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  • atv

    An 18-year-old Kasota man who went on a midweek ATV romp through town is now facing several criminal charges. On September 28 at approximately 10:08 p.m., Le Sueur County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report …

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    14 Oct 11
  • handcuffs

    A woman who threatened to claim rape if her male partner did not give her $30,000 was arrested by Chaska police for attempted blackmail. A man recently reported to police that he was being blackmailed …

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    13 Oct 11
  • Police Lights

    A Belle Plaine homeowner was not about to be fooled twice when a burglar attempted to break into his home two nights in a row. After a burglar broke into his garage and stole beer …

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    13 Oct 11
  • auditing-photo

    Despite a bleak economic picture across the country, the Le Sueur County Board of Commissioners received some good financial news during a meeting earlier this month. On Oct. 4, Jim Murray of the Baker Tilly …

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    12 Oct 11
  • train 2

    A Chaska man was killed yesterday afternoon when his vehicle was struck by a train in Becker Township in Sherburne County. The State Patrol has not released his name but the Star Tribune reports that …

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    12 Oct 11
  • Jordan-Elem1

    The ever-growing question of “Christmas” vs. “Holiday” has made its way into Jordan Public Schools. At Monday’s school board meeting, Jordan Elementary School Music Teacher Marie Palmquist presented a proposal to change how kindergarten through …

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    12 Oct 11
  • seat belts

    Law enforcement agencies around the area are joining other agencies statewide in conducting increased seat belt patrols during one of the state’s largest enforcement campaigns of the year. Extra enforcement will begin Friday and run …

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    11 Oct 11
  • St Francis

    St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee will conduct a full-scale evacuation exercise on Thursday morning. The drill will include outside emergency medical services and fire agencies in addition to St. Francis staff. The exercise …

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    11 Oct 11