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  • Man on ATV Hits Four Mankato Squad Cars, Leads Police on Chase

    A 34-year-old Mankato man was arrested after police say he led them on a chase on an all-terrain vehicle and deliberately struck four squad cars. Police say an officer saw the ATV commit several traffic …

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    15 Aug 11
  • Pool Drowning Victim ID’d as Chaska Resident

    Hennepin County authorities say a 5-year-old Chaska girl has died after being found unresponsive in a swimming pool. The sheriff’s office said Saturday that deputies responded Wednesday afternoon to a report of a girl found …

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    15 Aug 11
  • Shakopee Man Killed in S.D. Motorcycle Crash

    The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a Shakopee man was killed after his motorcycle slid into the rear of a stopped pickup on U.S. Highway 85. The Rapid City Journal reports that the brake on …

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    15 Aug 11
  • U.S. Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney (L), Michele Bachmann (C) and Tim Pawlenty attend the Republican presidential debate in Ames, Iowa August 11, 2011.

    Republicans Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty clashed repeatedly over their records during a presidential debate on Thursday, two days before they vie for conservative support in a straw poll that could make or break their campaigns.

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    12 Aug 11
  • Jordan Sex Offender Loses Release Appeal

    A recent Minnesota Appeals Court decision will keep a notorious local sex offender locked up indefinitely. Scott County District Court Judge Caroline Lennon ruled last September that James Rud should be placed at the state’s …

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    08 Aug 11
  • Jordan Mayor Appeals Restraining Order

    Jordan Mayor Pete Ewals is appealing a restraining order against him in Scott County District Court today. Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home and Reflections Crematory owner Mark Ballard filed for the restraining order last month after an …

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    08 Aug 11
  • Savage to Discontinue Dog-Waste Bags, will Save $13,000

    It’s a classic example of small-town government decisions: After 10 years of providing dog-waste bags at 40 stations throughout the city of Savage, city staff has opted not to refill the stations when the bags …

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    08 Aug 11
  • Chaska Employees Locked Out by American Crystal

    The picket lines outside of American Crystal Sugar have worked their way to Chaska. Employees at United Sugars (a division of American Crystal) are entering day five of the lockout, along with 1,300 company employees …

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    05 Aug 11