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  • Chaska Faces General Fund Deficit in 2012

    For the third year in a row, Chaska will levy $4.88 million in taxes for 2012. Last year, the Chaska City Council raised the city’s tax rate to keep the levy steady despite a decrease …

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    19 Aug 11
  • Le Center man faces felony charges for break-in and burglary

    A Le Center man, already implicated in another burglary charge, is a suspect in a series of break-ins at the Mexican Delights Store in Le Center. According to documents filed at the Le Sueur County …

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    19 Aug 11
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    If you’re traveling on County Road 26 between Lexington and Le Sueur today, watch out for a church in the middle of the road. Literally. St. Joseph’s Church in Lexington Township is on the move …

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    18 Aug 11
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    Another Lakeville beach has closed because of bacterial contamination, meaning all three of the city’s beaches have been shut down at one time or another this summer. The city closed Orchard Lake beach yesterday after …

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    18 Aug 11
  • Maddox Sentenced to 20 Years for Wife’s Murder

    Convicted murderer Charles “Tony” Maddox, Jr. was sentenced earlier today to 20 years in prison for the death of his wife, Shakopee Valley News Reporter Ruth Anne Maddox. Scott County District Court Judge Jerome Abrams …

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    17 Aug 11
  • Area School Board, City Council Seats Up for Grabs

    The race is on around the area for school board seats and city council vacancies around the area. Yesterday was the final day to file for candidacy in those races, and 10 individuals have filed …

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    17 Aug 11
  • Chanhassen Company Penalized by MPCA

    A Chanhassen machine company will pay an almost $9,000 civil penalty to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and perform a supplemental environmental project costing at least $279,000 for alleged hazardous waste violations, according to …

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    17 Aug 11
  • The Race is on for the New Prague School Board

    With Five seats up for election this November, the deadline for candidates to file for the New Prague ISD 721 School Board was Tuesday at 5 p.m. Contrary to last weeks report of No candidates …

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    17 Aug 11