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MANKATO, Minn. — The Vikings made it official Tuesday: They’ll be leaving Mankato and moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018. The team announced July 18 what many fans considered was inevitable. Beginning next summer, camp will be held at its sparkling new state-of-the-art practice facility under construction in Eagan. “We’re excited about the next step in our franchise,” said Kevin Warren, the team’s chief operating officer.
HASTINGS, Minn. — A 28-year-old South St. Paul man who fatally shot a customer and injured another person at a Dollar Tree store in Burnsville has been sentenced to 32½ years in prison. Dakota County District Judge Michael Mayer on Monday, June 19 sentenced Grant David Hendrickson for killing 69-year-old Donald Joseph Hortsch of Rosemount, who died of a bullet wound to the head, and injuring a 26-year-old man who was left paralyzed. On June 6, Hendrickson pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and second-degree attempted murder.
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. — A South St. Paul elementary school teacher and his husband allegedly had sexual conduct with eight underage boys over several years, according to police documents released Tuesday. South St. Paul police closed their four-month investigation into teacher Aric Babbitt and Matthew Deyo last week, and the 134-page case file obtained by the Pioneer Press on Tuesday shows the scope and extent of the alleged sexual contact and inappropriate conduct.
ST. PAUL — Elizabeth Calderara, the Cannon Falls woman who was on life support after a Monday car crash in rural Dakota County that killed her husband and 1-year-old daughter,...