A Plymouth man died Friday after being hit by a car while running. According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, Dr. Brian Thomas Lew, 57, died of multiple blunt force injuries on Friday, June 25.
We tend to celebrate Independence Day with more zest and gusto than any other holiday. Here are five particularly unique events going down in Minnesota this year.
The preschoolers at the New Horizon Academy in Plymouth made their very own weather center, and WCCO meteorologist Lauren Casey paid them a visit on Wednesday.
A Minnesota man investigated for violent tweets addressed to President Barack Obama says he lost his job because of them, but the company denies that’s the reason. The president’s first official tweet from his @POTUS handle last month drew some hateful comments.
Arctic Cat plans to make a nearly $27 million investment in its facilities in St. Cloud and Thief River Falls. The snowmobile and all-terrain vehicle manufacturer says most of the improvements will be in Thief River Falls where it will add a new production line, along with 39 jobs.
Police canines are usually the first members of law enforcement to enter a dangerous situation. Members of law enforcement tell WCCO that caring for K-9s is quite expensive. Plymouth Police Officer Matt Gliniany says it costs roughly $13,000 to raise and care for a typical police dog.
A man in his 30s died Sunday after being pulled from the swimming pool at his apartment building in Plymouth.
Solar power technology is coming to the city of Plymouth, and it’s all thanks to a great-grandmother who’s passionate about her family’s future.
The warmer weather is giving local businesses an early boost — temperatures in the 50’s and 60’s in March in Minnesota are the gift that keeps on giving. Minnesotans are outside all year round, but there is something about when the weather starts to turn.
Two men were arrested Monday after about 200 pounds of marijuana was seized in Plymouth, according to police. The Plymouth Police Department was notified by authorities in South Dakota of a large shipment of marijuana coming to the area.
Brothers Matt and James McManus founded Bokos Sandals about four years ago. During college, at the University of Wisconsin, the duo ran a T-shirt business. While their T-shirt sales are a thing of the past, together they are hoping that sandals will be their future.
Target is testing a pilot program that allows you to shop health insurance in their stores. “Health care, no matter if you get your insurance from your employer or through an exchange or on the individual market, it’s still extremely confusing,” said Steve Lafferty, Target’s senior director of healthcare partnerships.
Plymouth becomes the first city in the metro area to declare a snow emergency Thursday. City officials say the emergency will go into effect Thursday night at 10 p.m. Blizzard conditions are causing chaos on roads throughout the state
One of the people found dead by police in a Plymouth home Monday has been identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office. Susan Marie James, 59, suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head. The medical examiner’s office says the manner of James’ death is still under investigation.
Plymouth officials say there have been no arrests and there are no suspects being sought after two people were discovered deceased inside a residence Monday afternoon.
Police in Plymouth say they discovered the bodies of a man and a woman at a home on 50th Avenue North Monday afternoon.
While it may not be safe for driving, the ice formation is generally ahead of schedule. And if you ask Joe Harty, bait shop owner and 47-year Medicine Lake fisher, it’s been a long time since it’s been ready this early.
One of three people indicted on first-degree premeditated murder in a drug-related murder in Minneapolis was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday afternoon.
Instead of gathering at someone’s home this Thanksgiving, make plans for a destination Thanksgiving getaway that the entire family will enjoy.
Matt Brickman asked help from viewers finding something to show off in Plymouth. There were lots of good ideas, but a family business with an international reach caught our attention. This week, your Guest Pass is to Orchids Limited.
Willow Creek Theatre in Plymouth has been all digital since 2012, but they haven’t completely let go of film’s history. The theater will be pulling out its old 70-mm format film projector next week to show Christopher Nolan’s new film, “interstellar” — three days before competitors. “Most theaters were just kind of pushing them out the door into a trash can,” said assistant manager Justin Ayd.
The Hennepin County medical examiner’s officer has identified a body pulled from a Plymouth lake as that of a missing kayaker. The medical examiner says 31-year-old Paul Myklebust of St. Louis Park apparently drowned. His death was ruled accidental.
Sheboygan County authorities have charged a former youth church director with 15 counts of possessing child pornography.
A reward has been offered for information leading to the person, or persons, involved in a fire at a Plymouth playground earlier this year. The Minnesota Arson Reward Project is offering $5,000 for any information regarding the fire at Plymouth Creek Park. According to Plymouth city officials, the suspected arson took place on Friday, Aug. 15 around 2:20 a.m. at 3625 Fernbrook Lane.
While we all hope we never have to call 911 to get help for something, if you do there is now a brand new facility in Plymouth that should make the process much easier and faster. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is getting some big improvements on Friday with the opening of its new Emergency Communications Center.