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Harteau, Hodges Host 3rd Community Input Meeting

Minneapolis’ mayor and police chief are meeting with the community again Thursday night in an effort to increase public trust and communication.

Volunteers Pack 'Blizzard Boxes' for Meals on Wheels

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We’re not too far away from the months where traveling could be extremely slow and difficult.

Maple Grove Town Hall Meeting Discusses Growing Heroin Problem

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The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office isn’t letting up in the fight against the growing heroin problem.

The sheriff’s office and Maple Grove Police Department are hosting another town hall forum Monday. During the meeting, law enforcement officials will talk about their efforts to combat the sale and distribution of heroin throughout the county.

Mpls., St. Paul Firefighters Hand Out Coats with 'Operation Warm'

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Minneapolis and St. Paul firefighters are handing out coats to families in need Friday.

The firefighters have partnered with nonprofit Operation Warm to give out nearly 2,000 new coats. As part of the initiative, firefighters fundraise to personally fit each child, help choose their favorite color and write their name on the inside tag of the coat.

Community Takes a Stand Against Bullying on 'Unity Day'

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You may see a lot of orange Wednesday for “Unity Day.”

Harteau, Hodges Host Second Community Input Meeting

Minneapolis’ mayor and police chief are meeting with the community again Tuesday night in an effort to increase public trust and communication.

Mpls. Mayor, Fire Chief Go Door-to-Door Promoting Fire Prevention Week

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Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and local firefighters are talking to residents about fire safety Wednesday as part of Fire Prevention Week.