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  1. MN state golf: Stillwater’s Cayla Kim tied for lead in Class 3A girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | TwinCities

    Stillwater freshman Cayla Kim shot a 1-under-par 71 to earn a share of the first-round lead at the Class 3A girls golf state tournament Tuesday at Bunker Hills Golf Course. Kim is tied with New Prague senior Taylor Ledwein, the defending champion.

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  2. Missing Coon Rapids man found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | TwinCities

    The Coon Rapids Police Department asked for the public's help Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in locating Thomas Ronald Crew, last seen leaving home about 10 p.m. Sunday. Crew, 58, is 5 feet, 5 inches tall, weighs 165 pounds and have gray hair and blue eyes.

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  3. Extreme sodasRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | TwinCities

    "I sell sugar all day -- how great is that?" said Blue Sun Soda & Sweets Shop owner Mark Lazarchic. at his Spring Lake Park store on April 2, 2016.

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  4. Man charged in Coon Rapids shoe store robbery, hostage-takingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | TwinCities

    A Minneapolis man has been charged with taking two employees hostage as he robbed a shoe store in Coon Rapids. Thirty-eight-year-old Benjamin Elmer Flanders was charged in Anoka County on Friday with one felony count of first-degree robbery and two felony counts of kidnapping.

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  5. Prank caller tricks Burger King employees into smashing restaurant's windowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | TwinCities

    Employees at a Coon Rapids Burger King on Friday night smashed several of the restaurant's windows after a prank caller convinced them this was necessary to prevent the building from exploding, police say. Posing as a fire department official, the caller told the manager of the Burger King at 2025 Northdale Blvd. that there was explosive gas inside the building and the manager and her employees needed to break the windows to release the gas and prevent an explosion, according to a release by the Coon Rapids Police Department.

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  6. St. Paul's oldest standing fire station stands as compromise soughtRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | TwinCities

    The city's oldest fire station stands on the corner of Leech Street and Grand Avenue in St. Paul. Residents and history-lovers hoping to save St. Paul's oldest standing fire station from demolition now have a few more months to try to accomplish their goal.

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  7. At White Bear Lake's Alchemist, drinks, setting are exoticRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | TwinCities

    When I heard about the Alchemist, the new steampunk-themed cocktail bar in White Bear Lake, I wasn't sure what to expect. Johnny Michaels, who is sort of the godfather of the craft cocktail in these parts, was manning the bar, so the drinks had to be good.

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  8. Man charged in Coon Rapids shoe store robbery, hostage-takingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | TwinCities

    A Minneapolis man has been charged with taking two employees hostage as he robbed a shoe store in Coon Rapids. Thirty-eight-year-old Benjamin Elmer Flanders was charged in Anoka County on Friday with one felony count of first-degree robbery and two felony counts of kidnapping.

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  9. Man charged in Coon Rapids shoe store robbery, hostage-takingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | TwinCities

    A Minneapolis man has been charged with taking two employees hostage as he robbed a shoe store in Coon Rapids. Thirty-eight-year-old Benjamin Elmer Flanders was charged in Anoka County on Friday with one felony count of first-degree robbery and two felony counts of kidnapping.

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  10. Man charged in Coon Rapids shoe store robbery, hostage-takingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | TwinCities

    A Minneapolis man has been charged with taking two employees hostage as he robbed a shoe store in Coon Rapids. Thirty-eight-year-old Benjamin Elmer Flanders was charged in Anoka County on Friday with one felony count of first-degree robbery and two felony counts of kidnapping.

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  11. Man charged in Coon Rapids shoe store robbery, hostage-takingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | TwinCities

    A Minneapolis man has been charged with taking two employees hostage as he robbed a shoe store in Coon Rapids. Thirty-eight-year-old Benjamin Elmer Flanders was charged in Anoka County on Friday with one felony count of first-degree robbery and two felony counts of kidnapping.

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  12. Man charged in Coon Rapids shoe store robbery, hostage-takingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | TwinCities

    A Minneapolis man has been charged with taking two employees hostage as he robbed a shoe store in Coon Rapids. Thirty-eight-year-old Benjamin Elmer Flanders was charged in Anoka County on Friday with one felony count of first-degree robbery and two felony counts of kidnapping.

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  13. Man charged in Coon Rapids shoe store robbery, hostage-takingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | TwinCities

    A Minneapolis man has been charged with taking two employees hostage as he robbed a shoe store in Coon Rapids. Thirty-eight-year-old Benjamin Elmer Flanders was charged in Anoka County on Friday with one felony count of first-degree robbery and two felony counts of kidnapping.

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  14. Twin Cities megachurch Eagle Brook reveals $17M donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | TwinCities

    Eagle Brook Church, which has six locations and 22,000 weekly worshippers, has confirmed that it has received the enormous donation. Pastor Bob Merritt, who announced the gift Dec. 5 in a sermon, wouldn't identify the donor but said the man is in the financial services industry.

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  15. Pedestrian killed by train in Coon RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | TwinCities

    A pedestrian walking on the train tracks was struck and killed by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train Sunday afternoon in Coon Rapids. Police say the person was struck around 11:59 p.m. while walking on the tracks near the 1000 block of Northdale Boulevard NW.

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  16. In beer mug attack, prosecution's strategy bypasses 'hate crime' chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | TwinCities

    Jodie Marie Burchard-Risch, 43, was charged Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, with third degree assault for allegedly striking a woman at a Coon Rapids Applebee's restaurant because the woman was speaking a foreign language. In 2007, she was convicted of driving without due care.

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  17. In beer mug attack, prosecution's strategy bypasses 'hate crime' chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | TwinCities

    In 2007, she was convicted of driving without due care. The next year she was twice cited for driving with excessive speed.

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  18. Blaine man dies after Coon Rapids hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | TwinCities

    According to a news release from the Anoka County Sheriff's Office, officers from the Coon Rapids Police Department and Minnesota State Patrol were called to an area west of Highway 610 and Easter River Road Northwest around 12:20 a.m. by a report that a pedestrian had been hit by a motor vehicle. The man's body was taken to the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office for medical examination.

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  19. Free financial planning advice available SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | TwinCities

    The city of St. Paul and the Financial Planning Association of Minnesota are offering free financial advice to the public Saturday. The event also will feature classroom workshops and keynote speeches by Chris Farrell, the economics editor for American Public Media's "Marketplace," and Accredited Investors founding principal Ross Levin.

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  20. Feed My Starving Children food drive begins in WoodburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | TwinCities

    The goodwill flowed out of Woodbury by the truckload Thursday -- the first day of a record-setting event to create 4 million meals. "Why are there so many great Minnesota things like this?" asked Mark Crea, CEO of Feed My Starving Children, shouting over the racket of 1,200 volunteers filling bags with food.

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