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Couple charged in beating death of man they dumped in farm culvert

The couple and another man allegedly interrogated the victim for being a "snitch."

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Charges: Man taunted wounded victim on camera before 'savage' murder

Ivan Contreras-Sanchez is also accused of helping dump the body in a farming culvert.

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Charges: Lyft driver sexually assaulted woman in her home

The defendant is being held on a $100,000 bond.

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Vandalism at Muslim cemetery being investigated as possible bias crime

CAIR MN says the incident in rural Dakota County is "attempted arson."

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1st-degree murder charges in fatal shooting of woman outside day care

The suspect was indicted by a grandy jury on the more serious charges t

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Dump truck driver charged in fatal crash that killed couple in 2019

The Craigs were out looking at fall colors along the river when the wreck occurred.

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Minneapolis officers won't be charged in fatal shooting of Dolal Idd

Three officers fired their weapons at Idd outside a gas station on Dec. 30, 2020.

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Dakota County to reintroduce bison to the area next year

The bison will be introduced to Spring Lake Park Reserve near Hastings and Rosemont.

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Gallery: Aspen-inspired estate on private lake is yours for $4.95M

Each bedroom has its own bathroom. And there are four laundry rooms.

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Police arrest suspect after killing at Burnsville hotel

The shooting occurred Friday night near Aldrich Avenue and Burnsville Parkway.

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Body of 20-year-old recovered from lake in Burnsville

The victim was reported missing around 7:30 p.m.

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Charges reveal details in home invasion, burglary that left 55-year-old dead

The suspects discussed in text messages plans to burglarize the victim's home, charges say.

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Dakota County Fair returns next month with free admission

Fairgoers will still have to pay to park, go on rides and some grandstand events.

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Suspects in Dakota County homicide arrested in Montana

It happened earlier this month near Northfield.

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Charges against man accused of throwing child from waterslide are dismissed

He had previously been found incompetent to stand trial.

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Dakota Co. authorities find body in search for missing boater

He went missing Saturday on Crystal Lake in Burnsville.

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Landlord who forced tenant to quit townhome to pay $3,500 fine

Attorney General Ellison has settled its lawsuit against the landlord.

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Minneapolis man's body found in Dakota County culvert

His death was determined to be a homicide.

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Teen charged with attempted murder of man shot in head in Farmington

A juvenile involved in the incident will also make a court appearance Tuesday.

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Boy, 13, in hospital after being found unresponsive in drainage culvert

Dakota Co. Sheriff's divers located him underwater on Thursday.

Alibi Drinkery in Lakeville.

Judge: Alibi Drinkery will be fined $3K for every day it stays open

The Lakeville bar reopened in mid-December and has been the subject of several actions by the state for defying orders.

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Community raises money to help man and his dog find a permanent home

"If you have ever had the pleasure of talking to Larry you are quickly won over by his warm smile and grateful soul."

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Suspected drunk driver survives vehicle-train crash in Dakota County

The sheriff's office is reminding people not to drink and drive.