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Charges: Men Use Classifieds App To Rob, Assault Seller

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Letgo is an app used by people who want to buy or sell used stuff — but Anoka County prosecutors say a man was beat up and robbed after using it to buy an iPhone 7. 109 more words


Longtime Bank Robber Arrested In Columbia Heights

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A three-time convicted bank robber is in custody in connection to a robbery in Fridley last month.

Steven Walter Smialek, 60, is accused of robbing the TCF Bank on the 5200 block of Central Avenue Northeast on March 10. 53 more words


I have loved this city

It was over 20 years ago I picked up a book that helped me understand how I was wired. The realization in my life at the time was I was wired for urban life. 656 more words


D.A.R.E.'s 'Officer Mo' Connecting With Students In Columbia Heights

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s a program that has been in a schools for almost three decades. You may even remember taking it yourself – D.A.R.E. Or maybe you have a fourth- or fifth-grader who is going through the program right now. 375 more words


Couch potatoes - and a glass of Guinness

Maria and I are trying to work out what might have happened.

Perhaps it was a husband and wife and it went something like this: 1,458 more words

This Evil Thing


I felt kind of bad about dragging my family in from Virginia just so I could satisfy my craving for tacos, but…I’m not actually sorry. At all. 412 more words