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Prep Blog: South Suburban Conference Football Preview

School is out until the fall and we’re in the heart of the summer, but prep football season isn’t far from getting underway. Programs across the state will be starting their fall camps in less than a month, and games will get started in about six or seven weeks.

07/09/2013

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Charges: Woman Had .36 BAC In Apple Valley Fatal Crash

A 44-year-old Lakeville woman is accused of driving drunk in an Apple Valley crash last Thursday that left a motorcyclist dead, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court.

07/01/2013

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Man Charged After Man Killed By Fatal Punch

A 21-year-old man has been charged with first-degree manslaughter in the death of a 53-year-old Apple Valley man, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

06/27/2013

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Apple Valley Officer Hurt In 3-Vehicle Crash

Authorities say that an Apple Valley Police officer was involved in a three-car collision that resulted in injuries. According to the city, the crash happened just after noon at 140th Street and Galaxie Avenue.

06/26/2013

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2 Bongo Calves Born At Minnesota Zoo

The Minnesota Zoo’s collection of forest antelopes just got a little bigger. The zoo announced Tuesday that a male bongo antelope was born June 6 and a female arrived 10 days later.

06/25/2013

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Man Charged In Apple Valley Man’s Punching Death

A 21-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged with the death of a 53-year-old Apple Valley man he allegedly felled with one punch. Charges were filed in Hennepin County against Tristan Keys in the April 29 incident.

06/21/2013

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Pahl’s Market In Apple Valley To Display Tractors For Father’s Day

If you’re still looking for something fun to do with dad this father’s day, we have a suggestion. That involves something a little different. Many dads out there like to go to brunch, hit the links for a game of golf or maybe go fishing. Pahl’s Market in Apple Valley invites you to check out their tractors.

06/13/2013

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At Minn. Zoo, Some Upgrades Will Wait

The new Hawaiian monk seals at the Minnesota Zoo will have to wait. Officials at the zoo in Apple Valley wanted to renovate a million-gallon tank in Discovery Bay to house the seals. The zoo needs another $1 million to finish that work before the seals can move in.

06/03/2013

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Woman Accused Of Swindling $350,000 From Car Wash

A woman who kept the books at an Apple Valley car wash is accused of swindling $350,000. Forty-six-year-old Connie Rogers is charged in Dakota County with nine counts of felony theft by swindle.

06/03/2013

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Charges: Apple Valley Car Wash Employee Swindled Nearly $350K

A 46-year-old Apple Valley woman allegedly stole nearly $350,000 from the car wash where she worked at between 2008 and 2012. Connie Marie Rogers has been charged with nine counts of felony theft by swindle, and one count of gross misdemeanor theft by swindle, in connection with the loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars from Paradise Car Wash.

05/31/2013

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Growth Of Suburban MN Poverty Among Highest In Nation

Twin Cities suburbs feature plenty of spacious homes and luxury cars, but they’re also seeing a big increase in poverty. In fact, a new study says the growth in the poverty rate for the Twin Cities suburbs is among the highest in the nation.

05/20/2013

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Minn. Zoo Welcomes 2 Bison Calves

The Minnesota Zoo is welcoming two bison calves. The zoo is partnering with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resource to conserve the North American Plains bison. The calves are the first bison calves born at the Apple Valley zoo in 20 years.

05/16/2013

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Positively MN: Longtime Speech Coach Leaves Undeniable Legacy

If it’s 3 o’clock on any given afternoon, you can probably find Pam Wycoff listening to a speech. As the head coach at Apple Valley High School for 24 years, Wycoff has spent countless hours teaching students the intricacies of public speaking.

05/09/2013

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Minnesota Zoo To Host ASL Day

Hundreds of students are expected to participate Tuesday in the Minnesota Zoo’s second annual American Sign Language Day.

04/30/2013

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Man Accused Of Groping Limousine Driver In Apple Valley

A 54-year-old man is accused of criminal sexual conduct against a female limousine driver in Apple Valley in late February, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court.

04/29/2013

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Apple Valley Man Faces 1st-Degree Murder In Pregnant Wife’s Death

A 36-year-old Apple Valley man has been indicted for allegedly killing his pregnant wife.

04/23/2013

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Best Of Minnesota: Kid’s Birthday Party

Planning a child’s birthday party can be difficult. There are only so many times you can eat pizza and play skee ball.

04/18/2013

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Tyus Jones: Gophers ‘Still On My List’

The college basketball season ended Monday night, but the competition continues for another big prize: Apple Valley’s Tyus Jones. Most figure Minnesota is a longshot to land Jones, the most coveted point guard in the country. But he continues to insist the Gophers have a chance.

04/09/2013

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Apple Valley’s Dustin Fronk: The Other Stand-Out Guard

You can’t talk about college basketball in Minnesota without talking about the state’s top talent – Tyus Jones. The Apple Valley junior is the most coveted point guard in the country. But you ought to know about one of his teammates.

04/08/2013

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Police Make Dakota County’s Largest-Ever Heroin Bust

Authorities say they believe an arrest last week has resulted in the largest-ever heroin bust in Dakota County.

04/02/2013

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Minnesota Zoo Announces ‘Music In The Zoo’ Series

The Minnesota Zoo has announced its line-up for the 2013 Subway Music in the Zoo concert series, which is now entering its 21st season.

04/01/2013

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Prep Blog: Apple Valley Wins State Basketball Title

When the clock hit zero in the Class 4A title game Saturday night, the emotion that spilled out onto the court said it all.

03/26/2013

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AV’s Jones, DeLaSalle’s Travis Share AP Award

This time, Tyus Jones has to share the honor. The Apple Valley junior point guard was named Monday the co-winner of the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year award for high school boys basketball, with DeLaSalle junior power forward Reid Travis. Jones was the sole recipient his sophomore season.

03/25/2013

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Jones Leads Apple Valley To 1st State Hoops Title

Highly recruited Tyus Jones had 28 points and 11 rebounds to lead Apple Valley past Park Center 74-57 to win the Class 4A state boys basketball championship Saturday night.

03/23/2013

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Minn. Charges Tossed Against Right-To-Die Ex-Head

A Minnesota judge has dismissed charges against the former head of a national right-to-die group accused in the death of an Apple Valley woman.

03/22/2013

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