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  • fire

    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
  • XXX 01-Faribault-Woolen-Mill_MG_0639.JPG

    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
  • Chase

    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
  • embezzlement1

    A woman from Plymouth is facing a number of felony charges after stealing more than $12,000 from a Lakeville family with whom she was living. Deanna Michelle Turnbaugh, 32, has been charged in Dakota County …

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    27 Mar 12
  • coenbros

    MEDFORD, Minn. (AP) – The Coen Brothers needed some bare trees in the background for their latest film project. The trees on the East Coast had already started to bud, so the …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Parks (1)

    Carver County and nine other metro counties and cities with regional parks are at odds with greater Minnesota over how money from the Legacy Fund should be dispersed. The Parks and Trails Legacy Fund raises …

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    26 Mar 12