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  • Robbery1

    Area police are saying an armed man suspected of robbing banks in Prior Lake and Shakopee in the last few weeks has done it again – this time in Arden Hills. A masked suspect, dressed …

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    17 Nov 11
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    Two Faribault teenagers were among five people injured in a two-vehicle accident Thursday south of Shieldsville. Zachary Hoaglund, 17, and Mikayla Holter, 16, were ejected from their vehicle after Hoaglund lost control on a curve, …

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    14 Nov 11
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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
  • Wicklund

    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
  • Steven Cross1

    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
  • Photo credit: Shakopee Valley News

    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