Two events aim to build bridges in Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center

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.
East Metro
August 26

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…
North Metro
August 26

Sheriffs set up spots for online buying and selling

Law enforcement parking lots help make online deals more safe.
North Metro
August 26

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.
West Metro
August 26

Man who killed himself in Hennepin County jail was the second suicide at the facility since it opened

The death of the man who killed himself in the Hennepin County jail this week was the second suicide at the facility since it opened…
West Metro
August 26

Police activity across from Brooklyn Park school cancels classes

Principal says the school was not involved in what brought police to the area.
North Metro
August 25

'He thought that pizza was the future'; it sure was for Columbia Heights restaurateur

Duane Estrem had that right, even if his family had its doubts when he went into the business in Columbia Heights a half-century ago.
North Metro
August 25

North metro news updates: Heroin antidote, Northstar rail, new library

Heroin antidoteCoon RapidsThe Coon Rapids Fire Department began carrying the anti-overdose drug Narcan to aid victims in an emergency almost a year ago and has…
North Metro
August 25

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
August 25

North metro news: Columbia Heights Fire Dept. gets pet oxygen mask kit

columbia heightsFire department gets pet oxygen mask kitThe Columbia Heights Fire Department has received a pet oxygen mask kit, equipment that save an animal’s life.…
North Metro
August 25

Blaine sisters with heart transplants start school

Sydney and Madison Rippy received heart transplants three years apart. Now, Sydney will be joining her big sis in school.
North Metro
August 25

After rejecting state health dollars in 2013, Anoka County reconsiders

The county rejected more than $1M two years ago.
West Metro
August 24

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…
West Metro
August 24
Landscaping crews put the finishing touches on the last, short link of...

Anoka increases downtown riverfront security

Officers are working overtime to patrol trails and parks as the city looks to add part-time help.
North Metro
August 24
North Metro
August 24

Fridley math teach Evelyn Vietz had special connection with students

For a teacher, there’s no higher praise than kudos from students. And Evelyn “Evie” Vietz got plenty of them after teaching math for 34 years…
West Metro
August 23

Head-on crash on Hwy. 12 in west metro kills 2 people

Two people were killed Saturday morning after two vehicles collided head-on Hwy. 12 near the Orono and Long Lake border.Officials have not released the identity…
North Metro
August 22

Wild assistant coach Sydor charged with drunken driving

Minnesota Wild assistant coach Darryl Sydor was arrested Thursday in Anoka County under suspicion of drunken driving as he gave his 12-year-old son a ride to the son’s hockey game. His blood alcohol level was nearly four times the legal limit.
East Metro
August 21

School briefs: New administrative team named at East Ridge High

After a series of departures, East Ridge High School in Woodbury has a new leadership team in place for the 2015-16 school year. The final…
West Metro
August 21

Internal review clears Robbinsdale police officer who shot, wounded teen

The April incident injured 18-year-old Tania Harris.
West Metro
August 20

Hot Property: New Hope Industrial Center planned in obsolete factory park

Type: Office-showroom Size: 48,000 square feet Developer: Industrial Equities Details: A long-vacant commercial structure along Hwy. 169 in New Hope would be demolished and replaced…