Oil Trains To Pass Through DT Minneapolis, Western Twin Cities SuburbsA million gallons of oil from North Dakota will soon be on more trains going through the Twin Cities via the western suburbs. The oil trains are being re-routed past Target Field and across the Mississippi River at Nicollet Island.
Young Artists Transforming Anoka Pedestrian TunnelYoung artists in Anoka are turning an 80-foot pedestrian tunnel into a work of art.
St. Paul Man Sentenced For Prolific Auto Theft SpreeA St. Paul man was sentenced Friday to nearly four years in prison for stealing 35 cars in the span of five weeks with a flatbed tow truck. The Anoka County Attorney's office says James Chester Jennings, 51, was convicted of five counts of auto theft, and he was ordered to pay $73,609 to the victims of his crimes.
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Man Who Had Rooftop Standoff With Police Faces Several ChargesAn Anoka man who climbed atop a north Minneapolis home after fleeing law enforcement was charged Friday with multiple crimes. The Hennepin County Attorney's office says Richard Dean Podvin, 37, is charged with two counts of fifth-degree drug possession, one count of first-degree burglary, one count of a prohibited person in possession of a gun and one count of fleeing police in a motor vehicle.
50 Years Ago: Tornadoes Storm Through Twin CitiesFifty years ago this Wednesday evening, Dick Chapman and Charlie Boone spent six straight hours taking calls from people and, using a map and a pen, tracked the storm as it tore across the Twin Cities.
Web Extra: WCCO Radio Archives Of 1965 TornadoesFifty years ago this Wednesday, the Twin Cities were ravaged by a series of tornadoes that struck the northwestern metro area. No fewer than six tornadoes touched down as the storm system moved through, some of them on the ground simultaneously.
Best Places To Do Arts & Crafts For The Whole Family In MinnesotaNurture the creativity of each member of your family, no matter what their age. These Minnesota arts and crafts studios allow you to bring out the artist within while sticking together.
Minnesota Pilot Killed In Malaysia Helicopter CrashA pilot from Minnesota was among the six people killed when a helicopter crashed outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Friends describe Clifford Fournier as an exceptional aviator.
Anoka Woman, 84, Dies After Crashing Into MinivanAn 84-year-old Anoka woman died Thursday after driving over the center line on Coon Rapids Boulevard and colliding with a minivan.
About 35,000 Apply For Section 8 Housing In The MetroNumbers from the Metropolitan Council show that nearly 40,000 people applied last week seeking Section 8 housing in the metro area.
Police Dog Finds Suspect Following 13-Hour Standoff Officials say a 28-year-old Anoka man was taken into custody Saturday following a 12-hour standoff with Wisconsin police.