After Fatal Water Incident In Minneapolis, Authorities Urge Beach-Goers To Be CarefulAuthorities in the Twin Cities are urging those who go swimming in area lakes to be careful, as most beaches are not staffed by lifeguards due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sheriff: 2 Men Thrown From Boat On Lake Minnetonka, 1 DiesThe Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office says one man is dead after two men were thrown from a boat on Lake Minnetonka Monday morning.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Hennepin County Sheriff Offers Tips For Boating Safely While Social DistancingNow that the 2020 boating season has begun, the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is offering tips on how boaters can get out on the water while complying with Gov. Walz's calls for social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minnesota's 2020 Boating Season Kicks Off After Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Declares 'Ice Out' On Lake MinnetonkaIt's comes as an unusual start for boaters, because amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Minnesota currently has a stay at home order in place.
1 Killed In Small Plane Crash Inside Crow-Hassan Park Reserve Near RogersOne person is dead after a single-engine plane crashed inside a remote part of a natural reserve near Rogers Saturday.
Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Says It Will No Longer Issue Fix-It Tickets To DriversDrivers stopped for a broken car light in Hennepin County will no longer be issued a fix-it ticket. They'll get a different piece of paper instead.
Hennepin Co. Deputies To Hand Out Vouchers For Broken Headlights, TaillightsHennepin County Sheriff's deputies will now issue vouchers to get those busted headlights, tail lights and signals fixed.
Hennepin Co. Sheriff's Office Begins Collecting Cold Weather Items For HomelessAmong the items they are collecting are coats, hats, mittens, boots, scarves, blankets, and hand warmers. Items can either be new or gently used.
Hennepin County Offers Prescription Drug Drop-Off SitesLaw enforcement agencies across the country are out trying to stop opioid abuse. Saturday was National Drug Take Back Day.
Body Camera Funding Approved For Hennepin County Sheriff's OfficeThe Hennepin County Board announced Tuesday it approved a $5.1 million deal to outfit Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation staff with body-worn cameras.
Hennepin County Sheriffs Announce Switch To Encrypted Radio SystemA new police call system is coming to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office to give 911 callers more privacy, the office announced Friday. The decision comes after four years of advisory board discussions. The new system, the office said, will protect personal information callers provide to police such as domestic abuse information, addresses, or keypad codes.