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    A Belle Plaine homeowner was not about to be fooled twice when a burglar attempted to break into his home two nights in a row. After a burglar broke into his garage and stole beer …

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    13 Oct 11
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    Despite a bleak economic picture across the country, the Le Sueur County Board of Commissioners received some good financial news during a meeting earlier this month. On Oct. 4, Jim Murray of the Baker Tilly …

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    12 Oct 11
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    A Chaska man was killed yesterday afternoon when his vehicle was struck by a train in Becker Township in Sherburne County. The State Patrol has not released his name but the Star Tribune reports that …

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    12 Oct 11
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    The ever-growing question of “Christmas” vs. “Holiday” has made its way into Jordan Public Schools. At Monday’s school board meeting, Jordan Elementary School Music Teacher Marie Palmquist presented a proposal to change how kindergarten through …

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    12 Oct 11
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    Law enforcement agencies around the area are joining other agencies statewide in conducting increased seat belt patrols during one of the state’s largest enforcement campaigns of the year. Extra enforcement will begin Friday and run …

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    11 Oct 11
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    St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee will conduct a full-scale evacuation exercise on Thursday morning. The drill will include outside emergency medical services and fire agencies in addition to St. Francis staff. The exercise …

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    11 Oct 11
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    There may be an end in sight—at least legally—to the disagreement between Jordan Mayor Pete Ewals and the owner of Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home Mark Ballard. Although still denying disorderly conduct charges, Ewals agreed yesterday to …

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    11 Oct 11
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    A Carver man was arrested by FBI Agents last week for a felony child pornography charge, according to a Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Minneapolis Field Office. Randy Anderson was charged Oct. 6 …

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    11 Oct 11