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    A 16-year-old driver was injured after rear-ending a school bus Monday afternoon near Cedar Lake Regional Park north of New Prague. A Scott County official said the crash happened shortly before 3 p.m. near the …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Kitten thief

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) – Shakopee police are trying to track down a kitten thief. The woman took 8-week-old Persian kitten Saturday night from a Petland in Shakopee. The store captured the theft on two cameras. …

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    04 Jun 12
  • SAMSUNG

    A reported vehicle fire on 35 South near 185th street/ County Road 60 involving a Lakeville Sanitation Incorporated garbage truck. The Lakeville Fire Department was on site and assisted by the State Highway Patrol. Crews …

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    30 May 12
  • Shakopee volleyball player admits to heroin addiction, theft

    A Shakopee High School athlete is accused of stealing her family’s jewelry and pawning it to support a drug addiction. Rachel Rhinesmith, a volleyball player for the Sabers, was arrested April 29 at her home …

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    24 May 12
  • Minn. truck driver convicted in fatal bee crash

    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota truck driver has been convicted in a crash that killed two drivers and an unborn child and released thousand Dakota County Judge Karen Asphaug found 38-year-old Jason Styrbicky of …

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    24 May 12
  • Lakeville father who abandoned son sentenced

    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — A Lakeville father found guilty of child neglect for abandoning his son and leaving the state has been sentenced to two years of probation. A Dakota County judge also ordered 60-year-old …

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    17 May 12
  • Minn. Senate's Ortman denied GOP endorsement

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) – One of the state Senate’s leading Republicans has been denied a party endorsement to run for reelection to her Carver County seat. The Star Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/KejO6Y) that neither Sen. Julianne …

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    17 May 12
  • Whooping cough cases on the rise in Minnesota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota health officials say the state is dealing with a rising number of whooping cough cases this year. The Department of Health says in the first five months of 2012, …

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    17 May 12