On the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 12, police officers responded to the Americana Community Bank in Maple Grove for a report of a robbery in progress, not long after another robbery up the road in Albertville. According to the criminal complaint, when officers arrived they met with bank employees who informed them that around 1:20 [...]

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The following is a synopsis of some of the incidents that occurred in the city during the week of Aug. 29, 2014, through Sept. 4, 2014. Refer to the city website Crime Mapping Section for additional details for the crimes of burglary, robbery, arson, theft and vehicle theft. Friday, Aug. 29 12700 block of Elm [...]

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The North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce and League of Women Voters will host candidate forums for upcoming area elections in the cities of Maple Grove and Osseo. All candidate forums are conducted between Sept. 16 and Oct. 2, which is at least 30 days prior to the general election. The general election is Tuesday, [...]

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation is seeking recommendations for road and bridge projects that will be funded by Corridors of Commerce funding, according to MnDOT officials. St. Michael City Administrator Steve Bot had this recommendation to help the city realize more I-94 road funding: “We need your help in having our collective voices heard by [...]

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Midwest Rubs L.L.C. and Sadie’s Coffee in St. Michael are hosting the second annual Smoke N’ Wright BBQ Contest raising money for the St. Michael Volunteer Fire Department Saturday, Sept. 20, from early morning until 7:30 p.m. in the St. Michael Colonial Mall parking lot. This is becoming a good sized event. Last year they [...]

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BY ALYSSA KREKELBERG SUN PRESS Newspapers Hennepin County Sheriff Richard Stanek gave the Greenfield City Council a presentation about public safety to show the council how hard the deputies, and the council discussed a code violation at a residence on Woodland Trail. police protection As the debate concerning funding for public safety officers in Greenfield [...]

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Rogers Lions Club recently designed, constructed and donated a picnic table for Don Bania, a Rogers resident who is a quadriplegic, paralyzed from his neck down, when hit by a hit and run drunk driver on Lake Street and James avenue in Minneapolis Aug. 10, 1970. The picnic table, designed and constructed by Lion Dennis [...]

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Twenty-eight Minnesota students were recently recognized at a Minnesota Twins game for using their artistic talents to create great posters about the importance of school bus safety. The area winners in the 2014 Minnesota State Patrol School Bus Safety Contest include students from the Rockford Elementary Arts Magnet School: • First-graders Anna Feyen and Laura [...]

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Many attractions will be free Medina Celebration Day will return to Hamel Legion Park Saturday, Sept. 20, with a boat load of attractions, many of which will be free. Festivities will run from 4 p.m. to approximately 8:30 p.m. at the park and Hamel Community Building, 3200 Mill Drive, Hamel. Parking will be even easier [...]

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