Rural East Bethel Facing Development DilemmaIt's a dilemma that traps rural communities in an ever-increasing struggle: how to attract industry while keeping the attributes its residents love.
Is Long-Term Care Insurance Right For Your Family?It's a topic a lot of people don't like to talk about: How are you planning to pay for long-term nursing care for an elderly parent, or even yourself? Surveys show seven out of ten people over the age of 65 will need it, and the costs can be staggering: between $5,000 and $10,000 a month.
Fire Destroys East Bethel HomeAn East Bethel home is in ruins after it caught fire Saturday night. Officials say firefighters were called to the home at around 10:30 p.m. following a report of an explosion in the home's attached garage.
Man Charged With Possessing Nearly $500k Of MethProsecutors have charged an East Bethel man with possessing nearly $500,000 worth of methamphetamine. The Owatonna People's Press reports a state trooper arrested 24-year-old Edgar Cisneros Jr. with 10 pounds of the drug in his vehicle during a traffic stop Wednesday on Interstate 35 in Steele County.
Authorities: Runaway East Bethel Teen May Be EndangeredThe Anoka County Sheriff's Office is seeking public help in locating a missing 15-year-old girl who ran away from her East Bethel home last week. On June 16, it was reported that Stephanie Anne Rufsholm voluntarily ran away from her home and hasn't contacted her family since that day. She was last seen in Forest Lake with other teens.
East Bethel Teen Uses Paycheck To Buy Gifts For HomelessWe know what a lot of teenagers want for Christmas: things like cell phones and Xboxes. Jessica Peterson, 17, of East Bethel is not like those teenagers. She got what she wanted on Christmas Eve by making a difference.
Teen Spends More Than $500 Buying Gifts For HomelessAn East Bethel teenager is a picture of the holiday season of giving, donating her entire paycheck to buy Christmas gifts for more than 50 homeless Minnesotans.
1 Seriously Hurt In East Bethel CrashAt least one person was seriously hurt in a crash in East Bethel Friday morning, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said the crash happened just after 6 a.m. Friday on Highway 65 near 237th Avenue.
1 Dead, 4 Injured In East Bethel CrashAt least one person is dead and two others have been seriously hurt in a crash in East Bethel north of the Twin Cities, according to Anoka County Dispatch. Authorities received a report of the crash at about 10:46 a.m. Thursday on Highway 65 at 181st Avenue in East Bethel.
DNR Plan To Log Natural Area Upsets East Bethel Residents Just east of Minnesota highway 65 in East Bethel is a sprawling 570 acres of mature oak savanna, prairie and wetlands.
1 Dead In Wrong-Way Crash In Coon RapidsOne person was killed in a wrong-way head-on collision in the north metro late Thursday evening. The crash involved two trucks traveling on Highway 10.
Judge Dismisses Charges Against East Bethel Horse BreederAn East Bethel, Minn. horse breeder has been cleared of 35 counts of animal cruelty because searches of his property were conducted without a warrant.