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  • 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
  • Le Center Man Arrested for Welding Shop Burglary

    A 22-year-old Le Center man is one of two people facing burglary charges after being photographed inside a Le Center business. The Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Department was contacted late last month by the owner …

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    05 Aug 11
  • Chaska Police Offer Reward for Attempted Robbery Suspect

    Chaska police are offering a $500 reward for information about an attempted armed robbery that prompted a manhunt yesterday afternoon. The incident occurred around 3 p.m. at the Peterson Car Wash. A woman had just …

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    05 Aug 11
  • Jordan Council Votes “No Confidence” in Mayor

    In the latest development over the crematory debate in Jordan, the Jordan City Council on Monday night took a vote of no confidence in Mayor Pete Ewals. Councilmember Tanya Velishek made the motion, saying she …

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    05 Aug 11
  • Late Shakopee Soldier may be Honored with Road Name

    The first Minnesota soldier to die in the current Iraq conflict may have a segment of the new County Road 21 named in his honor. U.S. Army Pfc. Jim Herrgott, a Shakopee native, was killed …

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    04 Aug 11
  • Jordan Moves Closer to New Library Plan

    Despite recent debates and disagreements on the Jordan city council, all council members were on board last night with a proposal from the county to combine a new senior housing facility with a new public …

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    04 Aug 11
  • City of Lakeville Wins Appeal in Deer-Crash Lawsuit

    The Minnesota Court of Appeals has sided with the city of Lakeville in a lawsuit over a 2009 crash involving a city vehicle, a citizen, and a deer. Two Lakeville employees were driving for city …

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    04 Aug 11