Minneapolis South High School is one of many school benefiting from Target Field. What’s the connection? A Hennepin County tax that is helping build new facilities for schools and parks in the city.
Love was in the air Friday at the Hennepin County Government Center.
Heroin deaths in Hennepin County declined slightly in 2014, but the drug is getting cheaper in the Twin Cities — and has one of the highest purity levels in the country. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office says there were 50 heroin deaths last year, compared to 56 in 2013 – the deadliest year for the drug on record. There were eight total in 2010.
Judges in Hennepin County are getting a jump on Valentine’s Day love. A dozen judges from the Fourth Judicial District are scheduled to marry 22 couples at no charge at Hennepin County Government Center on Friday, the day before the holiday.
E-cigarettes will soon be included in the smoking ban in Hennepin County. The ban prohibits smoking at places of employment, restaurants and bars in Hennepin County.
Snow plows have been out since 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, getting ready for ice, slush and snow. “We put down the chemicals to help break up the ice that was heading our way this morning,” MnDOT’s Kevin Walker said.
A jury in Hennepin County has awarded more than $13 million to the family of a young boy who was beaten and sexually assaulted at a child care center at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs in 2008. A lawyer for the family says the boy, then 3 years old, was dropped off at Kids Quest where he was approached by a 9-year-old boy.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office began a warrant sweep Thursday, and it’s urging those with active warrants to surrender themselves.
Nathan Kmetz says his father, Raymond, had nothing to live for. His father lost his house, his business and his family and felt his life was over. That’s why Kmetz believes his father walked into the Crystal city hall armed with a weapon, hoping to die.
A growing number of 20- and 30-somethings are calling Minneapolis home.
Serving on a jury when called is your civic duty, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy lunch.
A Hennepin County grand jury won’t bring charges against four officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man and woman on Highway 212 earlier this year.
A Champlin man plead guilty to murdering his ex-wife Thursday afternoon. Robert Siegfried, 37, pleaded guilty to attempted premeditated first-degree murder in the death of his ex-wife on Labor Day.
Workers at a Minnesota psychiatric facility are being hurt on the job more often due in part to a recent state law that has forced the facility to quickly admit more jail inmates. Through November, the first full year since the law requiring that psychiatric hospitals accept mentally ill inmates from county jails took effect, 40 assaults have been reported at the Anoka-Metro Regional Treatment Center, according to state data.
One man was shot and a police officer was injured at a Medina Motel Thursday afternoon. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened at about 12:30 p.m. at the Ling-Inn Motel on the 2300 block of Highway 55. Medina Police received a call about a suicidal man at the motel. When they arrived, they encountered a man who had a knife.
Across the country, families are gathering in courtrooms for a very happy occasion. It’s National Adoption Day, a day to celebrate children who were once “wards of the state” as they transition into their forever families.
Although Minnesotans are already enduring subzero temperatures this November, officials are reminding those venturing outside that the ice just isn’t ready for recreation.
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The National Football League and NFL Players Association may be preparing to battle over Adrian Peterson’s immediate future. The league has declined to reinstate the star running back from the commissioner’s exempt list until the league has reviewed the case. The union, however, believes Peterson should be removed from the list now that his legal matter has been resolved.
More legal problems may be in store for Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Prosecutors in Hennepin County have filed a second child protection petition. It comes days after Peterson pleaded no contest to recklessly injuring his 4-year-old son by hitting him with a switch.
A Wayzata couple has been taken to jail to serve a yearlong sentence for theft that prosecutors say led to a bank’s failure. A Hennepin County judge this week sentenced Philip and Virginia Carlson to 21 months in prison. The couple will not have to serve prison time if they remain law-abiding. Judge Lois Conroy also ordered the Carlsons to serve a year in the workhouse.
An Ohio man died Thursday after a car accident near Rogers, Minn. According to police the accident occurred just before 6 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of southbound Highway 1010 and South Diamond Lake Road.
Hennepin County paramedics are carrying new protective equipment in case they encounter a patient with Ebola. Personal Protective Equipment kits (PPE) have been issued to Hennepin Emergency Medical Services.
A steady flow of people filed into Hennepin County’s election office Wednesday and waited their turn to cast their ballot in the 2014 November general election. Deputy Secretary of State Beth Frazier says the use of absentee ballots is up 65 percent this year compared to the 2010 election. “The pace is higher, is faster than it was in 2010,” Frazier said. “More people are voting absentee than they did in the last non-presidential election.”