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Teen's Eagle Scout Project Collecting Bandages Inspired By Personal Battle

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Earning the title of Eagle Scout is one of the biggest honors a young man can have.

An Apple Valley scout is doing just that, but his project to collect bandages for children is inspired by his own journey, and you can help him accomplish his goal. 321 more words


Charges Detail Disturbing Child Neglect Allegations In Apple Valley

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Charges from the Dakota County Attorney’s office released Thursday offer a disturbing look into allegations of child neglect in an Apple Valley home. 366 more words


Beyond the Minnesota Zoo

WAITING AT A STOPLIGHT along Cedar Avenue in Apple Valley, I noticed apple-shaped street-side signs. That prompted me to wonder about this south metro community’s name and history. 230 more words

Dog gone happy

THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT A DOG sticking its head out a vehicle window that makes me smile as in, gosh, look at that happy canine.

Such behavior also exhibits a carefree spirit. 131 more words

Minnesota Zoo Mourns Unexpected Death Of Tiger, Nadya

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Zoo officials say one of their popular Amur tigers, Nadya, unexpectedly passed away over the weekend.

According to zoo officials, Nadya hadn’t been feeling well for a week prior to her death. 149 more words


DNA Shows Man Fatally Shot During Jewelry Store Robbery Had Killed Apple Valley Couple in Their 90s: Sheriff

DNA evidence has confirmed that a 20-year-old Lancaster man shot dead during the armed robbery of a Torrance jewelry store was the individual who had killed anĀ Apple Valley coupleĀ in their 90s and committed a string of other crimes, investigators said Wednesday. 385 more words

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