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  • Chanhassen man guilty of kidnapping and domestic assault

    A Chanhassen man has been found guilty of kidnapping and domestic assault charges and faces a potential prison sentence. Loren Veltkamp was found guilty in Carver County court on Tuesday for charges stemming from a …

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    19 Oct 11
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    The Jordan City Council voted 5-2 Monday night to sue the mayor for not signing an ordinance related to crematories. After a recommendation from City Attorney Annette Margarit, the council approved going to Scott County …

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    19 Oct 11
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    A Northfield man, pulled over on Monday for not wearing a seatbelt, now finds himself facing felony drug charges. Jason J. Kvestad, 23, is facing felony possession of marijuana with intent to sell, felony possession …

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    19 Oct 11
  • 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
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    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