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  • Behind a $42 billion budget, smaller fees rack up

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota lawmakers kept tax levels steady but have still found ways to scoop up millions of additional dollars. More than a dozen new fees and increases for business licenses are …

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    25 Jun 15
  • Bicyclist hit by car, killed in Mankato

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A 46-year-old bicyclist has died after he was struck by a car in Mankato. Police say David Winters was hit early Wednesday. KTOE Radio reports that emergency crews arrived to …

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    24 Jun 15
  • Judge orders 2nd evaluation for teen accused of school plot

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – A judge has approved prosecutors’ request for a second psychological exam for a southern Minnesota teen accused of plotting an attack at his school. The exam was ordered by the …

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    23 Jun 15
  • Guaranteed Gravel and Sand site

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – City and county leaders in the Mankato area are hoping to move forward on turning a depleted gravel pit southwest of Mankato into one of the region’s largest parks. Mankato City …

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    23 Jun 15
  • MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN COLLISION WITH DEER

      A Fairmont motorcyclist is dead after colliding with a deer yesterday (Thursday) afternoon north of Henderson. Authorities say 69-year-old Duwayne Krumwiede died at the scene. Krumwiede was northbound on Scenic Byway Road, one mile …

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    19 Jun 15
  • Man charged with Chaska burglaries

    www.swnewsmedia.com/Chaska Herald A Shakopee man has been arrested and charged with burglary following a rash of thefts in Chaska on June 2. Marawan Adel Taweeleh, 22, of Shakopee, is currently in Carver County Jail with …

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    17 Jun 15
  • Shakopee Fire Department gets grant from SMSC

    The Shakopee Fire Department was recently awarded a $30,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC). The department plans to use the grant toward purchasing equipment upgrades in the search and rescue training room …

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    17 Jun 15
  • City of Cologne plans to go 100 percent solar

    The city of Cologne signed a contract this week to power up to 100 percent of its city facilities’ energy needs from solar power, according to a news release. The energy will be generated by …

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    16 Jun 15