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  • Amazon distribution center in Shakopee could employ 1,000

      SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) – Amazon.com Inc. is planning to build a distribution center in the Twin Cities area that could eventually employ 1,000 people. The online retailer is asking the city of Shakopee for …

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    22 Apr 15
  • Chaska fires officer accused of profiling

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) – The union that represents Chaska police officers has filed a grievance on behalf of a member accused of racial and ethnic profiling. The Chaska Police Department says Officer Joshua Lawrenz has …

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    22 Apr 15
  • Deputy, man injured in gas station shooting

      NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA, Minn. (AP) – Carver County sheriff’s officials say an off-duty deputy and a man have been injured in a shooting at a gas station in Norwood Young America. Both are expected …

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    17 Apr 15
  • Minnesota farmers get jump on small grain planting

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota farmers have gotten a jump on small grain planting this spring. Although only 3.5 days were suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, the U.S. Department of …

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    14 Apr 15
  • Student is killed in head-on collision north of Lonsdale

    A head-on collision resulted in the death of a student of New Prague Area Schools early Wednesday morning (April 8). A release from Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn stated that Taylor Loffler, 18, of Lonsdale, …

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    09 Apr 15
  • Photo courtesy of Star Tribune

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) – A Shakopee teacher is charged with soliciting sex from a boy he met at a theater group. Thirty-four-year-old Andrew Hasty, of Cumberland, Wisconsin, has resigned from Shakopee Public Schools. He’s charged …

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    09 Apr 15
  • Arlington man killed in vehicle pedestrian accident in Indiana

      An Arlington man was killed Monday night in a vehicle pedestrian accident in Indiana. Patrick Liebl, 68, was struck and killed by a pickup truck as he and his wife were crossing a busy state …

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    08 Apr 15
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    S AVAGE, Minn. (AP) – The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office says two people whose bodies were found in a home in Savage last week died in a murder-suicide. The medical examiner says 39-year-old Esther …

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    08 Apr 15