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    A convicted sex offender is back behind bars after an incident at the Valleygreen Square Mall in Le Sueur. Romeo Alba, a level two predatory offender recently released from prison, faces a felony charge of false imprisonment and a misdemeanor charge of fifth-degree assault in connection with the August 24 incident.

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    01 Sep 11
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    A Scott County sheriff’s deputy is recovering after he rolled his squad car on Highway 169 south of Jordan. Around 10:30 Saturday evening, Deputy Bill Vendel was headed south on Highway 169 responding to a …

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    01 Sep 11
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    The long-estranged mother of an abandoned Lakeville boy has come forward, just days after his disappearing dad was arrested while working at a deli in California. 11-year-old Sebastian Cross says he hasn’t seen his mother …

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    01 Sep 11
  • Road-Construction

    Highway 21 road work between New Prague and Jordan expected to be complete yesterday was postponed due to rain and will now be extended through 8 p.m. today. If you’re commuting in the area, watch …

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    31 Aug 11
  • Photo courtesy of Prior Lake American

    It may look like he raided Charlie Brown’s pumpkin patch, but a 10-year-old Prior Lake boy gets all the credit for raising one of the biggest pumpkins at this year’s Minnesota State Fair. Scott Gray …

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    31 Aug 11
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    A young woman from Cologne is accused of fleeing the scene of a drunken crash early Monday morning in Shakopee. Authorities say the 19-year-old, who has not been formally charged and therefore has not been …

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    31 Aug 11
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    The Prior Lake-Savage Area School District has received a grant that will give it more money for specialized instructional services this year. The district received a nearly $350,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Education. …

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    30 Aug 11
  • Missing items from school lead to theft charge for Le Center woman

    A Le Center woman has been charged with misdemeanor theft after police found items in her garage that were allegedly stolen from a school. Toni Grasser is facing three charges in connection with a July …

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    30 Aug 11