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Anoka County Sheriff's Office has state's first mobile digital forensics lab
The lab is a converted ambulance that was donated to Anoka County by Allina Emergency services.
Anoka moves to curb aggressive panhandling
A city measure will restrict how people can ask for money. It does not include passively standing or sitting with a sign.
Tyrone Herman gets 10 years for operating $20 million Ponzi scheme
Herman was sentenced in US. District Court on wire fraud charges.
'Block of Blessings' provides mini house-lifts to Champlin families
Neighbors on one Champlin street received an unusual letter: Create a wish list of outdoor home projects you want finished, it said, and we’ll fix it for free.
Coon Rapids is training students to save lives
Coon Rapids' Heart Safe program trained 1,200 high school freshmen and sophomores in skills that could one day save the life of a cardiac arrest victim.
North metro police blotter
ANDOVER MAY 7 Theft. A wallet was stolen from the locker room at YMCA, 15200 Hanson Blvd. NW. COON RAPIDS MAY 6 Animal…
North news briefs: Self-help legal center to open June 1
Anoka County Self-help center opens on June 1 On Monday, June 1, the Tenth Judicial District will open a new self-help legal center in Anoka…
Gallery: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community opens its mosque doors
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community had its inauguration celebration, Saturday of Nusrat Mosque in Coon Rapids, the first and only mosque in Minnesota for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison gave the keynote address.
Around the metro, summer's festival flags are flying
Family-friendly events in cities statewide create a sense of community and celebrate local history.
Detention deputy climbs the ranks to lead Hennepin County Corrections
Chester Cooper came to Minnesota to play wide receiver for the Gophers in the 1970s.
Anoka County judge facing censure, suspension over residency
A state judicial panel found that Alan Pendleton lived outside his district and violated conduct rules.
Nusrat Mosque creates a new space for faith
The first and only mosque in Minnesota for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the Nusrat Mosque in Coon Rapids, held its inauguration event on Saturday, welcoming…
School briefs: Woodbury charter school student lands national science award
Curious about a lack of plant growth under her family’s evergreen trees, Manashree Padiyath of Woodbury decided that an experiment was in order. Her resulting…
Man talked off roof by Minneapolis police is charged with crimes
An Anoka man was charged Friday after he allegedly fled police in Minneapolis on Wednesday and broke into a house, where negotiators eventually talked him…
Blaine man who ejaculated into co-worker's coffee gets 45 days in workhouse
The woman who drank the semen-laced coffee successfully lobbied for new legislation.
Rep. Keith Ellison to speak at mosque inauguration in Coon Rapids
The inauguration, open to the public, will be held Saturday.
'I just lost it': 911 calls released in killings of Elk River officer, son
The Wright County attorney’s office on Wednesday released two 911 transcripts related to the May 9 shooting deaths of Elk River police officer Todd Besser, 49, and his 27-year-old son, Blake.
Driver who had meth in her system pleads in crash that killed Cambridge coach
A Princeton woman has pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in an August 2013 crash in Andover that killed a former Cambridge coach. Authorities say…
Plenty of buzz surrounds former Fridley basketball player's new barbershop
A former Fridley basketball player who gave teammates haircuts has since gone pro. He just opened his own shop in Spring Lake Park.
Edinburgh USA golf course aims to be less gritty, more fun after $2M redo
A big cutback in sand traps is one of the changes at the Brooklyn Park golf course after a $2 million overhaul.
Anoka County to use funding to search boats for invasive species this summer
Seven county workers will conduct the checks throughout the summer.
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