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Scott's long-delayed first transit station begins operations Monday
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:17:01 GMT

Scott County’s first full-fledged transit station opens Monday, and will expand to offer BlueXpress service next spring.

Miracle of Birth: Calves, lambs, chicks and kids might all be born in front of your eyes
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:16:58 GMT

Calves, lambs, chicks and kids might all be born in front of a slew of fair goers next week.

Funeral For Fallen Mendota Heights Officer Is Aug. 6
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:02:27 GMT

Funeral services for a Mendota Heights police officer shot and killed while making a traffic stop earlier this week were announced Friday afternoon, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. The funeral for Officer Scott Patrick will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, at St. Stephen's Lutheran Church in West St. Paul.

Search is on for Mrs. Scott County 2015
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:50:06 GMT

Applications are being accepted for the title of Mrs. Scott County, who will represent her county at the Mrs. Minnesota pageant in St. Cloud on March 14, 2015.

Man who allegedly killed Minnesota police officer: 'I hate cops and I'm guilty'
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:58:16 GMT

Evan Bleier MENDOTA HEIGHTS , Minn., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- A man who is suspected of shooting a Minnesota police officer, Brian Fitch, allegedly said, "I hate cops and I'm guilty."

West Nile virus re-emerges in Twin Cities metro
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 22:00:38 GMT

Mosquitoes in Scott County have tested positive, but no human cases have been confirmed. Still, officials advise caution.

NEW DETAILS: Charges expected Friday in Minnesota cop killing
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:24:47 GMT

The suspect in the killing of a Mendota Heights police officer is in serious condition in a St. Paul hospital following a violent confrontation Wednesday night with police.

Kids ages 4-10 crash their cars, too
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:30:44 GMT

The first rule of the new Mad-Mod Power Wheels Fun class is: “This is for fun! Parents, too!”

Man Accused In Otter Tail Co. Murder Pleads Not Guilty
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:57:08 GMT

The man accused of murdering his nephew in Otter Tail County, Minnesota two years ago, says he's not guilty of second degree murder. 

Suspected killer of Mendota Heights cop said 'I hate cops and I'm guilty,' murder charges say
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:21:45 GMT

As Mendota Heights police veteran Scott Patrick lay dying Wednesday in a West St. Paul street, passers-by and witnesses to his shooting rushed to his side. Some tried to administer first aid. One picked up his radio and called: "Officer down."