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    After a recommendation from students and parents, and a vote from the school board, Shakopee graduating seniors will no longer march down the aisle of their high school gymnasium. The Shakopee School Board voted unanimously …

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    28 Sep 11
  • Jordan Elem

    Third grade students in Jordan will be getting a little more help in the classroom thanks to a school board decision this week. The board voted Monday to hire a half-time third grade teacher. Elementary …

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    28 Sep 11
  • Jesse James Rogers

    A Chaska murder suspect could soon be released from jail despite having not posted bail. Jesse James Rogers faces second-degree murder charges for the June 3 stabbing death of Jason Foster, 35, of Chaska, in …

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    28 Sep 11
  • Wagner

    Carver County Deputy Chris Wagner was recently recognized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for her outstanding assistance in a joint criminal investigation. On September 22, 2010, the Carver County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint …

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    27 Sep 11
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    A Faribault man has been arrested for fleeing from law enforcement twice, even though he said he was on his way to the Rice County Jail to turn himself in. Clinton A. Juring, 26, is …

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    27 Sep 11
  • drunk-driving

    A 35-year-old Bird Island woman was arrested for drunken driving earlier this month when officers found her in her vehicle in a ditch near Le Center. On Sept. 5 at approximately 4:20 p.m., a Le …

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    27 Sep 11
  • Charges dropped in case of narcotics use near a baby

    No charges will be filed in an incident in Savage involving potential narcotics use in the presence of a baby. At the scene of reported criminal activity earlier this month, Savage police found four suspects, …

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    26 Sep 11
  • Photo courtesy of Shakopee Valley News

    A man who suffered a fatal heart attack while driving in Shakopee last week may have saved others’ lives by driving his van off the road.   Shakopee police have identified the victim as 56-year-old …

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    26 Sep 11