Steamy summer days draw us in hordes to frozen yogurt shops to cool off with a swirl of sweet relief. But there can only be one serving up the Best of Minnesota, and it’s Sweet Toppings in Andover.
A third Republican state senator plans to step down next year. Sen. Branden Petersen announced Monday he won’t run for a second term in 2016. The Andover Republican served one term in the House before being elected to the Senate in 2012.
It’s been an extra special Father’s Day for a dad from Andover.
A 49-year-old Columbus, Minnesota, man was sentenced Monday to 60 days in jail for videotaping two juvenile boys changing their clothes at the Andover YMCA.
A former Minneapolis Police officer who was previously sentenced to two and a half years in prison for luring underage girls on Facebook had his sentence more than tripled on Thursday.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals says the prison sentence for a former Minneapolis police officer is too short. On Monday, the appeals court issued a ruling reversing Bradley Schnickel’s sentencing and remanding it back to the lower court.
A massive, friendly dog padded around Rep. Peggy Bennett’s office this week, hemmed in by a plastic fence he could easily jump.
Hair and makeup? Check. Tuxedo? Check. Now it’s just waiting for that special date to arrive. It’s almost showtime for a special group of Twin Cities seniors. They may be pushing their 90s, but they are finding you’re never too old to go to prom.
The Isanti County Sheriff’s Office says a 31-year-old Andover man has been killed in a crash Wednesday night. The county dispatch received a 911 call at 7:10 p.m. reporting a motor vehicle accident with injuries on the intersection of Fortman Street Northwest and 383rd Avenue Northwest.
A Saint Francis man was formerly charged Friday for taking police on a high-speed chase after an alleged burglary – injuring several people in the process. Randy Thomas Vaught, 34, was charged by the Anoka County Attorney’s office with second-degree burglary and fleeing a police officer.
Charges are expected Thursday after a police pursuit ended in Andover with multiple crashes Wednesday. Randy Thomas Vaught, 34, is suspected of breaking into a home in Blaine Wednesday afternoon.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says a police pursuit ended in multiple crashes in Andover early Wednesday afternoon.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help to find a missing teenager. Alison Johnson, 16, was last seen Friday at about 3 p.m. in Andover, where she was spotted getting into a gray Mitsubishi with two white males.
Eleven years ago, an Andover family knew almost nothing about ovarian cancer. Now, the three generations — five grandchildren, three sisters, a mom and a dad — are now some of the strongest advocates for it.
One in 68 children has autism. But in some Minnesota communities, kids are being diagnosed at a considerably higher rate — and nobody knows why. WCCO spent six months documenting what it’s like for one Twin Cities family navigating a complicated system of care. By now, Nick St. Sauver has grown used to the constant questions. As an 11-year-old, he has been asking them himself nearly his whole life.
A 23-year-old man was charged Thursday in a case where two teenage girls went missing from their homes in Andover and were found a day later at a home in Burnsville.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office said the two teenage girls who went missing from Andover, Minn. have been found safe in Burnsville.
School starts in less than a month for most kids, but school shopping has been in full swing for weeks. The back-to-school section has been set up for weeks at the Walmart in Andover, Minn. and store manager Todd VanStraten says two big trends have emerged.
An Andover man was behind bars Monday, accused of stealing a car from a car dealership. According to the criminal complaint, 24-year-old Delroy Bowe walked into the New Brighton Ford dealership Thursday afternoon and asked to test drive a 2013 Explorer.
A 55-year-old Andover man who was allegedly set on fire by his roommate has died from his injuries, the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday. On Tuesday, officers were called to the 1300 block of 137th Lane NW in Anoka County at about 9:40 p.m. on a possible house fire.
A 29-year-old Andover man was arrested Tuesday night for allegedly setting another man on fire inside a home over a dispute, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office.
Fire ripped through two homes in the metro early Saturday. A fire in Andover happened on the 13,000 block of Martin Street, according to Andover Fire officials.
After such a long, cold winter, all we wanted was a little time to enjoy the outdoors this summer. Now, however, we’re sharing it with some uninvited visitors.
A former Minneapolis Police officer was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for using social media to prey on young girls. He admitted to posing as a younger man in his 20s, even though he was a decade older and married with children.
A former Minneapolis Police officer will be sentenced Monday afternoon for using social media to prey on young girls. Bradley Schnickel, 33 of Andover, pleaded guilty in Anoka County Court back in February to charges of criminal sexual conduct, attempted criminal sexual conduct and engaging in electronic communications relating to or describing sexual conduct with a child.