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Blaine takes up proposal for backyard chickens
The city soon could join others in the north metro in allowing backyard chickens.
Outdated law banning hats in Mpls. theaters may soon be gone
Anoka family settles in after moving, redoing 1880s house
Last year, an Anoka couple paid $1 for an 1880s house, which they moved down the road.
Spring Lake Park cleans up 40-year-old zoning code
The city last overhauled its zoning rules in 1976. It’s now revamping the code to match 21st century building and lifestyle demands.
Andover math assignment turns numbers into music
A teacher came up with an unusual assignment on prime numbers, and a student’s effort hit the right notes.
North news briefs: Afrifest celebration is set for Saturday
brooklyn park Afrifest celebration is set for Saturday The third annual Afrifest, a multi-cultural outdoor festival, will take place Saturday in the parking lot of…
North metro police blotter
BLAINE JUNE 17 Property damage. Tires were slashed on numerous vehicles in the 1900 block of 121st Avenue NE. Theft. Sunglasses were stolen…
Crystal works with county, state to thwart railroad reroute
Crystal leaders were upset by railroads’ plan to link tracks there and reroute trains.
Suspect in 2 north metro bank heists is arrested
A man suspected of robbing two banks this summer in the north metro suburbs has been arrested, authorities said.The first holdup occurred June 26 at…
School briefs: Stillwater Area High students learn about nutrition
The athletes of Stillwater Area High School are gleaning lessons this summer from a different kind of playbook. The 800-plus students have been meeting with…
Golden Valley hires Anoka city manager
It’s the latest in a series of suburban management moves resulting from a wave of retirements.
Brooklyn Park homes saved by squeezing LRT design
More than two dozen Brooklyn Park homes along a proposed light-rail route will be spared after planners squeezed as much as 30 feet from the…
Charges elevated against son accused of killing police officer father, older brother
A grand jury has elevated charges to first-degree murder against a 22-year-old man accused of shooting his older brother and their father, an Elk River…
Andover man accused of setting roommate on fire is convicted of murder
Adam Lilienthal will be sentenced Friday morning in the June 2014 killing.
2,000+ sign petition to preserve Robbinsdale's historic Terrace Theater
The Robbinsdale building could be pricey to reopen.
Attorney: 'Hillbilly hell,' not deer feeding, led to New Brighton shooting
Neal C. Zumberge, charged with killing his neighbor after a long-standing dispute, is scheduled to go to trial next month.
Northstar, freight trains abruptly stop for hour in north metro
Northstar service on the main rail corridor shuddered to an abrupt halt Wednesday during the evening commute after reports of a propane-like odor on the…
Obituary: Jerry Bailey, Minnetonka landscape architect, war veteran, adventurer
Jerry Bailey found so much joy in life, he wouldn’t let fear get in the way. He zip-lined above North Carolina’s lush canopy near the…
Teen runs red light near Becker, hits van; other driver killed, 7 injured
2 of those hurt suffered serious injuries at the intersection in Sherburne County, the State Patrol said.
North news briefs: Kids’ Triathlon set for July 25
BLAINE Kids’ Triathlon set for July 25 The Blaine Kids Triathlon will be held from 8-10 a.m. July 25 at Lakeside Commons Park, 3020 Lake…
Off the tower and on to stardom for Elk River diver
Laura Ryan’s new focus on springboard diving has fueled her Olympic dream.
African Immigrant Services help north metro immigrant community become leaders
African Immigrant Services helps the community work for change on its own behalf.
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