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July 17
Jefferson Fietek unsuccessfully ran for the Minnesota House in 2014.

Former Anoka theater teacher charged with sexual abuse of four former students

Fietek, until recently a professor in Boston, taught at the Anoka arts school from 2005 to 2019.
North Metro
July 17

SUV driver killed in crash at Hwy. 10 intersection in Ramsey

The wreck occurred Thursday morning in Ramsey.
West Metro
July 16

Crystal officer injured when run over by pursued vehicle

Three people who were in the vehicle were arrested.
North Metro
July 14
Fire investigators looked over the charred remains of a van in a Fridley Walmart parking lot.

Man who started fire in Walmart lot in Fridley that killed girl pleads guilty

The most serious of the charges was dismissed in plea deal calling for 5-year sentence.
East Metro
July 10

Authorities ID man struck and killed on freeway in Arden Hills

Authorities have identified a 48-year-old New Brighton man who died days after being struck by a car in Arden Hills.Troy Alan Birkholz, 48, had been…
West Metro
July 9
Theon Jarrett and Don West of Intermediate District 287. The cooperative serving about 1,000 high-needs kids in Hennepin County is reporting success a

Minnesota school district sees benefits to life after cops in schools

Arrests down in system that serves high-needs kids.
North Metro
July 7
The Minnesota Judicial Branch shuttered a project with Tyler Technologies last year after the company failed to meet deadlines and address dozens of u

Anoka County suing tech company over troubled property tax database

Tyler Technologies was also blamed for a failed online records project for the Minnesota Judicial Branch.
North Metro
July 7
Steven Markey worked as an office assistant in Minneapolis at the time of his death in June 2019.

Teen sentenced to 22 years for fatally shooting man in northeast Mpls.

Younger teen charged in the killing could have his case moved to adult court Tuesday.
North Metro
July 7
Police investigated in 2019 near where a van plowed into a Minneapolis bus shelter.

Champlin man who crashed into north Minneapolis bus shelter found incompetent for sentencing

Court will review George Jensen's mental status in six months
West Metro
July 6

Charge: Officers revived pulse, tended to gunshot wounds of Bloomington restaurant owner

20-year-old charged in that robbery and a St. Paul liquor store heist.
South Metro
July 4

Twin Cities metro police blotter, July 5

ANDOVER JUNE 14 Drunken driving. Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash at Bunker Lake Boulevard and NW. Goldenrod Street and arrested a 30-year-old…
North Metro
July 4

Prison for Twin Cities woman whose ginseng investment scam raked in nearly $500K

Her investors were promised extraordinary returns on their investments.
West Metro
July 2

2 felons arrested, accused of shooting Bloomington restaurant owner during robbery

The suspects were out on probation at the time of the crime in mid-June.
North Metro
June 30

A hot day for picking berries

Strawberry picking at Berry Hill Farm in Anoka on Tuesday.
North Metro
June 29

Rollover crash north of Twin Cities kills driver

A driver was killed after his pickup rolled over north of the Twin Cities, authorities said.The crash occurred late Friday about 4 miles west of…
North Metro
June 25
Honeywell is closing its Coon Rapids plant.

Honeywell eliminating 212 positions in closure of Coon Rapids plant

The company will be shutting down its Coon Rapids plant.
North Metro
June 24
SWAT personnel were called to a house fire in Andover.

Gunman kills himself during standoff where Andover home burned to ground

Andover property was site of an earlier incident when owner fired shots.
West Metro
June 16
Minnesota State Auditor Julie Blaha

Robbinsdale schools urged to shore up finances, practices

State auditor probed 17 areas at the request of citizens and found no evidence of wrongdoing.
North Metro
June 16

House fire kills 73-year-old woman in Anoka County

Authorities have not said how the fire started.
North Metro
June 12

Minneapolis youth basketball coach charged with sexual assault of preteen boy

Aaron J. Hjermstad had worked at a Minneapolis charter school and coached with a youth outreach group.