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Minnesota Bank Closes, Makes 2nd Failure Of 2013

Regulators have closed a small lender in Minnesota, making it the second U.S. bank failure of 2013 following 51 closures last year.

01/18/2013

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Andover Man Sentenced For Killing Girlfriend’s Son

An Andover man was sentenced Friday to more than 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to unintentionally killing his girlfriend’s young son in September of 2011, court documents show.

01/11/2013

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Andover Students Sleep Out For Homelessness

Some kids in Andover are sleeping in the snow Friday morning, all to help the homeless.

12/21/2012

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Andover Animal Rescue Sanctuary In Foreclosure

Most of the animals at Northwoods Animal Rescue Sanctuary in Andover, Minn., are lucky to be alive.

12/19/2012

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Missing Andover Man Found Safe

A 21-year-old Andover man who went missing December 1 was found safe on Saturday evening.

12/08/2012

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Authorities Seek Public’s Help In Locating Andover Man

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a 21-year-old Andover man who went missing Saturday evening.

12/06/2012

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Olympic Medals, Flies & Popcorn

Curt in Andover asked: How much gold is in the Olympic gold medal? The gold in London is almost all silver. The International Olympic Committee requires there to be at least 6 grams of gold in a gold medal. The London medals are enormous. So they’re only 1.34 percent gold, 6 percent copper, almost 93 percent silver.

08/10/2012

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Cop’s Lawyer Releases Video Of Alleged Brutality

In a rare move, the lawyer defending a Minneapolis police officer charged with 1st degree assault is releasing the surveillance video he believes will clear his client.

07/18/2012

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Cop Now Faces 1st Degree Assault Charge For Andover Bar Fight

The Anoka County Attorney’s Office is now charging a near 20-year veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department with first-degree assault after the crime’s victim had to undergo two surgeries to mend the bleeding in his brain.

07/17/2012

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Andover Bar Assault Victim Improving Slowly At Hospital

The man assaulted allegedly by a Minneapolis Police sergeant is slowly recovering from injuries suffered in the incident less than two days after being put on life support, a friend of the victim told WCCO.

06/20/2012

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Fund Set Up For Family Of SWAT Punch Victim

A fund has been set up to raise money for the family of a man allegedly punched by an off-duty Minneapolis SWAT officer.

06/20/2012

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Minnesota Marine Killed In Afghanistan

A 21-year-old Marine from Minnesota has died in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense said Thursday that Cpl. Taylor J. Baune, of Andover, died in combat Wednesday in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

06/14/2012

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Students Help Build Energy-Efficient, Affordable Home

On the corner of Bluebird Street and Andover Boulevard in Andover sits a new home awaiting a new family.

03/26/2012

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North Metro Residents Take Full Advantage Of A Snow Day

Thousands of kids up in the north Twin Cities metro got to enjoy a “Snow Day” on Wednesday, and they had lots of wet snow to play in.

02/29/2012

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Minn. GOP Caucus Turnout Good In NW Twin Cities

Minnesota Republicans headed to caucus meetings Tuesday determined to back a candidate who could defeat President Barack Obama in November, handing Rick Santorum a clear victory and at least temporarily shaking up the race for the GOP nomination.

02/07/2012

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Huge Tire Pile Concerns Andover Authorities

There are more than 11,000 cubic yards of the shredded tires waiting to be used as light weight fill to strengthen soggy soils under a shifting Hanson Boulevard in Andover.

01/31/2012

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Andover Man Killed In Unusual Accident

An Andover man is dead after an unusual accident while working at his home on Thursday afternoon.

11/03/2011

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Authorities Searching For Driver Of Car Struck By Train

Authorities are searching for the driver of a car struck by a train in Andover Tuesday evening, according to Anoka County Sheriff’s Department.

09/27/2011

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Boy, 9, With Brain Cancer Honored By Fire Department

It’s practically every little boy’s dream — to be a firefighter. The childhood wish realized for a Forest Lake boy, who has had his share of hardship in his nine short years of life.

02/05/2011

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Police: Reason For Andover Hostage Incident Unknown

Andover Police are trying to figure out why a man broke into a home and held some people hostage Tuesday night.

01/26/2011

Andover Man Found After Spending 24 Hours In Woods

An Andover man had spent more than 24 hours in the woods near Nimrod with a serious head wound when rescuers found him in shock, but alive.

09/14/2010

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