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  1. Little Falls couple shepherds their farm vision into realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | TwinCities

    Jared and Lydia Strand walk behind a portion of their herd of Icelandic sheep on their farm near Little Falls, Minn., Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. The Strands raise the sheep for their wool and for meat.

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  2. Minnesota woman whose husband died of Ebola can't get his remains, death certificateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | TwinCities

    The Minnesota widow of the first American to die from Ebola is struggling to get her husband's remains and his death certificate from Nigeria. Decontee Sawyer says she cannot get Social Security benefits for her family without the death certificate.

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  3. Coon Rapids: These friends go through everything together - even breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | TwinCities

    But Donna Wilson and Marilyn Lom never imagined that one day they would say they went through breast cancer together. The longtime friends and owners of Crystal House Boutique in Coon Rapids were diagnosed with breast cancer during the same year in 2008.

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  4. Anoka County rollover seriously injures Mounds View manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | TwinCities

    According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Sandraann M. Pulk, 47, apparently took the Foley Boulevard exit off westbound Minnesota 10 in Coon Rapids too fast, overcorrected and rolled several times.

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  5. When one door slams in your face, another one could openRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | TwinCities

    As I walked into the restaurant, I saw a family coming out, so I stepped aside at the door. The grandfather held the door open for his family, and as I stepped in, the door almost slammed in my face as he let go of it.

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  6. Liberians in Minnesota fight Ebola with education, donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | TwinCities

    Liberian leaders in the Twin Cities are coming together to educate people about Ebola and provide relief to those who are suffering from it. The African Ebola Task Force was formed this summer to provide answers to questions regarding the deadly disease.

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  7. Coon Rapids fire department open houses setRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | TwinCities

    The public is invited to learn more about fire safety and the behind the scenes happenings of the Coon Rapids fire department next month. Timed to coincide with Fire Prevention Week, three open houses will be held at the city's three fire stations from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 11, according to information provided by the city.

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  8. Coon Rapids firefighters now equipped with heroin antidoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | TwinCities

    The agency is one of the first in the state to carry Naloxone, or Narcan, since legislation passed this spring paved a wider path for its use among first responders, according to information provided by the city. The drug is used to counter the effects of an opiate overdose and is widely touted as a life saver if administered quickly.

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  9. Ramsey police officers who fatally shot man who drew gun ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | TwinCities

    Police escort day care employees back to The Learning Lodge in Ramsey, where police shot and killed a man in the parking lot Thursday.

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  10. Ramsey police officers who fatally shot man who drew gun ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | TwinCities

    The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension released the identities of the officers involved in Thursday's fatal shooting of a man who drew a gun near a day care in Ramsey.

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  11. Anoka County man charged in samurai sword attack on teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | TwinCities

    Anoka County authorities have charged a man who they say used a samurai sword to attack teenagers who were throwing toilet paper on his property.

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  12. Former Coon Rapids swim standout brings swimming lessons to 2,000 Nepali childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | TwinCities

    Since the age of 7, Jonathon McCarthy has been a swimmer. At the age of 15, he opened a private swim school.

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  13. Coon Rapids mayor's race has Jerry Koch, Ron ManningRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | TwinCities

    Jerry Koch, who represents Ward 4, as well as Ron Manning, the city's Ward 2 representative, advanced from a field of seven in Tuesday's primary.

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  14. Man charged with vehicular homicide; police say his blood-alcohol level was .29Read the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | TwinCities

    A Coon Rapids man with four times the legal limit of alcohol in his system killed a Brooklyn Center teenager by rear-ending his idling car at a stop light, prosecutors said Tuesday.

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  15. Joe Soucheray: If you see me smoking a Lucky Strike, well, it's been a good runRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | TwinCities

    Every day seems to bring us closer to "Break Glass, Smoke Lucky." I have a pack of Lucky Strikes in a glass-fronted wood box, a kind of diorama.

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  16. Coon Rapids woman says Ebola in West Africa killed her husbandRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | TwinCities

    A Coon Rapids woman says her husband has died as part of the unprecedented outbreak of Ebola virus that has killed more than 600 people in West Africa.

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  17. North metro police chase ends with driver holding gun to his headRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | TwinCities

    A man led police on a high-speed 12-mile chase across the north metro in his pickup truck, ramming a squad car and evading tire spikes before being forced into a Lino Lakes school parking lot and holding a gun to his head.

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  18. Coon Rapids man with hundreds of snakes passes city inspectionRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | TwinCities

    City staff inspected Scott Nellis's home Wednesday to ensure compliance with city code and found no prohibited animals in his residence, according to information provided by city staff.

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  19. Coon Rapids house with 200 snakes passes inspectionRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | TwinCities

    Authorities in Coon Rapids began keeping an eye on the house several years ago after neighbors complained about a foul smell coming from the yard.

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  20. Fridley: Woman survives stabbing by boyfriend, police sayRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2014 | TwinCities

    According to a news release from the Fridley Police Department, officers were called to the 6300 block of Pierce Street N.E. about 5:45 a.m. There, they found a 23-year-old woman who apparently had been stabbed several times, including in her throat. 3 comments

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