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  • Scott County Sheriff

    If you want an insider’s look at local law enforcement, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office is now taking applications for the annual Sheriff’s Citizens Academy. The purpose of the course is to increase citizens’ awareness …

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    17 Nov 11
  • SWT 3

    The Minnesota Public Transit Association has awarded SouthWest Transit in Scott and Carver Counties the Management Innovation Award in recognition of its “Park-Out” program. This program reduces fuel and maintenance costs without reducing service hours …

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    17 Nov 11
  • Byro

    A press release from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety: Family members are now offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the vehicle and driver involved in a hit and run near Gaylord. The …

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    17 Nov 11
  • Robbery1

    Area police are saying an armed man suspected of robbing banks in Prior Lake and Shakopee in the last few weeks has done it again – this time in Arden Hills. A masked suspect, dressed …

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    17 Nov 11
  • Jay Stier1

    A Savage man is accused of assaulting a mentally vulnerable Prior Lake woman just months after he was charged with financially taking advantage of her. Jay Allen Stier, 31, is charged with two counts of …

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    16 Nov 11
  • Robinson1

    A level 3 sex offender who disappeared from a halfway house two weeks ago is back in custody. Clarence Robinson, 39, was taken into custody early Sunday morning when Minneapolis police responded to a break-in …

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    16 Nov 11
  • Shakopee Police Department

    Shakopee police and Scott County deputies had to make an unusual animal rescue Saturday afternoon when a horse got stuck on a pier. Carson Pate, 46, of Shakopee had taken his 8-year-old quarter-horse Sully on …

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    16 Nov 11
  • marijuana

    An 11-year-old Dakota County boy turned his parents in to authorities last month after he’d had enough of their weed-smoking ways. The boy snapped pictures of a couple of pounds of marijuana on his parents’ …

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    16 Nov 11