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Hennepin County Has New $150K Tool For Watery Investigations

A new and expensive underwater tool for the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office was introduced on Thursday — it’s called a Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV). “It’s roughly the size of a remote control car,” Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek said. “It’s an expensive piece of equipment. It cost us around $150,000-plus.”

08/15/2013

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Police: Girl Seen Not Moving Underwater Pulled From Brooklyn Center Pool

Police say a girl was taken to a hospital Tuesday evening after being pulled from a pool in Brooklyn Center.

07/02/2013

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Mississippi Houseboat Takes On Water, To Be Removed

A Mississippi River houseboat took on water this morning and will now be removed at the owner’s expense, according to authorities.

01/08/2013

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Tips For Celebrating Memorial Day Weekend On The Water Safely

Memorial Day weekend signals the start of summer for many Minnesotans, but authorities want to make sure residents celebrate safely, especially while on the water.

05/25/2012

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Police: 5 Arrested For Occupying S. Mpls Home

Police arrested five Occupy Homes MN protesters early Friday morning after they chained themselves together in a “sleeping dragon” device inside a south Minneapolis house that officers were attempting to evict.

05/25/2012

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Neighbors Rescue Fisher Who Fell Through The Ice

The desperate screams woke Joni Bauer, of Independence, right out of bed, around 6:45am Saturday morning. At first she thought the noise was coming from the TV, but when she stepped out onto her deck overlooking Lake Sarah, she realized the screams were coming from the water.

02/11/2012

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Authorities: OccupyMN Costs Sheriff’s Office $293,148

The Occupy Minnesota protest, which has demonstrated on Hennepin County’s Government Plaza since Oct. 7, has cost the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office nearly $300,000, a county spokesperson said.

11/28/2011