Oak Park Heights

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Burn Victim Heading Home After 263 Days In The Hospital

After one of the longest stays in the history of Regions Hospital, an Oak Park Heights man is finally ready to go home.

07/02/2015

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Man, 24, Arrested & Charged In Oak Park Heights Homicide

Murder charges have been filed against a Stillwater man in the death of a vulnerable adult, who was found dead in his Oak Park Heights condominium, according to the Washington County Attorney’s Office.

04/17/2015

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Missing Vulnerable Adult Case Becomes A Homicide Investigation

Police in Oak Park Heights say they’re working hard to track down the person who killed a beloved vulnerable adult.

04/16/2015

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Man’s Death Called Homicide In Oak Park Heights

Police are investigating the first homicide in Oak Park Heights in 16 years. Officers found the body of 39-year-old Nils Christian Johnson in his town house early on Tuesday morning.

04/15/2015

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Suspicious Death Investigated In Oak Park Heights

Police are investigating a suspicious death in the eastern Minnesota city of Oak Park Heights. Officers went to a town house on Sunday to check on someone who family members had not been able to reach.

04/14/2015

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St. Croix Bridge Construction Reaches Halfway Point

A milestone has been reached on the St. Croix Crossing bridge. The $600 million project has reached the halfway point.

03/17/2015

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Bicyclist Struck In Oak Park Heights Hit-And-Run Dies

A bicyclist who was struck by a hit-and-run driver Saturday night was removed from life support Wednesday, according to her family. Mai D. Yang and her husband, E Xiong, were hit by a driver on 60th Street North in Oak Park Heights, which is a frontage road along Highway 36.

08/06/2014

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Officials Seek Info On Hit-And-Run That Left Bicyclists Injured

The State Patrol is looking for clues surrounding a hit-and-run that sent two bicyclists to the hospital. The hit-and-run happened Saturday night on 60th Street North in Oak Park Heights. That’s a frontage road along Highway 36.

08/04/2014

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Inmate Strangled, Killed Inside Oak Park Heights Prison

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is investigating the death of a 30-year-old inmate at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Oak Park Heights Monday.

12/03/2013

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Diverse Group Of Leaders Meet To Discuss MN Sex Trafficking

A Twin Cities community is searching for solutions to a growing and disturbing problem – the sex trafficking of young girls. Faith leaders, law enforcement and survivors attended a community meeting in Oak Park Heights Saturday. Earlier this month, the FBI ranked Minnesota 13th in the nation for sex trafficking.

06/29/2013

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Police: 4 Devices Found Near Menard’s In Oak Park Heights

Authorities said a portion of eastbound Highway 36 near Oak Park Heights in the east Twin Cities metro had to be closed Tuesday morning after suspicious devices were found in a strip mall. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said it received a report of a threat just after 5:30 a.m. on the south side of Highway 36 in the area of a strip mall in Oak Park Heights.

06/11/2013

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Work Begins On New St. Croix Bridge Project

Work has begun on the new St. Croix bridge project to connect Minnesota and Wisconsin.

04/29/2013

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Groundwork Begins On St. Croix Crossing Project

Crews are beginning groundwork on the St. Croix Crossing project to connect Minnesota and Wisconsin.

11/07/2012

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St. Croix Crossing Bridge Designers Named

The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation have picked the architectural and engineering firm HDR and teaming partner Buckland & Taylor to design the St. Croix Crossing Bridge.

06/26/2012

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Man Sentenced To 75 Months For Mortgage Fraud

A district court judge sentenced the CEO and co-owner of Enzo Mortgage Group to more than six years in prison and to pay more than $800,000 in restitution for being involved in a multimillion dollar mortgage fraud scheme, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office said.

02/03/2012