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    A former youth and varsity hockey coach in Prior Lake and Savage has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a student. James Vandusartz, 57, of Burnsville, pleaded guilty last week to felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct …

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    21 Sep 11
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    Scott County Commissioners can’t seem to agree on the best way to balance the budget. Despite approving a 2012 tax levy of 0.9 percent last week, board members didn’t see eye-to-eye on the best way …

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    20 Sep 11
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    A senior a Prior Lake-Savage High School is a semifinalist in the 57th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Samuel Prohaska of Prior Lake is among 16,000 semifinalists in the running for approximately 8,300 National Merit …

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    20 Sep 11
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    Four women who attempted a crime spree in Savage were tracked down quickly by authorities when police discovered—there’s an app for that! Three women entered Metro Dental Care on August 18, and one distracted the …

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    20 Sep 11
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    With the end of summer officially three days away, the Carver-Scott master Gardeners are celebrating the arrival of fall by inviting families to their Fall Garden Festival and Wine Tasting. The event will take place, …

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    19 Sep 11
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    A Savage woman accused of driving faster than 100 mph when she caused a crash that killed a young Burnsville boy last summer was found not competent to stand trial for a second time. 28-year-old …

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    19 Sep 11
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    Le Sueur police are investigating a string of burglaries over the last few weeks that have a common thread but appear to be unrelated. Juvenile mischief appears to be the theme among three burglaries between …

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    19 Sep 11
  • Mother charged with neglect for infant son’s near-drowning in bathtub

    A 20-year-old Shakopee woman has been charged with one felony count of child neglect for allegedly leaving her 10-month-old son in the bathtub unattended. Liliya Korzh called 911 on July 17 to report that her …

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    19 Sep 11