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  1. Right-To-Die Group Convicted of Assisted SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | KSTP

    ... provided her with a "blueprint" to do so. "They go beyond simply advocating a person's right to choose," Dakota County prosecutor Phil Prokopowicz told jurors during closing arguments. "This is an organization that directly connects to its members ...

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  2. Right-to-die group convicted of assisting Minnesota suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    ... Exit Network provided her with a "blueprint." "They go beyond simply advocating a person's right to choose," Dakota County prosecutor Phil Prokopowicz told jurors. "This is an organization that directly connects to its members and provides them with ...

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  3. Dakota County housing official fired after accusations of sexual advances, retaliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Star Tribune

    The longtime director of one of Minnesota's largest community development agencies was fired following accusations of unwanted sexual advances toward staff, gender discrimination, retaliation and other offenses. The Dakota County Board fired Mark Ulfers, who was the head of the county's Community Development Agency , on Tuesday, more than two months after giving him notice.

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  4. Assisted suicide case against Final Exit Network goes to Dakota County juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Star Tribune

    After three days of testimony, a Dakota County jury began deliberating whether a national right-to-die group assisted in an Apple Valley woman's 2007 suicide, but recessed Wednesday before reaching a verdict. In closing arguments Wednesday afternoon, Assistant Dakota County Attorney Phil Prokopowicz told jurors that Final Exit Network Inc. gave Doreen Dunn, 57, the "blueprint" for ending her life and made efforts to conceal her suicide from family and authorities.

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  5. Minnesota jury set to reconvene in assisted suicide caseRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | WTVC

    ... Jurors had the case for about a half-hour on Wednesday. They are scheduled to return Thursday morning to the Dakota County Courthouse to continue deliberations. To convict the group, jurors must find that Dunn took her life with Final Exit Network's ...

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  6. Prosecution: Group helped Minnesota woman kill herselfRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Journal Gazette

    ... instructions on how to end his or her life. "They go beyond simply advocating a person's right to choose," Dakota County prosecutor Phil Prokopowicz told jurors during closing arguments. "This is an organization that directly connects to its members ...

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  7. Right-to-die group gave woman blueprint instructions on how to kill ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Daily Mail

    ... in the trial against Final Exit Network. 'They go beyond simply advocating a person's right to choose,' Dakota County prosecutor Phil Prokopowicz told jurors during closing arguments. 'This is an organization that directly connects to its members ...

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  8. Celebration marks Eagan police department's 50 years in serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Star Tribune

    ... at age 20 in 1951, even used his own car on patrol for several years. Today, the department is one of Dakota County's busiest, averaging nearly 50,000 calls for service each year for the last decade. It has 70 officers, 15 civilian staff and eight ...

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  9. Moreland School To Host Family, Fitness & Food FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Patch.com

    Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet School is hosting the West St. Paul Family, Fitness and Food Fair this Saturday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Stop by for performances from the Teddy Bear Band and Z Puppets Rosenschnoz, as well as other fun activities through the YMCA, InSciEd Out, Stages Theatre, Dakota County Public Health and more!

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  10. Final Exit's former head says group didn't assist suicidesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Cybercast News Service

    ... person instructions on how to end his or her life. If convicted, the group faces a maximum fine of $33,000. Dakota County prosecutor Elizabeth Swank told jurors that two members of Final Exit Network went to Dunn's home in Apple Valley, helped her ...

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  11. Assisted Suicide Trial Underway In Dakota CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Valley News Live

    ... charges against the group and four of its members, two of whom flew to Minnesota to help in the suicide. The Dakota County Attorney's Office has either dropped or dismissed the criminal charges against four members of the group, some of whom made a ...

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  12. Minnesota jury hears opening statements in right-to-die caseRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Marietta Times

    ... a death scene. If convicted, the group faces a maximum fine of $33,000, defense attorney Robert Rivas said. Dakota County prosecutor Elizabeth Swank told jurors in her opening statement that evidence will show two members of Final Exit Network went ...

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  13. South St. Paul model aircraft fans lose the airfieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | TwinCities

    ... he is not aware of any Twin Cities-area community with a designated area for radio-controlled model aircraft. Dakota County used to have a spot for the planes carved out at Spring Lake Park Reserve near Hastings, but it was shut down recently as ...

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  14. Definition of 'assisting' suicide at heart of trial in Dakota CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Star Tribune

    Eight years after Doreen Dunn killed herself in her Apple Valley home, the right-to-die group Final Exit Network, Inc. is in court - again - in Dakota County, facing charges of assisting her suicide and interfering with a death scene. As the jury trial opened Monday, Robert Rivas, the attorney for Final Exit Network, and Dakota County prosecutors clashed over what qualifies as "assisting" a suicide.

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  15. Stories We're Following MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KSTP

    The trial for a right-to-die group accused of helping a Minnesota woman commit suicide begins today in Dakota County. Final Exit Network, along with some of its members, are charged in connection to the 2007 death of 57-year-old Doreen Dunn.

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  16. On the ice again at Wakota ArenaRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | Roseville Review

    Attendees gather on the second floor for the Taste of South St. Paul, while a local radio reporter interviews Dakota County Commissioner Kathleen Gaylord in the stands. Members of the South St. Paul City Council, joined by parks and recreation director Chris Esser, South Wakota Arena manager Jayson Dwelle, Blades in Motion director Barb Yackel, South St. Paul Youth Hockey Association representative Ben McClellan, South St. Paul Superintendent of Schools Dave Webb and students Kelly Flatley, Kali Slinde and Jack McClennan cut the ribbon during the grand re-opening of Wakota Arena April 30. The only thing that seems to be missing from the new boys and girls hockey locker rooms at South St. Paul's Wakota Arena is the smell of sweaty gear.

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  17. Debate over deep wells raises tensions between Met Council, citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Star Tribune

    ... circulated a presentation called "The High Price of Cheap Groundwater: Are We Flushing Our Future Downstream?" Dakota County is one of the areas identified by Met Council planners as most in danger of future water shortages. More than 100 deep wells ...

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  18. Arts briefs: Peter Yarrow slated to perform at Ames Center in BurnsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Star Tribune

    ... seating is available online at www.lakevilleareaartscenter.com. For more information, call 952-985-4640. The Dakota County Library's Silver Tea series will continue Monday with musician Zachary Scot Johnson performing original songs and covers from ...

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  19. May 3: Dakota County police blotter excerptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Star Tribune

    DWI. A 35-year-old Burnsville man was arrested for DWI after a traffic stop for failure to drive in a single lane near the intersection of County Road 42 W. and County Road 5. Disorderly conduct. A 44-year-old Milwaukee woman was arrested for disorderly conduct and obstructing the legal process near the intersection of Black Dog Road E. and I-35W.

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  20. Study of Dakota County trends shows racial disparities, increased povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Star Tribune

    ... Census Bureau data and other surveys. From 2000 to 2013, the poverty rate more than doubled to 9.1 percent in Dakota County, according to census data. That was lower than the statewide rate of 11.3 percent. The county fared better than the state ...

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