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Eve Marie Musil - Celebration of Life

Our eldest daughter, Eve Marie Musil, passed away on December 13, 2021 in Gilbert, AZ. She put up a good two-and-a-half year fight against cancer! She fought the battles but, in the end, she lost the war. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held Saturday, May 28, 2022...
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2 Killed In Robbinsdale Shooting; Suspect Vehicle Found Abandoned In North Minneapolis

ROBBINSDALE, Minn. (WCCO) — Authorities in the Twin Cities are investigating Thursday after a shooting left two people dead in Robbinsdale. Police in the suburb just northwest of Minneapolis said that officers responded around 3:40 p.m. to a report of shots fired near the intersection of 36th Avenue and County Road 81. First-responders found a vehicle at the scene with two people — a man and a woman — dead inside. (credit: CBS) Not long after, police located a suspect vehicle abandoned in north Minneapolis. Officers are still searching for the shooter. Investigators say the shooting does not appear to be random, adding that their is no threat to the public. The names of the victims have yet to be released. The shooting remains under investigation.
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Murder Charges Dropped Against Ex-Cop In George Floyd's Killing

Thomas Lane, who held down George Floyd's legs while Derek Chauvin committed murder, had murder charges against him dropped in exchange for a plea deal that could see the ex-Minneapolis police officer released in two years. The post Murder Charges Dropped Against Ex-Cop In George Floyd's Killing appeared first on NewsOne.

Police: Two people found dead inside vehicle in Robbinsdale

ROBBINSDALE, Minn. — Two people were found dead inside a vehicle near Lakeview Terrace Park Thursday afternoon in Robbinsdale. According to the Robbinsdale Police Department, officers were called to the area of 36th Avenue North and County Road 81 just before 3:45 p.m. When officers arrived, they found two people deceased inside a vehicle. Police say they found the suspect vehicle abandoned in north Minneapolis a short time later.

A downtown Minneapolis office tower is slated to be converted to apartments

A downtown Minneapolis tower is slated to become the city's first conversion from offices to apartments since the pandemic hit. Driving the news: Minneapolis-based developer Sherman Associates has proposed turning the 13-story Northstar Center East, at 608 2nd Ave. S, into 216 apartments. 20% of the units will be income-restricted, for those earning 50% or less of the area's median income.Why it matters: This could be a sign of things to come as remote work has reduced the need for office space.The project would remove about 300,000 square feet of office space from a downtown Minneapolis office market with a...
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2 killed in Anoka crash that following police pursuit

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say two men died after fleeing from an attempted traffic stop and later crashing into a pickup truck in Anoka County. 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.

The Main Difference between Kevin O’Connell and Mike Zimmer

Mike Zimmer was a magnificent coach for the Minnesota Vikings from 2014 to 2019. The Vikings won 59.9% of games in those six seasons, the seventh-best in the NFL. A defense-first leader, Zimmer changed the dialogue of the Leslie Frazier days when the team ranked second-worst in the NFL per points allowed to opponents (from 2011 to 2013). From 2014 to 2019, Minnesota allowed the second-fewest points to opponents, trailing only the mighty New England Patriots defensively.

Nordstrom Workers In Minnetonka Accused Of Stealing $500K In High-End Merchandise, Selling Items Online

Originally published May 18 MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two workers at a suburban Twin Cities department store are accused of stealing around $500,000 in high-end merchandise and trying to sell it on eBay. Nordstrom employee Denis Viktorovich Palamarchuk, 47, of Minnetonka is now charged with one count of felony theft. His ex-wife, 48-year-old Tanya Alysheva of Plymouth, also faces a felony theft charge. According to the criminal complaint, Palamarchuk was seen on security cameras taking high-end merchandise from the loading dock and the business services office, and putting it into his car. After he was confronted, he admitted to stealing items and putting...

State Patrol Investigating Serious Injury Crash On Highway 610 In Brooklyn Park

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (WCCO) — The Minnesota State Patrol said it is investigating a serious injury crash in Brooklyn Park Thursday afternoon. The crash occurred on Highway 610 at Zane Avenue. According to the state patrol, a driver in a Ford Focus was heading eastbound on Highway 610 lost control, drove into the grass median and rolled. Few other details about the crash were immediately available.

5 Twin Cities farmers markets to visit this May

The weather is warm and summer farmers markets have returned to Minneapolis.If you want to support local farmers and pick up some fresh produce, check out these markets open now. Mill City Farmers Market: A downtown Minneapolis staple, this market is steps from the Stone Arch Bridge and posts weekly vendor lists for visitors to plan ahead.Open Saturdays, 8am-1pm. St. Paul Farmers Market: Though the downtown St. Paul market is the most popular, the organization operates over 15 others across the east metro. Roseville, Andover, Burnsville and St. Paul's are open now. Dates and times vary, see the calendar for more. Richfield Farmers Market: The market at Veterans Park has a large variety of vendors, including small businesses, local bakeries and food trucks. Saturdays, 7am-12pm. Minneapolis Farmers Market: This daily market operates year-round near North Loop, and a second location on Nicollet Avenue in downtown will open later this summer. Daily, 6am-1pm. Northeast Farmers Market: Shoppers can visit the weekly outdoor market or stop by Bauhaus Brew Labs for the monthly "Market After Dark" — $1 from each beverage purchased is donated to the market. Saturdays, 9am-1pm.

Kirk Cousins Discourse Ravages Social Media Again

While we were busy dissecting every decision Kwesi Adofo-Mensah made during the draft, the schedule, and the start of OTAs, some interesting things happened. One of those is a tweet from a parody account called NFC North News. The tweet included a fake quote from Aaron Rodgers about Kirk Cousins....