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Minnetonka Prepares to Cut Down Diseased, Potentially Dangerous Trees

Hundreds of trees across the city of Minnetonka will be cut down this year. Those trees are either diseased or pose a safety risk, according to city officials.

The city is expected to accept a $114,979 bid to cut down 700 trees on public property. Residents with diseased trees will have to pay their own removal costs.

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Plymouth Mayor Set to Deliver State of the City Address

Plymouth Mayor Kelli Slavik  - Photo: City of Plymouth

Plymouth Mayor Kelli Slavik will present her State of the City address next month.

U of M Puts New Athletes Village on Fast Track

The University of Minnesota is on the fast track to build its new multi-million dollar Athletes Village. Construction bids to build the new sports facilities are now due in a few weeks.

Community Rallies to Cover Funeral Costs for Toddler Killed in Brooklyn Center Fire

Tears streamed down cheeks and prayers echoed in the air Saturday afternoon outside an apartment complex in Brooklyn Center where a 2-year old boy died in a fire.

Family and friends held a vigil for Keoni Holt.

"I'm going to miss him so much," Kenya Holt, Keoni's mother, said tearfully. "It's just so hard."

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Brooklyn Center Man Dies after Hit by Police Taser

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 57-year-old man after a Brooklyn Center police officer used a Taser on him.
    
According to the Brooklyn Center Police Department, officers responded at about 9 p.m. Jan. 16 after multiple calls about a group fighting in a parking lot, possibly with weapons.
    

Man Faces Hefty Fees after Jeep Falls Through Ice on Lake Nokomis

Two neighbors who went to pick up trash on a Minneapolis lake ended up scrambling for their lives Thursday.

"This is the first time in years that's it's actually seen any water other than rain," Kenny Roiger joked Friday about his Jeep Cherokee submerged in Lake Nokomis.

But Thursday, there was anything but laughter.

Minnesota Nonprofit to Receive Mention in Obama's State of the Union

The work of a Minneapolis nonprofit was recognized in President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night.

The Minneapolis-based Institute for Local Self Reliance was mentioned in the White House's executive report on community broadband networks.