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Blaine Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Death Of Girlfriend

A 55-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday, after he was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend.

05/29/2013

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Blaine Man Found Guilty Of Stabbing Girlfriend To Death

A 55-year-old Blaine man has been found guilty of first-degree murder (with a past pattern of domestic abuse) in the stabbing death of his girlfriend, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

05/20/2013

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Minn. Men Make Daring Pond Rescue In Indiana

Two Minnesota men working in Indiana helped to rescue a man and his son from a pond.

04/29/2013

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Charges: Repeat Drunk Driver Threatens Motorist In Blaine

A 39-year-old Jordan man is accused of driving drunk and police used a Taser on him when he failed to comply with an officer’s orders, according to charges filed Monday in Anoka County Court.

04/15/2013

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Update: Sweet Retreat Raises $9K For Franco Fund

Talk about a sweet surprise. Sweet Retreat in Edina said they raised a whopping $9,000 to help a badly abused pup, on the mend.

03/31/2013

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Recovering Pup Gets Sweet Surprise From Cupcake Benefit

A once badly-abused dog is now getting extra help thanks to hundreds of sweet strangers.

03/29/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Best Current Hockey Programs

Who are the state’s top programs?

03/09/2013

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Minnesota Deer Classic Opens Friday In Blaine

The 31st Minnesota Deer Classic opens Friday and at its new home at the National Sports Center in Blaine.

03/07/2013

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Prep Blog: Boys Hockey Section Final Friday

The field for one of the most highly anticipated state tournaments will be set before the weekend is over, and four great match-ups Friday night will solidify the field.

03/01/2013

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Year-Round Curling Club Rinkside Opens In Blaine

The owner of Gabe’s Rinkside Bar and Grill says curling is becoming a sport that’s surging in popularity, and that’s why his new bar in Blaine is ahead of the times.

02/26/2013

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Man Charged With Causing Rollover Crash, Injuring Ex

A 21-year-old man is accused of causing a crash that injured his ex-girlfriend.

02/26/2013

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Suspected Drunk Driver In Custody After Hitting Blaine Cop Car

Authorities say a Blaine Police officer is okay but had his squad car damaged when it was hit by a suspected drunk driver while making a traffic stop Thursday night.

02/22/2013

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Prep Blog: Top Weekend Match-Ups

It’s the middle of February, which means the crunch time of the winter high school sports season is upon us.

02/15/2013

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As Obama Calls For New Laws, MN Gun Stores Stay Busy

Just weeks after a school massacre shocked the nation, the president of the United States called for the most sweeping new gun laws in a generation.

01/16/2013

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Finding Minnesota: Curling Taking Off In Blaine

It’s a winter sport that’s been around more than 500 years, played by gliding a heavy stone down a sheet of ice.

01/08/2013

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Charges: Man Touched Child After Tampering With Juice Box

A Blaine man is charged with criminal sexual conduct for allegedly touching an 8-year-old on New Year’s Day after slipping something into the child’s juice box, court documents filed say.

01/07/2013

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Top Female Hockey Players Hit Blaine For Training Camp

If you’re looking for a hockey fix with the NHL being locked out, the National Sports Center in Blaine might be a good spot the next several days.

12/28/2012

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Minn. Republicans To Look Ahead After 2012 Losses

After their party surrendered statehouse control last month, Minnesota Republicans leaders are gathering to assess how the party can rebound in time for a high-stakes 2014 campaign.

12/08/2012

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Ole Piper Inn Fire Caused By Discarded Ashes

Authorities have determined the cause of a fire at a Blaine restaurant last Friday that left the business all but destroyed.

11/20/2012

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Police Quickly Apprehend Blaine Bank Robbery Suspect

A 55-year-old Blaine man is accused of robbing a Blaine bank Saturday morning, police say.

11/17/2012

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Police: Man Assaulted Officer During Mall Argument

A 26-year-old man is accused of assaulting a police officer at a north metro mall while responding to a domestic situation at the mall, according to charges filed Wednesday in Anoka County Court.

11/14/2012

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Tight Race Expected For Voter ID Amendment

The latest polls show Minnesotans are split on a state constitutional amendment to requiring identification to vote. With the race so close, both sides have been working furiously to get out the vote.

11/05/2012

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Police: Blaine Woman, 71, Hit By Car, Killed

Police are investigating the death of a 71-year-old pedestrian late Friday in Coon Rapids.

11/03/2012

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Blaine Father, Son Set Up Shoe Drive For African School Children

For children in the poorest regions of Africa, not only do they walk miles for an education, they do it barefoot. That’s why a father and son in Blaine are putting together a shoe drive they hope will generate hundreds of pairs of shoes and socks for kids in the Congo, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

09/24/2012

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Prep Blog: Week 3, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

It’s the third week of the high school football season, where it’s a crucial time for many teams across the state.

09/14/2012

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