Blaine city worker sweet on bees sets up City Hall hive

Blaine city worker sweet on bees sets up City Hall hive

Dan Hauck hopes the city will start a community apiary.
North Metro
8:51pm

Blaine man shot, killed by father is identified

A 38-year-old man apparently shot and killed by his father in Blaine was identified late Saturday.Joshua James Effertz died of multiple gunshot wounds, the Hennepin…
East Metro
July 23

North/east metro police blotter, July 24

Afton JUNE 20 Traffic violation. A driver was cited for passing on the shoulder on Manning Avenue at 22nd Street. The driver, whose registration was…
East Metro
July 23

North/east metro briefs: Proposed third lane on I-35W in Ramsey County marching forward

Key decisions are being made on the proposed addition of a third lane on Interstate 35W between Roseville and Lino Lakes. Arden Hills will hold…
North Metro
July 22

Father, 61, fatally shoots 38-year-old son in Blaine

The man turned himself in to police, while his son died at the hospital.
West Metro
July 22

Crystal police officer on emergency call to Cub store is injured in crash

The officer's SUV hit a box truck. The other driver also was injured.
North Metro
July 21

Repeat felon charged in Brooklyn Center murder; victim ID'd

A meetup on the street for an illicit drug deal in Brooklyn Center turned into a robbery attempt and then the murder of a 31-year-old…
North Metro
July 19

One dead, one arrested in Brooklyn Center shooting

One man is dead and another under arrest after a shooting in Brooklyn Center on Tuesday afternoon, police said.Police arrived near the intersection of 66th…
East Metro
July 18

North/east metro briefs: Sheriff, state launch sex crimes internet task force

Washington CountySheriff, state work together on sex crimesThe Washington County Sheriff's Office will continue to work with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on the…
North Metro
July 16

Tevlin: Purple Heart lost in the sand returned to Andover veteran

Wondering how the medal wound up on a beach in Belize led an Army veteran to Andover.
East Metro
July 16

North/east metro police blotter, July 17

Blaine JUNE 18 Theft. Two archery compound bows were stolen from the 1000 block of Lexington Avenue NE. Falcon Heights JUNE 14 Theft. A citizen’s…
East Metro
July 15

For Washington County foster parents, years of care yield sweet memories

Washington County honors providers who have taken in kids for more than two decades.
North Metro
July 15

Final environmental study for Bottineau Blue Line light rail published

$1.54B project would connect Minneapolis to Brooklyn Park.
East Metro
July 15

St. Anthony cancels annual festival parade in wake of Castile shooting

Citing safety concerns, organizers cancel annual festival parade.
West Metro
July 14

Libraries across the country look to Hennepin County Library for response to Black Lives Matter

Libraries may seem an unlikely place to go in the search for answers after the police shooting of Philando Castile and Black Lives Matter protests…
West Metro
July 13

Robbinsdale unveils plans for Hy-Vee grocery

Plans for the store to replace Terrace Theatre have divided the suburb.
West Metro
July 13

Brooklyn Park teen charged with seriously injuring two during Nerf wars game

A high school student was charged Wednesday with causing serious injury to two innocent bystanders last May during an organized game of Nerf wars in…
North Metro
July 11

Airline pilot crash-lands biplane in Isanti Co. farm field; both aboard unhurt

The pilot swooped below a power line before sliding into a farm field, authorities said.
East Metro
July 8

North/east police blotter, July 10

Blaine JUNE 7 Theft. A man reported that his electric scooter had been stolen from the front yard of a friend’s home in the 300…
East Metro
July 8

North/east metro briefs: 'Green' touch for soccer stadium highlights Met Council grants

Innovative “green” infrastructure at the site of the proposed soccer stadium in St. Paul and a Hugo townhouse community near troubled White Bear Lake are…
North Metro
July 8

Minnesota becomes the Quaker state as conference draws 1,000 faithful

They gathered in Minnesota this week as they look for ways to expand their humble, quiet faith.