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    A Shakopee man seemed very reluctant to leave his computer for overnight service at Best Buy. That’s according to store employees who then contacted Burnsville police when they spotted possible child pornography files on the …

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    22 Sep 11
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    After months of detours, County Road 101 in Shakopee will officially re-open Thursday. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the northwest corner of the Marschall Road intersection, near Perkins Restaurant. There …

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    21 Sep 11
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    A month-long Facebook contest that invites the public to vote for landmarks they would like to see receive preservation funding will now include a historic Belle Plaine church. American Express and the National Trust for …

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    21 Sep 11
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    A former youth and varsity hockey coach in Prior Lake and Savage has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a student. James Vandusartz, 57, of Burnsville, pleaded guilty last week to felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct …

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    21 Sep 11
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    Scott County Commissioners can’t seem to agree on the best way to balance the budget. Despite approving a 2012 tax levy of 0.9 percent last week, board members didn’t see eye-to-eye on the best way …

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    20 Sep 11
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    Four women who attempted a crime spree in Savage were tracked down quickly by authorities when police discovered—there’s an app for that! Three women entered Metro Dental Care on August 18, and one distracted the …

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    20 Sep 11
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    Le Sueur police are investigating a string of burglaries over the last few weeks that have a common thread but appear to be unrelated. Juvenile mischief appears to be the theme among three burglaries between …

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    19 Sep 11
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    The chairman of the Carver County Republican Party has resigned from his post and is accused of sexually touching a 16-year-old female.   Thirty-six-year-old Paul Scott Zunker, of Waconia, faces two counts of second-degree criminal …

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    16 Sep 11