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    One of two men involved in a burglary-turned-manhunt this summer in Spring Lake Township has been sentenced to serve five years in prison. Thirty-six-year-old William Thomas Benjamin II of Minneapolis will serve 40 months behind …

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    17 Oct 11
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    A Shakopee man who was sent to prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in Wisconsin was back in town last month to face charges of child pornography possession. Jamie Sames, 37, pleaded guilty Sept. …

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    17 Oct 11
  • MNDOT

    A Minnesota Department of Transportation maintenance building project is on hold as the state looks for a new contractor. The partially constructed building is located just off of County Road 61 and Jonathan Carver Parkway …

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    14 Oct 11
  • Intersection Roundabouts

    With a massive complex of roundabouts about to open near a major senior housing complex in Bloomington, and similar traffic patterns sprouting all across Minnesota, transportation planners are suggesting an initiative to let drivers learn …

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    14 Oct 11
  • atv

    An 18-year-old Kasota man who went on a midweek ATV romp through town is now facing several criminal charges. On September 28 at approximately 10:08 p.m., Le Sueur County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report …

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    14 Oct 11
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    A woman who threatened to claim rape if her male partner did not give her $30,000 was arrested by Chaska police for attempted blackmail. A man recently reported to police that he was being blackmailed …

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    13 Oct 11
  • Police Lights

    A Belle Plaine homeowner was not about to be fooled twice when a burglar attempted to break into his home two nights in a row. After a burglar broke into his garage and stole beer …

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    13 Oct 11
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    Despite a bleak economic picture across the country, the Le Sueur County Board of Commissioners received some good financial news during a meeting earlier this month. On Oct. 4, Jim Murray of the Baker Tilly …

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    12 Oct 11