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Carver County

18th St, Watertown, Minnesota - October 2018

13-year-old detained after threatening to shoot students in response to TikTok trend

The student threatened to bring a gun to Watertown Middle School and shoot several students.

Jess Peterson

Woman killed in crash ID'd as 'bad ass biker chick' with 'giving spirit'

The 30-year-old died in a motorcycle crash on Oct. 19.

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Anti-masker involved in school board meeting fight charged with assault

It happened last month at an Eastern Carver County Schools hearing.

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Family's dog 'senselessly' killed with arrow in Carver County

The beloved dog was shot with an arrow on Tuesday.

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Fight breaks out over mask policy at Eastern Carver County School Board meeting

The district on Monday updated its mask policy to require them for all students.

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Surveillance video shows moment of impact in deadly Victoria plane crash

There are confirmed fatalities, according to the sheriff's office.

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Man dies in motorcycle crash west of the Twin Cities

The crash was reported around 6:20 a.m. Wednesday.

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Charges: Chanhassen man fired hundreds of rounds, killing his sister

Six rifles, including AR-15 and AK-47 variants, were found inside the home.

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Outbreaks of COVID variant now in four Minnesota counties

Temporary testing centers have been launched in the areas.

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MDH says Carver County COVID outbreak threatens state's progress

State health officials are concerned about the cluster in the southwest metro.

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MDH to open new COVID testing site in Carver Co. amid B117 variant outbreak

It comes amid an outbreak among younger people in the southwest metro county.

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Some Carver Co. schools, businesses reduce activities amid outbreak of COVID variant

The Minnesota Department of Health announced a 'rapidly growing' outbreak on Friday.

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Chaska man killed in crash that shutdown Hwy. 212 Monday

Roads were covered in snow and ice at the time of the crash.

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Woman, 22, killed in crash west of Twin Cities

The victim was driving a Cadillac that was struck by a pickup.

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More schools shift to full-time distance learning as COVID-19 cases soar

Even the youngest learnings are shifting to full-time distance learning.

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Carver County removes as many as 50,000 goldfish from local waters

The county started tracking the invasive species over the spring.

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Catholic school tennis coach charged with grooming, sexually assaulting student

A tennis coach has been arrested for alleged criminal conduct between 2014-2018.

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8-foot Bigfoot statue stolen from a yard in Chanhassen

One of two Bigfoot statues was stolen, now the sheriff's office is looking for help finding it.

Archer Amorosi

Carver County reaches $450,000 settlement with parents of Archer Amorosi

The family of Archer Amorosi settled with the county for $450,000.

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Motorcyclist killed after losing control, hitting oncoming SUV

The incident took place in Hollywood Township.

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Coronavirus: 9 more dead as positive tests, ICU patients increase

Stearns County jumped to 728 total cases, the third most in the state.