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  • Photo credit: Faribault Daily News

    A five-week investigation into alleged inappropriate conduct between a Faribault Public School teacher and a student has been forwarded to the Rice County attorney’s office. Faribault Middle School band director Pat Kunkel has been on …

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    04 Nov 11
  • Wicklund

    A 24-year-old Kasota man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for killing his ex-girlfriend a year ago. Tyler Wicklund tried to hold back tears and apologized as he told the crowded courtroom his emotions …

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    04 Nov 11
  • SCHS

    A new Scott County historical exhibit is getting a boost in funds thanks to a grant from the Minnesota Historical Society. The Scott County Historical Society’s exhibit “Marking Time: The Rituals of Life & Death,” …

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    03 Nov 11
  • Steven Cross1

    The Lakeville dad who’s received national media attention since abandoning his 11-year-old son in July is now publicly telling his side of the story – and says he doesn’t understand why authorities won’t allow him …

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    03 Nov 11
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    A Northfield-based drug bust has netted twelve suspected drug dealers after a 16-month investigation by the Rice County Drug Task Force. The alleged dealers, including suspects from Northfield, Belle Plaine, and Faribault, were taken into …

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    03 Nov 11
  • police

    A Prior Lake police detective says he believes the man who robbed Paragon Bank in Shakopee Tuesday morning is the same man who robbed Prior Lake State Bank two weeks ago. Detective Chris Olson told …

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    03 Nov 11
  • Photo credit: KSTP-TV

    Hundreds of Chanhassen residents have collectively put their foot down and said “no thank you” to a proposed Wal-Mart project near Highway 5 and Powers Boulevard. The Chanhassen Villager reports that several hundred Chanhassen residents …

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    02 Nov 11
  • Alvis More1

    A former Blue Earth County commissioner was killed Monday while he was apparently using a tractor to stop a grass fire. The Mankato Free Press reports investigators say 77-year-old Alvis More was found in a …

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    02 Nov 11