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Anoka-Hennepin policy for varsity play frustrates coaches, parents
Anoka-Hennepin School District must approve seventh- and eighth-graders for varsity play.
Hooray for Staples-Motley! Its 5-year football losing streak is over
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North metro crime lab zeroes in on quality-of-life offenses
A year after the Tri County Regional lab in Andover earned its international accreditation in biology, scientists are testing DNA found at burglaries, car thefts and vandalism.
North & East metro police blotter
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North/East metro briefs: Ex-Cottage Grove council member acquitted on one of two charges
A former Cottage Grove City Council member has been acquitted of domestic abuse, but found guilty of disorderly conduct, in a fight with his wife…
Two men in custody after late-night assault on Interstate 694 and chase
Two men who led police on a foot chase Wednesday night after assaulting someone with a weapon on Interstate 694 and Snelling Avenue North are…
Sheriffs set up spots for online buying and selling
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4 shot in Brooklyn Center home invasion early Wednesday
Police were called to the home around 3:15 a.m., and were told that four men had broken into the house. All the victims are expected to survive.
Man who killed himself in Hennepin County jail was the second suicide at the facility since it opened
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Police activity across from Brooklyn Park school cancels classes
Principal says the school was not involved in what brought police to the area.
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Two events aim to build bridges in Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center
Separate events in two cities have similar aims: to connect different communities with each other and with police.
North metro news updates: Heroin antidote, Northstar rail, new library
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North metro police blotter
Editor’s note: The police blotter will be a feature of the new Sunday zoned pages that will take the place of the Wednesday…
North metro news: Columbia Heights Fire Dept. gets pet oxygen mask kit
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Blaine sisters with heart transplants start school
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After rejecting state health dollars in 2013, Anoka County reconsiders
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Boy found unresponsive at his Golden Valley pool
A 2-year-old boy was found unresponsive in a swimming pool at his home in Golden Valley Monday afternoon. A 911 caller reported at about 1:30…
Anoka increases downtown riverfront security
Officers are working overtime to patrol trails and parks as the city looks to add part-time help.
Pickup packed with teenage boys crashes west of Twin Cities; 9 injured
Their conditions are not life-threatening.
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