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  • Authorities investigate bomb threats at Minnesota schools

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Authorities are investigating bomb threats phoned in to schools in Minnesota on the same that schools across the country reported evacuations due to threats. A bomb threat at Ben Franklin Elementary …

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    24 May 16
  • Amazon begins hiring 1,000 employees in Shakopee

    Amazon is now hiring for more than 1,000 full-time positions at its 820,000-square-foot fulfillment center under construction in Shakopee. At the facility, Amazon employees will pick, pack and ship small items to customers like books, …

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    23 May 16
  • Gary Lee Bandel

    Gary Lee Bandel, age 68 of Belle Plaine, passed away peacefully on January 11th surrounded by his family.  Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11a.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Our Lady of …

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    12 May 16
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    Here is the New Prague Hengel Concertina Clock we are giving away for the 200th LMF Show!

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    04 May 16
  • Hy-Vee sets sights on Shakopee

    New grocery options are on the horizon for Shakopee shoppers. Hy-Vee, an Iowa-based grocery store chain, has submitted an application to reguide and rezone property near Tahpah Park in west Shakopee for commercial use, according …

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    04 May 16
  • Summer mosquito control efforts set for Lonsdale

    The city of Lonsdale has announced that adult mosquito control applications will take place this summer at dusk, as conditions warrant. For the fourth year in a row, the city has contracted with Common Grounds …

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    04 May 16
  • Montgomery couple among local heroes to receive Red Cross award

    Three area residents who rescued a man trapped inside his vehicle submerged in a holding pond last fall are being recognized for their heroism and extraordinary actions.   The American Red Cross recently announced that …

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    02 May 16
  • Judge rules Minnesota teen in school plot case can go home

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) – A judge has ruled that a Minnesota teen who authorities say was planning a school attack two years ago can go home. Judge Joseph Chase on Wednesday cited expert evaluations concluding …

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    28 Apr 16