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  • Shakopee Derby Days canceled for 2016 amid investigation over finances

      A popular summer celebration in Shakopee has been called off for 2016 after police opened an investigation into the finances of the organization that runs Derby Days, city officials said. The Derby Days board …

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    24 Feb 16
  • Boy shot with BB gun at Faribault school; student arrested

    FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) – Police have arrested a 12-year-old student for shooting another boy with a BB gun at Faribault Middle School. A staff member notified the Faribault Police school resource officer about the shooting …

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    24 Feb 16
  • fatal accidents

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Light snow and freezing drizzle have left roads slick in much of Minnesota and are being blamed for dozens of accidents, including two fatalities. The State Patrol temporarily closed an icy part …

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    15 Feb 16
  • fatal accidents

    Shakopee police Wednesday arrested two Bloomington men in connection with an attempted robbery Tuesday night that resulted in gunfire at the Walmart store in Shakopee. The men are 20 and 21 years of age, according …

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    28 Jan 16
  • Scott County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility

    In a typical year, the Scott County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility closes from December 20 through January 5 to allow staff to thoroughly clean and restock the facility.  This year, however, that closure was extended to …

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    20 Jan 16
  • Bruce Collins

    Le Sueur County Sheriff Dave Tietz announced that Investigator Bruce Collins was recently named Investigator of the Year. Collins, the 20 year veteran with the Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office, received the award from the …

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    20 Jan 16
  • Minnesota teen accused in school plot case to stay in jail

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) – A Waseca teenager accused of planning a school attack will stay in a Minnesota jail for now. John LaDue, now 19, was supposed to go to a secure Georgia facility for …

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    07 Jan 16
  • Woman found dead in snow in Northfield

    NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) – Police in Northfield are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in the snow outside a residence. Authorities say the woman’s body was discovered Sunday about 3 p.m. …

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    04 Jan 16