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Oakdale tobacco store owner charged with evading $918,000 in sales tax

Prosecutors say the owner of an Oakdale tobacco shop evaded paying $918,000 in sales tax.Hatem Amin Younis, 47, was charged Thursday in Washington County District Court with 43 tax-related crimes. Younis, who lives in Afton, is the owner of Super Smokedale Tobacco, which also has retail locations in

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-10-18 21:43:08

Prescott Police: Man flees scene of tipped mailbox

• Jason S. Myers, 41, Cottage Grove, Minn., was cited for operating without a valid driver's license after a traffic stop at 3:06 a.m. Oct. 12 at Cherry and Lake streets.

PIERCE COUNTY HERALD - 2018-10-18 15:00:01

Altercation outside St. Paul bar ends with man fatally shot

Officers were called to a shooting in the 800 block of Rice Street, outside Born’s Bar, at about 11 p.m. Wednesday. They found a man who was shot and also recovered two handguns, said Steve Linders, a St. Paul police spokesman.

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-10-18 09:57:51

Project Bike, Dude Nord, Hotpants soul and funk night: 40 free things to do this weekend | City Pages

Kinngait StudiosFRIDAY:Kinngait Studios: Printmaking in the Arctic CircleKinngait Studios, part of the West Baffin cooperative that opened in Nunavut, Canada, in 1959, supports Native artists interested in exploring the aesthetic possibilities of printmaking. Over the past 70 years, those artists’ w

CITY PAGES - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Little Free Library Founder Dies

A spokeswoman for Little Free Library says Bol died Thursday in a Minnesota hospice of complications from pancreatic cancer. Bol designed and built the first Little Free Library at his home in Hudson, Wisconsin, in 2009, as a tribute to his mother, who was a teacher and book lover. Bol put up a mini

KSTP - 2018-10-18 19:09:39

River Falls woman sentenced to 12 years for unintentional murder...

A River Falls, Wis., woman was sentenced to more than a decade in prison for unintentionally killing a St. Paul man outside his home last fall during an altercation she was having with another woman.

RIVER FALLS JOURNAL - 2018-10-18 16:11:25

DEVELOPING: 1 dead in St. Paul after shooting Wednesday night

ST. PAUL, Minn. - One man is dead after a shooting around 11 p.m. on the night of Tuesday, Oct. 17. St. Paul police are currently investigating. According to a press release from the City of St. Paul, officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Rice Street at approximately 11 p.m. after a report o

KARE - 2018-10-18 11:18:00

Deadly Deer Disease Found In Southeastern Minnesota

The Minnesota Board of Animal Health is confirming the first cases of a deadly disease affecting dear in southeastern Minnesota.Officials say six of seven animals in a small herd of captive white-tailed deer died from Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease earlier this month in Goodhue County.The remaining b

KEYC - 2018-10-17 15:11:53

Man dies in apartment fire in West St. Paul, Minn.

WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP)- A man has died after a fire in an apartment building early Wednesday morning in West St. Paul, Minnesota.

FOX9.COM - 2018-10-17 16:49:00

Deadly disease detected in MN deer herd

“This virus is transmitted between deer by biting midges, or gnats, which are most active in the fall before they are killed by the first frost of the season,” said Board of Animal Health Senior Veterinarian, Dr. Mackenzie Reberg. “These bugs can’t travel far on their own and we’re concerned by this

KARE - 2018-10-17 13:56:43

Inside Design Ellsworth's three-day flurry

Todd Johnson, co-lead of the University of Wisconsin - Extension's Community Vitality and Placemaking team, in his River Falls office. David Clarey / Rivertown Multimedia

PIERCE COUNTY HERALD - 2018-10-17 13:00:01

Charges: Man came to Hudson for sex with child

Prosecutors charged the man, Stanchfield resident Jeremiah L. Goetzke, with attempted second-degree sexual assault of a child, attempted child enticement and using a computer to facilitate a child-sex crime. Goetzke posted $5,000 cash bail on Monday, Oct.15 after making his first appearance on Frida


Lift Bridge repairs mean no St. Croix boat traffic after Nov. 1

After the span is floated back into position Nov. 1, marine traffic will not be allowed to travel under the bridge until spring, Minnesota Department of Transportation spokesman Kent Barnard said Tuesday.


Shakopee Teens Accidentally Drowned In Pond: Medical Examiner

CHASKA, MN — Authorities have identified two teens found dead in a Chaska pond Sunday. The Anoka County Medical Examiner's Office ruled that Bushra Abdi and Zeynab Abdalla, both 19 and from Shakopee, accidentally drowned.


2 Hurt in Single-Vehicle Crash Near Hastings

The Minnesota State Patrol reported the two people hurt in the crash suffered injuries that were not life threatening.Authorities said alcohol may have played a role in the crash. The incident is under investigation.KSTP-TV


RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 10/22/18 Kids Club Advisory Council...

1415 Bartosh Lane, River Falls, WI 54022AGENDACall to order; manner of public notification of meeting; hearing of visitors or delegations; Review Kids Club Advisory Council Terms and Memberships; Coordinator Report: Summer 2018 Enrollment and recap, Current enrollment for 2018-19, Update on automate

RIVER FALLS JOURNAL - 2018-10-17 11:28:16

St. Paul man sentenced for intentionally dropping 3-year-old boy on his head, which led to his death

Tyrell Wooten loved singing songs, clapping his hands, and incessantly pushing around his Thomas the Tank engine, even after its wheels fell off.He was “kind, loving” and most of all “sweet,” his grandmother said in court Tuesday morning, at times crying as she described what it was like for family


Dogs rescued from Hurricane Michael soon up for adoption in Minnesota

Stephanie Hobot receives some love from "Will," a 5-month-old Chihuahua, after unloading him from a truck at the Animal Humane Society in Golden Valley on Oct. 16, 2018. At left is veterinarian assistant Nicole Sandoval. Eighty-eight dogs affected by Hurricane Michael made the 1,200-mile trip from A


Cottage Grove man dies after being found in Deer Lake

The Polk County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at 11:47 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 from a resident on Deer Lake, in the Town of St. Croix Falls, who observed a fisherman in the water and an unoccupied boat drifting.


Police confirm bodies recovered from Chaska pond were Shakopee teens

The Chaska Police Department confirmed that the two bodies found in a Chaska pond Sunday night were missing Shakopee teens Zeynab Osman Abdalla and Bushra Mohamed Abdi.The Medical Examiner’s Office identified the two women, according to a Chaska police press release.“The cause of death for both vict