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Prep Blog: Week 1, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

The opening of the high school football season is one of the most exciting times of the year for prep athletes, but it’s also a time of great unknowns.

08/29/2012

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Patrol: Semi Driver Hit By Car, Killed In Richfield

A 51-year-old Fridley man is dead after getting hit by a car Friday evening on the southbound lane of 35W at 66th Street in Richfield, the State Patrol said.

08/24/2012

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Cops Search For Robber Who Vaulted Teller Counter, Fled With Cash

A robber vaulted a Richfield bank’s teller counter and demanded cash Friday morning, police say.

08/24/2012

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Mike Max’s News & Notes: August 11, 2012

People inside the Vikings insist they are intent on making playing baseball a part of the new football stadium. If the NHL gets salary roll backs as part of their new collective bargaining agreement, it could be big savings for Craig Leipold on Zach Praise and Ryan Suter’s contracts. Suter chartered his own plane to be part of the fundraiser for Jack Jablonski. Nice move!

08/11/2012

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Lightning Storm Leaves Metro Homes In Ruins

It was bolts of electricity that caused extensive damage to a handful of metro area homes.

07/24/2012

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Lightning Likely To Blame For Richfield House Fire

Authorities are investigating a house fire in Richfield Tuesday morning that was likely started by lightning that hit the roof.

07/24/2012

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Charges Filed In 1998 Shooting By Richfield Restaurant

Charges have been filed in a cold case murder that left one person dead and another wounded in Richfield 14 years ago.

07/19/2012

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Best Buy’s Geek Squad Hosts Summer Camp For Kids

It’s camp season for many kids, but while most of them are outside, a unique one is going on indoors, inside Best Buy’s world headquarters in Richfield.

07/10/2012

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Delano Residents Claim Spots Days Ahead Of Holiday Parade

Several residents have been staking out their spots for Delano’s Fourth of July parade since Monday, marking off areas of sidewalk with chalk and caution tape.

07/03/2012

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Car Smashes Into Richfield Home, Nobody Hurt

A Richfield, Minn. home will need major repairs after a car smashed into it Monday night, police said.

05/15/2012

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Best Buy Trimming Stores And Corporate Staff, Hoping To Cut Prices

Outside Best Buy’s corporate headquarters store in Richfield, you can already see the signs of change: a banner hanging on the wall tells customers to expect something new in the months ahead.

03/29/2012

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Man Charged With 1st-Degree Murder In Richfield Slaying

A 23-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of an elderly man in his Richfield home, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

03/21/2012

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DeLaSalle Beats Richfield 65-45 For 2nd 3A Title

Allina Starr led DeLaSalle with 24 points and Tyseanna Johnson added 16 as the Islanders beat Richfield 65-45 on Saturday to win their second straight Class 3A state title.

03/17/2012

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Prep Blog: Previewing The State Girls Basketball Tournament

There will be plenty of familiar faces at the Target Center this week for the Girls State High School Basketball Tournament. Hopkins, DeLaSalle, Braham and Maranatha Christian Academy are all back to defend titles in their classes.

03/13/2012

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Police Search For Vehicle In Stabbing Death Investigation

Richfield Police is asking for the public’s help to locate a vehicle that could be connected to a death investigation.

03/05/2012

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1 Killed, 1 Injured In Richfield Stabbing

A stabbing in Richfield on Friday left one man dead and another wounded, authorities said.

03/02/2012

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Group Home Worker Accused Of Rape By Knifepoint

A 43-year-old employee at a Richfield group home has been charged with raping a coworker by knifepoint, according to authorities.

03/01/2012

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Justice Page, Fmr. Viking, Talks About His Remarkable Life

As part of a Black History Month, Justice Alan Page was at Best Buy Corporate Headquarters in Richfield on Thursday talking about his remarkable life.

02/16/2012

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Man Charged With Prostituting 2 Underage Girls

A 30-year-old man faces eight felony counts of prostituting young girls throughout Minnesota over the last few years.

02/02/2012

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Best Buy Drops $10 Fee For Electronics Recycling

Best Buy Co. Inc. is eliminating a $10 fee that covered many items disposed of through its in-store electronics recycling program.

11/11/2011

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Bankrupt To Booming: Stranger Gives Chef A Chance

Ketsana’s Thai Food Restaurants shut their doors in Richfield and St. Paul in 2007 for what the owner called personal reasons. A perfect stranger, however, decided to take her business from nearly bankrupt to booming.

11/10/2011

Richfield Bank Robber, Nov. 4, 2011

FBI: Armed Man Robs Bank In Richfield

The FBI is investigating after an armed man robbed a bank in Richfield Friday morning.

11/04/2011

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Man With 11 DWIs, Arrested For Another

A 53-year-old man was arrested this week for what could be his 12th DWI in eight years.

10/26/2011

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New Coach Off To A Fast Start At Holy Angels

Ray Betton was an assistant coach there, left to become a head coach elsewhere and returned to take over the program and turn it around.

09/23/2011

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Police: Apple Valley Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash

An Apple Valley man died after crashing his motorcycle Wednesday evening, police said.

08/19/2011

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