June 2007

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SSP Superintendent Dana Babbitt retires

As South St. Paul Superintendent Dana Babbitt retires this week, he leaves behind a school district that has thrived under his supervision.

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Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship

High school students who were recently awarded the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship include Brandon Quam, Eagan High School; Nathan Tysk, Simley High School; and Alexandra Vujovich, South St. Paul High School.

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Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

Traditionally, the Dakota honored warriors who fought to protect their way of life. That spirit lives today in the form of support for the U.S. Armed Services.

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Jersey's Bar & Grill named Small Business of the Year

On Friday, April 20, the River Heights Chamber of Commerce honored Jersey's Bar & Grill as the 2007 Small Business of the Year.

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St. Thomas grads receive leadership award

On June 13, U.S. Rep. and retired USMC Col. John Kline presented six St. Thomas Academy cadets with the Commandant's Award for Leadership. This new award recognizes cadets who best exemplify proactive leadership at a schoolwide level.

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WSP officer cleared in shooting death

A West St. Paul police officer was "legally justified" in shooting and killing Wilfred James Hines, 46, of Inver Grove Heights May 10 at a credit union Hines had robbed.

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Police reports July 1, 2007


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No bunnies at this petting zoo

A Big Machine Petting Zoo hosted by the Dakota County Library will feature snowplows, dump trucks and other big rigs.

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Bluegrass festival planned at Dakota City

Bluegrass in the Village, a new event, will be offered from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, July 8, at Dakota City Heritage Village at the Dakota County Fairgrounds in Farmington. Four bands will perform and village buildings will open.

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Running the last lap well

One of the most exciting finishes to watch in athletics is a close finish. It makes little difference if it is a team effort or an individual sport. If the final outcome is not known for sure until the last second, it can be what we often call a heart stopper.

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