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    The Farmington school board decided last week it will not reimburse one of its own members for legal costs he incurred when the board investigated him last winter. Tim Burke was censured by the board …

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    05 Oct 11
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    An accident between a school bus and a car in the Chaska school district last week resulted in minor injuries to students and another vehicle driver. The accident occurred around 8:30 a.m. near the entrance …

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    03 Oct 11
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    The Minnesota Renaissance Festival opened today for its final weekend, despite a fire this morning that destroyed or severely damaged six vendor booths. The fire started around 6 a.m. in the Scotch egg both, spreading …

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    30 Sep 11
  • 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
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    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
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    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
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    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