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  • 25Dekruif1

    New political boundaries released last month by the Minnesota Supreme Court have begun taking their toll on area legislators up for reelection this fall. Senator Al DeKruif, who represents District 25, announced on Sunday his …

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    05 Mar 12
  • handcuffs

    Three Montgomery residents are facing felony charges after allegedly playing hot potato with a stolen gun. Jason Timothy Birdsell has been charged with felony theft of a weapon, while January Ann Vold and Josh Dale …

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    28 Feb 12
  • Reiffenberger1

    A Shakopee insurance agent is accused of trying to dupe two other agencies by falsely claiming his wife’s wedding ring as lost in two different years. Andrew Reiffenberger, 33, has been charged in Scott County …

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    28 Feb 12
  • Eric Lee King1

    Thanks to a baggy-pants burglar, a Dakota County case may top the “news of the weird” list this week. According to charges filed Friday, 21-year-old Eric Lee King was arrested outside an Eagan business in …

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    27 Feb 12
  • Rollover

    The Minnesota State Patrol has released the name of the semi driver killed in a rollover on Highway 3 south of Dundas last week. 64-year-old Gerald R. Gunderson, of St. Peter, was killed Thursday when …

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    27 Feb 12
  • Kluver

    Le Sueur city officials have decided not to pick up the tab for a local business’s overdue bills worth over $27,000. The Le Sueur City Council last week voted to seek civil action against Shawn …

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    24 Feb 12
  • Buesgens1

    A long time state representative for the Jordan area has announced that he will not be seeking re-election this fall. On Thursday, Rep. Mark Buesgens, of Savage, told the Shakopee Valley News that after 14 …

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    24 Feb 12
  • greg feddema1

    The new Tri City United school district continues to prepare for its debut this fall, recently filling the position of Assistant Principal/Activities Director. After receiving 65 applications for the position, school officials decided Greg Feddema …

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    24 Feb 12