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Convicted Child Molester Charged With Abusing Another Foster Child

After 20 years, a woman is accusing her foster parent of sexually abusing her when she was a child. The Scott County Attorney’s office has charged 59-year-old Daniel Alvin Hennen with six counts of criminal sexual conduct. He is now out on bond. Detectives say Hennen ran a foster care service with his wife, Connie Hennen, out of his home in Jordan for several years in the 80s and 90s.

12/09/2014

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Sex Assault Charges Against Foster Care Provider Filed In Scott County

A foster care provider in Scott County is accused of sexually assaulting a girl who stayed in his home around 1994.

12/08/2014

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Officials: Teenage Boy Attacks Family, Calls It In

Officials in Scott County say they are investigating an assault after a 16-year-old boy from Credit River Township called them saying he had just attacked his family.

10/01/2014

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Police: Father Charged In Connection With Death Of 2-Month-Old

The father of a two-month-old Belle Plaine, Minn. boy has been charged with murder in connection with the infant’s death. Joshua Scott Sundblad, 24, has been charged with one count of third degree murder.

09/10/2014

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Police Believe Ty Hoffman Was At Mystic Lake Casino

A possible sighting of Lyle Marvin “Ty” Hoffman prompted a search in Prior Lake Wednesday morning that ended without his capture, miles and miles away from where police think he robbed a bank a few days ago.

09/03/2014

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Sheriff: 1 Critical, 1 In Custody In Scott County Shooting

One man is in critical condition and another is in custody after a shooting in Scott County Wednesday night, authorities said. The Scott County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a shooting at about 10:40 p.m. on the 12000 block of Chestnut Boulevard in Louisville Township.

08/21/2014

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Judge’s ‘Buy The Farm’ Ruling Puts Utility On Hook

A small organic dairy in southern Minnesota has prevailed in forcing a buyout by a utility that’s building high-voltage power lines along the property. The case involving the Cedar Summit Farm near New Prague was seen as an early test of Minnesota’s revised “Buy the Farm” law.

08/15/2014

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Woman, 19, Dies In Scott County Crash

A 19-year-old woman from St. Anthony died Friday from injuries suffered in a crash in Scott County, authorities said. Authorities were called at about 4:02 p.m. Friday to a crash in the area of West 150th Street at Baseline Avenue in Louisville Township.

08/03/2014

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West Nile Virus Detected In Minnesota

West Nile Virus is back in Minnesota. The Metropolitan Mosquito Control says a mosquito sample collected in Scott County tested positive for the virus this week. So far, there are no human cases of the virus in the state.

07/03/2014

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Water Surrounds Mobile Homes In Scott County

Heavy rain Thursday flooded the Valley Green Mobile Home Community in Jordan. The water surrounded the mobile homes, making it difficult for residents to get in or out.

06/19/2014

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2 Women Arrested After High-Speed Chase Ends Near Jordan

Police are investigating after a high-speed chase from Minneapolis to Jordan, Minn. in a stolen vehicle ended with two women in custody.

04/07/2014

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3-Alarm Fire Destroys Belle Plaine Barn

A barn was destroyed by a three-alarm fire Saturday evening in Belle Plaine. According to the Scott County Dispatch, the fire was reported shortly after 6:30 p.m. on a farm on Meridian Circle. When crews arrived, a large barn was fully engulfed in flames. Several fire departments – including those of Belle Plaine, Sibley, Henderson, Le Sueur and Jordan – responded the blaze.

12/07/2013

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8-Year-Old Killed In Scott County Rollover Crash

An 8-year-old girl is dead after a rollover crash in Scott County Sunday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

10/27/2013

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New Prague Man Injured By Boat Propeller

A 26-year-old New Prague man was injured by a propeller while being pulled behind a boat on an inflatable tube early Friday evening. According to the Scott County Sheriff’s office, authorities received a report of an injured man at 5:44 p.m. at Cedar Lake in Cedar Lake Township. When they arrived, they learned that the man’s leg was injured by the propeller of a 17 foot Larson runabout boat.

06/15/2013

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12-Year-Old Student In Custody After New Prague ‘Hoax’ Shooting

A student was taken into custody Wednesday after two prank calls were made to police reporting a shooting at New Prague Middle School.

03/20/2013

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