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  • Shakopee city staff accepted the "Heart Safe Community" designation from Allina Hospitals and Clinics. (Photo courtesy of Allina Heart Safe Communities)

    The city of Shakopee has been designated a Heart Safe Community by Allina Hospitals and Clinics, recognizing the community’s efforts to have residents ready to respond when someone suffers sudden cardiac arrest.   Through the …

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    30 Sep 11
  • Athletic Park

    After years of seasonal flooding, Chaska’s Athletic Park may have seen its last spring under water. The city is considering building a levee to protect the historic park during flooding events. The idea isn’t new; …

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    30 Sep 11
  • Ottawa Stone Church, undergoing renovations in August, 2011

    A request by the Le Sueur County Historical Society to release a portion of special funds and use them for a separate project was denied last Tuesday by the Le Sueur County Board of Commissioners. …

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    30 Sep 11
  • Photo courtesy of KMSP-TV

    The Minnesota Renaissance Festival opened today for its final weekend, despite a fire this morning that destroyed or severely damaged six vendor booths. The fire started around 6 a.m. in the Scotch egg both, spreading …

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    30 Sep 11
  • Photo courtesy of acousticdimensions.com

    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