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  • 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
  • Daniel Robert Hanson1

    A Jordan man accused of passing out behind the wheel of his vehicle while it was stopped at an intersection in February was sentenced to probation and community service last week. Daniel Robert Hanson, 21, …

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    16 May 12