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  • Arrest

    Shakopee police have identified the man they believe killed his girlfriend Monday morning before a brief standoff with police officers. KSTP reports the department says he is 31-year-old Sergey Nikolaevich Balandin of Shakopee. He was …

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    07 Nov 17
  • Michael Shane Deal

    (St. Paul Pioneer Press/Litchfield, MN) A former deputy commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Commerce admitted to arranging to pay a woman for sex after finishing up work meetings this past spring, according to court …

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    07 Nov 17
  • USDA Crop Report

    Despite cold temperatures and accumulated snow, Minnesota farmers were able to harvest 22 percent of the statewide corn acreage during the week ending November 5, 2017, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were …

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    07 Nov 17
  • GFW Three Towns Logo

    Today (Tuesday) is election day and the G-F-W school district will be putting funding requests on the ballot for district voters to consider. Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop district is looking to remodel and expand existing schools. The first …

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    07 Nov 17
  • Prince/Guitar (Associated Press Photo)

    (Learfield News Service/Chanhassen, MN) — Officials at Julien’s Live auction house say a guitar used by Prince in the late 80s and early 90s sold at auction for 700-thousand dollars. The auction house is reporting …

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    06 Nov 17
  • winter-hazard-awareness-week

    This week (through Nov 10)  has been designated as Winter Hazard Awareness Week in Minnesota. Officials say it’s a time to get prepared for the upcoming winter season. During the week, there are daily topics …

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    06 Nov 17
  • News 11-06-17

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    06 Nov 17
  • Jensen

    Gov. Mark Dayton gave the oath of office to the new Adjutant General of the Minnesota National Guard, Maj. Gen. Jon A. Jensen, Saturday afternoon. The ceremony coincided with the retirement of Maj. Gen. Richard Nash, who led …

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    06 Nov 17