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    09 Jul 15
  • Significant damage reported in Le Center Fire

      Fire and rescue crews responded to a late Tuesday afternoon fire at Maple View Apartments in Le Center, quickly extinguishing it but not before significant damage was sustained to the upper level unit. The family of …

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    08 Jul 15
  • Lonsdale man killed in Rice CR 4 crash

    Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn issued a press release Tuesday evening (July 7) stating that the crash at Rice County Road 4/Independence Avenue and 117th Street earlier in the afternoon involved a fatality. The release states that …

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    08 Jul 15
  • Blakeley Road closure

    Segments of Scott County Road 6 will be closed for most of the summer between Belle Plaine and Blakeley village. Beginning Monday (July 6), County Road 6 – also known as Union Trail and the Blakeley road …

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    06 Jul 15
  • Woodbury man drowns in pond near Faribault

      FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say a Woodbury man has drowned in a pond near Faribault in southern Minnesota. The Rice County sheriff’s office says in a statement that it got a call about …

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    06 Jul 15
  • Expert Waseca teen accused in bomb plot 'significant risk'

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) – An expert for the prosecution has testified that a teenager accused of plotting to attack his southern Minnesota school poses “a significant risk for future violence.” Tuesday’s hearing is to determine …

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    01 Jul 15
  • Trench collapses at construction site, killing worker

    LAKEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Police say a 51-year-old construction worker has died after a trench collapsed and trapped him under heavy, wet soil in a Twin Cities suburb. Lakeville Deputy Police Chief John Kornmann says …

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    01 Jul 15
  • 2 hurt during air show in Mankato

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Two people were hurt when a helicopter was accidentally powered up at Mankato’s weekend air show. Authorities say the two suffered minor injuries when a sun shade structure tipped over as …

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    29 Jun 15