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Edina High Schools Starts Tougher Restrictions at Football Games

There are changes at Edina High School as the district cracks down on underage drinking. School officials found empty beer cans and plastic liquor bottles last week at Kuhlman Stadium. District officials say students will no longer be able to bring liquids or backpacks into the stadium...



  • MPD Creates New Chaplain Program

    The Minneapolis Police Department is enlisting the help of local religious and spiritual leaders to help with communication between the community and police. Police Chief Janeé Harteau announced the PD’s new community chaplain program Thursday. Thirteen community leaders will be assigned a city precinct and will become liaisons to the people living in those neighborhoods...

  • DNR Urges Minnesotans to Check Boats, Docks for Invasive Species Before Storing

    As we head into fall, many Minnesotans are starting to pull their boats and docks out of the lakes. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is urging people to inspect their boats, equipment, and docks for invasive species when taking them out of the water. The DNR says everyone should make sure to carefully look over all posts, wheels, and support bars of docks and any part of a boat submerged in water...

  • Founder of Burnsville Company Indicted for Investment Fraud Scheme

    A federal indictment was announced Thursday, charging the founder of a Burnsville-based company for an investment fraud scheme. Fifty-nine-year-old Bryan Reichel is the founder and former principle shareholder of Purechoice, which sold air quality monitors. The indictment charges Reichel with stealing more than $2.5 million in investment funds and loans from several investors, from 2007 to 2009...

  • This picture of part of the 15-acre property along the St. Croix River that Stillwater and Washington Co. are trying to purchase. Washington County, Stillwater Plan to Purchase Land to Create New Park

    There are plans in the works to create a new shoreline park in Stillwater. The city and Washington County are working to purchase a 15-acre property along the St. Croix River in northern downtown Stillwater for $4.3 million. The purchase will likely be completed by the end of the year. This comes after more than two years of negotiations between the owner of the trust that owns the property, Washington County and the city of Stillwater...

  • The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says islands in Meeker County's Pigeon Lake are off limits to the public because of a bird virus. DNR Closes Islands in Meeker County's Pigeon Lake Due to Bird Virus

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says islands in Meeker County's Pigeon Lake are off limits to the public because of a bird virus. The DNR says about 30 cormorants and several pelicans were recently found dead in nesting colonies on the islands. The National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, Wisconsin, confirmed the birds had Newcastle disease...