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  • sand mine

    The Scott County Board is planning to suggest that there is not a need for an Environmental Impact Statement for a proposed silica sand mine between Jordan and Shakopee. In a statement sent to the …

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    08 Mar 12
  • Speedway

    It’s been four months since rumors about a speedway in Elko New Market started, but no application has been filed with Scott County and officials on both sides are beginning to doubt the project will …

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    07 Mar 12
  • policecuffs

    Five Faribault residents have been charged and four children placed in protective custody after a police raid last week at a south Faribault home uncovered methamphetamine and controlled pills.   Two children, about 2 and …

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    07 Mar 12
  • Chance

    A former Human Resources Director for Burnsville Public Schools was asked to withdraw complaints she had made against the school district superintendent as part of the $250,000 buyout she was given to leave her post. …

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    07 Mar 12
  • Drive for Education

    Two Jordan High School students are looking for community support to help them win a $10,000 grant in an essay contest. Kurt Schansberg and Reinah Thom have already secured $2,500 as one of 14 finalists …

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    06 Mar 12
  • police lights 2

    A man suspected of burglarizing several homes on Prior Lake last month was arrested last week in Burnsville. The 41-year-old man, wanted on a federal warrant in Alaska for trafficking opiates, was arrested by U.S. …

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    06 Mar 12
  • handcuffs

    A Chanhassen psychologist has been accused of sexual misconduct after allegedly having sexual contact with a patient during a controversial therapy technique. According to the Carver County Sherriff’s Office, Richard Colund, 54, is charged with …

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    06 Mar 12
  • burkhartzmeyer

    The founder of Burkhartzmeyer Shoes in Faribault has passed away at the age of 91. Al Burkhartzmeyer died Wednesday, Feb. 29 at his home. He and his brothers opened Burkhartzmeyer Shoes in 1949 as an …

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    05 Mar 12