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Crews Battle Coon Rapids Grass Fire

Firefighters worked quickly to put out a grass fire Sunday afternoon at Pheasant Ridge Park in Coon Rapids.

According to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office, the fire started around 1:13 p.m.

No one was injured and no structures were threatened.

At this point, additional details have not been released.

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TIME-LAPSE VIDEO: April Snow Melting in Blaine

It's been a long winter, but here's some proof that spring is really here.

KSTP Photojournalist Jason Hanson took this time-lapse video of snow melting from his backyard in Blaine.

Met Council Seeks Public Input for Long-Range Transportation Plan

The Metropolitan Council is updating the Twin Cities' long-range Transportation Policy Plan to accommodate an expected population increase and it's asking for residents to give their input.

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Police: Coon Rapids Man Caught Stealing Copper Wire

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A Coon Rapids man is facing multiple charges after he was allegedly caught stealing copper wire from an Xcel Energy Power Substation.

Coon Rapids officers were called to the 700 block of 93rd Lane Northwest around 1 a.m. Tuesday, April 1. According to the criminal complaint, an employee was watching the security camera when he saw the suspect stealing spools of copper wire.

65 Suspected Heroin Dealers in Minn. Arrested in 'Operation Exile'

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Officials say they've struck at the heart of international drug cartels trafficking heroin in Minnesota.

It's hard to overstate the human toll the drug is taking in Minnesota; it's caused families to endure so much pain -- both physical and emotional. Officials hope Thursday's massive operation helps turn the tide in the fight against the terrible drug.

ALDI Holds Hiring Events to Fill Positions in 8 Minn. Cities

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Looking for a new job? Low-price grocery store ALDI is hosting hiring events Thursday for more than two dozen positions.