Tuesday Aug 26
State Fair root beer stand goes on without its giant
A photo of the late Dominic Postiglione sits on the counter of the 1912 Draft Root Beer stand at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights on August 26, 2014.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
PossAbilities Gives Away Mustang Convertible
Raffle tickets came from around the country, but it was a Minnesota man who took the free mustang convertible home.
Judge Rules Lino Lakes' Split from Fire Dept. 'Administrative Decision'
A judge has dismissed a petition from Lino Lakes residents arguing for their right to vote on a fire department of their own Friday, saying it was an administrative decision.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Upcoming fire district breakup creates heat in Lino Lakes
A group opposed to the Lino Lakes City Council's decision to withdraw from the three-city Centennial Fire District wanted voters to have the final say.
Lino Lakes PD's drunk driving "Protip" is hilarious
Who says cops don't have a sense of humor? Check out this Facebook status the Lino Lakes Police Department published over the weekend during its grant-funded DUI sting: See also: MADD calls upon Minnesota to legalize sobriety checkpoints Reached for comment, Sergeant Wayne Wegener, public information officer for the Lino Lakes PD, tells us the ... (more)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
3 Groups File Lawsuit to Put Lino Lakes Fire Dept. Issue on Ballot
Three Minnesota groups are expected to file a lawsuit Monday challenging a recent public safety decision made by the Lino Lakes City Council.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Priest Diagnosed with Sexuality Disorder in 1989 Continued in Ministry until 2013
A file publicly released Monday , accuses the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis of ignoring the fact that a priest, Father Kenneth LaVan, was accused of inappropriate behavior multiple times.
Future of Lino Lakes Fire Dept. to be Debated at City Council Meeting
In January, the Lino Lakes City Council unanimously voted to split from the Centennial Fire District , which is comprised of Lino Lakes, Centerville and Circle Pines.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Architect grows Gladioluses for fun
An architect who became interested in growing flowers as a hobby when he moved to Lino Lakes years ago won the Carl Fischer Award at the Brown County Fair.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Officer's Widow Offers Words of Compassion, Support to Patrick Family
The ceremonies come one week after he was shot and killed during a traffic stop.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Writing workshop cultivates prisoners' creative sides
Jennifer Bowen Hicks loved to watch one student in her lyric essay class at Moose Lake state prison who took to writing with great energy and enthusiasm.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Endorsement: Sivarajah over Emmer in Sixth District
Editor's note: Over the next several days, the Editorial Board will offer endorsements for the Aug. 12 primary in some of the more competitive races for statewide offices, congressional seats and the Minnesota House.