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  • MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN COLLISION WITH DEER

      A Fairmont motorcyclist is dead after colliding with a deer yesterday (Thursday) afternoon north of Henderson. Authorities say 69-year-old Duwayne Krumwiede died at the scene. Krumwiede was northbound on Scenic Byway Road, one mile …

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    19 Jun 15
  • Man charged with Chaska burglaries

    www.swnewsmedia.com/Chaska Herald A Shakopee man has been arrested and charged with burglary following a rash of thefts in Chaska on June 2. Marawan Adel Taweeleh, 22, of Shakopee, is currently in Carver County Jail with …

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    17 Jun 15
  • Shakopee Fire Department gets grant from SMSC

    The Shakopee Fire Department was recently awarded a $30,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC). The department plans to use the grant toward purchasing equipment upgrades in the search and rescue training room …

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    17 Jun 15
  • City of Cologne plans to go 100 percent solar

    The city of Cologne signed a contract this week to power up to 100 percent of its city facilities’ energy needs from solar power, according to a news release. The energy will be generated by …

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    16 Jun 15
  • Tyrone powerline public hearing held Thursday

    The Le Sueur County Planning and Zoning Commission public hearing on the proposed Tyrone transmission line project Thursday night was well attended, as nearly 50 residents filed into the 4-H Building in Le Center.   So much …

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    15 Jun 15
  • Lonsdale man charged with stealing vehicle in New Prague

    A Lonsdale man has been charged with two felonies, one for theft of a motor vehicle and another for possession of stolen property stemming from a June 8 incident in New Prague. According to a criminal …

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    12 Jun 15
  • Public hearing date set for GRE power line project in Le Sueur County

    Great River Energy is pushing through and continuing its transmission line project just outside of Le Sueur. GRE submitted a conditional use permit application to Le Sueur County, which ultimately decides whether the project will …

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    09 Jun 15
  • Rain, wet fields hamper alfalfa hay harvest in Minnesota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Rain and wet fields have slowed the alfalfa hay harvest and crop spraying in Minnesota. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, only 3.5 days were suitable for fieldwork during …

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    09 Jun 15