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  • 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
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    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
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    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — A man accused of driving drunk and causing a fatal Christmas Eve crash has been convicted in Dakota County. Prosecutors say Jeffrey Martin’s blood alcohol was twice the legal limit when …

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    02 Nov 11
  • Photo credit: Shakopee Valley News

    Paragon Bank in downtown Shakopee was robbed at gunpoint late Tuesday morning by a masked man who made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. The Shakopee Daily News reports police were called to the …

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    02 Nov 11
  • Photo credit: Le Sueur News-Herald

    U.S. Congressman John Kline spent some time near Le Sueur late last month to meet with ag industry leaders and discuss looming federal regulations that could impact local agriculture. The hour-long roundtable at the home …

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    01 Nov 11