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    New Prague Area School DistrictOne question for levy renewal and increase of $100 per pupil:PASSED – 1829, 57.82% Four open school board seats (four-year terms):Kytyn Schoenbauer – 1730, 17.98%Dennis Havlicek (incumbent) – 1692, 17.58%Jeanne Kubes …

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    09 Nov 11
  • Photo credit: Faribault Daily News

    A five-week investigation into alleged inappropriate conduct between a Faribault Public School teacher and a student has been forwarded to the Rice County attorney’s office. Faribault Middle School band director Pat Kunkel has been on …

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    04 Nov 11
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    A 24-year-old Kasota man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for killing his ex-girlfriend a year ago. Tyler Wicklund tried to hold back tears and apologized as he told the crowded courtroom his emotions …

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    04 Nov 11
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    The Lakeville dad who’s received national media attention since abandoning his 11-year-old son in July is now publicly telling his side of the story – and says he doesn’t understand why authorities won’t allow him …

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    03 Nov 11
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    Paragon Bank in downtown Shakopee was robbed at gunpoint late Tuesday morning by a masked man who made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. The Shakopee Daily News reports police were called to the …

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    02 Nov 11
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    Two reports about possible child luring in Mankato have prompted a warning from the Mankato Department of Public Safety. Both incidents involved a similar vehicle and suspect, and happened about 3 p.m. at or near …

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    28 Oct 11
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    After just 28 minutes of deliberation, a Scott County jury on Oct. 12 found a 36-year-old man not guilty of raping a 12-year-old girl in Shakopee. After a two-day trial, Alexander Jamal Griffin was acquitted …

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    24 Oct 11
  • Stamps

    A Prior Lake man who made thousands of fake postage meter stamps admitted to the allegations in federal court yesterday. Andre George Mehilove, who also went by at least two other names, faces up to …

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    18 Oct 11