Hennepin County Newswire

Hennepin County Newswire

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  1. Minnesota Poll: Doug Wardlow leads Keith Ellison in attorney general's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Republican Doug Wardlow has pulled ahead of Democrat U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison in the race for Minnesota attorney general, a Star Tribune/MPR News Minnesota Poll found. Wardlow now leads by 7 percentage points, at 43 percent to 36 percent for Ellison, just a month after the Democrat held a 5-point edge in a September Minnesota Poll .

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  2. Cyber Security Experts say 2-Factor Authentication Crucial To Election SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KSTP

    ... "I would say around elections, two-factor is a safeguard that has been essential," said Jerry Driessen, Hennepin County's chief information officer. "Two-factor gives another safety precaution." "One out four emails that comes into this county is ...

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  3. Police: Woman, 75, shot grandson for putting cup of tea on furniture Source: WPXIRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WPXI

    ... of Brooklyn Center, is charged with assault and second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, according to Hennepin County Jail records . Arrested Oct. 12, she was released on bond four days later. Washington, who asked arresting officers where her ...

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  4. Tax returns lay out similar financial situation for candidates for governor Jeff Johnson, Tim WalzRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Candidates for governor Jeff Johnson and Tim Walz both earn well above the median household income of their fellow Minnesotans, but an accountant who reviewed their tax returns said he found nothing unusual in either. Johnson, a Republican and a Hennepin County commissioner from Plymouth, shared his 2017 tax return at the Star Tribune's request.

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  5. Man, 59, dies from apparent overdose in his Minnetonka home; suspect at scene arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... the nose and mouth," according to emergency dispatch audio. Efforts to revive Bell were started, but the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office was called to the scene about an hour later, the dispatch audio continued. Paul Walsh is a general ...

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  6. Kaleb FischerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal

    Kaleb Fischer, 19, of rural Sleepy Eye, MN died on Friday, October 19, 2018 at the Hennepin County Medical Center. Funeral services are tentatively planned for Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye with visitation Thursday afternoon and evening.

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  7. Key I-35W ramp into downtown Minneapolis reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Star Tribune

    ... wrecks, Thompson said. Last spring, the Legislature allocated $9.7 million for the rebuild. Plymouth and Hennepin County are partnering with MnDOT on the $14 million project. Final designs are in the works. The city plans to hold an open house in ...

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  8. Minn. governor's debate: Health care steals showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Star Tribune

    The two major candidates for governor clashed Sunday on taxes, spending and health care in one of the final opportunities to debate each other before the November election. Jeff Johnson, a Republican Hennepin County commissioner, said he would trim government waste in an effort to cut taxes.

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  9. Sleepy Eye man dies from injuries in farm accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Journal

    Kaleb Fischer, 19, of Sleepy Eye, who was injured in a farm accident on Wednesday, has died from his injuries. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office informed the Brown County Sheriff's office Friday evening that Fischer died at 6:54 p.m. Friday at the Hennepin County Medical Center.

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  10. Granlund Scores In OT, Wild Beat Lightning 5-4Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBS Local

    ... Dozens Of Trees In Minneapolis Dozens of volunteers spent Saturday morning planting trees in Minneapolis. Hennepin County foresters helped organize the effort to beautify the Hiawatha Corridor. The foresters taught around 40 volunteers how do plant ...

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  11. Sports Fans Feel Impact Of I-35W Weekend ClosureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBS Local

    ... Dozens Of Trees In Minneapolis Dozens of volunteers spent Saturday morning planting trees in Minneapolis. Hennepin County foresters helped organize the effort to beautify the Hiawatha Corridor. The foresters taught around 40 volunteers how do plant ...

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  12. Mike Max Goes Duck Hunting In North Dakota Pothole CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBS Local

    Volunteers Plant Dozens Of Trees In Minneapolis Dozens of volunteers spent Saturday morning planting trees in Minneapolis. Hennepin County foresters helped organize the effort to beautify the Hiawatha Corridor.

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  13. Minnesota Poll: Tim Walz holds narrow lead over Jeff Johnson for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Star Tribune

    ... Minnesota Poll , while Walz's stayed at the same level. Walz is a congressman from Mankato, and Johnson is a Hennepin County commissioner from Plymouth. The poll found both candidates still have a chance to swing votes their way as they mount final ...

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  14. Gophers' Zack Annexstad sent to hospital with injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Star Tribune

    ... Brooks was arrested early Sunday morning after he allegedly assaulted his roommate. He was released from Hennepin County jail on Monday afternoon, and no charges were pressed, though the Minneapolis City Attorney's office continues its ...

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  15. With state's first Topgolf in town, Brooklyn Center works to reshape imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Star Tribune

    ... staying affordable. Brooklyn Center's median household income of $46,400 is nearly a third lower than the Hennepin County median. House prices in Brooklyn Center hit new highs in 2017, and the average market time was the second-fastest in the metro ...

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  16. Vasquez investigation: Fact v. FictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Journal

    ... van, which was on fire. Vasquez was transported by Ambulance to the Sleepy Eye Medical Center, then on to Hennepin County Medical Center for burns and blunt trauma injuries. At HCMC, he provided a statement to myself and a BCA Special Agent. He was ...

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  17. Thumbs Up/DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Journal

    On Wednesday, two farm accidents within a few hours of each other claimed the life of a New Ulm area farmer, John Hoffmann, and sent a 19-year-old Sleepy Eye man, Kaleb Fischer, to Hennepin County Medical Center where he sadly died of his injuries Friday evening. Every year at harvest time you hear public service announcements about farm safety, reminding farmers to be careful during their long days - and nights - in the field, and especially to be careful when working on power equipment.

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  18. Neighbors help harvest Hoffmann cropRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 20 | Journal

    ... accident Wednesday. Another farm accident near Sleepy Eye the same day sent 19-year-old Kaleb Fischer to Hennepin County Medical Center with critical injuries. The Brown County Sheriff's Office announced that Fischer passed away at 6:54 p.m. Friday. ...

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  19. Twin Cities school districts go to voters to right fiscal shipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Star Tribune

    ... than $188, or 7.5 percent. Ramsey County is required by state law to issue its tax forecast every September. Hennepin County is not. So, the Star Tribune asked Hennepin County tax officials to calculate the potential tax bills for Minneapolis ...

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  20. Shakopee: Ground broken for Canterbury Commons projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Star Tribune

    ... to be joining Ramsey County and the talented Community and Economic Development team," she said. A Hennepin County Board committee last week accepted more than $1 million in federal grants for mental illness and addiction services at a county ...

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