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  • cst 31438 Byerlys St. Louis Park

      ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say a man believed to be the 41-year-old suspect involved in a shootout with St. Louis Park police was found dead inside a home in Jordan. According …

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    04 Feb 15
  • Warm weather forces ice fishing contest cancellation

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Mild January weather has forced the cancellation of an annual ice fishing contest that raises money for Minnesota State, Mankato athletic scholarships. The Humminbird Big Bobber Ice Fishing Contest was …

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    27 Jan 15
  • Peijan Hodges

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A 22-year-old Farmington man has admitted to sexually assaulting two women in a downtown Minneapolis parking ramp. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Monday that Peijan Hodges has pleaded guilty to …

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    27 Jan 15
  • Austin man found dead in ice shanty on Clear Lake

    An ice fisherman has been found dead in his shanty on Clear Lake in Waseca, and authorities say carbon monoxide poisoning is to blame. KTOE reports that authorities say 41-year-old William Blom of Austin was …

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    23 Jan 15
  • 2 Escape from Rice County Jail Annex Wednesday Morning

    Two 18 year olds, one from Northfield and the other from Faribault escaped from the Rice County Jail Annex early yesterday morning. They got out through a window and climbed a fence outside the building …

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    22 Jan 15
  • Scott County Historical Society awarded 2 Grants

    The Scott County Historical Society has been awarded 2 Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Legacy Grants. One, for $10,000, will be used to conduct research for a series of guided biking and walking tours. Information …

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    21 Jan 15
  • Rice County employee responsible for shop fire, suspended

    The Rice County employee involved in a fire at the County Highway Department Shop on December 20, 2014 has been suspended for 2 weeks without pay. Mechanic Matthew LaCanne and his brother were attempting to …

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    21 Jan 15
  • Farmers Continue Planting Following Cold Wet April

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota will get $9 million under an initiative announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday. The agency has approved 115 proposals nationwide for the first round of funding …

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    15 Jan 15