Shannon Prather

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

Recent content from Shannon Prather

Youth served in Blaine triathlon

Youngsters ages 7 to 14 ran, swam and cycled in the event, which complements the city’s May triathlon for adults.

Updated: July 29, 2014, - 01:12 PM

Fridley exhibit finds identity and healing in art

An exhibit in Fridley showcased the work of people with mental illnesses for whom art is restorative.

Updated: July 29, 2014, - 01:10 PM

Pay raises for mayors, council members vary widely among cities

Some on councils view the job as community service; others have lobbied for higher salaries.

Updated: July 26, 2014, - 07:10 PM

Burnsville's body-mounted camera experiment is spreading

A north metro department is even issuing them to every cop.

Updated: July 26, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Twin Cities volunteers nurture bluebirds

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

Updated: July 24, 2014, - 03:42 PM

GreenStep Cities sprouts in Minnesota

The voluntary initiative helps cities become more sustainable.

Updated: July 22, 2014, - 09:57 PM

Spring Lake Park police to issue body-mounted cameras to all officers

The small north metro department is believed to be the first in the Twin Cities to issue body cameras to all of its officers — 11 — who will record interactions with the public.

Updated: July 22, 2014, - 02:15 PM

May 10: Feuds between neighbors rarely deadly

Deadly violence is rare, but police say it can be difficult to convince residents that their best bet is a...

Updated: July 22, 2014, - 03:25 AM

Blaine issues 137 housing permits, most in Anoka County

The city has stayed a hotbed of new home construction so far in 2014.

Updated: July 15, 2014, - 02:01 PM

Handmade is a must for Anoka Riverfest artisans

All products sold at Anoka’s annual one-day event must be 100 percent handcrafted by the booth vendor; proof is required.

Updated: July 08, 2014, - 01:35 PM

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