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  • Police discover pot in Belle Plaine home during domestic dispute

    A fight between roommates may turn into felony drug charges after police responding to a domestic dispute call found marijuana plants inside a Belle Plaine home. Officers were called to a home on South Willow …

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    25 Apr 12
  • MSB

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Shakopee business school educator who taught classes on fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison for defrauding banks of millions of dollars. Sixty-four-year-old Joseph Traxler, of Bloomington, was also …

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    25 Apr 12
  • John Kline1

    Longtime Congressman John Kline will run for office again this November after unanimously receiving the GOP endorsement for his newly-shaped district. During the Republican convention for the Second Congressional District, held Saturday at Shakopee Junior …

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    24 Apr 12
  • Man will serve at least four years for eighth DWI1

    A serial drunk driver arrested in Prior Lake last month for his eighth DWI in 15 years has been sentenced to more than six years in prison. Carlos Rocha, 42, of St. Paul, pleaded guilty …

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    24 Apr 12
  • Heat wave 3

    Heat Waves This information provided by the Center for Disease Control, National Center for Environmental Health’s Health Studies Branch. From 2000 to 2010, 35 deaths were directly attributable to extreme heat in Minnesota. This count …

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    20 Apr 12
  • Library Theft 2

    Two people suspected in a number of thefts from area libraries have been apprehended. The suspects were taken into custody Tuesday at the Washington County Library in Woodbury. They are believed to have stolen things …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Drinking and driving

    A man from Savage is facing drunken driving charges in Shakopee pending an analysis of his blood by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Taylor Vaughn Erickson, 21, has been charged with gross-misdemeanor criminal vehicular …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Car Break-In

    Two adults and a juvenile have been arrested in connection with a string of vehicle break-ins in Shakopee neighborhoods late last week. The first incident happened on the 400 block of Orchard Parkway a little …

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    19 Apr 12