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    During a press conference Wednesday in St. Paul, Governor Mark Dayton narrowed down his recommendation for a Vikings stadium site but declined to keep Shakopee’s proposal in the mix. Dayton said the Shakopee site merited …

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    19 Jan 12
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    Before you try to pawn off your old and broken Christmas lights on the Trading Post, consider recycling them through Scott County. The county’s Household Hazardous Waste Facility is recycling used holiday lights and old …

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    19 Jan 12
  • prison-fence

    Governor Mark Dayton’s bonding proposal includes a security measure for a local women’s prison. The $1.5 billion bonding proposal released yesterday includes $5.4 million for a security fence at the women’s prison in Shakopee. Since …

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    18 Jan 12
  • road construction

    Motorists making their way through Savage will encounter delays outside of the regular rush hour starting Wednesday as both directions of Highway 13 between the Highway 13/101 intersection and 126th street will be closed starting …

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    18 Jan 12
  • U of Minn., Crookston chancellor to retire

    CROOKSTON, Minn. (AP) – University of Minnesota, Crookston Chancellor Charles Casey plans to retire at the end of the school year. Casey made his announcement during his “State of the Campus” address. His last day …

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    18 Jan 12
  • Man charged in Minn. teen’s fatal stabbing

    MONTEVIDEO, Minn. (AP) – A 24-year-old man is now charged with fatally stabbing an 18-year-old woman outside a Montevideo pizza restaurant where they both worked. Darek Nelson was charged Tuesday in Chippewa County in the …

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    18 Jan 12
  • Deputies find 32 dead snakes in Minn. storage unit

    DILWORTH, Minn. (AP) – Clay County deputies checking on an odor have made a disgusting discovery: 32 dead snakes in a storage locker. Sheriff Bill Bergquist says the Dilworth man renting the locker told deputies …

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    18 Jan 12
  • Firefighters rescue motorist from Zumbro River

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Firefighters have rescued a woman whose car slid off U.S. 52 and rolled into the Zumbro River in southeastern Minnesota. The Post-Bulletin  reports the driver of the car, 54-year-old Deborah Perry …

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    18 Jan 12