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New Hope City Hall Gunman Had Long History of Run-Ins with Police, City Officials

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A New Hope police officer who was sworn in during a city council meeting Monday is confirmed to be one of two officers shot when a man opened fire as they were leaving the meeting.

Officer Joshua Eernisse is in good condition and is expected to recover.

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Suspect in 10 Hour New Hope Standoff Booked for Domestic Assault

A standoff between police and a person holed up in a New Hope home ended early Wednesday morning.

It started around 6 p.m. Tuesday when police were trying to communicate with a person inside a home on the 5900 block of Boone Avenue North.

Eden Prairie Police Looking for Suspect in Subway Restaurant Hold-Up

Police in Eden Prairie are looking for a suspect after a Subway restaurant was held up at gunpoint Tuesday night.

It happened just before 10 p.m. at the Subway at Dell Road and Highway 62.

Police say only one employee was inside at the time, and was not hurt.

It's unclear at this point if the suspect got away with any money.

Warm Weather Changes City of Lakes Loppet Schedule

January’s warm temperatures are changing a few events that are part of the 13th annual City of Lakes Loppet.

The event, which begins Jan. 30 and ends Feb. 1, includes cross country skiing, snowshoeing and ice-bike racing. According to the Loppet Foundation, the nonprofit that organizes the event, more than 10,000 people have registered this year.

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Minnesota Man Pleads Guilty on Federal Gambling Charges

Sixty-nine-year-old Gerald Greenfield of Bloomington, Minnesota -

A Minnesota man accused of running an illegal gambling operation in North Dakota has pleaded guilty.
    

Minneapolis School Principal Put on Administrative Leave

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A principal at a Minneapolis school has been put on administrative leave, but the school district is offering few details as to why.

Lorraine Cruz had been principal at Green Central Park Community School since 2013. In a letter on the school’s website, the district says it cannot say why it put Cruz on leave, citing data privacy laws.

Minnetonka's Mayor to Discuss SWLR, Other Projects in State of the City Speech

The mayor of Minnetonka will deliver his State of the City address next month.

Mayor Terry Schneider said he will give an update on the levy, Ridgedale area, the economy and the status of the controversial Southwest Light Rail project.

The speech will be delivered Wednesday, Feb. 11, from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Minnetonka Community Center.