Champlin cemetery cleanup draws complaints

Champlin cemetery cleanup draws complaints

Some residents criticize the city for removing grave site decorations.
North Metro
3:09pm

Mpls. man disregards stop sign north of Twin Cities, is hit by pickup and dies

The highway roughly 8 miles north of St. Francis was closed for a few hours.
North Metro
8:59am

2 men plead guilty in drug deal murder of man in Fridley home

The two fled the scene and were arrested at a Minneapolis gas station, according to prosecutors.
North Metro
December 12

Historic State Hospital building in Anoka reopens as vet housing

Some are calling it a "miracle on 4th Street" after volunteers defy odds to rehab old Anoka State Hospital into housing for veterans.
North Metro
December 11

Fridley man challenges FBI search in terrorism probe

Lawyer for Fridley man says FBI should return phones and computers taken in raid.
East Metro
December 9

North/East metro news briefs: Stillwater police move into expanded HQ

Stillwater police have a new headquarters after inheriting the city’s remodeled former fire department facility at City Hall. The space provides greater visibility for police,…
West Metro
December 9

New Hennepin County program keeps dozens in homes when property taxes are delinquent

Navigator program connects at-risk owners to services.
East Metro
December 8

North/East metro police blotter, Dec. 10

CHAMPLIN NOV. 13 Theft. A trailer was stolen from the 11900 block of Emery Village Drive. DENMARK TOWNSHIP NOV. 10 Suspicious activity. A resident in…
North Metro
December 8

Flying deer crashes through squad car in Anoka County [with video]

The deputy was slightly injured.
North Metro
December 7

St. Paul developer plans complex for Blaine site once considered for Vikings

Wellington Management to transform Blaine site once pitched for Vikings.
West Metro
December 7

Hennepin County Board approves defense fund for immigrants facing deportation

Sheriff's Office would lose authority over the facility if the proposal passes.
West Metro
December 6

Robbinsdale latest to restrict sales of flavored tobacco products

The Robbinsdale City Council on Tuesday voted to restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products to people 18 and older and allow sales of such…
North Metro
December 6
A stack of road-kill dear will be feed to the wolves at the Wildlife S...

Next for Anoka County: a deer carcass incinerator?

Some residents are unhappy about the purchase.
East Metro
December 5

Woodbury man charged in woman's overdose death

A Woodbury man was charged with murder for allegedly providing heroin that led to a woman’s overdose death, according to court documents. John R. Williams,…
North Metro
December 5

North Central Stamping employee gets 33 months in jail for embezzlement

Former controller pleaded guilty to stealing $1.1 million to fund car restoration hobby.
East Metro
December 1

North/East metro police blotter, Dec. 3

ANDOVER NOV. 4 Underage consumption. Officers responded to the 1400 block of 160th Avenue NW. on a report of an argument between cousins. One of…
North Metro
December 1

Elk River family wants to know who fatally shot its black lab

Willow, the 1½-year-old black lab, was shot in the heart with a pellet gun.
North Metro
November 30

Wind-swept flames torch 2 mobile homes north of metro, leaving 1 person dead

One resident fled to safety and escaped without injury, authorities said.
TV & Media
November 29
Jack Peterson weighed in on the firing of Garrison Keillor while gathe...

Minnesotans confess 'very turbulent feelings' over allegations against Garrison Keillor

In his hometown, a mix of shock and disappointment.
West Metro
November 29

Crystal man who killed girlfriend's child pleads guilty, faces 40 years in prison

A Crystal man accused of fatally beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old son has pleaded guilty.
North Metro
November 28

ATV crash near Princeton kills father of 5, injures young passenger

An ATV operator was killed and his 10-year-old passenger injured in a crash near his home north of the Twin Cities, authorities said.