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Coon Rapids Girl Throws out Ceremonial First Pitch at All-Star Game

An 11-year-old girl made an unforgettable All-Star memory on Tuesday. Sydney Kehr of Coon Rapids threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Sydney, from the Coon Rapids National Little League, made the throw in front of 40,000 fans at Target Field.

She said she was nervous, but her dad- who shot the video of the pitch- said she did a great job.

Schwan's USA CUP Kicks Off in Blaine

The opening ceremony for the Schwan's USA CUP will be held Tuesday with remarks from Gov. Mark Dayton. 

The Schwan's USA CUP began Friday, July 11 at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minnesota.

This will mark the 30th anniversary of the tournament, which is the largest youth soccer tournament in the Western Hemisphere.

Fridley Man Charged with Attempted Murder of Girlfriend

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A Fridley man has been charged with attempted murder Tuesday after he allegedly cut his girlfriend's throat and then tried to cut his own.

'Putt-ing' Kids First Golf Tournament Benefits Anoka-Hennepin Students

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For the 55th year, the "Putt-ing Kids First" golf tournament is returning to Anoka.

The annual tournament is hosted by the Anoka-Hennepin Educational Foundation and helps fund early childhood education, talent development, career and college readiness incentives, and more. Last year’s tournament raised more than $20,000.

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DNR Hosts Meeting to Discuss Mississippi River Protection in Anoka Co.

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Anoka County residents will have a chance to discuss the future of the Mississippi River this week.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting a meeting on Wednesday, July 16, at Greenhaven Golf Course in Anoka. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. and goes until 9 p.m.

Police: Fridley Man Attempted to Cut His Own Throat after Alleged Assault

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A man has been arrested after police say he assaulted his girlfriend and then attempted to cut his own throat.

Fridley police officers were called to the 6300 block of Pierce Street Northeast on Saturday on a report of a domestic situation. When they arrived, they found a 23-year-old woman who had been seriously assaulted by her boyfriend, according to police.

Voting Opens for "Celebrate Your Lake" Program

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Friday marks the kickoff for Michelob Golden Light's Celebrate Your Lake program.

The program will give a $50,000 conservation grant to the winning lake to help keep it clean, clear and golden. Thirty lakes have been nominated to win the grant, and Lake Minnetonka is one of them.