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Missing 87-Year-Old Man from Chanhassen Found

Verne Christiansen - Photo: Minnesota BCA

Carver County has found the 87-year-old Chanhassen man who was missing since Thursday. Verne F. Christiansen was located safely early Friday night.

Christiansen had been seen in a number of places in the Twin Cities area, including St. Louis Park and Mahtomedi, and was originally stated as being unable to find his way home.

North Minneapolis House Fire Displaces 12

An early morning fire in Minneapolis has displaced 12 people and sent one to the hospital, the Minneapolis Fire Department said.

The fire happened before 3 a.m. on the 1600 block of Oliver Avenue North.

The Red Cross assisted six adults and six children who lived at the residence. Firefighters also rescued a dog.

Woman Wanted for Involvement with Mille Lacs County Home Invasion Leads Police on Chase

A woman wanted for her involvement in a home invasion in Mille Lacs County led police on a high-speed chase in the metro Thursday afternoon.

According to Deputy Thomas Volk of the U.S. Marshal Service, Kaley Wethern also had a warrant out for her arrest in Ramsey and Hennepin counties.

ND Student Found Dead in Red River was Drug Task Force Informant

A North Dakota college student who was found dead in the Red River last year was working as an informant for a regional drug task force, according to a new report from an independent state review.

Police Warn Edina Residents about Telephone Scams

Edina Police are reporting a number telephone scams from someone claiming to be from the Publishers Clearing House or another organization saying they won a large sum of money.

The caller tells the resident they need to wire a lump sum of money in order to collect their winnings.

Augsburg Gets $10M Donation for Academic Building

Augsburg College is getting a $10 million gift from the an unnamed donor to name a new signature building on its Minneapolis campus.

The money will go toward a new academic building for a number of the college's academic programs including biology, business, chemistry, computer science, math, physics, physiology and religion.

Metro Transit Extends Program that Guarantees Timely Service on Northstar

Northstar is going to continue its program that refunds fares for some late trains until the end of February.