>>Pedestrian Killed by Vehicle in Brooklyn Park

(Brooklyn Park, MN) — Police in Brooklyn Park are investigating a deadly pedestrian crash near North Hennepin Community College. Officers say a vehicle struck a person walking Sunday night, and the victim died at the scene. The driver stopped and is cooperating with the investigation. The victim’s name hasn’t been released.

>>Lt. Governor Flanagan to Announce $150 Million for First-Generation Homebuyers

(St. Paul, MN) — The State of Minnesota is making 150 million dollars available to Minnesotans who have never owned a home. Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan will announce the downpayment assistance loans today (Monday, 1 pm) for first-generation homebuyers. The funding is expected to help 45 hundred first-generation homebuyers in the state purchase their first house.

>>MPD Investigates Teen Homicide

(Minneapolis, MN) — A teenager is dead after being shot in south Minneapolis Sunday. 5th Precinct officers responded to a shooting report around 7:50 p.m. near Nicollet Ave. On arrival, officers found an 18-year-old man with life-threatening gunshot wounds. The teen was brought to Hennepin Health, where he later died. Investigation shows a verbal altercation escalated to gunfire. No arrests have been made.

>>Roads Scholar Program

(Minneapolis, MN) — City, county, and tribal maintenance workers in Minnesota can further their careers through the U of M’s “Roads Scholar” program. Director Andrew Wrucke (ROOK’-ee) says graduates can earn a certificate in maintenance operations or leadership management. Wrucke (ROOK’-ee) says there are no cost or low-cost online and onsite classes. More information can be found on the Minnesota Local Technical Assistance Program website (mnltap@umn.edu ).

>>Waterspout Spotted On Lake Vermillion

(Peyla, MN) — The National Weather Service has confirmed a waterspout sighting in northeastern Minnesota. The waterspout formed on Lake Vermilion just before 2:30 Sunday afternoon in an area northwest of Echo Point and west of Ely Island. According to the weather service, the waterspout lasted about five minutes and traveled about two miles. It stayed mainly over open water, and no damage or injuries were reported.


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