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October 24th, 2013

Warm Weather Changes City of Lakes Loppet Schedule

January’s warm temperatures are changing a few events that are part of the 13th annual City of Lakes Loppet.

The event, which begins Jan. 30 and ends Feb. 1, includes cross country skiing, snowshoeing and ice-bike racing. According to the Lo…

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Minnesota Man Pleads Guilty on Federal Gambling Charges

A Minnesota man accused of running an illegal gambling operation in North Dakota has pleaded guilty.
    
KFGO-AM reports that 69-year-old Gerald Greenfield, of Bloomington, Minnesota, pleaded guilty to interstate transmittal of wag…

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Minneapolis School Principal Put on Administrative Leave

A principal at a Minneapolis school has been put on administrative leave, but the school district is offering few details as to why.

Lorraine Cruz had been principal at Green Central Park Community School since 2013. In a letter on the school&rsqu…

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Pollstar Ranks Target Center as a Top Facility in US for Ticket Sales

Target Center in Minneapolis is ranked as one of the top facilities in the nation for ticket sales.

The arena saw a lot of great shows in 2014, including 11 of them by country music star Garth Brooks.

Pollstar, which publishes concert tour news,…

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Fire damages Edina home on Windsor Avenue

The Edina Fire Department was called to the 5000 block of Windsor Avenue at 9:16 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, after receiving a call from a resident about a house fire. Fire crews arrived to discover a smoldering structure fire with …
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Femicide Report: 23 Domestic Violence-Related Murders in Minnesota in 2014

A new report says 23 people were murdered in Minnesota in 2014 because of domestic violence.

The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women released the 2014 edition of the Femicide Report on Tuesday.

According to the report, 16 women were murdered …

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Bloomington to Start 2015-2016 School Year Before Labor Day

Kids in the Bloomington Public School District will head back to class ahead of Labor Day next school year.

On Monday, the school board approved the Tuesday, Sept. 1 start date for the 2015-2016 school year, which will end on Friday, June 3, 2016….

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Injured Officers, Suspect ID’d in New Hope City Council Shooting

A New Hope police officer, who was sworn in during a city council meeting Monday, is confirmed to be one of two officers shot when a man opened fire as they were leaving the meeting.

Officer Joshua Eernisse is in good condition and is expected to …

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Plymouth Police Chase, Arrest Suspect Pulled Over in Stolen Vehicle

One person was arrested after a foot chase with police in Plymouth Tuesday morning.

At 5:07 a.m., an officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation at the intersection of Lancaster and Pilgrim lanes. The officer ran the license plate and discov…

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Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th to Remain in Downtown Mpls.

Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th will stay in downtown Minneapolis.

On Tuesday, the fashion retailer signed a lease for a 40,321-square-foot store at the former Office Depot location in Minneapolis City Center at 33 South Sixth Street.

“We’…

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Minneapolis Pastor Charged, Accused of Stealing Checks from 2 Companies

A Minneapolis pastor is charged with six counts of theft after allegedly stealing checks from two companies.

Dedric Willis, a pastor at Truth Worship Center, is accused of stealing blank checks from Horst Educational Associates and Rechelbacher Pr…

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2 Police Officers Wounded, Gunman Killed in Shooting at New Hope City Hall

Two police officers who were shot by a gunman inside New Hope City Hall on Monday are expected to recover.
    
Two newly sworn-in officers, Joshua Eernisse and Adam Johnson, and others were shot at shortly after 7 p.m. as they left…

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Brooklyn Park Father Sentenced in Crash that Injured Children

The Brooklyn Park father who fled the scene of a crash, leaving his injured children behind, was sentenced Monday.

Earl Lionell Ward received a 10 year prison sentence.

According to the criminal complaint, on July 1, Ward and the mother of the c…

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Edina Police Join Program to Help Victims of Check Fraud

Edina police are taking part in a check diversion program to help the victims of fraudulent or worthless checks.

“Consumers and taxpayers pay higher prices because of losses associated with people issuing worthless checks,” Sgt. Nate M…

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Fund Set Up for Player who Died after Pond Hockey Tournament in Excelsior

The North American Pond Hockey Championships on Excelsior Bay ended tragically when one player collapsed and died of an apparent heart attack.

Crystal resident Greg Riebe was part of the Excelsior Brewing Company team. After finishing a 2 p.m. gam…

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