A 15-year-old Coon Rapids student says he wears a rosary as a necklace to feel close to his grandmother, who is suffering from breast cancer. But the Anoka-Hennepin School District told him to remove it.
School bus carrying students plunges into river southwest of Fargo
None of the kids suffered life-threatening injuries, though some were taken to area hospitals.
Richfield High School cancels weekend events after shooting
Two men were shot outside the school's football stadium
Sound of shots, mass panic at Richfield football game streamed live on YouTube
Gunfire caused panic at a varsity football game Friday night.
Gunfire outside stadium halts Richfield/Kennedy football game
This is a developing story.
K-9 search leads to $36K fentanyl seizure during traffic stop
A traffic stop was made after the vehicle was seen speeding through the area.
Gov. Walz reacts to Tuesday death of Mankato West student
The governor is a former geography teacher at the high school.
Teen pleads guilty to Minneapolis carjacking, admits to others
The man was yanked out of the vehicle by witnesses before fleeing the scene.
Three plead guilty to roles in murder on Red Lake Reservation
The 2019 murder left another person seriously injured.
Sheriff: Heifer shot and butchered on farmer's pasture near Aitkin
Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to call the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman at gunpoint, forced her to withdraw $1,500
The 56-year-old suspect is accused of forcing the woman to the Seward neighborhood in Minneapolis.
Police arrest suspect in Oakdale after 10-hour standoff
The standoff with police lasted over 10 hours Friday.
Transgender student wins $300K settlement from Anoka-Hennepin schools
The student was forced to change in a segregated locker room at Coon Rapids High School.
Franken calls for 'explicit ban' on discrimination in schools
Franken used the current allegations of discrimination in the Anoka-Hennepin School District as an example of why the U.S. Senate needs to pass his Student Non-Discrimination Act.
Boy critically injured in Coon Rapids hit and run
A 9-year-old boy is in critical condition after a hit-and-run accident in Coon Rapids. The child was struck by a pickup truck at 7 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office. Investigators are looking for a full-size black or dark colored Chevy pickup truck with an extended cab and two doors.
Coon Rapids reptile breeder fighting exotic pet ordinance
WCCO reports Scott Nellis has more than 400 snakes and exotic reptiles. Coon Rapids officials say a city ordinance prohibits the unusual collection and he needs to downsize.
HOM Furniture to open two new stores next year
HOM Furniture Inc. says it plans to open new stores in Rogers, Minn., and Onalaska, Wis., next spring, Home Furnishings Business reports. The Coon Rapids-based retailer is redeveloping a vacant Lowe's home-improvement store in Rogers and a former Gander Mountain store in Onalaska.
Fashion Bug stores to close, including six in the Twin Cities metro
The new parent company of Fashion Bug is closing the 600 remaining stores by early 2013, including locations in Apple Valley, Brooklyn Park, Coon Rapids, Elk River, Hudson and Shakopee. Last year, 124 Fashion Bug stores were closed.
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