PLYMOUTH — A Medina woman was sentenced to one year in the Hennepin County Workhouse and five years probation for causing the death of a pedestrian in Plymouth in 2017.
ORONO — Investigators have identified a suspect who is believed to be involved in a string of burglaries in the Orono area, according to the city of Orono’s Summer Newsletter released on July 12.
WAYZATA — A factor other than E. coli caused illness to more than 100 people who spent time in the Big Island area of Lake Minnetonka on the Fourth of July, said Dave Johnson, an epidemiology manager with Hennepin County Public Health.
Eden Prairie police are investigating three similar residential burglaries, according to a news release from the department.
WAYZATA — A landscaper hit a two-inch gas main at the intersection of Rice Street and Widsten Circle in Wayzata the morning of Tuesday, July 9, Wayzata Fire Chief Kevin Klapprich told Lakeshore Weekly News.
ORONO — Multiple reports of people getting sick may be linked to spending time near Lake Minnetonka’s Big Island over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Carver County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call of a gun-pointing incident at 9:03 a.m. Sunday at the 7400 block of Chanhassen Road in Chanhassen.
Emergency crews responded to a house fire on the 400 block of Main Street in Waconia at 6:32 p.m. Thursday, July 4.
PLYMOUTH — Quincy Grabau and Matt Gliniany have quite a bit in common. They both love dogs, they love their jobs and they both have had the opportunity to combine those two things to become part of a K9 officer team with the Plymouth Police Department.
MINNETONKA — An unsuspecting Minnetonka couple found dozens of officers outside of their home the evening of Saturday, June 29.
WAYZATA — The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and other local agencies are increasing patrols on Lake Minnetonka and other lakes in Minnesota over the holiday weekend in an effort to crackdown on drunk boaters.
WAYZATA — In an adorable rescue, the Wayzata Fire Department saved several ducklings from an eight-foot-deep storm sewer on Monday, June 24.
SHOREWOOD — Former Hopkins Firefighter Curtis Mackey is taking the helm of the Excelsior Fire District as the 22nd fire chief.
MINNETONKA — Proposed controversial bike trails in Minnetonka’s Lone Lake Park can move forward following a recent court decision on a lawsuit that threatened the project.
When Minnesotans climb out of our collective winter hibernation into the warmth of summer, we pull out all the stops to enjoy a few months in the sun. Activities like biking around town, grilling at the park, lighting fireworks for Fourth of July and boating on a local lake are what make sum…
PLYMOUTH — A crime spree has hit the west metro, with burglaries being reported in cities from Big Lake to Prior Lake, according to officials.
MINNETONKA — A defense attorney is accused of stealing $15,000 from her client, a 53-year-old Minnetonka man who was facing drug charges, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.
ORONO — The Orono Police Department is the second in the state to give young adults with disabilities the opportunity to serve on the force as junior cadets.
ORONO — When an Orono police officer noticed a resident’s lawn hadn’t been mowed, he grabbed her lawnmower and did it for her.
WAYZATA — A new police officer was sworn into the Wayzata Police Department at the May 21 Wayzata City Council meeting.
WAYZATA — The Wayzata Crime Prevention Coalition is hosting its annual Fire vs. Wayzata Police charity softball game in June.
Former Eden Prairie Police Officer Travis Serafin will not be facing charges after falsifying information in a search warrant application, McLeod County Attorney Michael Junge announced in a press release Friday.
PLYMOUTH — The case of the Wayzata Public Schools staff member allegedly exposing himself to students will be going to a jury trial in August 2019.
Hennepin County is joining Ramsey, Washington and Dakota counties in participating in Misdemeanor Warrant Resolution Day with the ACLU of Minnesota.
Update, 3:21 p.m. May 17: Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman is on medical leave for high blood pressure and alcohol treatment, a news release from his office says.
A man convicted of felony threats of violence after pulling a gun during a confrontation with several black, Muslim teenagers in an Eden Prairie McDonald’s in November has been sentenced to 45 days in jail.
WAYZATA — On a sunny spring day, after three years of work, the Wayzata Police Department Memorial was dedicated to Sgt. J.W. Anderson and Officer William “Bill” Mathews, who both died in the line of duty.
MINNEAPOLIS — The 65-year-old man accused of calling in a bomb threat to a Hennepin County Public Works Building in Medina will be released on his own recognizance.
MEDINA — A former Hennepin County employee has been charged with making bomb threats toward a county Public Works Building in Medina, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office said in a May 9 news release.
MINNEAPOLIS — A man with ties to Plymouth has pleaded guilty to faking his own death in order to get a $2 million life insurance payout, the U.S. Attorney’s Office of Minnesota said in a May 3 news release.
ORONO — The Orono Police Explorer Post brought home awards from the annual state competition in Rochester the weekend of April 27 and 28.
PLYMOUTH — Matthew Bowers, the Gleason Lake Elementary School staff member accused of exposing himself to students, was scheduled to have an omnibus hearing the afternoon of May 2, but the hearing was rescheduled after a continuation request filed by the defense was granted, according to a s…
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