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Charges: South St. Paul Man Threatened Officers On Twitter

A 20-year-old South St. Paul man is accused of threatening to kill police and at least one officer with the Minnesota State Patrol on social media, according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court. Harrison William Rund was charged with felony terroristic threats in connection with the incident, which happened on Tuesday after receiving a speeding ticket.

02/06/2014

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Fatal Rollover Crash On Highway 280

The Minnesota State Patrol has responded to a single-vehicle crash that killed one person east of downtown Minneapolis Tuesday morning. The crash happened on the southbound Highway 280 ramp to westbound Interstate 94. The vehicle involved rolled, and the driver was reportedly killed.

01/28/2014

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally For Jan. 10, 2014

On Friday, we sent David McCoy to watch Hopkins take on Maranatha Christian Academy. We’ve got that game, and loads of other winter sports highlights.

01/10/2014

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Boy, 14, Hurt After Being Hit By Car On Wakota Bridge

A 14-year-old boy suffered non-life threatening injuries after being hit by a car on the Wakota Bridge Tuesday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the accident at about 11:05 p.m. on New Year’s Eve on eastbound Interstate 494 on the bridge in South St. Paul.

01/02/2014

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St. Paul’s Johnson High Celebrates 100 Years Of Hockey

Since 1913, hockey players in St. Paul have been proudly putting on a jersey with the name “Johnson” stitched onto the front. Saturday, current and alumni players from Johnson High School laced up their skates to celebrate the program’s longevity. Johnson has gone to 22 state tournaments, winning four of them. One of the school’s most notable graduates is hockey legend Herb Brooks, who coached the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” Olympic hockey team.

12/21/2013

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Charges: Man Choked Sister, Said He ‘Slapped Some Sense’ Into Her

A South St. Paul man told investigators that he “may have slapped some sense” into his sister last week after he allegedly her and held her down, court documents say.

11/18/2013

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Charges: Woman Accused Of Assault Connected To Shooting

A 40-year-old South St. Paul woman is accused of assaulting another woman for “snitching” of a suspect in connection with a recent shooting, according to charges filed in Dakota County Court.

11/12/2013

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Prep Blog: Top State Quarterfinal Football Match-Ups

There are 56 high school football teams still playing in Minnesota, and all of them will be in action between Thursday and Saturday night as the state playoffs get underway at various sites.

11/07/2013

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South St. Paul Officer Pleads Guilty To DWI

Sergeant Cory Slifko was arrested back in June. He was off-duty and driving his personal vehicle at the time. Rosemount Police caught him after getting a 911 call that someone was driving around damaging mailboxes.

10/30/2013

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Prep Blog: Week 8, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

It’s hard to believe the final week of the regular season is here, but that means it won’t be long before some players are handing over their pads after season-ending losses. This is the last chance for many teams to gain some momentum before the start of the postseason. It’s also a week where some teams can clinch a conference championship.

10/16/2013

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally: Sept. 27, 2013

A warm (and windy) Friday night was the perfect occasion for high school football. And just in case you missed out on any big plays, we’ve got them for you in the videos below, as well as a profile on Nick Leach, our ASPIRE athlete of the week.

09/27/2013

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Police Hope New Images, Reward Will Solve Shoreview Killing

Police are hoping new surveillance photos will help investigators crack an unsolved killing. In late August, college student Hagos Melake, 26, hitched a ride in downtown St. Paul and later turned up dead.

09/25/2013

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally: Sept. 20, 2013

If you weren’t able to attend some of the last high school football games of summer, we’ve got you covered. Below you will find our featured game as well as highlights from many others.

09/20/2013

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Prep Blog: Week 4, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

There’s always that one week in the football season that means a little more than all the rest. You’ve put in the practice time, you’ve been in the weight room and you’ve watched the film. It’s time to go out under the lights and get that big victory.

09/20/2013

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Prep Blog: Week 3 Top Performances

It was a big weekend for high school football in the Twin Cities as there were a ton of big match-ups on area football fields. This is that time of the season where the team leaders start to emerge, and they do so by putting up gaudy numbers on a nightly basis.

09/17/2013

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Police: 1 In Custody & No Injuries After S. St. Paul Shooting

One suspect is in custody after a shooting at Roosevelt Field in South St. Paul, authorities said. St. Paul police responded to a call at 9 a.m. Friday at 500 Fifth Avenue South and found the uninjured, victim. The victim said three people shot at him and then fled on foot.

08/16/2013

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Prep Blog: Classic Suburban Conference Preview

It sometimes doesn’t always get the credit it deserves being filled with smaller schools, but the Classic Suburban Conference is always competitive and has just enough talent to keep you on your toes. That said, it’s a league that’s been dominated recently by St. Thomas Academy and South St. Paul.

08/16/2013

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Police: Arsonist Set 11 Fires In South St. Paul

Authorities are investigating what appears to be a series of fires that were intentionally set early Tuesday morning in South St. Paul and they’re looking for a suspect. South St. Paul fire officials responded to the fires between 1 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. near the area of Marie and 4th Avenues. Fire officials said as many as 11 small fires were set in a four block by five block area, causing minor damage.

07/16/2013

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South St. Paul Man Killed In Crash In Wis.

Authorities in Wisconsin say John Alfred Burnside, 72, of South St. Paul, died Sunday in a crash in western Wisconsin.

07/15/2013

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Charges: Man Tried To Set Ex-Girlfriend’s Home On Fire

A 33-year-old St. Paul Park man is accused of trying to set his ex-girlfriend’s home on fire after she apparently stole items out of his vehicle, according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court. Paul David Garay was charged with two felony counts of first-degree burglary and one felony count of first-degree criminal damage to property in connection with the incident.

06/27/2013

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Cops: South St. Paul Officer Arrested For Suspected DUI

South St. Paul Police say a 13-year veteran of their department was arrested Tuesday morning for allegedly driving under the influence and fleeing a peace officer. Sgt. Cory Slifko was off duty and driving his personal car near Rosemount when a 911 call was made about his driving and his possibly damaging road-side mailboxes. When an officer tried to stop Slifko, he allegedly attempted to drive away. He was, however, eventually stopped and arrested at around 10:30 a.m.

06/12/2013

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Man’s Body Pulled From Mississippi River Near Wakota Bridge

Authorities are investigating after a man’s body was pulled from the Mississippi River near the Wakota Bridge on the border of South St. Paul and Inver Grove Heights Sunday night. The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office said a person fishing on the river in the area discovered the body at about 7 p.m. Sunday and called 911.

06/03/2013

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Bald Eagles Make Strong Comeback Along Mississippi

One of our national symbols is making a comeback along the Mississippi River. For years, the bald eagle had been nearing extinction due to pesticides. But things have changed for the better. Paul Labovitz with the National Park Service says the experience of seeing a bald eagle is one filled with awe.

05/27/2013

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Fire Damages Hangar At South St. Paul Airport

A fire damaged a hangar the South St. Paul Airport Monday morning.

05/20/2013

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Charges: Man Sexually Assaulted Woman In Her Sleep

A 24-year-old Hastings man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman while she was sleeping at a home in South St. Paul, according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court.

03/28/2013

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