A Twin Cities woman was President Obama’s guest at the State of the Union address Tuesday night. Rebekah Erler wrote the president last year about how tough the economy has been on her family.
A Minnesota woman who was highlighted last summer by President Barack Obama is getting another turn in the spotlight.
The U.S. government has apparently reached a settlement with the city of St. Anthony over a proposed Islamic center. U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger planned to hold a news conference Tuesday afternoon on the results of settlement negotiations.
Authorities say two masked men robbed a Game Stop in St. Anthony Tuesday evening – one armed with a pistol. At 8:35 p.m., two men entered the store and grabbed numerous gaming systems and fled by stealing an employee’s car (picture below). The vehicle is still missing.
A missing St. Anthony man was found dead inside of a vehicle late Thursday morning. According to St. Anthony Police, the body of 56-year-old Todd Hoffstrom was found on the 2700 block of Fairview Avenue North in Roseville.
Federal prosecutors say a Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to defrauding investors of more than $19 million. Fifty-five-year-old Tyrone Herman of St. Anthony entered his plea Friday in U.S. District Court. According to court documents, Herman claimed he could purchase small appliances from manufacturers and wholesalers at below-retail market rates.
One man is dead after a shootout with police in a St. Anthony, Minn. mobile home park.
Police are searching for a St. Anthony man who has gone missing nearly a year after his son was killed by police. Fifty-six-year-old Todd Hoffstrom was last seen at his home on Sept. 29.
A Twin Cities family that’s already endured shock and trauma is asking for help. Fifty-six-year-old Todd Hoffstrom of St. Anthony went missing early Monday morning.
St. Anthony Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man, whose son was shot and killed by Orono Police last November after allegedly killing a physician. Police say Todd Hoffstrom, 56, was last seen at his St. Anthony home early Monday morning.
The federal government announced its plans to sue the city of St. Anthony for rejecting a proposed Islamic center a couple of years ago. U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger formally announced the civil rights lawsuit at a news conference Wednesday afternoon.
Hennnepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek is asking people to be careful after three water emergencies over the weekend. He said there is a common theme here. “Watch, wear and learn. You have to watch your kids at the pool, at the beach and up at the lake,” Stanek said.
The Minnesota woman whose letter to President Barack Obama led to one-on-one time with him says she hopes the message about middle-class struggles isn’t lost on Washington decision-makers.
For one Minnesota woman, President Obama’s trip to Minnesota this week has extra-special significance. St. Anthony resident Rebekah Erler wrote a letter to the president last March. And to her surprise, he’s responding in person.
A police chase ended with a vehicle crashing into someone’s yard in St. Anthony, according to authorities. Around 3 a.m. Sunday morning, a car crashed into a home on the 1600 block of Grotto Street North in St. Paul.