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  • Crop Fire 3

    Thanks in part to the driest September on record and a windy day yesterday, officials from four fire departments had their hands full battling a bean field fire in Le Sueur County. KEYC-TV reports a …

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    04 Oct 11
  • Bressette1

    A former Prior Lake postal carrier was sentenced in U.S. District Court Friday to 90 days of home confinement and was placed on three years of probation for stealing cash and gifts from mail she …

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    03 Oct 11
  • SchoolBusHeader

    An accident between a school bus and a car in the Chaska school district last week resulted in minor injuries to students and another vehicle driver. The accident occurred around 8:30 a.m. near the entrance …

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    03 Oct 11
  • Photo courtesy of Minnesota Street Superintendents Association

    The City of Prior Lake’s maintenance superintendent and his wife were badly injured in a motorcycle crash late last month outside Bay City, Wisconsin. 36-year-old Joe Wiita was driving the motorcycle when it hit the …

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    03 Oct 11
  • Shakopee city staff accepted the "Heart Safe Community" designation from Allina Hospitals and Clinics. (Photo courtesy of Allina Heart Safe Communities)

    The city of Shakopee has been designated a Heart Safe Community by Allina Hospitals and Clinics, recognizing the community’s efforts to have residents ready to respond when someone suffers sudden cardiac arrest.   Through the …

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    30 Sep 11
  • Athletic Park

    After years of seasonal flooding, Chaska’s Athletic Park may have seen its last spring under water. The city is considering building a levee to protect the historic park during flooding events. The idea isn’t new; …

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    30 Sep 11
  • Ottawa Stone Church, undergoing renovations in August, 2011

    A request by the Le Sueur County Historical Society to release a portion of special funds and use them for a separate project was denied last Tuesday by the Le Sueur County Board of Commissioners. …

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    30 Sep 11
  • Photo courtesy of KMSP-TV

    The Minnesota Renaissance Festival opened today for its final weekend, despite a fire this morning that destroyed or severely damaged six vendor booths. The fire started around 6 a.m. in the Scotch egg both, spreading …

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    30 Sep 11