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    A former Shakopee teacher’s aide was sentenced in Dakota County District Court yesterday to 90 days in jail and 15 years of probation for performing sexual acts on a male student in her car behind …

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    22 Feb 12
  • Local Legislative Districts

    The Minnesota Supreme Court’s redistricting plan for House, Senate and Congressional districts will have a big impact on area cities and counties. Most of Shakopee will now be in House District 55A along with Louisville …

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    22 Feb 12
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    Although the evidence appears incriminating, a Shakopee man accused of growing large amounts of marijuana in his home has pleaded not guilty to an amended charge in Scott County Court. Tien Van Pham, 46, pleaded …

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    21 Feb 12
  • Peterson

    A recent Prior Lake High School graduate was among those killed Monday afternoon in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 west of Alexandria. According to the State Patrol accident report, Lauren J. Peterson, 18, was …

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    21 Feb 12
  • Rodriguez-Bella

    A Northfield woman hoping for lottery luck now faces prison time after allegedly stealing more than 400 tickets – worth more than $2,000 – from the gas station where she worked. Deanna Rae Rodriguez-Bella, 20, …

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    17 Feb 12
  • fire

    A pallet recycling center in Waterville is considered a total loss after the main building on its site burned down Wednesday morning. The Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office, Waterville Police and Waterville Fire Department arrived …

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    17 Feb 12
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    GAYLORD, Minn. (AP) – A suspected norovirus outbreak is sickening students at Sibley East in Gaylord (GAY’-lerd). One-third of the elementary and junior high students were out sick Wednesday and Thursday with flu-like symptoms. Laura …

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    17 Feb 12
  • prison

    A controversial program designed to help keep inmates from re-offending is seeing results in two Minnesota prisons. According to a report from the Department of Corrections, inmates involved in the InnerChange Freedom Initiative have reduced …

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    16 Feb 12