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Mendota Heights Swears in New Police Officer

The police department mourning the loss of one of their own welcomed a new partner in blue Tuesday night.

The Mendota Heights police chief and city council helped swear in Officer Nick Gorgos.

Gorgos, originally from St. Paul, has seven years of patrol, narcotics, SWAT and detective experience with the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department in Georgia.

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Quick Thinking of Coaches, Staff Saves Life of Mendota Heights HS Student

A local high school football player who collapsed at practice in Mendota Heights is recovering thanks to the quick action of his coaches and training staff, according to the St. Thomas Academy Head Master.

He says on Friday a sophomore student was revived with a defibrillator.

Slight Chance of Severe Storms as More Rain Falls

Flooding in Clara City, in western Minnesota. - Photo courtesy of @danschoen54a/Twitter

Some heavy rain moved through the Twin Cities Monday night. Chief Meteorologist Dave Dahl says the severe weather threat is diminishing as a line of storms west of the Twin Cities moves in.

FEMA Officials Continue Damage Inspections Across State

Some areas of Minnesota were hit with heavy rain over the weekend, with the area just south of Hastings receiving more than 6 inches of rain in about a 7 hour period.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is on the ground, re-inspecting damage caused by June floods.

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New Hy-Vee Grocery Store Proposed in Lakeville

The City of Lakeville says Hy-Vee, Inc., submitted an application to build a new store.

The grocer proposed a location at County Road 46 and Pilot Knob Road.

The company says the store would include a drive-up pharmacy, flowers, liquor, dry cleaning and postal services.

Vehicle Crashes through Front Door of West St. Paul Credit Union

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Authorities say a vehicle went through the front door of a credit union in West St. Paul on Monday.

The Dakota Communication Center says the crash happened on the 1700 block of Robert Street South around 11:36 a.m., which is the site of Ideal Credit Union, formerly known as the St. Paul Postal Credit Union.

Drivers Battle Traffic near New Eagan Outlet Mall

Full parking lots on Saturday. - Photo: Twitter/@EaganPolice

The new Twin Cities Premium Outlets has seen a great turnout of customers during its opening weekend.

But its proving to be not easy to get there.

Parking lots filled up around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, according to Eagan police. Cars could be seen backed up on Highway 13 and Silver Bell Road throughout the morning.