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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Shakopee business school educator who taught classes on fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison for defrauding banks of millions of dollars. Sixty-four-year-old Joseph Traxler, of Bloomington, was also …

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    25 Apr 12
  • John Kline1

    Longtime Congressman John Kline will run for office again this November after unanimously receiving the GOP endorsement for his newly-shaped district. During the Republican convention for the Second Congressional District, held Saturday at Shakopee Junior …

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    24 Apr 12
  • Man will serve at least four years for eighth DWI1

    A serial drunk driver arrested in Prior Lake last month for his eighth DWI in 15 years has been sentenced to more than six years in prison. Carlos Rocha, 42, of St. Paul, pleaded guilty …

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    24 Apr 12
  • Heat wave 3

    Heat Waves This information provided by the Center for Disease Control, National Center for Environmental Health’s Health Studies Branch. From 2000 to 2010, 35 deaths were directly attributable to extreme heat in Minnesota. This count …

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    20 Apr 12
  • Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tornadoes

    What to Do During a Tornado When at home during a tornado remember to avoid windows. Get in the basement and under some kind of sturdy protection (heavy table or work bench), or cover yourself …

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    20 Apr 12
  • Severe Weather Awareness Week: Flash Floods

    Flash Floods Nationally, floods claim nearly 200 lives each year, force 3000,000 persons from their homes and result in damage in excess of 2 billion dollars. About 75 percent of flash-flood deaths occur at night. …

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    20 Apr 12
  • Library Theft 2

    Two people suspected in a number of thefts from area libraries have been apprehended. The suspects were taken into custody Tuesday at the Washington County Library in Woodbury. They are believed to have stolen things …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Drinking and driving

    A man from Savage is facing drunken driving charges in Shakopee pending an analysis of his blood by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Taylor Vaughn Erickson, 21, has been charged with gross-misdemeanor criminal vehicular …

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    19 Apr 12