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St. Francis Catholic Church Expansion and Remodeling
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February 13, 2019
St. Paul police use Pepperball gun on woman threatening to blow up building
ST. PAUL - A St. Paul officer used PepperBall to get a woman into custody after she threatened to blow up a building and suddenly came at police...
February 13, 2019 - 2:56pm
Not yet old enough to buy his own handgun, 18-year-old is one of Minnesota's newest police officers
CLARA CITY, Minn. – A ride-along that Ethan Schwinghammer took as an eighth-grade student in the Brooten-Belgrade-Elrosa Schools set him on...
February 13, 2019 - 9:29am
January 26, 2019
Nisswa: Police officer resigns; city to hire another officer
The Nisswa City Council accepted police officer Dan Lasher's resignation and unanimously agreed to advertise for, interview and hire another...
January 26, 2019 - 4:00am
December 28, 2018
Davenport guilty in Grahek murder: Gunman will be second to receive life sentence
BRAINERD, Minn. — Valentine’s Day should bring a joyous celebration of love, family and friendship, St. Louis County prosecutor Jessica Fralich...
December 28, 2018 - 8:52pm
December 17, 2018
Ohio police department posts note asking speeding driver to slow down
The open letter was posted on the Facebook page of Ohio's North Ridgeville Police Department on Sunday, Dec. 16. It was addressed to "the 18-year-old...
December 17, 2018 - 2:32pm
December 7, 2018
Officer killed responding to California mass shooting was struck by friendly fire, police say
The veteran police officer shot and killed while rushing to confront a mass shooter in Thousand Oaks, California, last month was fatally struck...
December 7, 2018 - 3:43pm
December 1, 2018
Video doorbells are winning over police departments and helping to nab burglars and porch bandits.
On her birthday, Nancy Traylor of Richmond, Virginia, received an unwelcome surprise. The real estate agent and her husband were celebrating...
December 1, 2018 - 10:11am
November 2, 2018
Duluth murder trial set to begin: King faces potential life sentence if convicted
DULUTH — After nearly 21 months, the first trial in the February 2017 shooting death of University of Minnesota Duluth student William Grahek is set to get underway Tuesday, Nov. 6. Noah Anthony Charles King, a 20-year-old alleged accomplice, will have his fate decided by a judge....
November 2, 2018 - 7:18pm
October 29, 2018
Minnesota sheriff candidate allegedly accessed porn, sexted on the job, report says
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — A new report alleges that a fired Itasca County sheriff’s deputy who is running to unseat his former boss misused...
October 29, 2018 - 6:46pm
October 18, 2018
Minnesota police sergeant submits resignation, shares message after pleading DWI plea
MOORHEAD — A 20-year veteran of the Moorhead Police Department has submitted his resignation after pleading guilty to a DWI charge stemming...
October 18, 2018 - 6:10pm
October 15, 2018
Small-town Minnesota government unresponsive to records request after open-meetings controversy
ROOSEVELT, Minn.—Half a month after a small-town City Council member in northern Minnesota allegedly threatened a reporter during a public meeting, the investigation is still open and council members have dodged phone calls and an open records request. At the Oct. 1 Roosevelt...
October 15, 2018 - 9:46pm
October 11, 2018
Worthington settles lawsuit after man seeks ACLU representation in police excessive force case
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — The city of Worthington has agreed to pay a Worthington man $60,000 to settle a lawsuit he filed with representation...
October 11, 2018 - 3:23pm
October 8, 2018
Klobuchar-pushed bill will address opioid crisis
DULUTH —New legislation passed by Congress will make it easier for authorities to crack down on the sale and distribution of "analogue"...
October 8, 2018 - 6:29pm
October 2, 2018
'Drunk' birds reported in Gilbert, Minn.
GILBERT, Minn. — Reports of erratic bird activity prompted the Gilbert Police Department to issue a news release Tuesday, Oct. 2. Police...
October 2, 2018 - 6:18pm
October 1, 2018
City of Duluth fights decision to reinstate police officer
DULUTH — The city is asking a judge to vacate an arbitrator's decision to reinstate a police officer to his position after he was fired...
October 1, 2018 - 9:13pm