News
  • header

    A brand new scholarship program will provide assistance to area students seeking an education in law enforcement. The Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association has established a scholarship fund for the awarding of (15) $600 scholarships for this …

    Keep Reading >>

    02 Sep 11
  • fatherson

    An entrepreneurial father-son team from Prior Lake was arrested last week after police executed a drug search warrant at their home. After he was caught selling marijuana to a confidential informant, 19-year-old Christopher Kirschner allegedly …

    Keep Reading >>

    02 Sep 11
  • bp police

    A 21-year-old man from Savage faces several criminal charges after an altercation with Belle Plaine police earlier this week. Jonathan Candela is charged with a felony count of assaulting a police officer, and gross-misdemeanor counts …

    Keep Reading >>

    02 Sep 11
  • alba, romeo -web

    A convicted sex offender is back behind bars after an incident at the Valleygreen Square Mall in Le Sueur. Romeo Alba, a level two predatory offender recently released from prison, faces a felony charge of false imprisonment and a misdemeanor charge of fifth-degree assault in connection with the August 24 incident.

    Keep Reading >>

    01 Sep 11
  • sheriff

    A Scott County sheriff’s deputy is recovering after he rolled his squad car on Highway 169 south of Jordan. Around 10:30 Saturday evening, Deputy Bill Vendel was headed south on Highway 169 responding to a …

    Keep Reading >>

    01 Sep 11
  • 10mother0901

    The long-estranged mother of an abandoned Lakeville boy has come forward, just days after his disappearing dad was arrested while working at a deli in California. 11-year-old Sebastian Cross says he hasn’t seen his mother …

    Keep Reading >>

    01 Sep 11
  • Road-Construction

    Highway 21 road work between New Prague and Jordan expected to be complete yesterday was postponed due to rain and will now be extended through 8 p.m. today. If you’re commuting in the area, watch …

    Keep Reading >>

    31 Aug 11
  • Photo courtesy of Prior Lake American

    It may look like he raided Charlie Brown’s pumpkin patch, but a 10-year-old Prior Lake boy gets all the credit for raising one of the biggest pumpkins at this year’s Minnesota State Fair. Scott Gray …

    Keep Reading >>

    31 Aug 11