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Best Craft Beer Shops In Minnesota

The craft beer scene is alive and well in the Twin Cities. Check out our list of the top five stores that carry great beer from small, independent breweries.

06/30/2015

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Toby Keith’s Bar Abruptly Closes In St. Louis Park

A popular country bar has served customers for the last time. Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill had been in St. Louis Park’s West End since 2009. An employee said the bar fell behind on paying taxes, so the state took away its liquor license.

06/25/2015

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‘Basketball In The Park’ Brings Police Together With Low-Income Community

Throughout the summer, St. Louis Park Police officers put on “Basketball in the Park’ for kids. The decade old program gives children and teens the opportunity to shoot hoops with police officers.

06/06/2015

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Northbound Hwy 100 To Close Between Hwy 62, I-394

Construction on the Canadian Pacific Railway Bridge in St. Louis Park is closing northbound Highway 100 between Golden Valley and Edina this weekend. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says northbound Hwy 100 will be closed from 9 p.m. on June 5 until 5 a.m. on June 8.

06/02/2015

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St. Louis Park Considers Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban

The city of St. Louis Park is considering adopting a complete ban on single-use plastic bags. A majority of the city’s council members have expressed support for a ban, according to the Star Tribune.

05/12/2015

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Emojis, Exercise & Eating: Tips For Teaching Kids A Healthy Lifestyle

It turns out a “Happy Meal” for the kids may be a pretty good option. According to new research from The American Academy of Pediatrics, you just have to make sure there’s a smiley face or a little prize involved.

04/29/2015

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Hwy 100 Closing For Weekend Construction In St. Louis Park

Crews are working to widen the highway to put three lanes in each direction. MnDOT says families living near the project will hear noise and vibration during the overnight hours.

04/17/2015

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With The Wild Away, Fans Fill Downtown St. Paul For 1st Playoff Game

Five-hundred-sixty-two miles separate the Minnesota Wild from their fans. But in downtown St. Paul Thursday, playoff excitement still had that home-ice feel. “This is where you go,” St. Paul resident Linda Eichinger said. “Hockey fans, we’re together and we’re going to celebrate them no matter if they’re in town or away.”

04/16/2015

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Health Partners Announces $140 Million Renovation, Expansion At Methodist Hospital

A $140 million expansion project will involving renovating 135,000 square feet and adding 60,000 square feet to Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, officials with Health Partners announced Tuesday.

04/07/2015

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Kylie’s Kids: Meet Ireland

Ireland is a spunky 7 year old from St. Louis Park. She loves to sing and dance, which is great because she wants to be a world-famous rock star when she grows up. Ireland has been in and out of the hospital since she was born because of a congenital heart defect.

04/06/2015

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St. Louis Park Middle School Settles Drowning Lawsuit For $3M

The St. Louis Park School District settled a lawsuit with the family of a boy who died during a swimming class. Abdullahi Charif, 12, died in March, 2014, just days after he was pulled from a pool at St. Louis Park Middle School.

04/03/2015

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Free All-Day Kindergarten Enrolls 57,000 Minnesota Kids

This is the first year of free all-day kindergarten in Minnesota, and by all accounts the implementation appears to be a success.

03/16/2015

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‘Parade Of Homes’ Offers Unique Look Into Twin Cities Real Estate

The Twin Cities Spring Parade of Homes is in its 67th year. There are 431 new homes on this year’s tour, that’s the most in seven years. We start with a drive down Sand Castle Drive in Woodbury and take you inside a 2,549 square foot home priced at $444,400. The #133 on the Parade of Homes.

03/11/2015

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Local Tap Talk: Steel Toe Brewing

We decided to help you – and your livers – keep up with the taproom trend by stopping by some of these Twin Cities brewhouses. Next up is St. Louis Park’s expanding tap room, Steel Toe Brewery.

03/05/2015

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Nanny Revealed As Nature Center’s Mystery Stick Artist

A few weeks ago people at Westwood Hills Nature Center in St. Louis Park started noticing mysterious art popping up in the snow. “It was a few weeks ago when I started noticing them,” Westwood Hills Naturalist Becky McConnell said. “We were out walking along the trails and all of sudden it was like, ‘Wait, what’s that?'”

03/04/2015

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Franken Supportive Of Net Neutrality Proposal

Some state lawmakers want to level the playing field when it comes to accessing information online.

02/19/2015

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Wife Of ‘American Sniper’ Author Speaking In Minn.

The wife of Chris Kyle, the author of “American Sniper,” will be in the Twin Cities Sunday evening.

02/08/2015

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High School Sports Rally: Feb. 6, 2015

David McCoy checks out girls hockey, Blake vs. St. Louis Park. A ‘Super Fan’ in New Prague is inspiring the team. Plus all the best highlights from High School Sports around the state.

02/06/2015

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Charges: Man Convicted In Iowa Murder Spree Tried To Kill Inmate

A Minnesota man who was convicted of killing two Iowa convenience store clerks in 2010 is now accused of trying to murder a prison inmate. According to the Iowa Department of Corrections, Michael Swanson, a St. Louis Park native, approached the seated inmate and slashed the man’s neck with an edged weapon.

02/06/2015

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David Winters’ Friend Blames Breakdown On Drug Use

We’re learning more about the last hours of David Winters’ life from a close friend who was in phone contact with him until he took his own life.

Mercedes Klingman, who says he was her best friend, blames Winters’ problems on drug use.

02/04/2015

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Police: Manhunt Ends With Suspect Found Dead In Jordan Home

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating how a convicted felon had access to a weapon and led authorities on a day-long manhunt that ended with the suspect’s death inside a Jordan home early Wednesday morning.

02/04/2015

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Stepdaughter Of Suspect In Police Shootout Pleads For End Of Manhunt

The family of David Winters is pleading for him to end the manhunt and turn himself in Tuesday night.

02/03/2015

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Police Camped In Jordan, In Pursuit Of Suspect In SLP Shootout

Authorities say a 41-year-old man is at large and is considered to be armed and dangerous after an officer-involved shooting in St. Louis Park Tuesday morning and brandishing a gun at a Byerly’s store.

02/03/2015

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Theft Ring Targeting Purses In The Metro

A group of thieves are targeting purses across the metro. They find victims in crowded restaurants and grocery stores looking for credit cards. The pickpockets have hit Minneapolis, Roseville, St. Louis Park, Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove.

01/30/2015

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Update: Missing Chanhassen Man, 87, Found Safe

An 87-year-old Chanhassen man that went missing Thursday afternoon has been found safe. Verne Fedje Christensen was last seen Thursday afternoon when he left home to go workout at a gym — but never arrived.

01/30/2015

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