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  • 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
  • TCU-TriCityUnitedTitans

    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
  • Dept of Labor1

    A Shakopee landscaping company has been ordered to pay $500,000 for violating the U.S. Fair Labor Standards Act. Hawkins Tree and Landscaping must pay $478,000 in back wages and damages to 57 current and former …

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    07 May 12
  • Aquatic Hitchhikers

    A Carver County judge has dismissed a lawsuit that would hold the DNR more accountable for preventing spread of zebra mussels between west metro lakes. A group of property owners and lake associations with Lotus …

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    07 May 12
  • police lights 2

    A good Samaritan who broke up a fight in Shakopee last month may never see out of his left eye again, and police are asking for the public’s help in finding those responsible. Shakopee police …

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    07 May 12
  • Quist-Parry

    One week after a 14-hour convention in which GOP delegates were unable to agree on whom to endorse in the First Congressional District, both candidates involved said they plan to file for an August primary. …

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    04 May 12