For this week’s Excellent Educator award, a whole group of teachers were nominated at the Karing Kingdom Preschool in Lord of Life Church in Maple Grove. They say it takes a village, and at Karing Kingdom, a team of four work together all on the same mission.
A firefighter suffered a minor injury and a family is without a home after a fire in Maple Grove early Sunday morning. Crews were called to Willowby Crossing around 6 a.m. after a neighbor initially reported an explosion.
Easter Sunday is just a few days away, and many families will celebrate with a classic Easter brunch. It’s a holiday tradition for Minnesotans, and WCCO wanted to know who is serving up the best. Your votes sent us to Jax Cafe, a northeast Minneapolis mainstay that’s spanned more than 80 years and three generations of the Kozlak family.
We are one day closer to Friday and that means we are one day closer to the weekend. It’s Easter weekend so a lot of you will be spending time with family and we found some fun, free activities for the whole family!
With the warmer weather comes construction season in Minnesota. On Monday, The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced that construction has begun on an expansion of Highway 610 between Elm Creek Boulevard and Interstate 94 in Maple Grove.
Almost 4,000 people in the Twin Cities are without power Wednesday morning. According to Xcel Energy center roughly 1,924 people in the Rogers area are without power and another 1,948 people are without power near Woodbury.
A nurse from a Maple Grove home care facility is being investigated after allegedly touching a patient inappropriately last June. According to the complaint, during a visit on June 9, 2014 the nurse was helping the patient get ready for bed when the nurse offered to give the patient a back rub that led to alleged inappropriate touching.
Authorities have identified the 44-year-old driver who died in a multivehicle crash caused by icy road conditions on Interstate 94 in central Minnesota. The Minnesota State Patrol says Holly Hoglund Klein of Maple Grove was killed after a semitrailer struck several vehicles, which then struck other cars.
It’s called Caroline’s Cart, and it allows parents and caregivers to maneuver one device, rather than a cart and a wheelchair.
It’s been a tough year for dog mushers. Typically the dogs need a decent amount of snow to pull a sled. But one musher in Monticello is packing his weekends by finding a way to give families and kids a ride anyway.
Nearly 1,000 Minnesota residents told the state they’ll likely register for the state’s new medical marijuana program, according to survey results released Monday.
A 60-day jail sentence for a Maple Grove city councilwoman who pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from her dying father has been judged too lenient by the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Maple Grove police are urging residents who live near Eagle Lake to keep an eye out after three burglaries were reported in the past month. The first burglary happened on Jan. 16 at a home on the 11800 block of 65th Avenue, the second on Feb. 6 on the 11200 block of Red Fox Drive and the third on the 9600 block of 64th Avenue.
Basketball and hockey conference titles are being decided this week.
A group of thieves are targeting purses across the metro. They find victims in crowded restaurants and grocery stores looking for credit cards. The pickpockets have hit Minneapolis, Roseville, St. Louis Park, Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove.
We are getting into the stretch drive for high school winter sports, which means Friday night’s games were extra crucial.
Maple Grove High School has two good basketball teams, and both are state tournament contenders. But last Saturday, their schedule changed because they don’t have a home court. Their gymnasium was flooded due to a pipe burst, leaving it unplayable.
This weekend, there are plenty of great match-ups in hockey and basketball. One of the top events of the weekend is the Timberwolves Shootout, an all-day event at Target Center where some of Minnesota’s top teams face talented squads from across the country.
Maple Grove Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a woman who allegedly broke into a car and stole a credit card. According to Maple Grove Police, a woman reported that her car had been broken into sometime between 6:45 and 8:10 p.m. while it was parked at the Ralia Sports Center, in the 8600 block of Valley Forge Lane.
A wrong-way driver may have been drinking before a crash that killed him and another driver in Maple Grove, police say. Michael Kelley, of Dayton, drove into oncoming traffic Friday afternoon on County Road 81 in Maple Grove.
Two people are dead and three are injured after a two-car crash and subsequent head-on collision in Maple Grove Friday afternoon. According to the Maple Grove Police Department, officers were called to a report of a head-on collision around 3:54 p.m. Friday at County Road 81 and Maple Grove Parkway.
We’re a week away from Christmas and high school students are ready to mentally check out for the holidays. Once the final exams are over and winter break starts, break out the video games, Ipods and DVDs. Or for the high school athletes, it’s the start of the busiest time of the winter sports year.
Authorities say that the suspect who police believe is behind a deadly shooting and high speed chase in the Twin Cities on Wednesday was a high school student in Washington state.
A murder overnight at a Maple Grove rest stop lead to a high speed chase and the suspect being shot by officers on Interstate 694 just minutes later near Vadnais Heights.