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October 24th, 2013

No Indictments in Hwy. 212 Officer-Involved Shooting in Eden Prairie

A grand jury did not indict three officers involved in fatally shooting two people after a chase on U.S. Highway 212 in February, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Friday.

Chaska Police Sgt. Brady Juell, officer Trent Wurtz of Carver Coun…

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Officers Involved in Fatal Interstate 694 Shooting ID’d

The two officers involved in the shooting on Interstate 694 on Wednesday have been identified.

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says Hennepin County Deputy Matthew Hagen and Brooklyn Center Officer Alan Salvosa shot and killed 18-year-old…

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Christmas Lake First in Minn. to Get Potash Injection to Fight Invasive Species

A lake in Shorewood is the first in Minnesota to be injected with potash to combat invasive species.

The Environmental Protection Agency recently approved the use of liquid potash to eradicate zebra and quagga mussels in Christmas Lake a…

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Minnesota Health Officials Report Flu Surge

Minnesota health officials are reporting a surge in flu outbreaks at schools and long-term care facilities.
    
Through the end of last week, 203 new schools reported outbreaks, compared with 19 the previous week. That raised the n…

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13 Cadets Join Minneapolis Fire Department

The Minneapolis Fire Department will welcome its newest members during a ceremony Friday.

Thirteen cadets graduated Friday, 12 of which are veterans. The cadets are certified as Emergency Medical Technicians and have obtained the Minnesota state f…

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New Hennepin Co. Dispatch Center Starts Taking 911 Calls

The new Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office 911 Emergency Communications Facility in Plymouth started taking 911 calls this week.

The $34 million facility has been in the works for more than a decade. The old facility in Golden Valley was built…

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Reliable or Refund: Metro Transit Tries to Boost Underperforming Northstar Trains

One out of every three Metro Transit Northstar trains running from Minneapolis to Big Lake in 2014 was late.

“There’s days where it’s on the way home .. .and then I’m late an hour or so to work,” Nancy Carbajal said.

She takes the train eve…

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Reliable or Refund: Metro Transit Tries to Boost Underperforming Northstar Trains

One out of every three Metro Transit Northstar trains running from Minneapolis to Big Lake in 2014 was late.

“There’s days where it’s on the way home .. .and then I’m late an hour or so to work,” Nancy Carbajal said.

She takes the train eve…

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Minn. Teen Drivers Brace for Stricter Driver’s Education Standards

Starting Jan. 1, rules for teens trying to get a driver’s license in Minnesota are changing. 

On Thursday, state officials explained the reasons for the change.

Teen drivers with their permits will now have to practice behind the wheel for …

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Man Killed at Maple Grove Rest Stop was Shot in Head

The suspect who was killed in an officer-involved shooting Wednesday morning has been identified as 18-year-old Johnathon Dean Mar of Kennewick, Washington.

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner says Mar died of blood loss after multiple gunshot woun…

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U of M to Name Building after Former President Bruinicks

The University of Minnesota will name a science building after former president Robert Bruinicks.

Bruinicks served as the university’s president from 2002 until 2011. The Board of Regents approved Friday a plan to name the Science Teaching and Stu…

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U of M to Name Building after Former President Bruinicks

The University of Minnesota will name a science building after former president Robert Bruinicks.

Bruinicks served as the university’s president from 2002 until 2011. The Board of Regents approved Friday a plan to name the Science Teaching and Stu…

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Metro Transit Offering Reliable Northstar Rides – or Your Money Back

Metro Transit is offering a deal to riders who have been frustrated by delays on the Northstar Commuter Rail Line – free rides if the train is at least 11 minutes late.

Metro Transit officials announced the month-long program Thursday, sayin…

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22 Minn. Schools Named ‘Celebration Schools’ for Student Achievement

Twenty-two schools across Minnesota are being recognized for their efforts to increase student achievement.

The Minnesota Department of Education on Wednesday announced the 2014 Celebration Schools. The designation is part of the school’s Mu…

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Surly Brewery Opens Minneapolis Location Friday

A long-awaited local destination brewery opened its doors Friday.

In November, the Minneapolis City Council approved an on-sale taproom license for Surly Brewing. Surly Brewing’s location in the Prospect Park neighborhood will have a Beer Ha…

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