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After Decades, 3 Sisters Recover Mother’s Wedding Gown From Minn. Attic

This is the time of year when many of us reflect on the reasons we’re thankful. For three sisters who grew up in St. Louis Park, they are thankful because they found something they never even knew they were looking for. A drive down memory lane led them to the surprise of a lifetime.

11/30/2014

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Tow Truck Driver Hurt In St. Louis Park Crash

Authorities say a tow truck driver had to be hospitalized early Wednesday morning after a crash on Highway 100 in St. Louis Park. Authorities were called at about 1:30 a.m. to the area of Highway 100 and Highway 7 in St. Louis Park after a flatbed tow truck hit a concrete barrier on the right shoulder of Highway 100.

11/26/2014

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Highway 100 Closing For The Weekend In SW Metro

Transportation officials say Highway 100 will be closed in the southwest metro this weekend as crews demolish a railway bridge over the roadway.

11/20/2014

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Garth Brooks Hosts Hockey Camp For Kids In St. Louis Park

As if it wasn’t enough to perform 11 concerts in two weeks, Garth Brooks is finding other ways to leave his mark on the Twin Cities.

11/09/2014

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1 Year After Pond Crash, Girl Who Nearly Drowned Is Full Of Life

Last November, an out-of-control car crashed into a retention pond off Highway 100 in St. Louis Park. Five children spent at least 25 minutes submerged in the freezing water. Two didn’t survive. One of the most seriously injured, 7-year-old Zarihana Rennie, is still working on her recovery.

11/06/2014

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St. Louis Park Man Pleads Guilty In Impaired Crash That Killed Store Owner

A 20-year-old St. Louis Park man has pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in the April 15 death of a hardware store owner, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

10/28/2014

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Turn Leftover Apples To Hard Cider In St. Louis Park

This fall brought us a great apple season. If you have leftovers and are tired of peeling them for pies, grab those apples and head to Midwest Supplies in St. Louis Park Saturday.

10/25/2014

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Firefighters Who Rescued Kids From Submerged Car Honored

The rescuers who pulled five children from a car that crashed into a St. Louis Park retention pond were honored for their bravery Thursday night. The men braved frigid conditions on Nov. 21, 2013, when a car swerved off the road and into a pond. They say they are not heroes. “We were still doing our job [that we were] trained to do,” said Cpt. Paul Rosholt of the St. Louis Park Fire Department.

10/23/2014

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5th Annual Twin Cities Film Fest Opens Thursday

The fifth annual Twin Cities Film Fest kicks off Thursday in St. Louis Park. Some big fall movies will be screened, including “Wild” starring Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon as a woman hiking the Pacific Coast Trail to find herself, and “The Imitation Game,” with “Sherlock” star Benedict Cumberbatch playing World War II British code-breaker Alan Turing.

10/15/2014

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Body Of Missing Kayaker Positively Identified

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.

10/14/2014

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Body Of Missing Man Found In Medicine Lake

The search for a man who fell out of a kayak over the weekend on Medicine Lake has ended. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday afternoon that deputies found the body of 31-year-old Paul Myklebust, of St. Louis Park, using sonar equipment.

10/13/2014

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Actress To Host ‘Good Lie’ Minnesota Screening

Actress Kuoth Wiel will host a red carpet screening of the movie “The Good Lie” Tuesday in St. Louis Park. Wiel makes her screen debut in the movie about Sudanese refugees resettling in Kansas. Best Actress Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon stars alongside Sudanese actors.

10/11/2014

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Gene Simmons Meets A Huge Kiss Fan – WCCO’s Chris Shaffer!

Kiss’s Gene Simmons and his daughter, Sophie Tweed-Simmons, are big supporters of a local nonprofit that provides restorative aid to those in need. Matter is an organization based in St. Louis Park, and they’re throwing a sold-out fundraising gala Friday night.

10/03/2014

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Fashion Week Comes To The Twin Cities With ‘MN 4 MN’

Just because we’re far from Paris and Milan, it doesn’t mean Minnesotans don’t love fashion. Fashion Week just wrapped up in New York and now we’re getting our turn to have a fashion event.

09/17/2014

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The Best Places To Watch Each Pro Football Team In Minnesota

Find a bar where you can cheer for your favorite NFL team with fan mates.

09/09/2014

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