Jim Adams

Reporter | Suburban Police
Phone: 612-673-7658
Jim Adams covers about a dozen north metro communities, their politics, people issues and government. He also writes occasionally about meandering turkeys and other animal capers.

Recent content from Jim Adams

Youth homeless shelter moves forward in Brooklyn Park

The city will spend $950,000 to fund the 12-bed shelter. Some residents are wary of the project.

Updated: April 22, 2014, - 01:41 PM

Gunfire erupts at Mankato celebration; 1 dead, 3 wounded

The shots were fired about 1:50 a.m. outside the Kato Entertainment Center. Police recovered a handgun. The three wounded victims were being treated for apparent noncritical injuries.

Updated: April 20, 2014, - 11:41 PM

Firm plans to move headquarters from Maple Grove to Brooklyn Park

The stretch of highway’s allure may snag Würth Adams Nut and Bolt Co., based in Maple Grove.

Updated: April 19, 2014, - 05:48 PM

New housing, grocery slated for New Hope

Among the highlights are a proposed new supermarket and large single-family home project .

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 03:52 PM

Republicans endorse Tom Emmer in Sixth District

Buoyed by the Republican Party endorsement, Tom Emmer vowed Sunday to ramp up his campaign headed into the August primary for the congressional seat now held by Michele Bachmann.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 03:52 PM

Bald eagle nests soar in latest metro tally

Numbers climb as the big birds spread their wings and adjust to life in the city.

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 01:39 AM

Local biologist works in the Arctic Circle

Twin Cities biologist travels far afield to follow his passion, wildlife research, in a place colder than Minnesota.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 01:57 PM

Cause of Fridley crash elusive; orphaned tot will live with grandmother

Police, relatives unclear why car drove into back of semitrailer truck in Fridley.

Updated: April 06, 2014, - 11:33 PM

Great blue herons are fighting to maintain Lino Lakes rookery

The herons of Peltier Lake in Lino Lakes, once the site of Minnesota's third largest great blue heron rookery, faced a familiar foe -- wily raccoons -- that decreased nest numbers, but yet, have returned home.

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 09:55 PM

Turkeys cause a fuss in Brooklyn Park

Brooklyn Park’s wildlife plan attempts to deal with suburban critters, especially turkeys that leave an unwelcome trail.

Updated: April 01, 2014, - 03:05 PM

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