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  • Lonsdale man charged with stealing vehicle in New Prague

    A Lonsdale man has been charged with two felonies, one for theft of a motor vehicle and another for possession of stolen property stemming from a June 8 incident in New Prague. According to a criminal …

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    12 Jun 15
  • Public hearing date set for GRE power line project in Le Sueur County

    Great River Energy is pushing through and continuing its transmission line project just outside of Le Sueur. GRE submitted a conditional use permit application to Le Sueur County, which ultimately decides whether the project will …

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    09 Jun 15
  • Rain, wet fields hamper alfalfa hay harvest in Minnesota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Rain and wet fields have slowed the alfalfa hay harvest and crop spraying in Minnesota. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, only 3.5 days were suitable for fieldwork during …

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    09 Jun 15
  • 3 hospitalized after ATV accident Friday

    One person was airlifted to a Rochester hospital Friday morning following an ATV accident on the east side of Gorman Lake near Kilkenny. Two others were hospitalized following the crash.The Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office Communication Center …

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    08 Jun 15
  • St. Louis Park man charged in Chaska church burglary

    Nearly a year after a burglary saw Chaska’s oldest church lose more than 100 years of irreplaceable handwritten records, there’s been a breakthrough in the case.   A St. Louis Park man was charged this …

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    08 Jun 15
  • Susan Kay Reich

    Susan Kay Reich age 53 of New Germany passed away on May 21, 2015 in Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Memorial Service Friday June 5, 2015 at 2:30 pm at Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia with …

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    02 Jun 15
  • Bomb threat puts Carver County government center in lockdown

    The Carver County Government Center went into lockdown Thursday, May 28, after receiving a bomb threat from an unknown caller.At 6:05 a.m. the Carver County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call from someone who said, “There …

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    01 Jun 15
  • Vehicle, train collision just north of New Prague

    The New Prague Fire Department was called to a train and a semi-truck collision at a railroad crossing near the intersection of Scott County Road 2 and Highway 21, about a mile north of New …

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    22 May 15