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South news briefs: Scott County seeks stories of military families
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:10:11 -0700

Scott County is looking for correspondence from military families as part of a tribute to those families planned for the State Capitol grounds.

As Nov. 4 nears, Pipestone an increasing stop on campaign trail
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:00:21 -0700

Pipestone County isn’t on the campaign trails of too many candidates, but as the Nov. 4 election closes in, more find their way to the outer reaches of the state.

Amazon.com said to be possible I-35 corridor tenant
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:10:32 -0700

Online retail giant may be interested in proposed Elko New Market business park

South news briefs: Open house on radio-controlled planes in Scott County
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:10:07 -0700

Model plane enthusiasts rested their planes outside the Scott County Government Center as a demonstration of the interest in their hobby.

After wooing businesses, an effort to fill Scott County jobs
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:11:58 -0700

The Oct. 23 fair will tout new area businesses such as Shutterfly and Datacard.

Nodolf to be next Dunn County DA
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:58:00 -0700

The Rusk County District Attorney has been appointed by Gov. Scott Walker to be the district attorney of Dunn County.

Driver killed in I-35 rollover early Saturday
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:23:57 -0700

NORTHFIELD, Minn. (KTTC) -- One person was killed early Saturday in a rollover crash on northbound I-35 near the Rice County-Scott County line. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that the identity of the driver has not been confirmed as of 9 a.m.The crash happened near milepost 74 about 1:17 a.m. MSP said the vehicle involved was a 2006 Ford convertible. Rice County Sheriff's deputies assisted ...

Suburban uprising threatens transportation funding push
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:10:05 -0700

Counties' frustration with the Metropolitan Council’s draft 2040 Transportation Policy Plan could lead to a head-on collision with the Move Minnesota effort.

Murder trial opens for Minnesota man accused of killing nephew
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 05:18:31 -0700

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- The defense for man accused of killing his nephew said none of the state's evidence can explain what happened or prove that it was Michael Alan Burris who murdered Scott Burris.

Request denied to remove judge on Peterson case
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:59:38 -0700

Peterson is charged with injury to a child for using a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old son.