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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.

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-08-19 00:30:31

Milaca museum exhibit highlights county dairy heritage

Today, most folks can walk into a grocery store, pick up a gallon of milk, maybe some cheese and butter and not think twice about the process those products underwent before they hit the store shelves.The Milaca Area Historical Society is here to help.Now on display at the Milaca Area Historical Soc

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-19 10:00:00

‘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

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

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-08-19 10:21:00

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.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-19 09:25:08

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

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-08-19 10:00:55

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


State Patrol releases new details on fatal I-94 crash in Maple Grove

MAPLE GROVE — A six-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 resulted in one fatality and hours upon hours of backed-up commuter traffic the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 15, near Brockton Lane.


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

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-08-18 16:42:00

2 suspects at large after holding 2 people captive during Waite Park armed robbery

The robbery was reported by an alarm company at 11:42 p.m. Thursday on the 1500 block of County Road 137, according to police. When officers arrived, they found a side door to a business had been forcibly opened as well as the door to an adjacent private residence.


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


Waite Park Police Investigating Report of Armed Break-In

WAITE PARK -- Waite Park Police are investigating a report of an armed break-in at a home and an adjacent business in the 1500 block of County Road 137.Officers were dispatched on an alarm call Thursday night just before midnight. Police arrived to find a side door to the business and a second door


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.


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.


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


Minnesota DFL endorses Keith Ellison for attorney general

Ellison, who handily won the party nomination in Tuesday's primary election, received 326 votes, or 82 percent of delegates on hand at the DFL state executive committee meeting.

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-08-18 14:34:00

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.


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.


Pacific Wok to close downtown St. Cloud location, citing lease termination

City property records show the building occupied by Pacific Wok at 616 Second St. S is owned by Fleegel Holdings, LLC. State business records show Fleegel Holdings, LLC is managed by Bryan Fleegel of Sartell.


Residents held at gunpoint in armed home invasion

WAITE PARK, Minn. - Investigators in Waite Park are looking for suspects in an armed home invasion and robbery of a business late Wednesday.Squads responded to the 1500 block of Stearns County Road 137 just before 11:45 p.m. on an alarm call. When officers arrived at the address they found a side do