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  • Carver County to inspect boats for zebra mussels

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Carver County officials say that starting this spring, all boats entering Lake Minnewashta will be checked for zebra mussels. The Star Tribune reports it’s the first time the state Department of Natural …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Cabana Tan

    Savage police say they will not investigate a report of peepholes found at a Savage tanning salon because no victims have come forward. Earlier this month, police received information about possible peepholes found at the …

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    30 Jan 12
  • st peter hospital

    The Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter is reeling after losing six psychiatrists responsible for treating more than 375 patients, and now the state’s only hospital for mentally ill and dangerous patients has almost no …

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    30 Jan 12
  • MnDOT, State Patrol become social media savvy for traffic updates

    The Minnesota State Patrol and Minnesota Department of Transportation are teaming up to make it easier to access their information during winter storms—especially for fans of social media. The Patrol and MnDOT will now use …

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    30 Jan 12
  • cocaine

    A New Prague man could face 45 years in prison for allegedly selling drugs to an undercover agent. Cole Douglas Larson, 20, is charged in Le Sueur County with two counts of a controlled substance …

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    30 Jan 12
  • Minneapolis council wants Vikings referendum

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Vikings may finally be warming to a new football stadium at the Metrodome site, but the Minneapolis City Council is not sold. The Star Tribune reports that a …

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    27 Jan 12
  • ConcussionProgram

    Following the pattern of many schools around the state, the Jordan School Board has chosen to require baseline concussion testing for all 7-12 athletes in the district. Athletic Director Jeff Vizenor will now seek bids …

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    27 Jan 12
  • Tattooing

    A Chaska juvenile’s infected body art has led police to the door of a man accused of offering tattoo services without a license. Police learned of the alleged practice and discovered that some of the …

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    27 Jan 12