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  • Fatal Accident shut down Hwy 14 near Nicollet

    Fatal Accident shut down Hwy 14 near Nicollet At the junction of Highway 14 and State Highway 111, a woman is dead after a crash around 1:30 Monday afternoon. According to the the Minnesota State …

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    23 Aug 11
  • Extra patrols expected on area roadways for DWI crackdown

    Drive sober or get pulled over. That’s the message from Scott County law enforcement officers as they crack down on drunk and impaired drivers during a stepped-up statewide and nationwide DWI enforcement effort, starting today …

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    19 Aug 11
  • 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
  • church

    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
  • lake

    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