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ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week For March. 6, 2014: Tristan Hazlett

Last year, the Lakeville North boys hockey team advanced to the state tournament, only to lose in convincing fashion to Edina in the first round. This year, they got over the hump with an overtime win over Roseau in round one. And a big part of this year’s success is coming from senior forward Tristen Hazlett – this week’s Aspire Athlete of the Week.

03/07/2014

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Multi-Vehicle Crash Closes I-35 Near Lakeville For Hours

Just a few hours of light snow Friday was enough to set off a chain reaction pile-up on Interstate 35 south of the Twin Cities. The accident occurred on the northbound lanes of I-35 at County Road 50 near Lakeville, Minn.

02/28/2014

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Suburban Spotlight: Natalie Nyhus Swings Down To Lakeville

All week long the WCCO Morning Show team has been putting the suburbs in the spotlight, visiting different places around the metro area to find out their unique characteristics. Natalie Nyhus threw her dart and it landed on Lakeville, 23 miles south of downtown Minneapolis in Dakota County.

02/27/2014

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Longtime GOP Lawmaker Holberg Won’t Run Again

Mary Liz Holberg, a longtime Republican state representative from the Twin Cities suburb of Lakeville, says she won’t run for re-election. A House GOP press aide confirms Monday that Holberg announced her plans over the weekend at a district Republican convention.

02/24/2014

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Snow Causes Multiple Crashes In Twin Cities

A fresh round of snow made for a tough Saturday afternoon on roads in the Twin Cities metro area. At Interstate 35 and 210th Street in Lakeville, there was a crash scene involving nearly a dozen vehicles. Several of them also slid into the median.

02/15/2014

Lakevill Death Investigation

Woman Found Dead Outside Lakeville Home

A woman in her 30s was found dead outsider her home Tuesday afternoon in the south metro, and investigators say they are not sure if the extreme cold played a role in her death.

01/07/2014

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Alcohol May Have Been Factor In Fatal Elko Crash

State troopers say alcohol may have been a factor in a rollover crash that killed an 18-year-old woman near Elko over the weekend. Jordan Reigh Huver of Prior Lake died of head injuries sustained in a crash that happened Saturday about 3:30 a.m.

12/30/2013

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Lakeville North H.S. Student Killed In Crash Identified

A 17-year-old Lakeville North High School student was killed in a crash Wednesday, after apparently losing control on the slushy roads.

12/04/2013

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Snow Removal Companies Celebrate Winter’s Arrival

A storm expected to dump three to six inches in the Twin Cities metro and heavier snow in northern suburbs is good news for a business that is almost entirely dependent on weather.

12/04/2013

A Sea Of Poinsettias Are Ready For Delivery

Inside a huge green house in Lakeville, thousands of poinsettias are being packaged and ready to go. Dale Bachman, president and CEO of Bachman’s Floral, says the plants are destined for the Twin Cities metro area. “Our crop this year is about 85,000 total pots,” Bachman said. The most popular color is red, but Bachman says they have 32 other varieties as well.

11/25/2013

Lakeville Schools

13 Schools Sent Mystery Gift Cards To ‘Pay It Forward’

The season of giving is upon us, and some Lakeville schools recently got a lesson in giving back. On Monday, schools across the district received an anonymous gift in the mail: a $100 Cub Foods gift card. The only instruction was to forward it to a family in need.

11/21/2013

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Police: Lone Suspect Robs Lakeville Bank

Lakeville Police say a lone male suspect robbed a Bremer Bank in Lakeville Monday afternoon. According to police, the suspect entered the bank located on 17600 Cedar Avenue, demanded money – implying he had a weapon – and fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash.

10/21/2013

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally: Oct. 11, 2013

Friday’s warm but windy weather set the conditions for an amazing night of high school football. WCCO-TV had cameras at many of the big games, and John Lauritsen reported our featured game: Lourdes vs. the unbeaten Kasson-Mantorville.

10/11/2013

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Minn. Teller Sentenced For Stealing $95K

A woman has been sentenced for stealing $95,000 from a Lakeville bank where she worked as a teller.

10/02/2013

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MnDOT: Hectic Traffic On I-35 In Lakeville

It’s in your best interest to steer clear of I-35 northbound in Lakeville on Friday, according to MnDOT. Traffic backups are estimated to be six miles and increasing as the northbound lanes of the interstate are currently restricted to a single lane of traffic between County Road 50 and the I-35E/I-35W split in Burnsville during construction.

08/09/2013

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World War II Pilot Flies Again

A World War II veteran took a step back in history with a commemorative flight on a plane he learned to fly some 70 years ago. John Rewey was trained on a B-25 and a co-pilot on one for a short time before he was assigned on a B-24 crew. He flew 35 bombing missions over France and Germany. His family arranged for the 89 year old to take flight again.

07/06/2013

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Crash Kills Motorcyclist In Apple Valley, Driver In Custody

Authorities said a motorcyclist is dead and a driver is in custody after a crash in Apple Valley Thursday night. The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident at about 7:50 p.m. Thursday at 160th Street and Harwell Avenue West.

06/28/2013

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2 Minnesotans Now Inhabiting The Big Brother House

If you watched the premiere of “Big Brother” Wednesday night on WCCO, you met two houseguests from Minnesota.

06/26/2013

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Motorcyclist Dies In Lakeville Crash

A 26-year-old Claremont, Minn. man died after colliding with a vehicle in Lakeville Saturday, according to police.

06/23/2013

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Minn. State Senator Joins GOP Race For Governor

State Sen. Dave Thompson is joining the growing list of Republicans who plan to run for governor next year. Thompson tells The Associated Press he plans to file as a candidate Monday and launch his campaign Wednesday. He has represented Lakeville in the state Senate since 2011.

06/23/2013

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Charges: Man Punched Child To Teach Him ‘How To Be A Man’

A 37-year-old man has been charged with malicious punishment of a child after police say he punched his 13-year-old relative more than 20 times to teach him a lesson about “being a man.”

05/29/2013

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Lakeville School Closed For The Year After Water Main Break

Elementary school students and staff in Lakeville, Minn. had to evacuate to another school after a water main break caused “a considerable amount of damage,” according to a school official.

05/13/2013

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Charges: Lakeville Teller Stole $95K From Her Bank

A 31-year-old Farmington woman was charged Friday in connection with the loss of $95,000 from the Lakeville bank where she had worked.

05/03/2013

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Man Charged With Driving Scooter Into Parked Car While Drunk

A man faces criminal charges after allegedly crashing a scooter into a parked car and leaving the scene.

04/11/2013

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Top Wheelchair Basketball Players Compete In Lakeville

Nine wheelchair basketball teams from across the Midwest were in Lakeville Saturday to compete in the Junior Northern Conference Tournament.

03/23/2013

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