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  • Bicyclist hit by car, killed in Mankato

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A 46-year-old bicyclist has died after he was struck by a car in Mankato. Police say David Winters was hit early Wednesday. KTOE Radio reports that emergency crews arrived to …

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    24 Jun 15
  • Judge orders 2nd evaluation for teen accused of school plot

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – A judge has approved prosecutors’ request for a second psychological exam for a southern Minnesota teen accused of plotting an attack at his school. The exam was ordered by the …

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    23 Jun 15
  • Guaranteed Gravel and Sand site

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – City and county leaders in the Mankato area are hoping to move forward on turning a depleted gravel pit southwest of Mankato into one of the region’s largest parks. Mankato City …

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    23 Jun 15
  • 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