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    The “Man in Black” bank robber also looks good in beige. An armed man robbed a bank in downtown Hopkins Monday evening, and authorities believe he is the same suspect who has sit several banks …

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    07 Dec 11
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    Communities around the area are nearing the end of their budget-setting seasons, but not without a struggle. Prior Lake taxpayers gave council members an earful at their Truth-in-Taxation meeting Monday, saying that although taxes were …

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    07 Dec 11
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    The New Prague Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Parade of Lights this past Friday. Executive Chamber Director, Kristy Mach made a few changes to this years festivities saying, “we wanted to make this a …

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    06 Dec 11
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    Santa’s Elves have been hard at work transforming Sponsel’s Minnesota Harvest Apple Orchard Lodge into a Dicken’s era London Street, complete with Urchins, Street Lights, Carolers, Markets, and Shops. Straight from the pages of a …

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    06 Dec 11
  • handcuffs

    A Le Sueur man is out on bail after being charged with felony assault for attacking another man with a piece of wood. According to the complaint filed in Le Sueur County, on Nov. 12 …

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    06 Dec 11
  • Dispatch

    Scott and Carver county emergency dispatchers could soon be sharing 911-call duties under a merger being considered by the two county boards. Last year, Carver, Sibley, McLeod and Scott counties completed a $125,000 state-funded study …

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    06 Dec 11
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    A freight train lit with more than 18,000 feet of LED Christmas lights will make pit stops in Owatonna and Waseca today to raise money for local food shelves. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is …

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    05 Dec 11
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    A Prior Lake teenager has been upgraded to critical but stable condition after being struck by a vehicle while riding his bike last Monday. The Prior Lake American reports Seth Ratliff, 14, was airlifted to …

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    05 Dec 11