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  • Wicklund 21

    The man suspected of killing his 20-year-old former girlfriend in Kasota faces a possible life sentence after pleading guilty last week to first-degree murder. As part of his plea agreement, Tyler Wicklund, 24, also pleaded …

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    07 Oct 11
  • Jordan

    Jordan Middle School staff, students and parents have created a Bully Prevention Team for the 2011-2012 school year. The initiative coincides with October as National Anti-Bullying Awareness Month. The team will meet once a month …

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    05 Oct 11
  • Tim-Burke1

    The Farmington school board decided last week it will not reimburse one of its own members for legal costs he incurred when the board investigated him last winter. Tim Burke was censured by the board …

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    05 Oct 11
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    Lakeville Mayor Mark Bellows, who publicly accused Senior Center coordinator Linda Walter of lying to him last month, recanted his claim in a statement issued at Monday night’s City Council meeting. Bellows made the accusation …

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    05 Oct 11
  • CR21

    Prior Lake residents concerned about the proposal to reroute County Road 21 through downtown Prior Lake spoke up one last time last night, pleading with the City Council to consider their concerns. During the council’s …

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    04 Oct 11
  • Photo courtesy of Thisweek Newspapers

    A Chaska man is reported in critical conditional following a two-vehicle crash yesterday morning in Eagan. At around 10:00 a.m., 61-year-old James Flynn was headed southbound on Highway 13 when he ran a red light …

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    04 Oct 11
  • Crop Fire 3

    Thanks in part to the driest September on record and a windy day yesterday, officials from four fire departments had their hands full battling a bean field fire in Le Sueur County. KEYC-TV reports a …

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    04 Oct 11
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    A former Prior Lake postal carrier was sentenced in U.S. District Court Friday to 90 days of home confinement and was placed on three years of probation for stealing cash and gifts from mail she …

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    03 Oct 11