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  • Byro

    A southern Minnesota family is offering a $3,000 reward for information about a near-fatal hit-and-run near Gaylord two weeks ago. John Byro, a Marine veteran from Madelia, remains in critical condition at Hennepin County Medical …

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    08 Nov 11
  • election box

    New Prague Area School District One question for levy renewal and increase of $100 per pupil; four open school board seats (four-year terms) and one board seat vacancy (final two years of term). Candidates for …

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    08 Nov 11
  • Photo credit: Faribault Daily News

    A five-week investigation into alleged inappropriate conduct between a Faribault Public School teacher and a student has been forwarded to the Rice County attorney’s office. Faribault Middle School band director Pat Kunkel has been on …

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    04 Nov 11
  • Wicklund

    A 24-year-old Kasota man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for killing his ex-girlfriend a year ago. Tyler Wicklund tried to hold back tears and apologized as he told the crowded courtroom his emotions …

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    04 Nov 11
  • SCHS

    A new Scott County historical exhibit is getting a boost in funds thanks to a grant from the Minnesota Historical Society. The Scott County Historical Society’s exhibit “Marking Time: The Rituals of Life & Death,” …

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    03 Nov 11
  • Steven Cross1

    The Lakeville dad who’s received national media attention since abandoning his 11-year-old son in July is now publicly telling his side of the story – and says he doesn’t understand why authorities won’t allow him …

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    03 Nov 11
  • Greenvale 2

    A Northfield-based drug bust has netted twelve suspected drug dealers after a 16-month investigation by the Rice County Drug Task Force. The alleged dealers, including suspects from Northfield, Belle Plaine, and Faribault, were taken into …

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    03 Nov 11
  • police

    A Prior Lake police detective says he believes the man who robbed Paragon Bank in Shakopee Tuesday morning is the same man who robbed Prior Lake State Bank two weeks ago. Detective Chris Olson told …

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    03 Nov 11