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    The owner of a Shakopee insurance firm has pleaded guilty to falsely claiming his wife’s $6,000 wedding ring as missing through two different insurance companies. Andrew Reiffenberger, owner of River Valley Insurance Group, was sentenced …

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    02 Apr 12
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    A former youth minister is charged with felony theft after stealing thousands of dollars from a Burnsville church. John Glenn Mertes, 40, appeared in Dakota County District Court last week on the charge of theft …

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    02 Apr 12
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    A Savage police officer injured in a January car crash has been released from the hospital after an almost three-month stay. Officer Frank Mackall was responding to an early morning police call in the beginning …

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    02 Apr 12
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    An elderly Lakeville man’s death from severe burn injuries is the city’s first fire-related fatality in over 20 years. On March 4, Lakeville police responded to a request for a welfare check on Arthur Raymond …

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    02 Apr 12
  • Birds Eye

    [Photo credit: St. Peter Herald] WASECA, Minn. (AP) – An ammonia leak at the Birds Eye Foods plant in Waseca caused employees to evacuate. Fire Chief Gary Conrath says the source of the leak Wednesday …

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    29 Mar 12
  • Arboretum

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) – It will soon cost more to enter the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

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    29 Mar 12
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    Business is booming again at the historic Faribault Woolen Mill Co., which re-opened for business just seven months ago after several years with shuttered doors.

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    27 Mar 12
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    Dmitri Quillan Van Valkenburg, 38, is charged with first-degree driving while impaired and fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, both felonies, as well as a misdemeanor count of fleeing on foot. On the …

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    27 Mar 12