Dakota County Newswire

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  1. Mendota Heights copRead the original story

    31 min ago | TwinCities

    A Mendota Heights police officer was shot during a traffic stop near Dodd Road and Smith Avenue in West St. Paul, according to Dakota County dispatch.

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  2. Sheriff: Officer Shot In West St. PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | CBS Local

    ... of a shooting involving a police officer in the east Twin Cities metro Wednesday afternoon. A deputy with the Dakota County Sheriff's said an officer was shot near the area of Dodd Road and Smith Avenue during a traffic stop. The sheriff's office ...

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  3. Minnesota officials consider high-speed railRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

    ... and connect the cities along either an eastern or western highway route. The Star Tribune reports officials in Dakota County expressed concern to planners at a meeting Tuesday. They say rail riders would only commute between major cities. County ...

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  4. Transmission line worker who was electrocuted is identifiedRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Authorities have identified the two men who were shocked, one of them fatally, this week while working on construction of an electrical transmission line in south-central Minnesota, authorities said.

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  5. First Degree Murder Charges for Suspects in Death of University of Minnesota StudentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    The two people charged in the stabbing death of a 20-year-old University of Minnesota student have been indicted by a Dakota County Grand Jury.

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  6. 1st-degree murder charges in Schunk killingRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

    A grand jury in Dakota County has indicted two people for first-degree murder in the death of a University of Minnesota student who was stabbed to death in a Rosemount town house.

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  7. Zip Rail project between Twin Cities and Rochester gaining speedRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    That was the message delivered resoundingly Tuesday by some senior Dakota County officials to planners of Zip Rail, a proposed high-speed rail line that would link Rochester to the Twin Cities.

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  8. 2 suspects in Schunk death face 1st-degree charges2 suspects in...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

    Check out this story on sctimes.com: A grand jury in Dakota County has indicted two people for first-degree murder in the death of a University of Minnesota student who was stabbed to death in a Rosemount town house.

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  9. 2 Indicted on 1st Degree Murder Charges in Death of Anarae SchunkRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KSTP

    The two people charged in the stabbing death of a 20-year-old University of Minnesota student have been indicted by a Dakota County Grand Jury.

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  10. Alleged killers of Anarae Schunk now face first-degree murder chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Shavelle Chavez Nelson and Ashley M. Conrade have, as expected, been indicted by a Dakota County grand jury on charges of first-degree murder in the death of 20-year-old Anarae Schunk.

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  11. Dakota County grand jury ups murder charges against couple in U student's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Shavelle Oscar Chavez-Nelson, 32, and Ashley Marie Conrade, 24, were both charged Tuesday with first-degree murder.

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  12. South-West Review bulletin board July 27, 2014Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Roseville Review

    ... this fall, the photos will be showcased for the community presentation. The photos will then be donated to the Dakota County Historical Society for safekeeping. For additional information, contact Deb Griffith at 651-554-3230 or ...

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  13. 2 Minn. workers shocked, 1 fatally, at transmission line construction siteRead the original story

    Monday | Star Tribune

    Two men were shocked, one fatally, Monday while working on an electrical transmission line in south-central Minnesota, authorities said.

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  14. update: Fire damages 2 semis in South St. Paul, traffic unaffectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Star Tribune

    ... crews doused a fire at the Pomp's Tire Services building on the 500 block of Hardman Avenue. According to a Dakota County Dispatcher, the fire broke out at 3:49 a.m. A couple semitrailer trucks storing tire treads caught fire. The flames are out now ...

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  15. Cirque-style circus features Dakota County teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Star Tribune

    ... 31 to August 17. It features about 75 performers, with the role of Tink and some other key roles filled by Dakota County performers. "She seemed like the perfect person to play our Tinker Bell because she's a little petite thing," said founder and ...

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  16. Burnsville's body-mounted camera experiment is spreadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Star Tribune

    ... number of cases. In some instances, we shared that video with the person making the complaint," Gieseke said. Dakota County Attorney Chief Deputy Phil Prokopowicz said the Burnsville footage has been effective at trial, especially in domestic ...

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  17. Dangerous Dodd is top at-risk road near schools, Lakeville task force findsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Star Tribune

    ... Officials from the Lakeville, Burnsville - Eagan -Savage and Farmington districts were represented, along with Dakota County Commissioner Paul Krause, a resident and a student. All Saints Catholic School and two schools that sit within Lakeville but ...

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  18. Dakota County police blotterRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Star Tribune

    Theft. An adult was arrested for financial transaction card fraud and possession of stolen property on the 15300 block of Cedar Avenue.

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  19. Biz briefs: Lakeville fitness club opensRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Star Tribune

    ... price represented a hefty premium of the property's most recent taxable value of $2.65 million, according to Dakota County property records. Foreclosures on residential and commercial properties continue to fall dramatically, according to figures ...

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  20. South St. Paul event to offer details on Southview Boulevard workRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | TwinCities

    As part of planning for improvements to Southview Boulevard and Third Avenue in South St. Paul, the city and Dakota County will host an open house next month to share project details and gather public input on traffic concerns, transit facilities, pedestrian accessibility and more.

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