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Group of veterans who work for the county helped with the new design.
Outgoing Sheriff Rich Stanek has seven days to ask for a recount.
Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek issued a statement congratulating Dave Hutchinson and said the transition is underway. But a spokesman said the sheriff wasn't ready to discuss whether he would ask for a recount.
One Hennepin County commissioner called it an election year ploy.
Residents' proposed city charter amendment was ruled unconstitutional.
Freeman said the last few years have been the most difficult of his tenure, but that he still loves the work. Haase believes it's time for a change.
Officials push for law that would cover most businesses by 2020.
Candidate for Hennepin County attorney calls current system biased.
"This means the world to me," Juanita Freeman said.
A former law classmate of Kavanaugh's said he was disturbed by 'the raw anger' shown by the judge at Thursday's hearing.
County set aside $13 million to convert workhouse building in Plymouth.
Joseph Gomm's family also released a statement offering thanks to all who offered support.
As the issue takes hold across the country, Rich Stanek and his two challengers haven't made it a staple of their campaigns.
Organizers, members of family clash over format, purpose of gathering.
An instructor of fear-based training is booked more than 200 times a year
At least three girls were sold for sex through online advertising or through a dating application between August 2017 and March 2018, according to a criminal complaint.
A Fillmore County man can sue a farmer for injuries he sustained after he hit an escaped cow wandering on a highway, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Monday.
At different times, he ran funeral homes, ambulance services, a restaurant and a transportation business for people with disabilities. For a little excitement, he became the first full-time police chief of the Minnesota resort town of Breezy Point.
The federal government now classifies elections as critical infrastructure.
Sources say a handgun was discovered next to the body of the victim, who died of gunshot wounds. The officers involved were identified.
Authorities have identified a Coon Rapids man who drowned when the canoe he was in capsized in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness over the…
Hennepin County had sued over pregnancy prevention cuts.
Former Hennepin County commissioner says injury will keep him from running.
Alex Tittle held a similar role for the construction of U.S. Bank Stadium.
State Appeals Court upholds Minneapolis' authority to restrict proposed additions.
County criminal justice leaders mull ideas that have worked elsewhere in U.S.
No one got the DFL nod for the Hennepin County seat, but Angela Conley came closest.
More than 360 people have graduated since the job-training program started in 2014.
Spring repairs cause a month's delay in filling the popular downtown Minneapolis fountain.
There has never been a county commissioner of color; that may change.
Feds want pregnancy prevention efforts focused on abstinence education.
He took a small quarry near Mankato founded by his father in 1954 and guided it into a stone business whose buildings stand across the world.
The star's insistence on privacy may have kept help at bay.
An emergency landing in Moline, Ill., was the beginning of the end, and even those closest to him said they didn't know painkillers had taken over his life. A week later, he was dead.
To date, no one has been charged or publicly implicated in the musician's death.
Overcrowded jails and growing felony crimes lead the agenda.
Arbitrator rules Hennepin County withheld key information during talks with deputies.
Public safety, child protection and transportation issues highlighted in speech.
Corey Elder was killed during a robbery for a bottle of pills and a video game. Five people were sentenced in his death.
They had opposed his release from security hospital in St. Peter.
Reports of child abuse increased 30 percent last year in Hennepin County.
A letter to the IRS from the state Revenue Commissioner seeks answers for thousands of taxpayers.
The family of the late musician is contemplating a wrongful-death suit.
Report stated that guardian ad litem program has struggled to meet increased demand for services.
Noor's partner said he "perceived his life was in danger" and pulled his gun, according to charges.
Noor, 31, was one of nine Somali officers in the department and the first to patrol the Fifth Precinct.
Union leaders hope an arbitration ruling is a step toward fewer restrictions. Tattoo policies have been a frequent discussion in law enforcement for many years.
Graco Inc. sued the city, claiming the ordinance conflicted with state law.
Estate has been estimated to be worth $100 million to $300 million before tax.
The approach aims to "move the needle" for hard-to-serve groups.
Department of Revenue expects IRS to decide if those early payments are deductible.
Residents are hoping the payments made in 2017 will get them a bigger tax deduction ahead of the new tax law, which limits deductions for local taxes for 2018 and beyond.
The man who was shot and wounded was injuring himself with a knife, then came at officers with it, the BCA said.
County commissioners were presented with a comprehensive response to the crisis, including equipping all law enforcement officers with naloxone.
A veteran politician and a political newcomer have entered the race to replace retiring Hennepin County Commissioner Linda Higgins. The candidates are Mark Stenglein, who…
Evicted homeowner will get to return to her Minneapolis house after legal battle over the state's public nuisance law.
After getting his start with the Golden Valley police in the late 1950s, he later went to the Orono, where he served as chief in the 1970s and 1980s.
Minneapolis police say that thousands of officers from state, local and federal law enforcement agencies will be deployed around the metro.
The name change, approved by the DNR today, now has to be approved by the federal government. The department's decision follows resolutions passed by the Hennepin County Board and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.
Watershed officials said the city didn't follow a Big Island preservation plan.
Emergency management director spoke to lawmakers about the area's response after several incidents in recent years.
The issue came up as the County Board was briefed on events and security.
The lake's name is already in the process of changing to Bde Maka Ska.
Former Richfield Mayor Debbie Goettel said she inherited an office that needed costly repairs.
His uncertain job status stemmed from sex harassment, which was focus of message.
Saturday hours added; prepay benefits unclear.
The newly passed tax law gives homeowners an incentive to prepay 2018 property taxes so they can deduct them under more favorable rules on their 2017 tax forms.
Judge orders all parties in clergy abuse case back to mediation.
Lawsuit claims the coffee shop's employees in Edina and Eden Prairie refused to serve him.
Mediator named to handle future disputes between heirs, manager.
The free tutoring has helped thousands of students since the program started in 1992.
Final Hennepin tax levy lower than initial September projection.
Navigator program connects at-risk owners to services.
Sheriff's Office would lose authority over the facility if the proposal passes.
Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek is battling a move by the County Board to take control of the crime lab and potentially merge it with…
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