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2 Dead In Crash On Anoka’s Main Street Following Police Pursuit

ANOKA, Minn. (WCCO) — Authorities say two people are dead following a police pursuit and crash, which closed Main Street in Anoka for hours Wednesday morning. The road has since reopened. Anoka County authorities said the crash involved two vehicles and occurred at West Main and Ferry streets. Main St. in downtown Anoka just reopened 15 mins ago after a crash just before midnight. The two cars collided with such force it knocked out 3 light poles. Still working to learn how many people were hurt and how badly and what started all of this @WCCO @AnokaPD @AnokaCoSheriff — Pauleen Le (@PauleenLe)...
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Rising Water Levels Have Some Minnesota Resort Owners On Edge

KABETOGAMA, Minn. (WCCO) — Just along the shores of Voyageurs National Park, Jennifer Gelo is sitting watching the water creep closer — gobbling up her docks and inching towards her cabins “It’s a little nerve wracking,” said Gelo. “Our cabins are surrounded by water. We’ve got a lot of sandbags out. It’s getting pretty dicey.” Twenty-six years at the Sandy Point Lodge, and this is worst flooding she’s ever seen. Some cancellations are rolling in, though some are keeping their reservations. “No matter if you own a resort or just have a house on the edge of the lake, or this is your...

One Person Killed in Twin Cities Area Rollover Crash

Roseville, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Twin Cities area man was killed in a rollover crash early Tuesday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol reports a vehicle was traveling west on Highway 36 in Roseville and exited on Dale Street at a high rate of speed around 2:45 a.m. The vehicle...

Cross Country & Track Cats Sign Union City’s Cedrion Cook

UNION CITY, Tenn. -The Bethel Wildcats added another dual student- athlete to the track and cross-country programs Tuesday with the signing of Union City High School standout Cedrion Cook. Cedrion will major in Pre-Professional Biology. During his prep career with the Golden Tornadoes, Cook was a member of the 30...

County Attorney Declines to Prosecute Officers Involved in 2021 Shooting

(KNSI) — The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office says they will not prosecute the officers involved in a fatal shooting last fall, saying it was a justified use of force. The attorney’s office says on November 28th, 2021, police from Mounds View and New Brighton responded to an armed robbery at a liquor store in Mounds View. An employee said 21-year-old Noah Kelley was “just unlucid” during the incident and said he tried to wrestle Kelley’s gun away from him. He said Kelley pointed the gun at his head and pulled the trigger, but it didn’t go off. He says Kelley “went on a tirade” and was breaking bottles, so he escaped.

Albert Lea Girls Hockey's Lucy Stay commits to Bethel University

A congratulation is in order for Albert Lea Girls Hockey's Lucy Stay. The senior will play college hockey at Bethel University, making the decision official Tuesday morning. With Arden Hills now in her future, she leaves behind a proud feat in helping Tigers Girls Hockey reach the State Tournament for the first time in school history.

Milk Truck Leaks After Crashing Along the I-35W in Mounds View

A tanker truck rolled over Tuesday morning near Mounds View, Minnesota, spilling gallons of milk over the shoulder of I-35W. The truck loses control and topples over as it exits Highway 10 onto I-35W south approximately 8:30 a.m., according to traffic camera footage. The cameras show a stream of milk spilling from the tank after the accident, producing a tiny puddle.

Cross Country & Track add another Local Star

DRESDEN, Tenn. – After a successful prep career at nearby Dresden High School, Nicholas Skarsten has decided to stay close to home, signing with the Bethel University Cross-Country and Track programs. Nicholas is the son of Larry and Lisa Skarsten and will major in Music and Business. Highlighting his...
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New Richmond Social Justice Collective unveils community mural

It was a glorious day made all the more memorable by the unveiling of a new community mural representing the collaboration between artists Taylor Berman, Cecelia Ellingboe, Heidi Melo, Breanna Ellevold and members of the community at large. The mural was the first large-scale civic project of the Social Justice...

Minnesota Woman Gets Stuck In Concrete Fleeing From Cops

This story definitely didn't go as planned: a Minnesota woman got stuck in wet concrete while trying to get away from the cops. Another weird crime story made headlines over the weekend when a fight broke out at a carnival in Blaine. A fight near the ferris wheel caused pandemonium when a large group of teens went into the nearby mall and eventually caused it to go into lockdown.
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2 Killed in Anoka Crash That Following Police Pursuit

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) — Two men died after fleeing from an attempted traffic stop and later crashing into a pickup truck in Anoka County, sheriff's officials said. Police in Coon Rapids tried to make the traffic stop shortly before midnight Tuesday. The driver took off and police pursued the car, but broke off the chase once the vehicle crossed into Anoka.

Rush City Council Approves New Route for Commercial Trucks

The Rush City Council approved an amended ordinance directing where commercial trucks can drive within the city. Previously, commercial trucks driving through the city to the industrial park drove on 4th Street and turned onto Frandsen Ave. Residents who live along the route told the city they were being affected by the noise from the large vehicles.
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4 People Killed in 3 Crashes After Police Chases in Minnesota

For the third time in less than a week, a motorist attempting to flee from law enforcement has been involved in a deadly crash in the Twin Cities area. The most recent incident occurred late last night in the City of Anoka where two people were killed in a collision that followed an attempted traffic stop in nearby Cooon Rapids. The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says the driver of the car refused to stop and there was a short chase before Coon Rapids Police called off the pursuit.