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  • 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
  • Appeals court hears ex-nurse's aiding suicide case

    By AMY FORLITI Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The attorney for an ex-nurse who encouraged two depressed people to commit suicide told a Minnesota appellate court that the man’s conviction should be overturned …

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    18 Apr 12
  • USDA Rural Development

    If you’re looking to fix up your home this spring but don’t qualify for a traditional loan, the United States Department of Agriculture may have an option for you. USDA Rural Development will offer low …

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    17 Apr 12
  • Distracted Driving

    In order to curb distracted driving – literally – Scott County law enforcement agencies will be taking part in a statewide effort. Starting April 19, extra enforcement will be dedicated to reducing the amount of …

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    17 Apr 12