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  • Girl dies after pond accident

    An eight-year-old little girl died on Monday, Aug. 31, as a result of an accident at the Preserve Addition pond, east of Montgomery.  Irma (Lupita) Garza, the daughter of Jessica and Jesus Gaza, was riding …

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    02 Sep 15
  • Scott County is among the recipients of funding from BWSR

    Scott County is among the recipients of $5.6 million awarded by the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) to 26 counties in the second phase of funding for recovery work from the 2014 …

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    01 Sep 15
  • Thursday morning ATV accident kills 2 local males

    An early morning ATV accident on Lake Sakatah Road in Waterville Township has resulted in two deaths. According to a Le Sueur County Sherrif’s Office press release: On Thursday, August 27th, 2015 at approximately 4:33 …

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    27 Aug 15
  • Boy burned at Y camp receives $500,000

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A jury in southern Minnesota has awarded $500,000 to a boy who was badly burned after falling into a fire pit at a YMCA camp in 2013. Jurors in Le …

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    26 Aug 15
  • Rash of thefts from vehicles in Rice County continues

    The number of thefts from vehicles has continued to climb. And it has expanded, too. The Rice County Sheriff’s Office took seven reports of theft from vehicles on Roberds Lake Boulevard on Sunday morning. Those seven bring …

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    18 Aug 15
  • Gustavus Adolphus College Announces Largest Single Gift in School History

    ST. PETER, MINN., August 17, 2015 – An extraordinary $25 million gift, the largest single contribution in the history of Gustavus Adolphus College, will serve as the cornerstone of the $65 million dollar complete renovation …

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    18 Aug 15
  • Chaska power outage

    It was lights out for about 5,000 Chaska households Sunday night. The power went out around 8:30 p.m.when “water leaked into a transformer during a rainstorm,” according to a post on the City of Chaska Communications Facebook page. …

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    18 Aug 15
  • Ryan Laager

    After nearly two hours of discussion that moved the Belle Plaine School Board from a 3-3 split to a unanimous decision, board members see Stillwater School District Assistant Superintendent  as their next superintendent. During a …

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    18 Aug 15