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Former Gopher And NFL Player Shares Challenges Of Brain Training

Ben Utecht is used to training for game day on the field, but at the Learning RX facility in Savage where he’s working to strengthen his memory retention skills, the work is tough.

05/18/2015

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Savage 5th Grader Leads Day Of Service For Community

A 5th grader in Savage is sharing a message as part of today’s Day of Service: “It’s only one day.. but this one day could change everything”

04/18/2015

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Community Raising Funds To Bury Murdered Woman In Kenya

Minnesota Kenyans are coming together in tragedy to send one of their own home. Police say Esther Muchina-Dobie’s husband shot her in the head before killing himself. Their bodies were found in their Savage home a week and a half ago.

04/10/2015

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Savage Husband, Wife Dead In Murder-Suicide

Two Savage residents’ deaths on March 30 were a murder-suicide.

Esther Nyambura, 39, was killed by a gunshot to the head, and Rodney Terrell Dobie, 41, shot himself in the head, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner announced Tuesday.

04/07/2015

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Police: 2 Found Dead In Savage Home

Police say officers went to a home in Savage, Minn. to check on a person who didn’t show up for work this morning and found two people dead inside.

03/30/2015

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Man Jumps From Burning Building In Savage

A fire tore through a Twin Cities townhouse building Thursday morning, forcing a man to leap for his life. People could see the smoke for miles as the right half of the complex on West 144th Street burned.

01/15/2015

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Vikings, Packers Rivalry Moves Off The Field And Onto Neighbors’ Fence

There’s a Vikings-Packers rivalry. And then there’s Chris St. Martin and Paul Pankratz. The dueling neighbors took the loyalty to their teams to another level a few years ago. Now, people stop and take pictures where their yards meet.

10/02/2014

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Motorcycle Crash Kills 1 In Western Wis.

Authorities in western Wisconsin say a 58-year-old Minneapolis woman died in a crash Saturday involving two motorcycles.

09/21/2014

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The Best Places To Watch Each Pro Football Team In Minnesota

Find a bar where you can cheer for your favorite NFL team with fan mates.

09/09/2014

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Good Question: Do Black Bears Have To Be Put Down?

There are 10,000 – 15,000 black bears in the state of Minnesota. So it’s no surprise that every once in a while one of them takes a detour into the cities. Angie Murad has been keeping up with the male black bear that’s wandered through Savage, Burnsville, Eagan and likely close to her home in Apple Valley.

06/03/2014

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Bear Wounded In Savage Spotted In Burnsville, Eagan

The bear that’s been spotted around the Twin Cities has made yet another appearance in the west metro.

06/03/2014

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Black Bear Pops Up Again In South Metro

The black bear that’s been sighted numerous times in the southern Twin Cities metro area during the past week has popped up once again. According to Savage Police, the black bear was spotted at about 1 p.m. Thursday on the 14100 block of Vernon Avenue.

05/29/2014

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Bear Vanishes After Numerous Sightings In The South Metro

The first reports of a north woods visitor came just prior to the Memorial Day weekend. On Friday morning, the phone line to Savage police began ringing as folks like Jessica Sepeda called in, saying they’d seen a bear.

05/28/2014

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Bear Stops Traffic In Savage

A young bear disrupted traffic Friday morning in Savage before disappearing into the woods, according to police. Authorities first received reports of the bear at about 5 a.m. when it attempted to cross Highway 13 near McColl Drive. Traffic stopped in both directions to allow the bear to pass.

05/23/2014

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Charges: Youth Pastor Solicited Sexually Explicit Images From A Minor Online

A children’s ministry pastor was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of soliciting nude photos from a minor via Facebook. Twenty-four-year-old Matthew Boos is charged with one count of soliciting a child through electronic communication to engage in sexual conduct, and one count of engaging in electronic communication relating or describing sexual conduct with a child.

03/31/2014

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Church Employee Arrested On Suspicion Of Soliciting A Minor

A children’s ministry pastor was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of soliciting a minor by electronic means. According to the Pope County Sheriff’s office, 24-year-old Matthew Boos was taken into custody in Savage and is being held at the Douglas County Jail. Boos has worked at the church’s Savage campus for three years, according to Pastor Darin Poli. He says Boos is on an indefinite leave of absence pending the outcome of the situation.

03/29/2014

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Excellent Educator: Pat Skrove At St. John The Baptist Catholic School

Every Friday we honor an excellent educator in the Twin Cities metro. This week we introduce you to Pat Skrove. She’s a Kindergarten teacher at St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Savage.

02/28/2014

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Thief Swipes Donation Jar, Coffee From Gas Station

Savage Police are investigating after a man stole a donation jar intended to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network from a gas station early Thursday morning. According to police, the thief entered the Super America on the 14200 block of O’Connell Road at about 3 a.m. and made himself a cappuccino.

01/24/2014

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Good Question: Are There Health Benefits To The Cold?

Struggling to get above zero is less than ideal, especially when you spend more time getting dressed for the weather than actually being in it. But believe it or not, the cold does have some health benefits. We have the flu bug, but no other bugs to deal with, according to Dr. Christina Manders, a family physician with Fairview Clinics in Savage. “We don’t see Lyme disease, we don’t see West Nile. So tick-borne infections, mosquito-borne infections are not a factor,” Manders said.

12/30/2013

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Mother Starts Adaptive Lacrosse Program For Daughter

Something special is happening inside the Savage Dome. It’s the first of its kind in Minnesota. It’s an adaptive lacrosse program for special needs kids called No Boundaries Lacrosse.

12/09/2013

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Excellent Educator: Redtail Ridge Elementary’s Lucy DesLauriers

You know how sometimes you meet someone and you just want to hug them? That’s what happened when we met this week’s Excellent Educator, Lucy DesLauriers at Redtail Ridge Elementary School in Savage. She is beloved by her students, who call her “Mrs. D.”

12/06/2013

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Money Magazine Ranks Chanhassen As ‘Top 10 City’

A Twin Cities suburb has bragging rights Monday after being named one of the top cities to live in America. Chanhassen was ranked 4th by Money Magazine for cities with a population under 50,000. The city has been in the top 10 before, and ranked as high as number two a few years ago.

08/12/2013

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Charges: Man Tried To Kill Dog With Sledgehammer In Savage

A 71-year-old Savage, Minn. man faces numerous charges after allegedly using a sledgehammer to try and kill his dog last week.

07/18/2013

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Florida Woman, 68, Killed In Savage Crash

Authorities said a 68-year-old woman from Orlando, Fla, was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Savage on Monday that involved as many as five people. The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash at about 12:10 p.m. Monday on Highway 13 at Dakota Avenue.

05/22/2013

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Patrol: Woman Dies After Car Crashes Into 6 Parked Minivans

A 35-year-old Apple Valley woman died Wednesday morning after rolling her car into six parked minivans in Savage, Minn., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

01/23/2013

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