Editor's Note: Every week we provide a recap of the top stories from the following Patch sites: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael.
Richfield native Andrew Engeldinger, the man who killed five people and wounded three others before turning the gun on himself in Minneapolis last week, was arrested in 1997 after fleeing police and crashing his car.
Police responded to a report of an emotionally disturbed man just after 9 a.m. Friday.
A Washington, D.C., company working on behalf of the DFL, uncovered the information about Chris Fields. Fields is challenging Rep. Keith Ellison for the U.S. 5th District seat.
In an anonymous post on Internet forum 4chan, the student threatened to attack Edina High School with a sniper rifle and RPG.
Authorities Arrest Woman Implicated in Minnetonka Thefts
A Minneapolis woman being sought on theft charges in four Minnesota counties—and whom police say confessed to thefts in Apple Valley, St. Louis Park, Burnsville and Minnetonka, among other cities—was arrested Tuesday in Washington County.
Prosecutors: Women Stole Car—From U.S. Marine Corps
A Fridley woman was one of two who stole a car from a local U.S. Marine Corps recruiting office, according to charges filed in Dakota County—only to have police find her using the car's GPS unit.
An African immigrant who has traveled far to get where he is now, Otis Gaye, was recently crowned Homecoming King at Armstrong High School and plans to attend college next year.
Young Republican Nate Atkins could be the first candidate to base his message around an Internet meme.
The Commons opens next week and will provide entrepreneurs, small business owners and home-based professionals modern office space within sight of Lake Minnetonka.
Construction has started at the vacant storefront at Bass Lake Center in Maple Grove.
On Sept. 29, a handful of Golden Valley League of Women Voters gathered at Woodfire Grill in St. Louis Park to learn more about the new School of Engineering and Arts (SEA). Principal Kim Hiel addressed the group, talking about the formation of the new elementary magnet school, which has been open for about a month.
The good folks at the Four Firkins in St. Louis Park really love beer. So much so that they sing about it. Staff at the local craft beer store recently put together a music video to "Zum Zum Zum," a German stein song produced in 1914 for the Minneapolis Brewing Company (which later became Grain Belt).
Patch takes you on a tour of the home, located on Bearpath Trail near Lake Riley.