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October 24th, 2013

The Beacon Project

The City Council’s upcoming meeting on Tuesday, September 2 is a big night for the Beacon Project.  The “Beacon Project” is verbal shorthand for a proposal being advanced in Edina by the Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative.  The proposal they are …
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Minnetonka Police Issue Crime Alert after Several Home Burglaries

Minnetonka police have issued a crime alert after several home burglaries have been reported in the city and surrounding areas.

Since Aug. 7, there have been 10 burglaries reported; three have occurred in Minnetonka, police said.

All of the burg…

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Federal Gov. Suing St. Anthony over Rejection of Islamic Center

The federal government is suing the city of St. Anthony for rejecting a proposed Islamic center a couple of years ago.

The U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger announced a civil rights lawsuit at a news conference Wednesday afternoon. The announcement follo…

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Mpls. Strives to Protect Public Land Along Proposed Southwest Light Rail Route

The Minneapolis City Council is preparing to vote on whether to move forward with the proposed $1.6 billion Southwest Light Rail line. Since the vote on Friday cannot come with any conditions, the city voted on a few conditions ahead of Friday’s off…

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Crews Repair Gas Line Leak in Bloomington

Emergency crews are on the scene of a gas leak in Bloomington. Police say a CenterPoint Energy crew cut the line around the noon hour Wednesday near 86th street and Lyndale Avenue.

Crews say the leak has been contained and there was no explosion o…

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Uncle Shares Memories of 2 Sisters Killed in Wisconsin Shooting

A family is overwhelmed by the outpouring of support after losing two relatives in a fatal shooting at a home near Madison, Wisconsin.

Ashlee Steele and her younger sister, Kacee Tollefsbol, were shot to death last Friday. The suspected gunma…

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Former Robbinsdale Cooper Student Killed in Syria Fighting for ISIS

An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official has said.
    
Investigators were aware that Douglas McAuthur McCain was …

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‘Buddy Benches’ Installed at Anoka-Hennepin Elementary Schools

There are some new benches near an Andover Elementary School playground. Those benches are for more than just sitting.

They’re called “Buddy Benches.” They were installed at all elementary schools in the Anoka-Hennepin District t…

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Former Minnesota Man Killed in Syria Fighting for ISIS

A Minnesota high school graduate was killed in Syria over the weekend, according to family members.

Douglas McAuthur McCain, a 33-year-old rapper, was among several ISIS militants the Free Syrian Army claimed on Twitter had been killed over the we…

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Edina Rotary Club Meeting – Michele Kelm-Helgen – 08/21/14

Edina Rotary Club Meeting – Michele Kelm-Helgen – 08/21/14

Edina Rotary Club Meeting – Michele Kelm-Helgen – 08/21/14.
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Petition for Bird-Safe Glass in New Vikings Stadium Delivered to Gov. Dayton

The National Audubon Society is taking steps to gain support for its push to have bird-safe glass installed in the new Vikings Stadium.

The group is concerned that many birds will die from colliding with the large windows slated to be installed in…

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Osseo Teacher Surprised with National Teacher of the Year Award

One elementary school teacher in the Twin Cities got quite the surprise Tuesday morning.

Etta Rassier teaches preschool at Fair Oaks Elementary in the Osseo school district. While sitting in on an all-staff meeting, she was recognized fo…

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Twin Cities School District Responds to Parents’ Worries over Ebola

The Anoka Hennepin School District has provided principals with a fact sheet to be used when responding to any calls from parents concerned about Ebola.
The Twin Cities has a large Liberian population, and some parents have called the district with…

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Twin Cities School District Responds to Parents’ Worries over Ebola

The Anoka Hennepin School District has provided principals with a fact sheet to be used when responding to any calls from parents concerned about Ebola.
The Twin Cities has a large Liberian population, and some parents have called the district with…

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Hi-Def Surveillance Cameras Expected to Come to Mpls.

High definition could be on the way to police surveillance cameras in Minneapolis.

Despite the Minneapolis City Council Ways and Means Committee postponing a vote on Monday, the city is expected to sign a 10-year contract with Xcel Energy to …

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