In Case You Missed It ...
During the Thanksgiving holiday, you might've missed some of the stories on Patch. Here's a recap of some of what we ran over the past few days.
A crowd filled with the holiday spirit braved Friday’s cold to celebrate Hopkins’ 28th-annual Christmas tree lighting in Downtown Park. The crowd listened to Christmas carols led by Phillip Brown and the Hopkins High School Choral and Alumni Group then counted down to the tree lighting.
A Hopkins man has been accused of driving a stolen car through north Minneapolis.
Police say Tarey Marquan Hill, also known as Tarey Marquan Hamilton-Hill and Tarey Marquan Hamilton, 18, was arrested Nov. 15 in the area of Seventh Street and Seventh Avenue North, driving a Toyota Camry that had been reported stolen from a St. Paul driveway a day earlier.
A Hopkins man has been charged with burglarizing a vacant home on Blake Road North and telling police that he broke in to steal materials that he could sell for scrap.
The Hopkins Youth Hockey Association has become the first organization to formally ask the city to allow electronic gambling devices that the Legislature is counting on to fund the new Vikings stadium.
Patch Editor James Warden got a shot at playing Santa during the Hopkins Activity Center’s Thanksgiving Celebration.
A house fire on Westwood Road in Minnetonka resulted in the death of two people Friday. The victims were later identified as Brian Neil Humphry, 78, and Mary Sandra Humphrey, 76.