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  • Hwy 101

    When he met with local government leaders in Scott County last week, Gov. Mark Dayton pledged his support for raising the 101 river crossing between Shakopee and Chanhassen and making it four lanes from the …

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    07 Feb 12
  • crime tape

    A 31-year-old suicide victim was found under the Highway 41 Minnesota River bridge in Scott County on Sunday evening. Scott County Sheriff’s Det. Sgt. Phil Nawrocki tells the Chaska Herald that the Chaska Police Department …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Ramsey-Farsee

    Despite previous convictions for several other violent crimes, a Minneapolis man will walk away with a probation sentence for striking his girlfriend and kicking a security guard while he was at Mystic Lake Casino last …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Man accused of breaking into house, beating up brother

    A 20-year-old Inver Grove Heights man is accused of breaking into a Shakopee home last week to beat up his brother, according to charges filed in Scott County District Court. Police received a call at …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Caucus Finder

    Meeting places for tonight’s precinct caucuses (sorted alphabetically by county, city): Carver County ChanhassenGreen Party – Chaska Middle SchoolIndependence Party – Chaska High SchoolRepublican Party – Chanhassen High SchoolDemocratic-Farmer-Labor Party – Bluff Creek Elementary ChaskaGreen …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Road Closed

    If you’re planning to travel in the Shakopee/Eden Prairie area tonight or early tomorrow, be advised of a new round of delays and detours at the Interstate 494 and Highway 169 interchange. The ramp from …

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    06 Feb 12
  • Photo credit: Shakopee Valley News

    Employees of a pizza restaurant in Shakopee may have had to empty their pockets for a robber, but giving up 70 cents may have been worth it to gain a good story. Shakopee police say …

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    06 Feb 12
  • OneActPlay

    For the fifth time in six years, a group of students from Belle Plaine High School will be heading to the Minnesota State High School League One-Act Play Festival. The cast earned the honor Saturday …

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    06 Feb 12