In the season where hundreds of homes are decorated with holiday displays, there’s one residence in Bloomington that always draws a crowd. An oak tree in Bob Little’s yard shines bright every year, attracting spectators from all over. In the light of day, an old oak tree may not inspire the holiday spirit. “There isn’t Santa Clauses moving, and things spinning, and red this and green that,” Little said.
The Minneapolis Police Department is holding a graduation ceremony to honor its newest K-9 officers and their partners. A total of seven officers have recently graduated from K-9 training with their new partners.
The Minnesota Department of Corrections team took first place at the 2011 U.S. Police Canine Association National Police Dog Trials.