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    A nationwide warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Le Sueur man who allegedly stole a motor vehicle and a laptop computer from his mother’s residence. The Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Department was …

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    28 Nov 11
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    Prior Lake’s fire chief is hoping the City Council will not have to sacrifice safety for economic development as it considers changing fire codes to encourage business growth. The Prior Lake American reports the council …

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    22 Nov 11
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    HENDERSON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a barn fire that left about 250 hogs dead near Henderson. Henderson Fire Chief Brandon Phillips says the fire was reported about 4:30 a.m. Sunday by a passing …

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    21 Nov 11
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    A Shakopee man driving the wrong way on a Chaska road was killed in a head-on crash Friday evening. Martin Ballines Rios, 40, of Shakopee died in the accident near the intersection of Audubon Road …

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    21 Nov 11
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    A Chaska resident and area fire chief has been named Fire Officer of the Year by the Minnesota State Fire Chief Association. Scott Gerber received the award last month at the group’s annual conference in …

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    21 Nov 11
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    If you want an insider’s look at local law enforcement, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office is now taking applications for the annual Sheriff’s Citizens Academy. The purpose of the course is to increase citizens’ awareness …

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    17 Nov 11
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    The Minnesota Public Transit Association has awarded SouthWest Transit in Scott and Carver Counties the Management Innovation Award in recognition of its “Park-Out” program. This program reduces fuel and maintenance costs without reducing service hours …

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    17 Nov 11
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    A press release from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety: Family members are now offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the vehicle and driver involved in a hit and run near Gaylord. The …

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    17 Nov 11