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Western Wisconsin Elementary School Locked Down

A western Wisconsin elementary school went into a lockdown Wednesday after a third-grade girl saw a man she didn’t recognize.

01/21/2015

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CDH Lockdown Lifted Following Apparent Gunman Sighting

Cretin-Derham Hall, a private high school in St. Paul, went on lockdown Thursday morning after school officials say a gunman was spotted nearby.

10/30/2014

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Gunfire Puts HCMC Into Lockdown

Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis went into lockdown Tuesday afternoon after reports of gunfire outside of the hospital, according to sources. The incident happened sometime after 3 p.m. near the area of 8th Street and Chicago Avenue, which is near the hospital’s 8th Street ER entrance

08/26/2014

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Roseville High School Put On Lockdown After Bank Robbery

Roseville Area High School was put on lockdown Thursday morning after a suspect fled towards the school following a bank robbery. Roseville Police say the TCF Bank located inside of Cub Foods near Har Mar Mall was robbed just after 9 a.m. The suspect was last seen fleeing northeast from Har Mar Mall towards the school, which is one mile away.

05/08/2014

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HCMC Goes In To Lockdown After Gun Threat

Staff and visitors at Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis had a tense morning after a man’s threat caused the building to go into lockdown. The incident happened at about 11 a.m. when a hospital staffer reported that a man was threatening to use a gun.

04/12/2014

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2 Arrested After UMD Lockdown

Two people were arrested Thursday after witnesses saw someone with a gun on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus. The school was put in lockdown when a UMD employee called 911 after seeing a man drop a weapon. The university says a 15-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were arrested, and a pellet gun was recovered.

03/06/2014

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Man Arrested For Threatening Student At Somerset (Wis.) School

A 20-year-old man was arrested Thursday after he verbally threatened a student at Somerset (Wis.) Elementary School and forcing the school district to go into a lockdown, according to the Somerset Police Department.

12/19/2013

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Pine Co. Schools On Lockdown After Teen Runs From Home With Weapons

Pine County Schools have escalated their security measures after a 15-year-old student reportedly ran from his home with guns Friday.

12/16/2013

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Police Standoff In Lake City Ends With Suspect Killing Himself

A police standoff with a man in southeastern Minnesota that put a high school on lockdown Wednesday night ended Thursday morning with the man taking his own life, authorities said. Lake City Police responded to a residence on the 500 block of South 6th Street in Lake City at about 5:19 p.m. Wednesday after a report of threatening text messages and weapons inside the residence.

09/26/2013

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Report: Standoff In Lake City

A WCCO crew’s en route to Lake City after reports of an apparent standoff. The Lake City Police Chief said the lockdown situation in his town was precautionary, but the Rochester Post-Bulletin reports the standoff began at 5:30 p.m. outside a Lake City man’s home.

09/25/2013

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School Locked Down After Man Fires Shotgun Nearby

A south metro school went into lockdown briefly Wednesday morning, police say, after someone walked into the nearby woods and fired a shotgun into the ground. The Bloomington Police Department said an adult male who lives in the area of the school had taken his grandfather’s shotgun and fired it behind Life Academy, on 2201 West 108th Street.

09/11/2013

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After Lengthy Lockdown, Stillwater Prison Back To Normal

After nearly a week of being in lockdown, things are back to normal at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater. The facility said visits will resume on Thursday, Aug. 1, and all offenders are expected to return to their normal programming by the end of Thursday, too.

07/31/2013

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Authorities: Arrest Made In Chaska High Lockdown Case

Authorities say a boy was arrested in connection with the threats that prompted the lockdown and closing of Chaska High School Tuesday morning.

01/09/2013

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Threats Put Red Wing Schools On Lockdown

District officials said Wednesday morning that unspecified threats against Red Wing schools have put the district on lockdown for the day.

12/19/2012

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School Security Weighs Heavy On Parents’ Minds

The deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary has many parents thinking about the security measures at their child’s school.

12/17/2012

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Police: All Clear, No Evidence Of Downtown Mpls. Shooting

Minneapolis police gave the all clear Friday as they say they found no evidence of any gunshots fired, bullets or victims after there was a report of shots fired that morning at a downtown Minneapolis office building.

11/16/2012

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Minneapolis South Put On Lockdown

Minneapolis South High School has been placed on lockdown over an unspecified concern, according to school officials. The building is under a “code yellow” lockdown, which increases the level of school security both inside and outside the building.

10/03/2012

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Waseca School Goes Into Lockdown

A school in Waseca went into a protective lockdown Tuesday morning after two children went unaccounted for, according to police.

09/11/2012

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Man Charged After Thursday’s Toy Gun Triggered Lockdown

A 53-year-old Inver Grove Heights man faces charges after allegedly triggering a lockdown of Dakota County’s Northern Service Center Thursday morning.

07/13/2012

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Police: Man Enters Dakota County Building With Fake Gun

Officials in Dakota County said a building in the east Twin Cities metro was put on lockdown Thursday morning after a man was spotted with a gun, police said.

07/12/2012

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Cops: ‘Weapon’ That Caused Lockdown Was Tool For Ed Project

A reported “weapon” that caused a lockdown at a St. Cloud State University building turned out to be a tool for an educational project, according to police.

04/30/2012

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Police: St. Paul Schools Lockdown After Report Of Shots Fired

Two schools in St. Paul went on lockdown Monday afternoon after shots rang out, authorities said.

04/23/2012

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3 Killed At Minn. Day Care; Suspect Sought

Three adults were killed early Monday at an in-home day care in a suburb northwest of Minneapolis, and a nearby college was locked down as police searched for a suspect who fled on a bicycle.

04/09/2012

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Principal: Maple Grove H.S. Lockdown Caused By Knife

A report of a knife on Maple Grove Senoir High School’s campus caused a lockdown Wednesday, according to school officials.

04/05/2012

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Lake Elmo Junior High School Locked Down

A junior high school in Lake Elmo was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning after a snowmobile theft nearby.

01/11/2012

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