Anoka County Newswire

Anoka County Newswire

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  1. MN: Metro Transit Board Scrambles in Wake of Dakota County PulloutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mass Transit

    ... appeared to be in play. "This is a punitive response to their pulling out," said CTIB member Matt Look, an Anoka County commissioner. He noted that Anoka County also may leave the board, although there doesn't appear to be any immediate plan to do ...

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  2. Charges: Drunk Driver Led Trooper On Chase Through MetroRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | CBS Local

    ... Park, is charged with driving while impaired and fleeing a peace officer, according to documents filed in Anoka County. The trooper pulled Thomas over after seeing her car speeding and swerving over the lane, a criminal complaint states. When the ...

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  3. Schnagl sentence is at top of guidelines for third degreeRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | Chisago County Press

    Tenth Judicial District Court Judge Todd Schoffelman allowed the very rare presence of a television video camera in his courtroom in Center City Friday, June 25, as sentencing of a Chisago City man, convicted of third degree unintentional murder, was pronounced. Judge Schoffelman is now based in Anoka County.

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  4. Collision in Ham Lake kills 62-year-old motorcyclistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Star Tribune

    The crash occurred about 6:10 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Hwy. 65 and 181 Avenue NE., according to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office.

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  5. Stories deep beneath Centennial High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Star Tribune

    ... that draws from Lexington, Blaine, Centerville, Lino Lakes and Circle Pines. But dig into the history of the Anoka County school's location about 20 miles north of the Twin Cities, and you'll find the stories of both an indefatigable former slave ...

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  6. Schnagl: Maximum sentence in Jelinek deathRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Chisago County Press

    Tenth Judicial District Court Judge Todd Schoffelman allowed the very rare presence of a television video camera in his courtroom in Center City Friday, June 25, as sentencing of a Chisago City man, convicted of third degree unintentional murder, was pronounced. Judge Schoffelman is now based in Anoka County.

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  7. 2016 NAWCA Small Grants Deliver Habitat Enhancements, More Public AccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | AmmoLand

    ... improve current holdings in the Minnesota Wildlife Management Area System, specifically the Carlos Avery WMA in Anoka County, Minn. The purchase of 211.98 acres adjacent to the 24,000-acre Carlos Avery WMA complex further protects existing wetlands ...

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  8. Foster parents getting burned out, cleaned outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Social workers begged Stacy Mooney to stay a foster parent. Since 2009, Mooney has taken newborns into her rural Anoka County home, soothing them at all hours of the night as they screamed from withdrawal from their birth mothers' drug addictions.

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  9. Mental competency of suspect in St. Paul child kidnapping, rape undeterminedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... her with violence if she disobeyed. She tested positive for amphetamine. In 2011, Ruthaferd was charged in Anoka County District Court with one count each of soliciting a child to engage in sexual conduct and prostitution for allegedly asking a ...

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  10. Why the Pain Drug That Killed Prince Can be Especially DangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Scientific American

    Fentanyl is an opioid drug - a chemically synthesized relative of opiates such as morphine and heroin, which are derived from the opium poppy. Credit: Alcibiades via Wikimedia Commons Many questions still remain about the tragic and untimely death of musician and cultural icon Prince, but a report released last Thursday by the Anoka County, Minn., Midwest Medical Examiner's Office answered a big one: Prince's death was caused by an accidental overdose of the powerful opioid drug fentanyl.

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  11. Singer Prince died of accidental painkiller overdose - medical examinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... the county medical examiner said in a death report on Thursday. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office in Anoka County, Minnesota, had been investigating the 57-year-old singer's death since he was discovered in an elevator in his home and studio on ...

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  12. Singer Prince died of accidental painkiller overdose: medical examinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    Music superstar Prince, who was found dead in his home in a Minneapolis suburb in late April, died of an accidental, self-administered overdose of an opioid painkiller, the county medical examiner said in a death report on Thursday. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office in Anoka County, Minnesota, had been investigating the 57-year-old singer's death since he was discovered in an elevator in his home and studio on April 21. "The decedent self-administered fentanyl," the medical examiner's report said, listing cause of death as "fentanyl toxicity" and noting it was accidental.

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  13. Prince died of accidental fentanyl overdose: medical examinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Raw Story

    Prince, the famously withdrawn and eccentric pop superstar, refashioned himself as a community healer as he led a peace concert in Baltimore Music superstar Prince, who was found dead in his home in a Minneapolis suburb in late April, died of an accidental, self-administered overdose of an opioid painkiller, the county medical examiner said in a death report on Thursday. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office in Anoka County, Minnesota, had been investigating the 57-year-old singer's death since he was discovered in an elevator in his home and studio on April 21. "The decedent self-administered fentanyl," the medical examiner's report said, listing cause of death as "fentanyl toxicity" and noting it was accidental.

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  14. Prince died of accidental painkiller overdose - reportRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Tests show music superstar Prince, who was found dead in his home in a Minneapolis suburb in late April, died of an accidental, self-administered overdose of an opioid painkiller, the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office said. The medical examiner, based in Anoka County, Minnesota, had been investigating the 57-year-old singer's death since he was found in an elevator in his home and studio outside Minneapolis on April 21. "The decedent self-administered fentanyl," the report said, listing cause of death as "fentanyl toxicity" and noting it was accidental.

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  15. Prince was killed by an accidental overdose of powerful synthetic opiate FentanylRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Daily Record

    ... painkiller according to a medical examiner's report into his death. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office in Anoka County, Minnesota, had been investigating the 57-year-old singer's death since he was discovered in an elevator in his home and studio ...

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  16. Summer blast in Anoka CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Folks in Anoka County - home to the state's largest outdoor water park, more than 10,000 acres of county parks and a flurry of free community festivals - know how to wring every ounce of fun out of summer. SURF'S UP: You can just roll with it in the huge wave pool at Bunker Beach Water Park in Coon Rapids.

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  17. Coon Rapids strip mall owners want to 'immediately discontinue' popular bus stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Now Anoka County and Metro Transit, which are responsible for the bus line, are scrambling to salvage the popular stop near Wal-Mart and Cub Foods. They've scheduled a meeting with the owners Friday.

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  18. Bridge arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | TwinCities

    A man suspected of breaking into several Columbia Heights and St. Anthony homes over the weekend and sexually assaulting a girl he found sleeping has been arrested in Minneapolis. Police and Metro Transit officers arrested Jarid Jovanovich, 28, under the Third Avenue Bridge near downtown Minneapolis about 10:30 a.m., according to the Anoka County sheriff's office.

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  19. Sheriff: Col. Hts. Home Invasion Suspect ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... ally assaulting a young woman in the Columbia Heights and St. Anthony areas has been arrested, according to the Anoka County Sheriff.

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  20. Suspect arrested in home burglary spree, sexual assault of 9-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A 28-year-old man suspected in a rash of home burglaries around southern Anoka County over the weekend and the sexual assault of a girl in one of the residences was arrested Wednesday morning in downtown Minneapolis, authorities said. Jarid Troy Alan Jovanovich, of Minneapolis, was apprehended around 10:30 a.m. by police after a brief chase on foot, said police spokesman John Elder.

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