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The pilot suffered only minor injuries after a helicopter crash Sunday morning in Corcoran. At approximately 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, Corcoran Police, Rogers Police, Rogers Fire and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a single engine helicopter crash at a private residence in Corcoran. The pilot landed the helicopter on [...]

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Bloomington, Hopkins could join Brooklyn Center as suburban locations BY KATY ZILLMER katy.zillmer@ecm-inc.com   The first day Hennepin County’s regional office at the Northwest Family Service Center opened in Brooklyn Center, 425 clients walked through the door. Employees expected a number closer to 200 during the Oct. 1 opening, but were able to handle the [...]

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The Hennepin Youth Sports Program is currently accepting applications for the 2013 round of facility and fall capital equipment grants; applications are due by 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5. The Youth Sports Program awards facility grants to municipalities, park districts or school districts to create, expand or improve athletic or recreational facilities to enhance opportunities [...]

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Elizabeth Cutter of Minneapolis is running for an open seat on the Hennepin County District Court bench. She came in first in the primary with approximately 42 percent of the vote. Steven Antolak came in second with approximately 22 percent and will also be on the ballot. Cutter is a senior assistant Hennepin County Attorney [...]

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Levy is 1 percent over 2012 The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners Sept. 11 approved a maximum property-tax levy for 2013 of $675.1 million — one percent higher than the 2012 levy — and a proposed 2013 budget of $1.75 billion. The board is required by state law to adopt a maximum levy in September. [...]

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The following public safety summary information from the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Unit is provided to residents as a public service. These highlights from Aug. 20 to Aug. 26, 2012, do not reflect all incidents handled or investigated by the HCSO during this time period. In addition to the law enforcement services it provides [...]

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Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek and County Attorney Michael Freeman unveiled a new report from “Fight Crime: Invest In Kids” recently, calling on state and federal lawmakers to support high-quality early education programs as a critical strategy to reduce crime, lower corrections costs and save taxpayers money. The report emphasized that early care and education [...]

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The following public safety summary information from the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Unit is provided to residents as a public service. These highlights from Aug. 6 to Aug. 19, 2012, do not reflect all incidents handled or investigated by the HCSO during this time period. In addition to the law enforcement services it provides [...]

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