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    A 30-year-old Waterville man awaits a Jan. 3 hearing after being charged with a felony for a bizarre attack on his grandfather. Waterville police were contacted Dec. 10 by a man who stated he was …

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    30 Dec 11
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    A Ham Lake man convicted of leading police on a dangerous chase through Scott County has been sentenced to 20 months in prison. Richard Donald Hegquist, 35, pleaded guilty Oct. 27 in Scott County District …

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    30 Dec 11
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    A state investigation has resulted in fines against a St. Peter hospital for violating rules in caring for mentally ill patients. Last week, a yearlong investigation by the Human Services Department concluded that staff repeatedly …

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    30 Dec 11
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    A Farmington man who was hit while walking on a freeway ramp in Minneapolis has died. 26-year-old Adam Davis was killed on Sunday when a vehicle traveling north in the right lane saw Davis and …

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    28 Dec 11
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    A mother from Chanhassen embroiled in a years-long custody battle over her five children has been convicted of three counts of depriving her estranged husband of parental rights. Caroline Rice and Brent Rice, also from …

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    28 Dec 11
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    Police say a woman from Savage who reported that her neighbor’s house was being burglarized was actually the one responsible for the burglary. Lynette Catherine Walsh, 28, has been charged with second-degree burglary. Her alleged …

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    28 Dec 11
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    A Prior Lake resident got an early Christmas present this year after buying a $5 Bingo Progressive Print-N-Play ticket from the Minnesota State Lottery and winning almost $138,000 in return. Michele Kiger purchased the winning …

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    27 Dec 11
  • Studnicka

    Scott County is getting the “ok” from Sheriff Kevin Studnicka to keep his salary steady for 2012, despite a lawsuit earlier this year over the same move for the 2011 budget. Staff recommended the 0.0 …

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    27 Dec 11