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The Latest: Palestinian activist deported to Jordan from US

CHICAGO - The Latest on Palestinian activist deported Tuesday for lying in citizenship application (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Dozens of people gathered at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to support a Palestinian activist who was being deported to Jordan for lying about her history before ob

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 02:01:00

Shakopee, Jordan skiers take part in world record attempt

At some point, a good amount of humanity has tried to break a world record and make it into the Guinness World Records. Three skiers from Shakopee and Jordan might have done it. Timo Harju from Jordan and Tim Fitzgibbons and Paul Snell from Shakopee traveled to Wisconsin on Sept. 10 to join other sk

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-19 15:50:00

Andrea Bocelli prays at Jordan River site of Jesus' baptism

Italian star tenor Andrea Bocelli, 58, a Catholic, stands at the edge of the Jordan River as a priest scoops up water to pour it over Bocelli's hands, at Al-Maghtas, Jordan. Bocelli prayed at the traditional site of Jesus' baptism, made the sign of the cross with river water and told The Associated

WINONA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 18:43:06

Diplomats meet on Iran deal as Trump stays mum on decision

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini answers questions during a news conference following a European Union-hosted meeting about the Iran nuclear deal at United Nations headquarters Wednesday, Sept.

WINONA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 07:30:09

Minnesota professor explores link between philosophy and Lego

All in all, it's not just another brick in the toy chest. At least that's the conclusion you might reach after reading a new book coedited by University of Minnesota philosophy professor Roy T. Cook titled "LEGO and Philosophy: Constructing Reality Brick by Brick." Cook and co-editor Sondra Bacharac

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 16:56:00

Recognizing who we are today

We experienced a tragedy in Shakopee last week. We lost a young man as the result of a traffic accident. The city, the district, the students were all impacted by the loss of Ja'Mason Moffett, a student known for his affectionate and charming persona, a truly infectious personality. I listened to a

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 21:11:00

Council sets maximum tax levy

The Chaska City Council set the maximum tax levy at its Monday night meeting. The 2018 maximum operating levy will be set at $8.39 million for the general fund and other funds supported by the tax levy. The impact on the average home in Chaska will be an increase of $32 in city taxes. The average ho

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 16:30:00

Shakopee leaders need to end the cage match

The Shakopee Chamber of Commerce expresses disappointment and concern at the lost opportunity to bring the CPM Projects to Shakopee. It appears that internal discord has contributed to driving away another business from our city, and it threatens the prosperity of all of our businesses. This communi

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 21:25:00

Chaska/Chanhassen H.S. mountain bike team enjoying the ride

CHASKA, Minn -- While some high school athletes spend, the fall hitting the pads, or pounding the pavement. These kids are traversing the trails. "Well it's a really good way to meet kids and try new things," says Kira Anderson a junior at Chanhassen. "And do things you didn't know you were capable

KARE - 2017-09-21 03:32:33

Early morning fight sends 1 to hospital

A fight on Sept. 17 led to one man being sent to Hennepin County Medical Center with injuries to his head and face. According to the Carver County Sheriff's Department, deputies observed an altercation at about 2:30 a.m. near the intersection of Olive and First streets in downtown Waconia. As deputi

SUNPATRIOT.COM - 2017-09-21 16:26:00

City council approves special levy, looks to next year

In a meeting on September 11, the NYA city council voted unanimously to extend a special benefits levy on property tax as well as approve preliminary tax levy and budget for 2018. The special benefit levy was put in place in 2006 following the purchase of industrial park property through bond. The

SUNPATRIOT.COM - 2017-09-21 07:26:00

New study: Corn's environmental impact varies greatly across U.S.

It's well known that meat has a high environmental impact, largely because of the amount of corn animals are fed, in contrast to the protein they yield. And yet not all corn is created equal - water and fertilizer use varies, along with the greenhouse-gas emissions associated with its production. U

SUNPATRIOT.COM - 2017-09-21 07:06:00

Group slates trip for veterans

In April 2008, 119 World War II veterans boarded a plane and headed to Washington, D.C., to visit the national memorials to their service, all thanks to the efforts of the Waconia Lions Club. Now, the club is planning a return trip in 2018, but this time the veterans will be from the Korean and Viet

SUNPATRIOT.COM - 2017-09-21 07:01:00

Errant golf balls lead to dispute between Bearpath and neighbor

Wally Anderson has containers full of golf balls. They either land in his yard, hit his house, strike his car or plop on his deck. His neighbors get a few, too, "but I'm the guy halfway down who gets the brunt of it," he said. A retired sales director for United Parcel Service, he has owned a cabin

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-21 13:05:00

Crimson harriers compete at Metro Invitational

Maple Grove placed fifth out of six teams in both the boys' and girls' race at the Metro Invitational in Eden Prairie Saturday, Sept. 16. In honor of their teammate Sawyer French, who is recovering from a stroke, the Crimson wore bandanas with Sawyer's name on them and ran with black lettering "Saw

PRESSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 08:43:00

Met Council rejects SWLRT bids

As expected, the Metropolitan Council on Wednesday rejected all four bids it received to build the $1.9 billion Southwest light-rail line, adding time and uncertainty to the project. Now, the regional planning body must retool its bid package in coming weeks to fit within its budget, which the counc

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 22:04:00

Q&A: New church in Chanhassen

Pastor Arlan Koppendrayer is leading a new church in Chanhassen. Trinity Hill Church opened its doors in April and will have a ribbon cutting ceremony 10-11:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24. The congregation, at 306 78th Street West in Chanhassen, aims to connect people living in the surrounding area and is

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-21 13:00:00

Delano hosts Oktoberfest for the first time

This year is the first ever Oktoberfest in Delano on Saturday, September 23 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.. Thanks to St.Peter Lutheran Church, Lupine Brewery and Bonde Bistro, the Delano Oktoberfest is expecting about 2,000 people according to Ron Gust with St.Peter's. The Delano Oktoberfest held a promot

SUNPATRIOT.COM - 2017-09-21 07:09:00

Advertisement For Bids/Proposa - CITY OF WATERTOWN

Watertown, MN ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 30th Street Trails RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS: Sealed proposals for the work described below will be received at the Office of the City Administrator, City of Watertown, 309 Lewis Avenue S., P.O. Box 279, Watertown, MN 55388-0279 until 10:00 AM on Wednesd

SUNPATRIOT.COM - 2017-09-21 16:41:00

Notice of Public Hearings - CITY OF WACONIA, MN

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission of the City of Waconia, MN, will hold a public hearing on October 5th, 2017 at 6:30 p.m., at the Waconia City Hall, 201 South Vine Street, Waconia, MN, to consider a variance to exceed the minimum principal structure setb

SUNPATRIOT.COM - 2017-09-21 16:38:00