Hennepin County Seeks To Raise Tobacco Age To 21Another local government is considering raising the age to buy tobacco to 21.
String Of Thefts Reported In West Hennepin CountyAuthorities are warning west Hennepin County residents after multiple burglaries were reported Friday in Independence, Loretto and Orono.
Wake Restrictions In Hennepin, Kandiyohi CountiesHennepin and Kandiyohi Counties implemented no-wake restrictions for lakes with high water levels, the Sheriff's Offices said. The restrictions prevent damage to lake properties and structures, and the lakes remain open to the public, officers say.
Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Warns Of Potential FloodingWith heavy rain expected in coming days, the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District is advising Minnesotans of the potential for localized flooding.
Hennepin County Increases Patrols Near Synagogues After ShootingSheriff Dave Hutchinson says Hennepin County has increased patrols near synagogues in the wake of a San Diego shooting.
Buffalo Man Killed In Head-On Crash With SemiA 49-year-old man died Saturday when a semi crossed the median on Highway 55 and struck his vehicle head-on in Hennepin County.
Hennepin Co. Deputies To Begin Using Vitals AppA new app designed to provide first reponders with important medical information about patients will begin to be used by Hennepin County deputies beginning this month.
How High Is Too High? Some Homeowners Shocked Over Property Tax ValuationsSome metro homeowners may be experiencing sticker shock when it comes to their property tax valuations.
Minnesota Judge Issues Restraining Order Against Winter, MeteorologistsMinnesota’s unrelenting winter has forced a Hennepin County judge to test the limits of his judicial authority.
Henn. Co., Ramsey Co. Effort Campaign To Help Cities' Homeless During ColdThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office and the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office are partnering with other counties and their efforts to help those in need during this week's incoming cold snap.
'Treating Everybody Equally': Sheriff-Elect David Hutchinson Discusses Plans For Hennepin Co.When he takes over, Hutchinson is promising to handle undocumented people and relationships with federal immigration authorities differently.
Savage Man Convicted In July 2017 Fatal CrashA Savage man has been convicted of criminal vehicular homicide stemming from a two-vehicle crash that killed a 28-year-old man last July.
Mpls Man Sentenced To 20 Years For Fatal 2017 ShootingA Minneapolis man who was charged with murder in connection to a 2017 shooting has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
38 Metro Kids & Teens Get New Homes On Nat’l Adoption DayLives across the country were forever changed Saturday in a special way on this National Adoption Day. In Hennepin County, 22 families finalized their adoptions at the Juvenile Justice Center in Minneapolis. That means 38 children and teenagers have new and official homes Saturday night.
Sheriff Rich Stanek 'Exploring All Options' After County Board Certifies His DefeatHennepin County officially certified its election results, upholding Dave "Hutch" Hutchinson's win over longtime incumbent sheriff Rich Stanek.