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Mpls. Man Creates Hand Crafted Watches In Northeast Basement

There is a small, but growing, movement of Americans who are making their own crafts and goods again. J. W. Hulme, the St. Paul leather-goods company whose gained attention in fashion magazines ad Hollywood for their makers handcrafted handbags and briefcases.

07/28/2014

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Officials: More Than 65 Heroin Distributors Charged Or Arrested In Bust Operation

State and federal officials announced Thursday that more than 65 heroin distributors have been arrested and/or charged with drug trafficking in Minnesota as part of a crackdown called “Operation Exile.”

04/17/2014

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Highly Potent Heroin Has Tight Grip On Metro

Heroin deaths in the Twin Cities are on pace to hit a new record this year. So far in 2013, 15 people have died from heroin overdose in Hennepin, Scott, and Dakota counties. It isn’t a new problem, but is far more dangerous than a few years ago.

06/06/2013

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DeRusha Eats: New Bohemia Wurst And Bier Haus

The biggest trend in restaurants right now is fast casual. You can get burritos at Chipotle and burgers at Five Guys.

01/12/2013

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DPS Releases List Of Top Drunk Driving Counties

Leading up to the Thanksgiving travel period, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety has released a list of the top thirteen counties in the state with the highest combined totals of drunk driving related deaths and injuries.

11/19/2012

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Minn. Gay Marriage Ban Trails In Early Returns

A proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in Minnesota is trailing in early returns.

11/06/2012

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DNR: Burning Restrictions To Take Effect Sunday For 23 Counties

The Department of Natural Resources plans to put counties in central and southeastern Minnesota under tighter campfire and open burning restrictions starting Sunday.

10/05/2012

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Artist Couple Talks Uptown Art Fair’s Origins

You’ll find one-of-a-kind pieces of art at this weekend’s Uptown Art Fair. Just like each work, the artists have their own stories.

08/03/2012

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State Patrol: Extra DWI Patrol This Weekend

The State Patrol will have extra DWI patrols on the roads this weekend.

05/04/2012

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Minn. Officials To Trap For Emerald Ash Borer

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is preparing to hang thousands of traps across Minnesota in the hunt for emerald ash borer.

03/31/2012

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Hennepin Co. Warns Of Thin Ice

The Hennepin County sheriff’s office is warning people to be careful on the ice after three men broke through the ice on Twin Cities lakes.

12/31/2011

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Census: Minnesota Hmong Population Up 46 Percent

The Hmong population in Minnesota kept growing and expanding outside the Twin Cities during the 2000s, according to new census figures, which demographers say could be a preview for how newer immigrant groups will continue to change the face of the state.

07/14/2011

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After Heavy Rains, Mosquito Control Combats Pest Population

A plan of attack has been made to combat the large amount of mosquitoes swooping into Anoka, Washington, Hennepin and Carver counties after the season’s heavy rains.

06/25/2011

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Dayton Requests Disaster Declaration After Tornado

Gov. Mark Dayton is asking President Barack Obama for a major federal disaster declaration after damages from Sunday’s tornado have been estimated at over $16 million.

05/27/2011

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