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  • 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
  • Blizzard warning posted for southern Minnesota

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Forecasters expect blizzard conditions to develop in a portion of the Minnesota River Valley. The National Weather Service says wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph combined with fresh snow will …

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    08 Jan 15
  • Court asked considering murder attempt charge in school plot

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – Prosecutors have asked a state appeals court to reinstate attempted murder charges against a teenager accused of plotting a school attack in southern Minnesota. The appeals court held a hearing …

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    08 Jan 15