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  • Amazon distribution center in Shakopee could employ 1,000

      SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) – Amazon.com Inc. is planning to build a distribution center in the Twin Cities area that could eventually employ 1,000 people. The online retailer is asking the city of Shakopee for …

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    22 Apr 15
  • Chaska fires officer accused of profiling

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) – The union that represents Chaska police officers has filed a grievance on behalf of a member accused of racial and ethnic profiling. The Chaska Police Department says Officer Joshua Lawrenz has …

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    22 Apr 15
  • Deputy, man injured in gas station shooting

      NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA, Minn. (AP) – Carver County sheriff’s officials say an off-duty deputy and a man have been injured in a shooting at a gas station in Norwood Young America. Both are expected …

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    17 Apr 15
  • NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson from suspension

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The NFL has reinstated Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, clearing the way for him to return after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas. The …

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    17 Apr 15
  • Minnesota farmers get jump on small grain planting

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota farmers have gotten a jump on small grain planting this spring. Although only 3.5 days were suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, the U.S. Department of …

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    14 Apr 15
  • Student is killed in head-on collision north of Lonsdale

    A head-on collision resulted in the death of a student of New Prague Area Schools early Wednesday morning (April 8). A release from Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn stated that Taylor Loffler, 18, of Lonsdale, …

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    09 Apr 15
  • Photo courtesy of Star Tribune

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) – A Shakopee teacher is charged with soliciting sex from a boy he met at a theater group. Thirty-four-year-old Andrew Hasty, of Cumberland, Wisconsin, has resigned from Shakopee Public Schools. He’s charged …

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    09 Apr 15
  • Arlington man killed in vehicle pedestrian accident in Indiana

      An Arlington man was killed Monday night in a vehicle pedestrian accident in Indiana. Patrick Liebl, 68, was struck and killed by a pickup truck as he and his wife were crossing a busy state …

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    08 Apr 15