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  • Chaska Dance Team is double champion at state tournament

    Jazz/funk and high kick aren’t exactly aerobics classes offered at your local gym. They’re competitive dance team categories, and at last weekend’s Minnesota State High School League state championships, the Chaska Hawks proved they were …

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    22 Feb 12
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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
  • pham1

    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
  • road construction

    The Interstate 494/Highway 169 interchange project will take a major toll on traffic this weekend when Highway 169 closes in both directions at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. The loop ramps from Hwy. 169 to …

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    17 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
  • American group

    IRS agents have raided the office of a Shakopee-based firm that appears to be running a multi-million dollar income-tax fraud conspiracy. The accounting and immigrant services firm, America Group US Inc., is suspected of submitting …

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    17 Feb 12