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  • Minn., Wis. working on tax reciprocity deal

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Revenue officials from Minnesota and Wisconsin say they hope to finalize an agreement on tax reciprocity that will allow residents who live in one state and work in the other …

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    29 Feb 12
  • Jury convicts 2 in $50M bank fraud conspiracy

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Two people have been convicted for their roles in a $50 million bank fraud conspiracy that spanned several states. A federal jury found 43-year-old Julian Okeayaninneh, of Colton, Calif., and 35-year-old Olugbenga …

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    29 Feb 12
  • handcuffs

    Three Montgomery residents are facing felony charges after allegedly playing hot potato with a stolen gun. Jason Timothy Birdsell has been charged with felony theft of a weapon, while January Ann Vold and Josh Dale …

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    28 Feb 12
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    A Shakopee insurance agent is accused of trying to dupe two other agencies by falsely claiming his wife’s wedding ring as lost in two different years. Andrew Reiffenberger, 33, has been charged in Scott County …

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    28 Feb 12
  • Eric Lee King1

    Thanks to a baggy-pants burglar, a Dakota County case may top the “news of the weird” list this week. According to charges filed Friday, 21-year-old Eric Lee King was arrested outside an Eagan business in …

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    27 Feb 12
  • Rollover

    The Minnesota State Patrol has released the name of the semi driver killed in a rollover on Highway 3 south of Dundas last week. 64-year-old Gerald R. Gunderson, of St. Peter, was killed Thursday when …

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    27 Feb 12
  • Kluver

    Le Sueur city officials have decided not to pick up the tab for a local business’s overdue bills worth over $27,000. The Le Sueur City Council last week voted to seek civil action against Shawn …

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    24 Feb 12
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    A long time state representative for the Jordan area has announced that he will not be seeking re-election this fall. On Thursday, Rep. Mark Buesgens, of Savage, told the Shakopee Valley News that after 14 …

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    24 Feb 12