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Emerald Ash Borer An Expensive Challenge In Small Towns

On a warm spring night, Anoka County homeowners are indoors, spending an evening learning about an insect that’s invading their property.

05/08/2015

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Crews Battle Grass Fire In Ham Lake

With recent dry and breezy conditions across the state, much of Minnesota is still at risk for grass fires. The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says crews responded to the scene of a grass fire in the area of Highway 65 and Bunker Lake Blvd. in Ham Lake late Thursday morning.

04/23/2015

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Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed In Anoka County City Of Ham Lake

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has confirmed an emerald ash borer infestation in Anoka County. It says the destructive tree pest was found in an ash tree on private property in the city of Ham Lake.

03/25/2015

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Police Cleverly Corral Horse Near Metro Highway

Police in the north metro had to think outside the box Wednesday morning when they found themselves trying to wrangle up a horse that got loose.

03/18/2015

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6th Annual Cruise For Troops Held In Ham Lake

An even Saturday honored a number of military members who’ve lost their lives in the line of duty. The 6th annual Cruise for Troops and took place in Ham Lake Saturday. Hundreds of hot rods, classic cars and motorcycles rumbled through the street.

09/27/2014

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Ham Lake Artist Turns River Trash Into Art At MN State Fair

Artist Tristan Kyrsta of Ham Lake had never before crafted a sculpture of junk pulled from Minnesota waterways. But she readily accepted the challenge of turning trash into treasure, drawing from experiences when she was a little girl.

08/26/2014

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Dayton Woman Severely Injured By Lightning Strike ID’d

A Dayton woman has been severely injured by lightning while watching a youth baseball game in Anoka County. Sheriff’s Cmdr. Paul Sommer says the 48-year-old was watching a game at Lion’s Park on Saturday afternoon when a thunderstorm moved into the area.

06/01/2014

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Lightning Strikes Woman, Home In Ham Lake

Lightning is responsible for injuring a woman and starting a house fire in two separate incidents Saturday afternoon in Ham Lake, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities received reports of lightning striking a woman at 2:45 p.m. at Lions Park at 155th Avenue and Central Avenue.

05/31/2014

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Man, 22, Charged With Murder In Woman’s Heroin Overdose

A 22-year-old Ham Lake man faces murder charges for giving heroin last summer to a woman who died of an overdose. Rex Dallas David Fernald is charged with third-degree murder in connection to the death of a 28-year-old woman, the Anoka County Attorney’s Office says.

01/17/2014

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One Week After Seizure, Supporters Rally For Coach Kill

Gopher head coach Jerry Kill received a spirited show of support before Saturday’s game against San Jose State. Hundreds of people gathered outside TCF Bank Stadium for a rally organized by the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota. The outpour of support comes after Kill suffered a seizure during last week’s game. It was third time in the last three years he missed part of a game because of his epilepsy.

09/21/2013

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Brooklyn Park, Ham Lake Wedding Crasher Suspects Charged

Two men suspected of stealing checks, cash and gift cards from wedding receptions in the north metro have been charged with theft. Derrick Duane Manson, 41, and Aaron Ray Martin, 40, both face one felony count of theft, according to documents filed in Anoka County. If convicted, the accused could face a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and/or a $20,000 fine.

08/30/2013

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Public Helps Search For Real-Life Wedding Crashers

Police know who they are looking for, but just haven’t found them yet. Three people are believed to have stolen the card boxes from two different wedding receptions.

08/05/2013

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Police Ask For Help Finding Wedding Crashers

Investigators are looking for the public’s help in finding three people believed to be wedding day thieves. Video surveillance gave police a good look at the two people who invited themselves to Jesse and Jill Goembel’s special day at Edinburgh Country Club in Brooklyn Park.

08/02/2013

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Brooklyn Park, Ham Lake ‘Wedding Crasher’ Theft Suspects ID’d

Three suspects accused of stealing checks, cash and gift cards while crashing a wedding reception have been identified by police.

08/02/2013

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Minn. Man Pleads Guilty To Deer Poaching In Iowa

Officials say a Minnesota man stole whitetail buck over a four-year period in Iowa. The state Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday that 42-year-old Bradley Slawson, Jr., of Ham Lake, Minn., pleaded guilty to deer poaching charges.

06/14/2013

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Anoka County Exec Enters Race For Bachmann Seat

The head of Anoka County’s governing board is running for the congressional seat being vacated by Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann. Commissioner Rhonda Sivarajah announced Wednesday that she’s joining the race, stressing her credentials as a fiscal conservative.

06/12/2013

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Sheriff: 2 Dead, 1 Critical In Ham Lake Crash

Four hours after Wednesday morning’s deadly crash, accident reconstruction crews were still at the scene. A Ford sedan came to rest in the ditch along Lexington Avenue while a Toyota SUV sits sideways on the road.
Investigators will try to determine what caused the two to hit head-on around 8:15 a.m. as a light rain was falling.

06/05/2013

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Ham Lake Woman Wins $1 Million Raffle Ticket

A Ham Lake woman bought a Minnesota Millionaire Raffle ticket around Thanksgiving and last week found out she really has something to be thankful for: That ticket was a $1 million winner!

01/07/2013

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Man Gets 5+ Years In Ham Lake Home Invasion

An 18-year-old man from Andover was sentenced to more than five years in prison in Anoka County Court on Monday in connection with a May home invasion in Ham Lake.

09/24/2012

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Minn. Woman Finds $5,000 Ring In Secondhand Pants

A Minnesota woman has found a diamond ring worth at least $5,000 in a pair of secondhand pants, but says she can’t bring herself to keep it.

06/21/2012

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Police: Craigslist Ad Leads To Teen Thief’s Arrest

Police say they found a teenager who invaded a home in Ham Lake and robbed a couple at gunpoint thanks to a Craigslist advertisement.

05/24/2012

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Woman Killed In Ham Lake Crash Was 2nd Grade Teacher

A second grade Isanti teacher dedicated to her students for 31 years never made it her classroom Friday morning.

02/17/2012

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Grass Fires Sparking Up Because Flakes Aren’t Falling

Grass fires are an unusual sight for this time of year, but they’ve been sparking up quite a bit in the last few weeks.

02/12/2012

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2 Saved In Ham Lake Fire

Firefighters from five cities were called in to battle a house fire in Ham Lake early Thursday morning.

12/29/2011

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School Bus, Car Collide In Ham Lake

A school bus and a vehicle collided in Ham Lake, Minn. early Tuesday morning.

12/20/2011

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