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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Twin Cities man will climb Africa’s highest mountain next week to raise awareness for a global yet often overlooked problem.
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.
A 30-year-old woman is in critical condition after a head-on collision in Hugo, Minn. Sunday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The State Patrol identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed by two different vehicles on Interstate 35E Wednesday night.
A pedestrian has been struck and killed by two different vehicles on Interstate 35E Wednesday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
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.
A Hugo artist is the winner of the 2012 Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp contest.
Traffic is backed up on Interstate 35 E southbound because of a horse that was loose on the road for more than an hour.
Firefighters from six different departments worked through the night battling a fierce fire that destroyed a large house in Hugo Sunday night.
Firefighters in Hugo battled a large house fire Sunday evening where they had to bring in water to fight the blaze.
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