The Pioneer Press reports the Coon Rapids city council will vote tonight on whether mandate all fuel purchases at gas stations be paid for at the pump. Supporters say the change would help prevent rising gas thefts.
Emaciated Great Danes rescued after being found living in minivan
Great Dane Rescue of Minnesota and Wisconsin posted that two of the dogs are in "rough condition" and "barely hanging on."
2 years since George Floyd's killing, Biden signs exec order on policing
The signing comes on the second anniversary of Floyd's murder by police in south Minneapolis.
Mayo Clinic, CDC address concerns over monkeypox in the US
The CDC does not currently think there is a significant threat to the general public.
Charges: Man killed brother, left body in homemade camper for 7 months
James Robert Hess, 48, faces second-degree murder charges for the death of his 52-year-old brother, William Harold Hess Jr.
Minnesota forecast: Hot, humid and severe storm chances
Bring Me The News meteorologist Sven Sundgaard says right now the best chance for storms looks like Sunday/Sunday night.
Minnesota's biggest Thai festival to be hosted in front of State Capitol
The Thai New Year, or Songkran, is one of the most celebrated holidays in Thailand.
Reservation holders at Gavin Kaysen's new restaurant asked to rebook after mishap
Mara opens next month in the Four Seasons Hotel Minneapolis.
Man dies after being shot in the head in St. Cloud
Investigators believe the suspects fled the scene in a vehicle.
Uvalde school massacre: MN Democrats call for action, Republicans prayers
The tragedy in Texas has sparked different reactions from Minnesota's congressional delegation.
St. Cloud man fires shot at police in hours-long standoff, surrenders
Shawn Lawrence Jacobs, 37, was arrested just before 4 p.m. Tuesday after he surrendered.
Coon Rapids becomes first city to require prepayment for gas
Police say gas drive-offs are the most common kind of theft in the city. Now with prices going higher and higher, the city has become the first in Minnesota to require that all customers pay before they pump.
Bachmann pumps gas for constituents
The Republican Congresswoman is on her two-day energy tour through Minnesota's 6th Congressional District. Michele Bachmann blames Democrats for the high gas prices because they didn't support domestic drilling legislation. During her GOP presidential campaign she promised to bring gasoline prices back to $2 per gallon.
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.
Police: Watch out for skimming devices at gas stations
Police have issued a warning about a possible credit card skimming ring. The warning follows the arrest of a couple from California, accused of installing devices inside gas pumps at Twin Cities stations and stealing credit card numbers. Authorities said there may have been other gas stations targeted.
Analysts: Gas prices to continue to rise in Twin Cities
Experts predict the cost of a gallon of fuel in the Twin Cities will continue to rise over the next few weeks. The average price of gas in the metro jumped more than 10 cents in the past week -- averaging $3.55 per gallon. That's higher than the national average.
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.
Holiday cheer: analyst thinks gas prices will keep falling
Even though crude oil prices are going up, the cost of gas is headed south for the winter. Prices at the pump are down seven cents in a week and the forecast is they'll keep dropping with the temperatures.
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