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  • Shakopee volleyball player admits to heroin addiction, theft

    A Shakopee High School athlete is accused of stealing her family’s jewelry and pawning it to support a drug addiction. Rachel Rhinesmith, a volleyball player for the Sabers, was arrested April 29 at her home …

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    24 May 12
  • Minn. truck driver convicted in fatal bee crash

    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota truck driver has been convicted in a crash that killed two drivers and an unborn child and released thousand Dakota County Judge Karen Asphaug found 38-year-old Jason Styrbicky of …

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    24 May 12
  • Lakeville father who abandoned son sentenced

    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — A Lakeville father found guilty of child neglect for abandoning his son and leaving the state has been sentenced to two years of probation. A Dakota County judge also ordered 60-year-old …

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    17 May 12
  • Minn. Senate's Ortman denied GOP endorsement

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) – One of the state Senate’s leading Republicans has been denied a party endorsement to run for reelection to her Carver County seat. The Star Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/KejO6Y) that neither Sen. Julianne …

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    17 May 12
  • Canterbury Park

    Canterbury Park in Shakopee kicks off its 2012 live racing season Friday with a three-day weekend of thoroughbred racing and a Saturday simulcast of the Preakness Stakes. Friday’s post time is 7 p.m.; Saturday’s races …

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    17 May 12
  • Library

    The newest library in the Scott County system is holding a grand opening today at its new location. The ceremony at the Elko New Market Library runs from 4 to 8 p.m. and will feature …

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    17 May 12
  • handcuffs

    A witness to a bar fight in Faribault now faces charges after police found he was wanted on felony warrants in two other states. Zechariah Dirk Jans, 22, of Faribault, was identified as a witness …

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    16 May 12
  • Motorcyclist remains in critical condition following crash with SUV

    A motorcyclist remains in critical condition and an SUV driver could face charges after a head-on collision this week in Northfield. Around 4 p.m. Monday, James R. Rutherford, 38, of Faribault, was driving north on …

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    16 May 12