Shannon Prather

Reporter | North Metro
Phone: 612-673-4804
Shannon Prather covers suburban news.

Recent content from Shannon Prather

Anoka couple to move 1880s home purchased for $1

An Anoka couple who bought an 1880s home for next to nothing is spending a lot more to move it...

Updated: August 26, 2014, - 10:58 PM

Fridley to buy old ice rink, tear it down

The city will pay $2.6 million for the 14-acre site, then demolish the 1960s-era arena and redevelop the site.

Updated: August 26, 2014, - 01:38 PM

New Minnesota vaccine requirement inspires pro-vaccination effort

Advocates want to replace fear with facts as new school regulations kick in.

Updated: August 26, 2014, - 10:00 AM

Roseville joins Twin Cities suburbs adding sidewalks

Think it’s easy to gain traction with a sidewalk project?Think again.Right-of-way disputes, boulevard trees and concerns about aesthetics can all...

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 11:37 PM

Upcoming fire district breakup creates heat in Lino Lakes

Opponents of Lino Lakes’ decision were told the issue can’t go on the November ballot.

Updated: August 19, 2014, - 02:17 PM

Minnesotans offer helping hands, aid at epicenter of Ebola outbreak

A Fridley nurse will travel to hard-hit Sierra Leone; others are sending much-needed supplies.

Updated: August 16, 2014, - 08:50 AM

Hennepin sheriff's deputies now carry heroin antidote

A new law allows first responders and law enforcement to administer Narcan, which temporarily reverses the effects of an overdose.

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 01:08 PM

Brooklyn Center woman grieves for 9 relatives lost to Ebola

Cynthia and her husband, Andrew Kwennah, are part of a community of nearly 30,000 Liberians concentrated in the northern Twin Cities suburbs who are anxious for any scrap of news from family and friends living in the outbreak zones.

Updated: August 12, 2014, - 12:09 AM

Volunteers nurture bluebirds

Minnesota’s bluebird population was in decline before volunteers helped it rebound.

Updated: August 09, 2014, - 09:16 PM

Anoka County sets one-year deadline on future of historic asylum buildings

3 asylum buildings to fall in a year if city can’t find a use for them.

Updated: August 09, 2014, - 06:03 PM

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