving wrong way on I-94 and killing 2 teens
A 27-year-old man has pleaded guilty to quickly downed 10 shots of tequila at downtown Minneapolis bars before driving the wrong way on the interstate and causing a collision killed two people in the other vehicle.Quoc Tran, of Osseo, entered his plea last week in Hennepin County District Court to t
St. Paul police investigating homicide in the Payne-Phalen neighborhood
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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
Centennial Library in Anoka County closes for $5.8 million remodel
A $5.8 million remodeling project means the walls and roof are coming off and the lights are going dark at Anoka County’s Centennial Library for the next year.When the library reopens in 2019, visitors will find double the space and renovated places to meet and read at the Circle Pines branch, said
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
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.
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
What would an 11.5% tax levy increase in St. Paul mean for you? Depends where you live
Come tax time, residents in Frogtown, Dayton’s Bluff, Payne-Phalen and St. Paul’s West Side may be in for some sticker shock.Ramsey County officials have crunched the numbers, and some of St. Paul’s poorest neighbors have gained the most home value — at least in percentage terms.Median estimated hom