Lost dog? Nonprofit Retrievers ride to the rescue for forlorn owners

Lost dog? Nonprofit Retrievers ride to the rescue for forlorn owners

By sharing advice and using high-tech tools, a Twin Cities nonprofit group is able to find lost dogs about two-thirds of the time — free of charge.
East Metro
February 13

North/east metro briefs: Coon Rapids considering two apartment projects

The city of Coon Rapids is weighing plans for two new apartment complexes, one along Coon Rapids Boulevard and a second by the Northstar commuter…
East Metro
February 13

North/east police blotter

AftonJAN. 12Animal complaint. A sick raccoon was reported in the driveway of a home in the 2000 block of Stagecoach Trail. A deputy contacted…
West Metro
February 11

Maple Grove bar owner, manager charged over beer brought in from Wis.

The two each face a felony count, accused of bringing in the popular farmhouse ale made by New Glarus.
North Metro
February 10

Brooklyn Park City Council OKs body cameras for police

Brooklyn Park police officers will be outfitted with body cameras under a $46,000 contract approved by the City Council on Monday that calls…
North Metro
February 10

Andover rollover kills driver; 2 kids only slightly hurt thanks to car seats

The crash occurred late Tuesday afternoon near Bunker Lake Boulevard and 140th Avenue NW.
North Metro
February 10

Lawyer: Texting teen driver who killed man, daughter likely won't do time

Carlee Bollig's phone showed she sent and received "multiple electronic messages" on Facebook in the minutes leading up to the crash, even as a passenger implored her to stop texting.
West Metro
February 10

Republicans win special legislative elections in Bloomington, Anoka

In a narrow surprise victory, Republican Chad Anderson defeated DFLer Andrew Carlson to succeed Rep. Ann Lenczewski.
West Metro
February 9

Suspects sought in rash of central Minnesota mail thefts

Over the past two weeks, somebody has pried off locks on collection boxes outside of post offices in the small central Minnesota towns of Vining,…
West Metro
February 8

Charge: Man delivering newspapers sexually assaulted autistic teen in Rogers

A Star Tribune newspaper delivery man out on his route stopped a 14-year-old autistic runaway in the middle of the night in her Rogers neighborhood and received a lap dance from her in his car, according to authorities.
North Metro
February 8

Driver who crossed into oncoming traffic dies in north metro wreck

Authorities have announced the death of a motorist who lost control of his vehicle on a north metro highway last week.
Local
February 8

Osseo considers small class sizes for grades K-3

"We know that if students are reading at grade level by grade three, they are more likely to have success in later grades," said district spokeswoman Barb Olson.
North Metro
February 7

2nd body recovered from below river bridge in St. Cloud is ID'd

Authorities have identified the second of two bodies found below a Mississippi River bridge in St. Cloud.The body of Michael E. Hennager, 39, of nearby…
East Metro
February 7

Many mistakes led to man being run over on 35W trying to remove recliner

An SUV hit him and his car as he tried to get the chair out of the way, seriously injuring him.
North Metro
February 6

Anoka pushes back on new wave of homeless

Outgrowth of rising suburban poverty is blamed for trashed campsites and aggressive panhandling in town.
East Metro
February 6

North/east metro briefs: Maplewood seeks 60 stories for 60th anniversary celebration

Maplewood is gathering stories about itself as part of its 60th birthday party a year from this month. The suburb was founded on Feb. 26,…
South Metro
February 5

Washington County busway gets OK with some dissent

The Red Rock Corridor, from Hastings to downtown St. Paul, is still years away, but key decisions are being made.
East Metro
February 5

North/east metro police blotter

AFTONDEC. 31Suspicious activity. A resident in the 12000 block of 15th Street reported that a trail camera had captured an unknown person in her…
North Metro
February 4

Toddler dies in Anoka Co. day care; state quickly suspends license

State quickly suspended Circle Pines provider's license.
North Metro
February 4
A view of the crash on Hwy. 10 in Coon Rapids on Wednesday night.

Coon Rapids police seek witnesses to violent crash on Hwy. 10

"People at the scene could not give a clear account of what occurred."
North Metro
February 4
A view of the crash on Hwy. 10 in Coon Rapids on Wednesday night.

Coon Rapids police seeking witnesses to 3-vehicle Hwy. 10 crash

Police are seeking witnesses to a multiple-vehicle crash on Hwy. 10 in Coon Rapids that injured several drivers and snarled traffic during Wednesday evening’s commute.…

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