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Police: Van Hits Light Pole After Shooting, No Injuries

Police in Bloomington said nobody was hurt and no arrests have been made after a report of a shooting Tuesday morning. Authorities responded to the 7900 block of American Boulevard near the parking lots of the LaQuinta Hotel and a Culver’s restaurant after a report of shots fired.

10/29/2013

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After 45 Years, Bloomington Woman Retiring From Target

A 95-year-old Bloomington woman is retiring from Target after 45 years on the job. Jeanne Brouillet started with the company as a cashier in 1968 at a Target store in Bloomington. She moved to the Edina location in 1973 where she’s worked ever since.

10/28/2013

Food Shelves’ New Challenge: What To Do With Junk Food?

This is the time of year that donations are at their highest at food shelves across the state. But recently the question of what to do with food donations that are not considered healthy foods, has caused some controversy.

10/21/2013

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MnDOT Delays Weekend Closure Of I-494

MnDOT has canceled weekend construction on eastbound Interstate 494 in Bloomington and Richfield due to predicted bad weather. Officials say the closure, between I-35W and Cedar Avenue, has been rescheduled for Oct. 25. Crews will resurface the roadway as part of the I-494 improvement project.

10/18/2013

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Mall Of America Tightens Security

The Mall of America has stepped up security following the deadly attack by the Somali militant group al-Shabab at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Officials at the Bloomington mall say some of the extra security precautions will be noticeable and some won’t be.

09/25/2013

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Edina-Based Company Selling ‘Throwbots’ To Police, Military

If you are in combat or investigating an active crime scene, not knowing what is around the corner or behind a closed door can be deadly. But what if you had a set of eyes and ears that could investigate without the threat of a life being lost?

09/23/2013

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Fun Flies High At Bloomington’s Kite Festival

Looking for a fun family activity outdoors, head to Bloomington Saturday for the Flying Colors Kite Festival. The Minnesota Kite Society hosts the annual Flying Colors Festival as a celebration of this high flying toy. You’ll see everything from the most basic model, to the more elaborate — they come in all colors, shapes and sizes.

09/21/2013

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Cops: Bloomington McDonald’s Robbed At Gunpoint

Bloomington police are investigating after an early Saturday morning robbery at a McDonald’s. The incident took place at 3:30 a.m. on Nicollet Avenue as police said a man walked in, showed a gun and forced employees into the kitchen area.

09/21/2013

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Missing Eagan Woman, 84, Found Safe

An 84-year-old Eagan woman has been found safe after she went missing Wednesday. Lois Hardt was last seen leaving Southtown Bowling Lanes in Bloomington on Wednesday afternoon. Eagan Police say Hardt was found Thursday evening in Carver County.

09/20/2013

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Eagan Police Seek Help Finding 84-Year-Old Woman

Police in the south metro are seeking the public’s assistance in finding an 84-year-old woman who was last seen Wednesday leaving a Bloomington bowling alley.

09/19/2013

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School Locked Down After Man Fires Shotgun Nearby

A south metro school went into lockdown briefly Wednesday morning, police say, after someone walked into the nearby woods and fired a shotgun into the ground. The Bloomington Police Department said an adult male who lives in the area of the school had taken his grandfather’s shotgun and fired it behind Life Academy, on 2201 West 108th Street.

09/11/2013

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I-694 & I-494 Closures Challenge Weekend Drivers

If you’re heading out Saturday morning, start planning your detour. Some big freeway closures will likely cause backups and headaches. In the New Brighton/Shoreview area, eastbound Interstate 694 between I-35W and Lexington Avenue is closed. And in Bloomington, I-494 eastbound is closed between Highway 100 and 35W.

09/06/2013

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Bloomington Man Pleads Guilty To Escaping Duluth Prison

A 67-year-old Bloomington man has pleaded guilty to escaping from the Federal Prison Camp in Duluth in March 2013, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

09/03/2013

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Schools Taking Extra Safety Measures As Students Return

Keeping kids safe in the classroom is a top priority for schools and students as they head back to classes. On this first day of the year for so many, we’re taking a close look at the changes that could be made in a handful of districts.

09/03/2013

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Minn. Beef Producers To Vote On Doubling Checkoff

Minnesota beef producers vote in February on whether to double the state checkoff to $2 for every head sold to help elevate the image of beef. The state’s beef checkoff has been $1 a head for 28 years.

08/21/2013

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