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Some in Blakeley seek buyout after flood
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:16:06 -0700

Three months after storms severely damaged major roads and flooded homes, some residents of Scott County's Blakeley Township tell emergency management officials they want out.

Flood mitigation buyouts discussed in Scott County
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:53:52 -0700

Three months after storms caused significant damage to roads and flooded homes, some residents of Scott County tell emergency management officials they want out.

Petition filed in Minnesota seeks to prohibit Adrian Peterson from physical discipline against child
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:48:36 -0700

A petition seeking a protective order for the son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was filed Friday in Minnesota.

Flood mitigation buyouts discussed in Scott Co.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:08:18 -0700

Three months after storms caused significant damage to roads and flooded homes, some residents of Scott County tell emergency management officials they want out.

Simulcasting agreement reached for Canterbury Park, Running Aces
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:09:44 -0700

The Minnesota Racing Commission has approved a cross-breed simulcast agreement between Canterbury Park and Running Aces that will bring harness racing simulcasts back to Canterbury and thoroughbred an

Recycling barns gives ex-offenders skills
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:00:18 -0700

Old wooden barns are disappearing from Minnesota's landscape, but Friends of Minnesota Barns are helping people to preserve or repurpose them.

Recycling old Minnesota barns gives ex-offenders new skills
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:27:04 -0700

Elko, Minn. -- When Scott Tempel and his wife, Kara, bought their 13-acre farm in Scott County a year and a half ago, it came with a storybook dairy barn that had faded red boards, a steep metal roof

Ex-MSU football star arrested in shooting
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:11:43 -0700

A former Minnesota State University football standout is facing attempted murder charges after last week's shooting of a man who told police the two were selling large amounts of marijuana in Mankato.

Scott County: Motorist killed in collision with dump truck
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:24:43 -0700

A motorist was killed in Scott County on Thursday morning in a head-on collision involving a dump truck.

Deming couple arrested in case involving alleged sex crimes
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:42:51 -0700

A concerned family member living in Minnesota alerted Luna County Sheriff's Office Investigator Michael Brown to a month-long investigation that led to the arrest of two Deming residents on sex-related crimes involving a child and child abuse.