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When It Comes To Flipped Homes, Buyer Beware

The trouble started for Frost Simula just days after he moved into a home in Columbia Heights. Now, he’s on the hook for tens of thousands of dollars. At first, his 2,100 square foot home in Columbia Heights seemed brand-new, but a trail of post-it notes from the last few weeks explains why. He’s found 51 problems with the house.

06/17/2013

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Best Summer Movie Events In Minnesota

Check out these interesting alternatives in Minnesota to the usual summer blockbuster movies.

05/27/2013

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At 73, Larry Gallagher Has Umped For 6 Decades

Larry Gallagher was a top-notch athlete growing up in Columbia Heights, and along the way he started umpiring baseball games. Nearly 60 years since his first game, he’s still doing it almost every day.

05/24/2013

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Palmer Indicted For 1st-Degree Murder of St. Paul Woman

An Anoka County grand jury indicted a 23-year-old man for the first-degree murder of a St. Paul woman who was found in a Columbia Heights impound lot in February.

04/22/2013

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Mike Max’s News & Notes For 4/20

Flip Saunders’ best bet with the Timberwolves might be to join the front office and serve as a backup plan as coach if Rick Adelman does not come back or has to take a leave during the year.

04/20/2013

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Charges: Thief Gets Stuck Inside Van, Falls Asleep

A 33-year-old man has been charged after allegedly breaking into the back of a van and falling asleep when he got stuck inside.

04/10/2013

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Police: 1 Hurt In Columbia Heights Hit-And-Run

Authorities say one person was seriously hurt after being hit by a car in a hit-and-run crash in Columbia Heights Friday morning, and police are looking for the driver.

03/15/2013

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Police: Teen Murdered, Left In Towed Car Was A Prostitute

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the murder of an 18-year-old woman found dead in a towed car. Investigators say the woman had been working as a prostitute.

03/07/2013

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Murder Investigation Underway For Teen Found In Impound Lot

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Wednesday that a murder investigation is underway after a St. Paul teen’s body was found last week in a Columbia Heights impound lot.

02/27/2013

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Friends Mourn Teen Found Dead In Impound Lot

The search for a St. Paul teenager missing for more than a week came to a tragic end.

02/22/2013

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Police: Body Found In Car At Columbia Heights Impound Lot

Authorities are investigating after a body was found in a car more than a week after it had been towed from Brooklyn Park to Columbia Heights.

02/22/2013

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Prep Blog: Football Season Starts With ‘Zero Week’

Summer was fun while it lasted, but while some are attending the Minnesota State Fair this week, others are strapping on the pads and hitting the gridiron Friday night.

08/20/2012

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Convicted Pimp Gets 20 Years In Prison

A Columbia Heights man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the prostitution of a 17-year-old girl, the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office announced. In April, Samuel Cozart pleaded guilty in Ramsey County District Court to the crime.

06/06/2012

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Columbia Heights Man Sentenced For Knife Assault On Girlfriend

A Columbia Heights man was sentenced to 163 months in prison for attempted murder. Antonio Robinson, 39, pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the second-degree from a knife attack on his girlfriend on February 19, 2012.

06/04/2012

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Police: Man Tries Luring Girl Into Car

A 13-year-old girl was almost lured into a man’s car as she was walking home from school on Thursday afternoon in Columbia Heights, police say.

04/28/2012

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