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    The mat room is quiet this week at New Prague High School, where the Trojan Wrestling team is following orders to refrain from contact practices and competition after a herpes scare. The Minnesota State High …

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    26 Jan 12
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    A woman from Norwood Young America has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for robbing a Chaska bar last spring. Roberta Ann Michel, 45, was sentenced in Carver County District Court on Tuesday …

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    26 Jan 12
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    Frustrated drivers who chronically find themselves without a driver’s license because of continuous fines, fees and restrictions may soon find relief. Last year, the state legislature allowed for counties and cities to participate in a …

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    26 Jan 12
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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