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  • Photo courtesy of the Owatonna People's Press

    Many people in the Owatonna wrestling community were shocked this spring when longtime wrestling coach Scot Davis retired just 16 career victories shy of 1,000. Now, details are emerging about alleged recruiting violations that may …

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    18 Oct 11
  • Whooping Crane

    (AP) – The Department of Natural Resources reports rare whooping cranes have been sighted in Rice and Le Sueur counties. DNR regional nongame wildlife specialist Lisa Gelvin-Innvaer calls the reports “exciting” since so few whooping …

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    18 Oct 11
  • Stamps

    A Prior Lake man who made thousands of fake postage meter stamps admitted to the allegations in federal court yesterday. Andre George Mehilove, who also went by at least two other names, faces up to …

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    18 Oct 11
  • Heroin discovered in search at Prior Lake High School

    A canine search of cars in the Prior Lake High School parking lot earlier this month yielded heroin, marijuana, alcohol, tobacco and prescription drugs. Officials say it was the first time a drug search at …

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    17 Oct 11
  • benjamin

    One of two men involved in a burglary-turned-manhunt this summer in Spring Lake Township has been sentenced to serve five years in prison. Thirty-six-year-old William Thomas Benjamin II of Minneapolis will serve 40 months behind …

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    17 Oct 11
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    A Shakopee man who was sent to prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in Wisconsin was back in town last month to face charges of child pornography possession. Jamie Sames, 37, pleaded guilty Sept. …

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    17 Oct 11
  • MNDOT

    A Minnesota Department of Transportation maintenance building project is on hold as the state looks for a new contractor. The partially constructed building is located just off of County Road 61 and Jonathan Carver Parkway …

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    14 Oct 11
  • Intersection Roundabouts

    With a massive complex of roundabouts about to open near a major senior housing complex in Bloomington, and similar traffic patterns sprouting all across Minnesota, transportation planners are suggesting an initiative to let drivers learn …

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    14 Oct 11