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    A witness to a bar fight in Faribault now faces charges after police found he was wanted on felony warrants in two other states. Zechariah Dirk Jans, 22, of Faribault, was identified as a witness …

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    16 May 12
  • Motorcyclist remains in critical condition following crash with SUV

    A motorcyclist remains in critical condition and an SUV driver could face charges after a head-on collision this week in Northfield. Around 4 p.m. Monday, James R. Rutherford, 38, of Faribault, was driving north on …

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    16 May 12
  • Daniel Robert Hanson1

    A Jordan man accused of passing out behind the wheel of his vehicle while it was stopped at an intersection in February was sentenced to probation and community service last week. Daniel Robert Hanson, 21, …

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    16 May 12
  • Property Taxes

    First half property taxes are due to your local government center Tuesday. At the Scott County Government Center in Shakopee, the customer service window will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The drive-through …

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    15 May 12
  • Escaped security hospital patient captured after 24-hour search

    A patient at the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center walked away from the facility last week and was missing for almost 24 hours before a turkey hunter and a K-9 unit helped capture him. William …

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    15 May 12
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    Individuals and families in the Le Center or Montgomery-Lonsdale school districts who want to play a historic part in the school consolidation are invited to help choose the new school song. The two school districts’ …

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    11 May 12
  • road construction

    Northbound traffic on Hwy 169 near Jordan will encounter detours this weekend as the Minnesota Department of Transportation completes culvert repair work in the area. The northbound lanes will be closed at Highway 282 all …

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    11 May 12
  • Fishing Opener

    WACONIA, Minn. (AP) – Waconia is set to welcome the 2012 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener. Gov. Mark Dayton plans to attend Friday’s community picnic in Waconia, then fish Lake Waconia at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, and …

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    10 May 12