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  • Charged Against Chaska Teacher Dropped

    A disorderly conduct charge against a Chaska Middle School East teacher has been dropped. John Saindon, a Victoria resident who has taught in District 112 for 18 years, was accused in May of grabbing a …

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    03 Aug 11
  • More Delays Expected at 169/494 Interchange

    If you’re driving in the Eden Prairie area anytime soon, watch out for delays at the ongoing Highway 169/Interstate 494 interchange project. The ramp from southbound 169 to westbound I-494 closed at 6 a.m. this …

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    02 Aug 11
  • Unusual Jail Time for Man Convicted of Fatal Hit-and-Run in Mankato

    In an unusual sentencing, a Mankato man who struck and killed a man with his car at a downtown party must serve 10 years probation and one weekend of jail per year on the anniversary …

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    02 Aug 11
  • Faribault Woman Charged in Two Drug Cases

    A Faribault woman faces multiple drug charges after police executed two search warrants at her home over the last three weeks. 34-year-old Heather Oldeen has two separate cases filed against her in Rice County District …

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    02 Aug 11
  • Canterbury Race Raises Funds for Breast Cancer Foundation

    The horses were “thinking pink” at Canterbury Park in Shakopee yesterday. The inaugural Fillies Race for Hope was held yesterday afternoon. The event, a day of horse racing and fundraising to benefit Hope Chest for …

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    01 Aug 11
  • Carver County Seeks State Funding for Lake Waconia Access

    Carver County is enlisting financial support from the state to help pay for a public access at Lake Waconia Regional Park. The county is seeking $2.8 million in state bonding to pay for half of …

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    01 Aug 11
  • Intoxicated Shakopee Man Makes Threats with Handgun

    A 23-year-old Shakopee man is accused of carrying a handgun while intoxicated and threatening to shoot a man in Belle Plaine. Chance Steven Skorczewski, who has a permit to carry a concealed handgun, was arrested …

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    01 Aug 11