Carver County

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Missing Eagan Woman, 84, Found Safe

An 84-year-old Eagan woman has been found safe after she went missing Wednesday. Lois Hardt was last seen leaving Southtown Bowling Lanes in Bloomington on Wednesday afternoon. Eagan Police say Hardt was found Thursday evening in Carver County.

09/20/2013

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GOP’s Ortman To Announce Plans For US Senate Race

Republican State Sen. Julianne Ortman, who has been considering a U.S. Senate campaign, is announcing her political plans on Saturday at an event in Waconia. Ortman released details of the weekend event on Wednesday night.

07/31/2013

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Dayton Declares State Of Emergency In 26 Counties

Gov. Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency in 26 counties after storms and flash flooding last month. The executive order will allow the state to call for federal disaster assistance in the areas hit hardest by storms.

07/05/2013

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Officials Say West Nile Virus Found In Carver County

Officials have given out the warning to Twin Cities residents: West Nile Virus is back. Authorities with the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District said Wednesday a sample of mosquitoes collected in Carver County tested positive for West Nile Virus.

07/03/2013

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State Sen. Ortman Considering Challenge To Franken

Republican state Sen. Julianne Ortman says she is “seriously considering” a challenge to Sen. Al Franken next year. Ortman tells The Associated Press on Monday that it’s a tough decision she’ll make after discussions with her family and political advisors in the coming weeks. The state senator from Chanhassen has been discussed as a possible candidate but she had not publicly addressed the speculation until Monday.

06/10/2013

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Volunteer Finds Bullet In Eden Prairie Missing Woman Search

In Eden Prairie friends and family aren’t giving up the search for Mandy Matula after coming up empty over the weekend. Mandy was reported missing after she didn’t show up to work last Thursday.

05/06/2013

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Carver Co. ‘Healthiest’ County In Minnesota, Report Finds

According to a new report, Carver County holds the rank of healthiest county in Minnesota.

03/20/2013

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Waconia School Evacuated After Fire Set In Bathroom

Authorities say a smoky fire set in a men’s bathroom forced the evacuation of a Twin Cities area high school.

01/07/2013

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Possible Assault At Life Time Fitness Prompts Investigation

Carver County authorities are investigating a possible assault at a Lifetime Fitness in Chanhassen.

09/26/2012

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12-Year-Old Girl Struck By SUV In Carver County

A 12-year-old girl was struck by a SUV while walking her bike Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities.

05/30/2012

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Minnesota DNR Facing Lawsuit Over Zebra Mussels

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has been sued by three associations representing Lake Bavaria, Christmas Lake and Lotus Lake in Carver County over failing to stop the spread of zebra mussels , officials said Wednesday.

03/21/2012

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Man Leads Police On Multi-County Chase

Police jolted a man with a Taser after he displayed a knife following a chase through multiple counties Saturday, authorities said.

03/17/2012

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Plane Loses Power, Makes Emergency Landing In MN

A 42-year-old Minneapolis woman made an emergency landing Saturday afternoon in a plowed farm field in Hamburg, Minn., after her plane’s instrument panel lost power, authorities said.

02/18/2012

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Firefighters In Carver Co. Find Woman’s Body

Firefighters in Carver County say they found the body of a woman while fighting a house fire in Dahlgren Township.

01/24/2012

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1 Killed In Carver County Head-On Crash

One person was killed and three others suffered non-life threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash in Carver County Friday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

11/19/2011

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Old Dynamite Found In Carver Co. House

The Bloomington Bomb Squad was summoned to a home near Mayer, Minn. after a resident found an old box filled with dynamite.

10/10/2011

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Program Allows Parents To Recycle Child Safety Seats

Parents know how fast their kids grow. So when they grow up, what do you do with their old car seats?

09/07/2011

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18-Year-Old Dies In Carver County Crash

An 18-year-old woman is dead after a personal injury crash late Saturday night.

09/04/2011

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Prince’s Former 20-Acre Minn. Property In Foreclosure

The foreclosure crisis hit so many people, now it’s even hit one of Minnesota’s most famous natives.

04/21/2011

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Fatal T-Bone Crash In Carver County

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal head-on crash Monday morning.

04/18/2011

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Bank Robbery In Cologne

Authorities are investigating a bank robbery in a quiet community in Carver County Wednesday morning.

03/09/2011

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40 Percent Chance Of Breaking Flood Record In Scott, Carver Co.

People in Scott and Carver County are preparing for possible record flooding this year.

03/04/2011

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Car Broadsided In Carver Co. Crash, 1 Dead

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that happened in Carver County on Thursday morning.

02/17/2011

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Man Accused Of Firing Shots At Bouncer In Waconia

A New Germany man is accused of firing several shots at a bouncer in Waconia. Thirty-two-year-old Michael Gregory Peterson remains in custody Sunday and faces attempted homicide charges.

01/16/2011

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14-Year-Old Killed In Carver Co. Crash

A 14-year-old from Eden Prairie, Minn. was killed in a crash in Carver County Monday evening.

12/21/2010

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