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Bartender Charged After Intoxicated Man, 20, Drowned

A Maple Grove bartender faces charges, authorities say, after she allegedly served a 20-year-old man liquor before he left a bar intoxicated, broke through the ice of a nearby pond and drowned last month.

05/17/2013

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Cops: Man Pulled Unconscious From Icy Maple Grove Pond

Emergency crews pulled a man out of a pond in Maple Grove Friday night, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office said.

04/26/2013

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Hennepin County Sheriff Offers Free Gun Locks

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is handing out free gun locks to give firearms owners an additional level of safety when storing their guns.

04/26/2013

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Sheriff’s Office: No Known Threats In Hennepin Co., Minnesota

In the wake of the deadly explosions at the end of the Boston Marathon Monday, authorities in the Twin Cities said there are no known threats in Minnesota or Hennepin County, according to local and national security sources.

04/15/2013

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Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Thin Ice On Hennepin Co. Lakes

While it’s hard not to notice, and enjoy, the fact that temperatures are climbing, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind you that the ice is thinning on area lakes.

03/29/2013

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Henn. Co. Seeks More Water Patrol Volunteers

When responding to ice accidents, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office says they want more resources.

02/16/2013

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Car Falls Through The Ice On Lake Minnetonka’s Gray’s Bay

A car fell through the ice Saturday on Gray’s Bay on Lake Minnetonka, says Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Lisa Kiava.

02/02/2013

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Minn. Sheriffs Propose Improved Gun Background Checks

Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson says a person deemed mentally ill and dangerous should never be allowed to buy a gun.

01/23/2013

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Hennepin County Board Approves $22M For 911 Center

The Hennepin County Board has approved a $21.6-million contract for a new 911 emergency communications building.

12/12/2012

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Henn. Co. Sheriff: Keep Kids & Dogs Off Thin Ice

The Hennepin County sheriff reminds parents and guardians to keep children away from thin ice on partially frozen ponds, lakes and all bodies of water.

12/07/2012

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Pill Thieves Might Be Mining Victims From Obituaries

A grieving widow thinks her husband’s obituary made her a target for prescription pill thieves.

12/06/2012

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Police: Man, 52, Arrested For Offering Teen Money For Sex

A 52-year-old Champlin man is in jail after allegedly meeting a teenage girl online and asking her to have sex for money, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office said.

11/19/2012

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Hennepin Co. To Get Drowning Victim Locator

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office will soon have an underwater remote-operated vehicle to help rescue and recover drowning victims.

11/14/2012

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Police: Jogger, Cyclist Find Body In Lake Nokomis

Authorities recovered a man’s body Tuesday evening from Minneapolis’ Lake Nokomis.

10/23/2012

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Boater Dies After Being Rescued From Lake Fort Snelling

A Richfield man died Friday after the canoe he was in capsized while he and another man were fishing on Lake Fort Snelling, authorities said.

10/05/2012

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