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  • 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
  • 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