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  • Jordan Elem

    Third grade students in Jordan will be getting a little more help in the classroom thanks to a school board decision this week. The board voted Monday to hire a half-time third grade teacher. Elementary …

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    28 Sep 11
  • Hofmann_Donald_John1

    A Shakopee man seemed very reluctant to leave his computer for overnight service at Best Buy. That’s according to store employees who then contacted Burnsville police when they spotted possible child pornography files on the …

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    22 Sep 11
  • Travis Allan Olsen1

    A Carver County jury has found a 37-year-old Travis Allan Olsen guilty of first-degree criminal sexual conduct for assaulting a 12-year-old girl in Chaska. The registered Level 3 sex offender from Prior Lake allegedly assaulted the …

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    22 Sep 11
  • Menden1

    Scott County Commissioners can’t seem to agree on the best way to balance the budget. Despite approving a 2012 tax levy of 0.9 percent last week, board members didn’t see eye-to-eye on the best way …

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    20 Sep 11
  • mail1

    Le Sueur police are investigating a string of burglaries over the last few weeks that have a common thread but appear to be unrelated. Juvenile mischief appears to be the theme among three burglaries between …

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    19 Sep 11
  • Tieva 1

    Belle Plaine police are searching for the suspect in an armed robbery at Sparetime Tavern last Friday night. The robber entered the bar on Main Street around 11:15 p.m. and waited for three customers who …

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    16 Sep 11
  • David_Techam1

    In exchange for their rescue efforts at a late-night residential fire last month, the Carver County Sheriff’s Office is being dealing with a claim of police brutality. David Techam, a 68-year-old Chanhassen man and disabled …

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    12 Sep 11
  • Jordan History1

    The 28th annual Heimatfest kicks off in Jordan today, and the Scott County Historical Society is sponsoring a history scavenger hunt in conjunction with this weekend’s festivities. Pick up your scavenger hunt clues at the …

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    09 Sep 11