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Hennepin Co. Hosts Annual 'Hooked On Fishing, Not On Drugs' Event

LAKE MINNETONKA, Minn. (WCCO) – Fishing is an iconic part of life in Minnesota and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is hoping to catch kids on the sport while teaching them some life lessons. 75 more words

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Officials Investigate Child's Death In Osseo

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a child died in Osseo Tuesday evening.

According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, just after 8 p.m. 86 more words

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2 Charged In Multi-County, State Sex Trafficking Operation

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two Minnesotans have been charged in a sex trafficking operation that spanned several counties and states.

Ricky Arlen Turner, 28, has been charged with one count of aiding and abetting racketeering-enterprise, one count of aiding and abetting concealing criminal proceeds, one count of engaging in sex trafficking and one count of promoting prostitution. 422 more words

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Aiming To Reduce Waste, Hennepin Co. Holds 'Fix-It' Repair Clinic

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Hennepin County is trying to cut back on how much stuff is tossed in the trash.

The county held a “fix-it clinic” Saturday to teach valuable repair skills, and restore broken household items we would otherwise throw away. 131 more words

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Henn. Co. Garbage Truck Fleet Switches From Diesel To Natural Gas

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There is a new fleet of garbage trucks picking up your trash in Hennepin County.

The 50 new trucks, which are powered by compressed natural gas, are already serving customers in the area. 109 more words

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School Employee in Hopkins arrested, on Sexual Assault Charges

An employee at a Hopkins school has been charged with two counts of felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct, according to Hopkins police.

David Joseph Madrigal, 54, is in custody at Hennepin County Jail. 165 more words

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