Minnesotans love Irish pubs, so Jason DeRusha took a drive to Maple Plain, Minnesota, and found a classic pub in an unlikely spot.
A Minnesota road construction company is stepping in to help improve safety on a west metro highway. Diamond Surface Inc. will donate time and resources to add rumble strips to Highway 12. In the last eight months, four people have died on a stretch of Highway 12 near Maple Plain from head-on crashes.
One man is dead and another is hospitalized after a head-on crash in Maple Plain. According to the West Hennepin Public Safety, officers were called to a personal injury crash at 4:22 p.m. Tuesday.
Federal officials say a 39-year-old man was sentenced this week to more than 12 years in prison for orchestrating a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme.
Authorities say one person was killed Tuesday night after a head-on crash on Highway 12 west of the Twin Cities. The Medina Police Department responded to an accident on Highway 12 at about 9:45 p.m. involving a car and a semi-truck about one mile east of Maple Plan.
A page on the fundraising website Go Fund Me brought in $125 in the first four hours.
The Twin City Polo Club in Maple Plain is celebrating its 50th year of existence this summer. Yes, that sport with the horses and mallets. If you’re like most people around the Twin Cities, it isn’t the 50 years that catches your attention. It’s the existing part.
A Wright County man has been reported missing by family, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office. Police said Christopher Michael Rossing, 25, has not been seen or heard from since the afternoon of Friday, Aug. 22.
The Maple Plain City Council voted unanimously on Friday in favor of censuring and limiting the duties of Mayor Roger Hackbarth, according to city officials. The city council held a special meeting on March 7, where an investigator gave a report on Hackbarth’s conduct. The council immediately went into session and asked the city attorney to create a resolution of censure, including limits to Hackbarth’s duties.
A 62-year-old Maple Plain man is dead after his ATV crashed into a wide load tractor trailer late Monday night near Grand Rapids in northern Minnesota, the state patrol said. According to the patrol, Brian Johnson was going southbound on Highway 65 just south of Pengilly, Minn., when he crossed over and collided with the wide load trailer that was going northbound in the other lane.
Maple Plain camper Arville Halvorson loves being in the outdoors with his family. But poison ivy is certainly not a treasured part of this pastime. “Scratchy, itchy, stingy pain. I don’t want it,” Halvorson said. But it seems people around the metro are getting it, according to Dr. April Farrell of Doctor’s Skin Care in Orono. “We’ve been seeing a lot of that in our clinic this summer. Kind of speculating that the weather we had this spring – with all the rain and then the heat – has possibly led to some different growth patterns and increased exposure for people,” Dr. Farrell said.
There’s something about kids and their bikes, which is what makes the story of Tom Lowery’s Raleigh so special.
Hennepin County deputies are on scene at a fatal collision on Highway 12 west of the metro Tuesday afternoon.
Highway 12 in Maple Plain had to be closed for more than two hours on Wednesday after a gas leak in the area, authorities said.
The Twin City Polo Club in Maple Plain drew a large crowd Sunday as it hosted its 22nd Annual Twin City Polo Classic.