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  • SWT 3

    The Minnesota Public Transit Association has awarded SouthWest Transit in Scott and Carver Counties the Management Innovation Award in recognition of its “Park-Out” program. This program reduces fuel and maintenance costs without reducing service hours …

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    17 Nov 11
  • Byro

    A press release from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety: Family members are now offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the vehicle and driver involved in a hit and run near Gaylord. The …

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    17 Nov 11
  • Robbery1

    Area police are saying an armed man suspected of robbing banks in Prior Lake and Shakopee in the last few weeks has done it again – this time in Arden Hills. A masked suspect, dressed …

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    17 Nov 11
  • Jay Stier1

    A Savage man is accused of assaulting a mentally vulnerable Prior Lake woman just months after he was charged with financially taking advantage of her. Jay Allen Stier, 31, is charged with two counts of …

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    16 Nov 11
  • Robinson1

    A level 3 sex offender who disappeared from a halfway house two weeks ago is back in custody. Clarence Robinson, 39, was taken into custody early Sunday morning when Minneapolis police responded to a break-in …

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    16 Nov 11
  • Shakopee Police Department

    Shakopee police and Scott County deputies had to make an unusual animal rescue Saturday afternoon when a horse got stuck on a pier. Carson Pate, 46, of Shakopee had taken his 8-year-old quarter-horse Sully on …

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    16 Nov 11
  • marijuana

    An 11-year-old Dakota County boy turned his parents in to authorities last month after he’d had enough of their weed-smoking ways. The boy snapped pictures of a couple of pounds of marijuana on his parents’ …

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    16 Nov 11
  • Austin Veal1

    A Faribault man, on probation for a 2009 criminal vehicular homicide conviction, is facing three new felony charges after a weekend crime spree. Austin S. Veal, 20, is facing charges for second and third degree …

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    15 Nov 11