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Air Force Electricians Use Xcel Course To Train For Rescues

Sitting in a classroom can show you how it’s done. But for 12 Air Force Reserve electricians, there’s only one way to practice it: strapping on climbing belts and gaffs and heading up a pole.

05/04/2015

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4 Of 5 Stolen Pit Bull Puppies Recovered

A fourth puppy has been recovered after a burglary last week. Now, only one remains missing. A thief took a van belonging to Rescued Pets Are Wonderful from outside a home in St. Paul. Five little pit bulls were inside.

05/04/2015

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$1K Reward For Stolen Pit Bull Puppies

A bigger reward is now being offered for the safe recovery of some stolen puppies. A thief took a van belonging to Rescued Pets Are Wonderful from outside a home in St. Paul earlier this week.

05/02/2015

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2 Stolen Pit Bull Pups Turned In, 3 Others Still Missing

Two pit bull puppies that were in a stolen animal rescue van earlier this week have been found. Rescued Pets Are Wonderful (RPAW) says that two male pups were turned into a gas station Wednesday night in Hugo, a northern suburb of St. Paul, where the animal rescue group’s van was stolen Tuesday morning.

04/30/2015

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Grass Fire Gets Dangerously Close To Hugo School, Homes

A grass fire northeast of the Twin Cities came dangerously close to houses and a school Thursday afternoon. Blackened grass now sits just across the sidewalk outside of Oneka Elementary School in Hugo.

04/16/2015

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1 Arrested In Hugo After Police Standoff

Officers in Hugo arrested a man after an hours-long standoff, according to police. Michael James Hardy, 43, was arrested on two active warrants. The first was for federal probation violation and the second was for first-degree controlled substance with a weapon.

04/09/2015

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1 Dead In Hugo Car Crash

One person died after a two-car crash in Hugo Friday morning. According to the state patrol, the incident occurred around 10:39 a.m. at Highway 61 and 130th Street North.

01/09/2015

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Hugo Family Escapes Massive House Fire

A Hugo family and their pets escaped to safety after their house went up in flames early Saturday morning. Crews arrived to the fire at about 1 a.m. on Eathan Avenue North, where they found flames shooting from the back of the home. The home collapsed from the blaze, which is believed to have started as an electrical fire.

03/29/2014

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Door-To-Door Booksellers Target Children, Creep Out Parents

It seems an online rumor has parents in the Twin Cities scared that their kids could be kidnapped. Parents in Washington County and Inver Grove Heights said they’re being approached by door-to-door saleswomen asking questions about their children’s ages and interests, then trying to sell books.

08/13/2013

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Police Need Help Finding Missing Man In Washington County

Authorities in Washington County said they are asking for the public’s help to find a 76-year-old missing man after a search earlier this week was unsuccessful. Radivoje “Ray” Novakovic was last seen at about 7 p.m. Sunday near the Fable Hills bridge in Hugo.

07/24/2013

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Man, 76, Reported Missing In Washington County

A 75-year-old man from Hugo who authorities say suffers from mild bipolar syndrome has been reported missing in Washington County. Authorities say that Radivoje Ray Novakovic was reported missing on Sunday evening.

07/22/2013

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Hugo Man Prepares To Climb Kilimanjaro For A Cause

A Twin Cities man will climb Africa’s highest mountain next week to raise awareness for a global yet often overlooked problem.

01/03/2013

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Police: Brooklyn Park Man Kidnapped Wife

Twenty-seven-year-old Chia Vang is charged with one count of kidnapping, and two counts of making terroristic threats in connection with the stalking, kidnapping, and terrorizing of his wife.

05/18/2012

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Woman In Critical Condition After Head-On Collision In Hugo

A 30-year-old woman is in critical condition after a head-on collision in Hugo, Minn. Sunday night.

04/30/2012

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Hugo Man, 63, Sentenced For Sexually Abusing Kids

A 63-year-old Hugo man has been sentenced to prison for two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, the Washington County Attorney’s Office announced.

03/23/2012

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Movie Blog: Your Oscar Ballot Cheat Sheet

The ballots are in and the votes are being tabulated. The Oscars will be handed out this Sunday evening and it’s looking to be a big night for The Artist and Hugo, which lead the race with 10 and 11 nominations, respectively.

02/22/2012

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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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The Effects Of Warm Weather On Winter Farming

The last three months of last year tied for the second-warmest on record in the Twin Cities, with an average temperature of nearly 41 degrees. Pair that with the lack of snow we’ve seen this season — we’re more than a foot behind average — and that makes for some happy farmers.

01/05/2012

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Patrol ID’s Pedestrian Struck, Killed On I-35E

The State Patrol identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed by two different vehicles on Interstate 35E Wednesday night.

12/22/2011

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Patrol: Pedestrian Struck, Killed On I-35E

A pedestrian has been struck and killed by two different vehicles on Interstate 35E Wednesday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

12/21/2011

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Movie Blog: Movies Thankful For Nostalgia This Holiday Weekend

As though the holiday season weren’t already a minefield for nostalgia traps, three of the big releases this week dive headfirst into the moviegoing comforts of the past.

11/23/2011

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Hugo Artist Wins 2012 Minn. Trout Stamp Contest

A Hugo artist is the winner of the 2012 Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp contest.

09/23/2011

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Horse Loose On I-35 Backs Up Morning Traffic

Traffic is backed up on Interstate 35 E southbound because of a horse that was loose on the road for more than an hour.

06/08/2011

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Large Hugo Home Destroyed, No Fire Hydrants Nearby

Firefighters from six different departments worked through the night battling a fierce fire that destroyed a large house in Hugo Sunday night.

01/10/2011

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Crews Battle Large House Fire In Hugo

Firefighters in Hugo battled a large house fire Sunday evening where they had to bring in water to fight the blaze.

01/09/2011

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