Andover

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Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Crash With Car

A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital in Anoka County Tuesday after a crash with a car in Andover.

08/04/2015

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WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (Aug. 1)

It’s August, and the weekend started off great with a #Top10WxDay! With all the humidity cleared out of the Twin Cities, it was a great weekend to get outdoors.

08/01/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Frozen Yogurt In Minnesota

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.

07/29/2015

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Petersen Joins List Of GOPers Exiting Senate In 2016

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.

07/06/2015

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Andover Dad Earns Father Of The Year Award

It’s been an extra special Father’s Day for a dad from Andover.

06/21/2015

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Man Gets 60 Days For Recording Boys Change At YMCA

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.

06/02/2015

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Ex-Cop’s Jail Sentence For Luring Girls On Facebook Extended

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.

05/29/2015

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Ex-Cop Convicted Of Luring Girls Over Facebook To Be Sentenced Again

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.

05/11/2015

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Lawmakers Cope With Waiting Season As Deadline Looms

A massive, friendly dog padded around Rep. Peggy Bennett’s office this week, hemmed in by a plastic fence he could easily jump.

05/08/2015

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Andover High Schoolers To Hold Prom For Senior Citizens

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.

04/24/2015

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Sheriff: Andover Man Ejected From Bed Of Pickup Truck, Dies

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.

04/23/2015

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St. Francis Man Charged After Burglary, High-Speed Police Chase

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.

04/17/2015

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Charges Expected In Andover Police Chase

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.

04/16/2015

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Police Pursuit Ends With Multiple Crashes In Andover, Suspect Arrested

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says a police pursuit ended in multiple crashes in Andover early Wednesday afternoon.

04/15/2015

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Police Search For Missing Andover Teen

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.

03/07/2015

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Mother, Daughter Both Diagnosed With Ovarian Cancer

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.

12/02/2014

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Family Struggles With Complex System Of Autism Care

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.

11/05/2014

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Man Charged After 2 Andover Teens Found In Home

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.

10/02/2014

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Man Arrested After 2 Girls Reported Missing Found Safe

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office said the two teenage girls who went missing from Andover, Minn. have been found safe in Burnsville.

09/30/2014

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Back-To-School Shopping Has Students Seeing Neon

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.

07/29/2014

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Charges: Man Stole Car, Impersonated Sheriff’s Deputy

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.

06/30/2014

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Authorities: Andover Man Set On Fire Dies From Injuries

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.

06/19/2014

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Man In Custody After Allegedly Setting Roommate On Fire In Andover

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.

06/18/2014

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Families Escape From Andover, Bloomington House Fires

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.

06/14/2014

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As Mosquitoes Bite, ‘Mosquito Squad’ Business Booms

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.

06/03/2014

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