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    The State Patrol says icy roads contributed to an early morning crash Monday that critically injured a Savage Police officer. Frank Mackall, 39, from Shakopee, was responding to an emergency call shortly after 1 a.m. …

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    02 Jan 12
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    Good news for wildlife conservationists: the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge just grew by 95 acres. The Nature Conservancy, which owns 60,000 preserve acres across the state, has donated its Black Dog Preserve to the …

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    30 Dec 11
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    Several local businesses will be offering free non-alcoholic drinks to sober drivers, and there are also several free public transportation options for Saturday’s New Years Eve celebrations. In the metro area, Metro Transit trips on …

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    30 Dec 11
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    A 30-year-old Waterville man awaits a Jan. 3 hearing after being charged with a felony for a bizarre attack on his grandfather. Waterville police were contacted Dec. 10 by a man who stated he was …

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    30 Dec 11
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    A Ham Lake man convicted of leading police on a dangerous chase through Scott County has been sentenced to 20 months in prison. Richard Donald Hegquist, 35, pleaded guilty Oct. 27 in Scott County District …

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    30 Dec 11
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    A state investigation has resulted in fines against a St. Peter hospital for violating rules in caring for mentally ill patients. Last week, a yearlong investigation by the Human Services Department concluded that staff repeatedly …

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    30 Dec 11
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    A Farmington man who was hit while walking on a freeway ramp in Minneapolis has died. 26-year-old Adam Davis was killed on Sunday when a vehicle traveling north in the right lane saw Davis and …

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    28 Dec 11
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    A mother from Chanhassen embroiled in a years-long custody battle over her five children has been convicted of three counts of depriving her estranged husband of parental rights. Caroline Rice and Brent Rice, also from …

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    28 Dec 11