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Contractor investigated for insurance bond fraud in Hastings, Scott County
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:55:18 -0800

A Prior Lake man with previous theft and drug convictions is accused of creating bogus insurance bond documents for two projects that his construction company was awarded last year by the city of Hastings and Scott County.

Scott County: 14-year-old girl dead, 2 critical after car crash
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 12:27:02 -0800

A 14-year-old girl is dead and two other people are in critical condition after a one-vehicle crash in Scott County Thursday evening.

Byron Scott says Jason Kidd 'was kind of known for being an a—hole'
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 14:39:31 -0800

Kidd worked as a player under Scott in New Jersey, and reportedly had the biggest hand in getting him fired as coach 11 years ago.

Children survive 14 minutes on runaway school bus (video)
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:15:03 -0800

Aitkin County, Minn. – Eleven kids are OK after some quick-thinking stopped a runaway school bus. It happened Wednesday afternoon in Aitkin County, Minnesota. A deputy’s dash camera captured it as the bus driver was having a medical emergency and couldn’t pull over. The 11 kids on board had just finished another school day in […]

Governor Walker Appoints Rusk County District Attorney
Mon, 02 Feb 2015 15:02:06 -0800

Today Governor Scott Walker appointed Jim Rennicke as the District Attorney for Rusk County. Rennicke replaces outgoing Rusk County District Attorney Andrea Nodolf.

Transition Options Timberwolf Ni-Cu-PGM Project in Minnesota to Thor Metals
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:00:00 -0800

Transition Options Timberwolf Ni-Cu-PGM Project in Minnesota to Thor Metals

Culture King
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:30:56 -0800

Whoever said there are no second acts in American lives has never met Henry Segerstrom. Which makes sense, because F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote that line in "The Great Gatsby" in 1925, when young Master Segerstrom was two and just starting out on what...

Young girl killed in crash identified
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 13:46:23 -0800

A medical examiner has identified the young victim of a traffic crash in Scott County.

Eleven kids trapped on a runaway bus
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 09:03:53 -0800

By: CNN/WCCO AITKIN, MN-- Elven kids are okay after some quick-thinking stopped a runaway school bus.   It happened Wednesday afternoon in Aitkin County, Minnesota.  A deputy’s dash cam caught the whole ordeal. The bus driver was having a medical emergency and couldn’t pull over. ...

Blue Alert System Would Air Info On Suspected Police Killers
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 12:18:35 -0800

Minnesota lawmakers are debating a statewide alert system that would be used by law enforcement and broadcasters when a police officer is hurt.