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December 24, 2019

Person stabbed as altercation spills to light rail

The victim had "serious injuries" and no one was arrested, police say.
South Metro
December 21, 2019

Carver, Dakota and Scott county boards approve 2020 budgets, tax levy increases

Property tax levy hikes for 2020 range from 2.8 to 4.9%.
South Metro
December 21, 2019

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Dec. 22

ANDOVER DEC. 5 Theft. A gun was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 15800 block of Sycamore Street NW. EDINA NOV. 27
South Metro
December 20, 2019

"The Rise of Skywalker" draws dressed-up fans to Shakopee theater

It's opening night for "The Rise of Skywalker," and fans attending a screening at Shakopee's Marcus Southbridge Crossing Cinema dressed for the occasion Thursday night.
South Metro
December 19, 2019
Terri Petter, shown in 2017.

Dakota County petting zoo owner settles wolf-killing lawsuit

Trial in federal court was supposed to start Monday, but ended with a settlement barring defendant from selling wolves or their parts.
South Metro
December 17, 2019
Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine each year, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.

Basketball game canceled as more schools report flu-like illnesses

Dozens hospitalized across the state; basketball game postponed in Buffalo.
South Metro
December 16, 2019

Speeding snowmobiler hits pickup south of Twin Cities and is killed

The collision occurred about sunset Saturday near Montgomery.
State + Local
December 15, 2019
Freshman U.S. Rep. Angie Craig

Minnesota's Angie Craig decides she'll vote to impeach

Freshman U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, a Democrat representing a swing district in the southern Twin Cities suburbs, said Sunday she will vote to impeach President…
South Metro
December 15, 2019
A past Truth in Taxation statement of a St. Paul resident.

Property taxes set to rise for most, but some jurisdictions trim hikes

Home values are going up, and levies are taking effect, but some municipalities have tried to minimize the increases for 2020.
South Metro
December 14, 2019

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Dec. 15

AFTON OCT. 31 Suspicious person. A resident in the 300 block of Indian Trail reported banging and yelling outside their home before realizing it…
South Metro
December 13, 2019
I:n this 2008 photo, Olga Franco del Cid poses for a photo during an interview in jail in Marshall, Minn.

Woman convicted of fatal 2008 bus crash indicted for reentering U.S.

Olga Marina Franco del Cid was deported in 2016.
South Metro
December 13, 2019

Burnsville district to close 3 schools to deal with declining enrollments

Declining enrollment drove the vote to close one middle school and two elementary schools
South Metro
December 12, 2019

Former Burnsville man sentenced to prison term for Ponzi scheme targeting elderly

Jamie Lee Smith took in his customers' coins to evaluate or hold but later sold them without permission and kept the money for personal expenses, prosecutors said.
South Metro
December 12, 2019

Ex-employee admits stealing $33K from historic Twin Cities church to feed gambling habit

The New Brighton man wrote fraudulent checks to vendors but instead he deposited them in his own bank account.
South Metro
December 12, 2019

Teen pleads guilty in friend's accidental shooting in St. Paul

Da'Qwan Jones-Morris was killed as his friends played with a stolen gun.
South Metro
December 11, 2019

One father charged, another sentenced in death of Twin Cities metro infants

A witness in the Hennepin County case said the parents had been drinking and using cocaine.
South Metro
December 11, 2019
This man and woman are suspected as working as a tandem to steal older women’s wallets. Credit: Apple Valley Police Department

Police say group of criminals is using distraction to steal Twin Cities shoppers' wallets

Four victims in Apple Valley were older women, police said.
South Metro
December 10, 2019
"Roger, I am proud to call you my friend!!!!" Big Lake Police Chief Joel Scharf took to social media to defend a resident who was falsely branded a "c

Brooks: A feeling's all you need on social media, as Big Lake and Eagan panics show

  There was no masked predator hiding in the bushes in Eagan. No one was snapping pictures of children at the bus stop in Big…
South Metro
December 8, 2019
Lexington Diffley Park is at the east end of a stretch of Diffley Road between Lexington Avenue and Dodd Road that will have a lower speed limit.

Section of Diffley Road in Eagan to be designated a school zone

Come January, the speed limit on the section of Diffley Road that passes three schools in Eagan will be lower, at least when schoolchildren are…
South Metro
December 7, 2019

Twin Cities metro police blotter, Dec. 8

EAST BETHEL NOV. 2 Disorderly conduct. Officers responded to a report of two people throwing eggs at a vehicle in the 18100 block of…