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Armed man leads police on chase that ends in 1-hour standoff, arrest

Police took an armed man into custody in the parking lot of an elementary school Tuesday night after a 12-mile, high-speed chase across the north metro, during which he intentionally rammed into two police cars, reports say. 166 more words

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Armed Minnesota Man Leads Police On Car Chase

COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota police are investigating a car chase with an armed Minneapolis-area man that ended after a one-hour standoff.

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says officers responded to a report Tuesday that a Coon Rapids man was suicidal and had left his home with a loaded handgun. 87 more words

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New Summer Music Fest Planned For Coon Rapids

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) — A new summer music festival is planned for Coon Rapids next month.

The first Rum River Music Fest will be held July 19. 66 more words

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Minnesota Company Recalls Some Cheese, Salsa

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says consumers should avoid eating certain cheese and salsa produced by Coon Rapids-based Parkers Farm Acquisition because of possible listeria contamination. 111 more words

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Lightning Strikes Woman, Home In Ham Lake

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Lightning is responsible for injuring a woman at a baseball tournament and starting a house fire in two separate incidents Saturday afternoon in Ham Lake, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. 92 more words

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Body Of Coon Rapids Man Recovered From St. Croix River

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The body of a 21-year-old Coon Rapids man has been recovered five days after he jumped into the St. Croix River to try to save his nephew. 115 more words

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