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New breathalyzers a time, money saver for law enforcement

By Derrick Knutson— Law enforcement officers who catch inebriated motorists on Minnesota roadways will soon have a new tool at their disposal to assess drunken drivers’ levels of intoxication. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is in the process of … Continue reading

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Nowthen says no to sheriff’s contract

Nowthen will have no formal police coverage beginning Jan. 1.
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Nowthen residents learn more about law enforcement options

Nowthen residents gathered Nov. 3 to share their thoughts on an Anoka County Sheriff’s proposal to provide law enforcement. Continue reading

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Safe disposal offered for medications

Safely dispose of expired or unwanted prescription medications at no cost by bringing them to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Department. There is a drop box located inside Door G of the sheriff’s department at the Sherburne County Government Center, 13880 … Continue reading

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Mercury spill being examined

Elk River Police are investigating a hazardous materials spill that was reported shortly before 1 p.m. on Sunday at the Guardian Angels dining facility. After the call came Elk River Police, Fire and an environmental consulting company responded to the … Continue reading

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Vandal strikes costly fiber optic cable

Elk River Police received on Wednesday a report of damage to property in the area of 192nd Avenue and Ogden Street. An unknown suspect or suspects cut the fiber optics line at a Charter Communications uitlity bos on the south … Continue reading

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Gray-haired man exposed himself

A 19-year-old woman from Stanchfield reported that an older male with gray hair, wearing a hat and glasses had exposed himself to passersby in the area of 193rd Avenue and Evans Avenue. Officers checked the area but were unable to … Continue reading

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Man believed drowned in Mississippi

One person is still missing after tubing on the Mississippi River in Otsego Friday, Aug. 5. The unidentified male was tubing with a friend, according to a Wright County Sheriff’s release, off Kadler Avenue N. E. around 6:15 p.m. when … Continue reading

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Moviegoer escorted out after recording show

A 41-year-old Anoka man is being investigated for allegedly using a device to record a movie while at Marcus Cinema. Police were called to screen No. 5 on June 22. Police escorted the man and his daughter out of the … Continue reading

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Speeding motorcyclist got away from police

A motorcyclist pursued for speeding got away from Elk River, but an investigation into the crime is continuing. Police officers lost sight of the racing-style motorcycle in Zimmerman shortly after midnight on June 25 near Elk Lake Road and County … Continue reading

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