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Vandalism, lack of support threaten shutdown of popular sunflower fields

The Fish Sunflower fields, when in bloom, are hotspots for photographers and families.

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Police chase ends with death in Elk River; driver tied to Minneapolis shooting

The driver fled and reportedly fired shots at pursuing officers during the chase.

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Big Lake Schools investigating student's racist 'promposal'

The school district says it doesn't condone racism in any form.

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Teens killed in crashes in Hutchinson, Corcoran identified

The teens were killed in crashes that happened on July 29 and Aug. 2.

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Man who drowned while tubing in Big Lake ID'd as St. Cloud State grad

Ashutosh Dahal drowned on Saturday after falling off a tube.

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St. Cloud man drowns in Big Lake after falling off tube

A witness saw the 24-year-old fall off the tube into the water.

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Family plants 10 sunflower fields for everyone to enjoy for free

Johnny Fish has been planting sunflower fields in the north metro for five-plus years.

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Woman found dead at home in Big Lake, son reportedly arrested

Police were called to the home Thursday morning.

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Lost man shamed as 'creeper' on Facebook, police come to rescue

A man stopped for directions and was unknowingly photographed and shamed on Facebook.

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Charges: Man who left screws on metro roads was targeting his ex

The 63-year-old caused damage to more than 200 vehicles.

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Man, 63, arrested for throwing nails, screws onto NW metro roads

As many as 150 drivers reported tire damage as a result.

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Police: Watch out for screws, nails on northwest metro roadways

Police suspect the nails and screws were purposely thrown onto roads.

Man dies after lawnmower tips, rolls into the Mississippi

The accident happened northwest of the Twin Cities.

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Girl's lemonade stand raises $1,100 for bereaved family

Serenity Boike's community was devastated by a fatal fire in April.

'Sophisticated' burglary ring continues crime spree in west metro

The thieves have already hit cities such as Monticello, Buffalo, and Plymouth.

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Fundraiser for babies killed in house fire; arson suspected

Four children were inside the home during the blaze.

Father dies after house fire that killed 2 of his children

Investigators believe the man intentionally set the house on fire.