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  • 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
  • handcuffs

    An Eden Prairie man has been arrested for swindling multiple people in the Burnsville and Lakeville area. Baker Albert, 22, faces one count of theft by swindle, a felony. According to the complaint, Albert performed …

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    17 Apr 12
  • New Prague educator named Fox 9's 'Top Teacher'

    A New Prague teacher has reason to celebrate, after she received this year’s first Fox 9 Top Teacher Award. Jodi Prchal, a 5th grade teacher at Falcon Ridge Elementary, was named Top Teacher during a …

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    17 Apr 12
  • Senior Republican senator to retire citing Capitol partisanship1

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A senior Republican state senator says she’ll leave the Minnesota Legislature after this term, citing frustration with deepened partisan divides at the Capitol. Sen. Claire Robling of Jordan announced her …

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    17 Apr 12
  • Storm

    Severe Weather Awareness Week in MinnesotaTuesday, April 17: ThunderstormsChris Weldon, Scott County Emergency Management Director   Thunderstorms Thunderstorms affect relatively small areas, compared with most other storms. The typical thunderstorm is 15 miles in diameter …

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    17 Apr 12
  • Pink Panther1

    A Prior Lake resident won $20,000 on Mystic Lake Drive without setting foot in the casino. Toby Ferrier bought a winning scratch game ticket at the Shakopee Dakota C-Store in Prior Lake. He bought the …

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    11 Apr 12
  • Haefner1

    The Belle Plaine Police Department has released information about a Level 3 Predatory Offender moving into the community next week. Andrew Charles Haefner, 22, is currently being held in the Scott County Jail. He plans …

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    11 Apr 12
  • AARP-Tax-Aide

    With the IRS tax filing deadline about a week away, senior citizens and low income families can get free help filing their returns. The AARP foundation will offer the free assistance to senior citizens and …

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    09 Apr 12