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Scott County taking applications for citizens' academy

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the 2019 Citizens’ Academy. “The Scott County Sheriff’s Office continuously strives to enhance the relationship between our deputies and the community,” Sheriff Luke Hennen said in a press release. “The Citizens Academy allows our offic

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-12-16 17:40:00

Search is on for the next Miss Teen/Preteen

Are you the next Miss/Teen/Preteen Minnesota International?. Applications are being accepted until Dec. 18 to win the title and sash. Miss Teen/Preteen of Scott County will represent her area at the Minnesota International pageant held in Minneapolis on March 22-23.

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-12-16 18:16:00

NEWLY ELECTED MUSLIM Congresswoman Joins Fight Against Amazon to DEMAND More Time For Muslim Workers To Pray

Last month, in what was an unexpected election result, Democrats in Minnesota elected Ilhan Omar to be their next Muslim US Congresswoman. Omar will soon fill the seat of the disgraced outgoing Muslim Congressman, Keith Ellison, who was recently forced to resign as the DNC vice chair, after multiple

100PERCENTFEDUP.COM - 2018-12-16 21:21:10

This week's Prior Lake police report

The Prior Lake Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Dec. 4 to Dec. 11. This is not a comprehensive list of all incidents to which the department responded.

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-12-15 18:00:00

Man struck by car, seriously injured on Hennepin Avenue downtown

(FOX 9) - A man was seriously injured Saturday night after he was struck by a car on Hennepin Avenue in downtown Minneapolis. According to police, at 11:30 p.m., officers responded to an injury crash on Hennepin Avenue between 4th and 5th streets where a 28-year-old man was hit by a car. He was tran

FOX9.COM - 2018-12-16 14:47:00

Somali workers stage walkout at Amazon fulfillment center

Months of tensions between Amazon and its Somali workers in Minnesota came to a head Friday, when those workers staged a rally outside the retailer's fulfillment center in Shakopee.

BRINGMETHENEWS.COM - 2018-12-15 17:09:05

Amazon workers walk out, protest in Shakopee

Dozens, perhaps hundreds, of East Africans, union members and supporters protested at the Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee today, prompting dozens of police officers and state troopers to converge on the protest when the group headed toward the Amazon building.

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-12-15 00:28:00

Giants hit win column 78-55 over NYA

Le Sueur-Henderson's boys basketball team broke into the win column Friday in a big way, rolling to a 78-55 victory over host Norwood-Young America. LS-H had played well in their first three games of the season but falling short as their offense faded down the stretch. But on Friday the Giants hit 1

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-12-16 19:27:00

Fat lip, heavy game, Jordan Greenway finding his role with Wild

Jordan Greenway abandoned the cage but the gash on his left cheek and lip will have stitches for several more days after the Wild’s true power forward experienced another right of passage in his first full NHL season.

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-12-16 18:37:50

Eastern Carver County Schools mourning loss of longtime music teacher

Eastern Carver County Schools are dealing with the loss of a longtime music teacher this week. Principal of Chaska Middle School East Beth Holm announced in an email to parents Thursday that Gina Ford, orchestra and band teacher at Chaska Middle Schools East and West, died after a battle with ovaria

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-12-14 17:27:00

Minnesota Amazon workers rally to demand better conditions

SHAKOPEE, Minn. - Minnesota Amazon workers, Somali community leaders and their allies rallied in suburban Minneapolis at the height of the busy holiday season to demand better working conditions.

KFGO.COM - 2018-12-15 16:18:00

Holiday lights recycling campaign keeps lights and cords out of trash

Now in its fifth season, ProAct, a nonprofit serving people with disabilities, continues the “Holiday Lights Recycling” effort in conjunction with several cities in a wide metro area. The program also recycles electrical, phone and appliance cords and now offers 32 drop-off locations.

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-12-16 15:00:00

St. Thomas students develop device to assist refugees in Jordan

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) - Five St. Thomas University engineering students traveled more than 6,000 this year to make a difference. “It’s awesome to do a project in school and have a direct impact on people on the other side of the world,” said Nick Turch, a St. Thomas student.

FOX9.COM - 2018-12-14 01:14:00

Snowmobilers clear trails after heavy floods

The River Valley Trailblazers Snowmobile Club cleaned out the river bottoms the past two weekends, a big job after heavy spring flooding. With the river bottoms flooded all summer, the state Department of Natural Resources wasn’t able to get in and open up trails as much as usual, said Sandy Doherty

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-12-15 16:00:00

Richfield man sentenced to 14 years in federal prison

Convicted in violent armed robbery of Red And White taxicab. U.S. Attorney Erica H. MacDonald announced last week the sentencing of Mario Luis Jones, 27, for the violent armed robbery of a Red & White taxicab in Minneapolis.

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-12-15 15:30:00

Workers protest outside Minnesota Amazon warehouse

Yesterday afternoon, Somali-American workers marched outside of Amazon’s Shakopee, Minnesota fulfillment center, chanting “hear our voice.” Estimates of the exact number of marches vary from source to source, but The Minneapolis Star Tribune puts it at around 100.

TECHCRUNCH - 2018-12-15 14:19:12

Wrestling: Three wins in two days on the mat

Chaska/Chanhassen wrestling team opened the dual season with a 54-21 win over Edina and a 54-18 decision over North St. Paul Dec. 13. Versus the Hornets, a Section 6AAA opponents, a 17-2 technical fall from Quinton Durr, and victories from Sam Wolff and PJ Velazquez (12-1) gave the Storm Hawks a com

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-12-15 05:43:00

A dream come true: Minnesota 60 four-lane expansion celebrated

WINDOM — A four-lane highway more than 50 years in the making was celebrated Friday as people gathered to recognize those who helped make it happen. With the opening of the last Minnesota 60 construction project in late November — an eight-mile stretch between Windom and Mountain Lake — it marked th

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-12-15 13:01:00

Minnesota Vikings Week 15 Cheering Interest Guide

We are down to the final three games of the 2018 NFL regular season, and if things ended today your Minnesota Vikings would be the #6 seed in the NFC playoffs. Yes, it’s not anywhere near where we expected them to be in the lead-up to the season, but any season where the Vikings are playing in Janua

DAILY NORSEMAN - 2018-12-15 20:24:00

Photo of the week: Frosty Marystown

Randy Monnens got this gorgeous shot of St. Mary's of the Purification Site at 15850 Marystown Road in Shakopee with his P4P. The Shakopee Valley News publishes the best photo from readers every week. To enter our contest, submit your photo with a caption by Friday each week to editor@shakopeenews.c

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-12-13 17:00:00