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New Prague Farm Owners Claim New Power Lines Threaten Milk Supply
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:52:20 -0700

The owners of hundreds of New Prague cows, say the new power lines overhead are threatening their milk supply. On Thursday they're looking for help in a Scott County court room. "I always joked the only way you're going to get me out of this house is the undertaker or the nursing home," said David Minar, owner of Cedar Summit Farm...

Board tables talk on leasing government office space
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:32:25 -0700

Anticipated discussion on a leasing policy for vacant government office space was met with silence Tuesday as Crow Wing County Board Chairwoman Rosemary Franzen moved to table the issue until the first week of May.

Education notes: News from schools near you
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:33:11 -0700

Education notes DAKOTA COUNTY -- Alex Pan of Scott Highlands Middle School in Apple Valley took first place among 126 students at the

Minnesota Supreme Court takes unusual step of reversing sex offender's commitment
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:01:21 -0700

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Supreme Court has taken the unusual step of reversing the commitment of a man to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program and sent the case back to a lower court for further proceedings.

Man gets jail time for causing $100,000 damage at car wash
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:57:57 -0700

One of two men accused of trying to break into change machines at a car wash in Savage — causing nearly $100,000 worth of damage in the process – received jail time and a stayed prison sentence last w

Scott County ranks fairly high overall in health survey
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:26:59 -0700

Scott County ranks fairly high in overall health among Minnesota’s 87 counties, according to a survey released Wednesday by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

Town square
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:04:44 -0700

Jay Whiting, a City Council member in Shakopee , is running for the Minnesota House. The DFL Party endorsed the third-year council member earlier this month.

Minnesota Pipe Line seeks to expand capacity
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:44:50 -0700

Minnesota Pipe Line Co. announced plans Thursday to nearly double the capacity of a crude oil pipeline that carries oil from Canada and North Dakota to the two refineries in the Twin Cities that produce ...

Lights, cameras and action at the Scott County Jail
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:56:56 -0700

The Scott County Jail’s library looks more like a Hollywood set on Monday. But this isn’t the latest detective show....

Supreme Court Reverses Sex Offender’s Commitment
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:50:45 -0700

The Minnesota Supreme Court has taken the unusual step of reversing the commitment of a man to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program and sent the case back to a lower court for further proceedings. The high court reaffirmed Wednesday that courts must find sex offenders "highly likely" to reoffend before civilly committing them to the secure treatment program, which is the subject of a ...