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  • Peterson

    A recent Prior Lake High School graduate was among those killed Monday afternoon in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 west of Alexandria. According to the State Patrol accident report, Lauren J. Peterson, 18, was …

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    21 Feb 12
  • road construction

    The Interstate 494/Highway 169 interchange project will take a major toll on traffic this weekend when Highway 169 closes in both directions at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. The loop ramps from Hwy. 169 to …

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    17 Feb 12
  • Rodriguez-Bella

    A Northfield woman hoping for lottery luck now faces prison time after allegedly stealing more than 400 tickets – worth more than $2,000 – from the gas station where she worked. Deanna Rae Rodriguez-Bella, 20, …

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    17 Feb 12
  • American group

    IRS agents have raided the office of a Shakopee-based firm that appears to be running a multi-million dollar income-tax fraud conspiracy. The accounting and immigrant services firm, America Group US Inc., is suspected of submitting …

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    17 Feb 12
  • fire

    A pallet recycling center in Waterville is considered a total loss after the main building on its site burned down Wednesday morning. The Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office, Waterville Police and Waterville Fire Department arrived …

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    17 Feb 12
  • Photo credit: KARE-TV

    GAYLORD, Minn. (AP) – A suspected norovirus outbreak is sickening students at Sibley East in Gaylord (GAY’-lerd). One-third of the elementary and junior high students were out sick Wednesday and Thursday with flu-like symptoms. Laura …

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    17 Feb 12
  • prison

    A controversial program designed to help keep inmates from re-offending is seeing results in two Minnesota prisons. According to a report from the Department of Corrections, inmates involved in the InnerChange Freedom Initiative have reduced …

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    16 Feb 12
  • Police Lights

    A Mankato man is facing charges after attempting to swindle three separate parties who were under the impression they were purchasing a mobile home. Douglas Holmgren, 43, of Mankato advertised the sale of his mobile …

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    16 Feb 12