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  • Marine who graduated from Belle Plaine found dead in barracks

    A U.S. Marine and 2004 graduate of Belle Plaine High School was found dead last week in his barracks in North Carolina. Cpl. Gavin Kopponen was found in his barracks at Camp Lejeune, N.C., on …

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    03 Feb 12
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    Information is starting to emerge but details are still scarce about three people who were injured when their car struck a house two weeks ago. According a Le Sueur Police Department report, at 1:23 a.m. …

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    03 Feb 12
  • Road Salt Symposium seeks pollution solutions

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) – Amid a mild winter that’s sparing Minnesota the need to spread as much road salt as it often does, experts and officials will be gathering in Chaska to learn about ways …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Stolen wheelchair hockey trailer found in Minn.

    MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (AP) – Police have found an equipment trailer for wheelchair hockey players that was stolen last week in Shakopee. Authorities say the trailer was recovered in Maple Grove, and the man suspected …

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    02 Feb 12
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    The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is warning residents of the Twin Cities metro area of a texting scam. The BBB received a report of a text message scam that leads to …

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    02 Feb 12
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    Police are trying to identify a man suspected in the burglary of Shakopee Middle School early last month. Authorities have released surveillance photos of the man they believe broke into the school and stole thousands …

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    02 Feb 12
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    Despite plenty of local opposition, Farm Service Agency state executive director Linda Hennen said she still supports the proposed consolidation of the Scott County office. Fifty area farmers were able to voice their opinions at …

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    02 Feb 12
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    A Savage woman is in critical condition and two people are recovering from minor injuries after a car accident yesterday afternoon in Prior Lake. According to the State Patrol, 82-year-old Janette Flogstad was traveling west …

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    01 Feb 12