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    If you missed out on a rain barrel this spring from the Scott Soil and Water Conservation District, there’s another chance this fall to reserve your barrels and young trees and shrubs for next spring. …

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    20 Oct 11
  • Police Lights

    A vehicle stolen in Belle Plaine late last month has turned up in a ditch north of town, and authorities think it may have crashed there up to two weeks ago. On Oct. 13, Sibley …

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    20 Oct 11
  • Country Village

    The owner of several local apartment complexes, who was cited last year by the city of Shakopee for health code violations, has now had her landlord license suspended in Burnsville. Country Village Apartments was the …

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    20 Oct 11
  • Chanhassen man guilty of kidnapping and domestic assault

    A Chanhassen man has been found guilty of kidnapping and domestic assault charges and faces a potential prison sentence. Loren Veltkamp was found guilty in Carver County court on Tuesday for charges stemming from a …

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    19 Oct 11
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    The Jordan City Council voted 5-2 Monday night to sue the mayor for not signing an ordinance related to crematories. After a recommendation from City Attorney Annette Margarit, the council approved going to Scott County …

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    19 Oct 11
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    A Northfield man, pulled over on Monday for not wearing a seatbelt, now finds himself facing felony drug charges. Jason J. Kvestad, 23, is facing felony possession of marijuana with intent to sell, felony possession …

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    19 Oct 11
  • Photo courtesy of the Owatonna People's Press

    Many people in the Owatonna wrestling community were shocked this spring when longtime wrestling coach Scot Davis retired just 16 career victories shy of 1,000. Now, details are emerging about alleged recruiting violations that may …

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    18 Oct 11
  • Whooping Crane

    (AP) – The Department of Natural Resources reports rare whooping cranes have been sighted in Rice and Le Sueur counties. DNR regional nongame wildlife specialist Lisa Gelvin-Innvaer calls the reports “exciting” since so few whooping …

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    18 Oct 11