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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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DNR Searching For Asian Carp Near The Twin Cities

Anglers searched chilly waters Wednesday for a predator that could threaten fishing in Minnesota.

03/27/2013

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Charges: Man Fled Police With Pregnant Girlfriend, Kids In Car

A 23-year-old South St. Paul man is accused of fleeing police while driving without a license with his pregnant girlfriend and three other kids inside the car, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court.

03/27/2013

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If You Missed It: High School Sports Rally For 2/22

Didn’t get a chance to see WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally Friday night? Don’t worry. We’ve got all the winter sports action right here.

02/22/2013

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Thousands Visit St. Paul’s Newly Renovated Union Depot

Step into the grand old neoclassical building in St. Paul’s Lowertown and you’re immediately taken back to a time when coal-puffing locomotives carried passengers from the Twin Cities to points far and wide.

12/08/2012

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Young Gopher Goalie Brings Quality Consistency

As the Nebraska-Omaha hockey team battles with the Golden Gophers, there’s reason for optimism even if it’s still early in the season.

11/30/2012

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Marriage Amendment Signs Taken Down From Metro Churches

A spokesman for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says signs supporting the proposed amendment to ban gay marriage in Minnesota were left up at two churches by mistake.

11/06/2012

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

It’s the final week of the regular season in high school football. It didn’t feel like it was that long ago that we were projecting preseason expectations. Now, teams are gearing up for the playoffs.

10/16/2012

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If You Missed It: High School Sports Rally For 10/12

If you missed the Rally, we’ve got the highlights of the biggest games in high school football.

10/12/2012

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Former Athlete Gets Cancer, South St. Paul Community Gives Support

He’s battled on the football field, and now he’s battling for his life. Sam Hosszu was the starting left tackle on South St. Paul’s state tournament team last year.

09/04/2012

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Prep Blog: Week 1 Top Performances

It looked like a first game for many teams around Minnesota as the high school football season kicked off in full swing last Thursday and Friday, but some teams and athletes had big nights.

09/04/2012

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