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  • town-hall-meeting

    Scott County township residents have the opportunity to participate in their local government tonight at an area town hall meeting. Each township has an annual meeting to discuss its budget, set its tax levy, and …

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    13 Mar 12
  • U of M Extension

    The University of Minnesota Extension and AgStar Financial Services have joined forces to present a workshop for area ag producers. “Employee Management Skills for Today – Planning for Success” will give attendees a greater understanding …

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    13 Mar 12
  • police

    A 39-year-old man from New Prague faces multiple charges for allegedly attacking a woman he lives with because she took away his alcohol. According to papers filed at the Le Sueur County courthouse, on Feb. …

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    12 Mar 12
  • snowmobile

    A Mankato man who went missing while snowmobiling in northern Minnesota Friday has been found with severe injuries. St. Louis County authorities say 41-year-old John Bastian of Mankato was riding with a group of snowmobilers …

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    12 Mar 12
  • Photo credit: Associated Press

    A gunman who killed a worker and shot six other people at a psychiatric hospital at the University of Pittsburgh before campus police fatally shot him had ties to the Northfield community. Online records suggest …

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    12 Mar 12
  • Womens Prison

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) – The warden of Minnesota’s only women’s prison is trying to convince state lawmakers the facility needs a perimeter fence. Currently only a hedge separates the prison grounds, which house convicted murderers …

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    08 Mar 12
  • gavel

    A woman who lost a custody battle in Carver County and sparked a free speech debate by using an Internet website to vent about her displeasure with the judicial system was back in court last …

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    08 Mar 12
  • sand mine

    The Scott County Board is planning to suggest that there is not a need for an Environmental Impact Statement for a proposed silica sand mine between Jordan and Shakopee. In a statement sent to the …

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    08 Mar 12