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  • Le Center Man Arrested for Welding Shop Burglary

    A 22-year-old Le Center man is one of two people facing burglary charges after being photographed inside a Le Center business. The Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Department was contacted late last month by the owner …

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    05 Aug 11
  • Chaska Police Offer Reward for Attempted Robbery Suspect

    Chaska police are offering a $500 reward for information about an attempted armed robbery that prompted a manhunt yesterday afternoon. The incident occurred around 3 p.m. at the Peterson Car Wash. A woman had just …

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    05 Aug 11
  • Jordan Council Votes “No Confidence” in Mayor

    In the latest development over the crematory debate in Jordan, the Jordan City Council on Monday night took a vote of no confidence in Mayor Pete Ewals. Councilmember Tanya Velishek made the motion, saying she …

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    05 Aug 11
  • Late Shakopee Soldier may be Honored with Road Name

    The first Minnesota soldier to die in the current Iraq conflict may have a segment of the new County Road 21 named in his honor. U.S. Army Pfc. Jim Herrgott, a Shakopee native, was killed …

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    04 Aug 11
  • Jordan Moves Closer to New Library Plan

    Despite recent debates and disagreements on the Jordan city council, all council members were on board last night with a proposal from the county to combine a new senior housing facility with a new public …

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    04 Aug 11
  • City of Lakeville Wins Appeal in Deer-Crash Lawsuit

    The Minnesota Court of Appeals has sided with the city of Lakeville in a lawsuit over a 2009 crash involving a city vehicle, a citizen, and a deer. Two Lakeville employees were driving for city …

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    04 Aug 11
  • Savage Council to Decide Fate of Forest

    The last step in the fate of a rare forest near Prior Lake-Savage Area High School may soon be decided by the Savage City Council. The Council is expected to take action on a revised …

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    03 Aug 11
  • Vandals Hit Faribault Playground

    Faribault police are searching for information in the recent vandalism of a children’s playground. Caren Hoffman, director of A Child’s Delight, told the Faribault Daily News the vandals climbed a 6-foot wooden fence to enter …

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    03 Aug 11