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  • Thursday morning ATV accident kills 2 local males

    An early morning ATV accident on Lake Sakatah Road in Waterville Township has resulted in two deaths. According to a Le Sueur County Sherrif’s Office press release: On Thursday, August 27th, 2015 at approximately 4:33 …

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    27 Aug 15
  • Boy burned at Y camp receives $500,000

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A jury in southern Minnesota has awarded $500,000 to a boy who was badly burned after falling into a fire pit at a YMCA camp in 2013. Jurors in Le …

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    26 Aug 15
  • Rash of thefts from vehicles in Rice County continues

    The number of thefts from vehicles has continued to climb. And it has expanded, too. The Rice County Sheriff’s Office took seven reports of theft from vehicles on Roberds Lake Boulevard on Sunday morning. Those seven bring …

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    18 Aug 15
  • Gustavus Adolphus College Announces Largest Single Gift in School History

    ST. PETER, MINN., August 17, 2015 – An extraordinary $25 million gift, the largest single contribution in the history of Gustavus Adolphus College, will serve as the cornerstone of the $65 million dollar complete renovation …

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    18 Aug 15
  • Chaska power outage

    It was lights out for about 5,000 Chaska households Sunday night. The power went out around 8:30 p.m.when “water leaked into a transformer during a rainstorm,” according to a post on the City of Chaska Communications Facebook page. …

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    18 Aug 15
  • Ryan Laager

    After nearly two hours of discussion that moved the Belle Plaine School Board from a 3-3 split to a unanimous decision, board members see Stillwater School District Assistant Superintendent  as their next superintendent. During a …

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    18 Aug 15
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    An incident that occurred in the early hours of Saturday (Aug. 8) had many Lonsdale residents posting and speculating on Facebook as to what had happened. Talk of a helicopter searching for something or someone in town …

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    14 Aug 15
  • Lonsdale police believed to have identified culprit behind rash of thefts

    Lonsdale Police Chief Jason Schmitz reported on Thursday (Aug. 13) that he believes the persons responsible for the rash of thefts from vehicles have been identified. After receiving anonymous information, Schmitz said that led them to identifying …

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    14 Aug 15