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    The Shakopee School Board has decided on attendance boundaries for new junior high schools set to open in the fall of 2012. The first proposal was presented to the school board two weeks ago, but …

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    25 Jan 12
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    School resumed Tuesday at Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis while students and faculty continued to mourn the loss of a special education teacher. Authorities say Holly Brett, 56, of Lakeville, died in a car accident …

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    25 Jan 12
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    It’s finally feeling like winter in Minnesota, but a partially submerged car on Prior Lake proves the ice isn’t completely safe yet.   The State Department of Natural Resources warns ice needs to be at …

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    24 Jan 12
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    A man accused of burglarizing the home of a deceased woman near Jordan has allegedly admitted to the incident. In October, a man reported that someone had broken into the house, garage and pole barn …

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    24 Jan 12
  • Firefighters in Carver Co. find woman’s body

    DAHLGREN TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) – Firefighters in Carver County say they found the body of a woman while fighting a house fire in Dahlgren Township. The sheriff’s department got a 911 call shortly before 8 p.m. Monday about …

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    24 Jan 12
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    Young substance abusers will be the focus of a new addiction treatment facility in Chaska opening this spring. Minnesota-based Hazelden will open an outpatient clinic that will service adults beginning March 1 and expand its …

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    24 Jan 12
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    Marian Paroutka of New Prague was the lucky winner of a Ground Hog at KCHK 1350 AM on Thursday February 2nd in celebration of Ground Hogs Day. Marian wasn’t quite sure what she would do …

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    20 Jan 12
  • Woman arested for child neglect for smoking meth while child slept in bathtub

    A Northfield woman was arrested yesterday after allegedly leaving her toddler to sleep in a bathtub while she went to the next room smoke methamphetamine. Amanda Rae Hejl, 23, has been charged with child neglect, …

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    19 Jan 12