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Owatonna woman charged with selling drugs to undercover cops
Lakeisha Theresa Koala E. Hofbauer, 31, was charged with three drug-related felonies stemming from a reported July 16 sale of methamphetamine to undercover drug task force agents.
Owatonna teen injured in Goodhue County rollover
GOODHUE COUNTY — An Owatonna teenager was injured Thursday evening when the SUV in which he was a passenger was involved in a one-vehicle crash in Goodhue County, according to a report by the Minnesota State Patrol.Vadim Kiriakov, 18, was one of three teens injured in the crash. Also injured in the
St. Olaf Band t conclude 2018 national tour with Northfield concert
The St. Olaf Band will conclude its 2018 national tour in Northfield, at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 at Skoglund Auditorium, St. Olaf College. (News file photo)
Waseca Man Allegedly Steals Two Cars, Back to Back
MANKATO--A Waseca man is in custody after allegedly stealing not one but two vehicles, within the same hour Thursday night.Mankato Police were called to the Holiday Gas Station on North Riverfront Drive around 6:20 Thursday night, where a 2002 Chevy Malibu was reported missing.About 15 minutes later
COURTS: Faribault man accused of assault following argument over paperwork
A Faribault man is accused of hitting a woman and breaking her finger during an Oct. 11 argument.According to court records, the victim told police that Abdi Abuukar Mohomed, 31, was looking for some papers he thought she had and got angry when he couldn't find them. He became violent, she reported,
Man found unconscious in NR school parking lot found with dr...
St. Croix County officers found Jordan Feyen with a number of drugs including LSD and cocaine, along with almost $1,300 in his possession on Oct. 16. He was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.Feyen is facing one count of possession of cocaine with intent to deliver, heightened by bei
New charges filed against former Burnsville swim coach
After the September charge was filed, another alleged victim spoke with the Burnsville Police Department, according to a news release from the Dakota County attorney.
Northfield Area Retired Educators to meet Tuesday
The Northfield Area Retired Educators will meet from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 at FiftyNorth, 1651 Jefferson Pkwy., Northfield. Social time will take place from 9:30–10 a.m. with coffee and cookies.
Sheriff: Vehicles damaged by rocks in road in Scott Co., investigation ongoing
The first report was received at 9:11 p.m. near the intersection of 217th Street East, also known as County Highway 8, and Dakota Avenue in Credit River Township near Lakeville, according to the sheriff's office. The rocks were removed by the civilians who reported the incident.
Faribault Man Pleads Guilty To Theft By Swindle
The Rice County Attorney's Office says a majority of the funds were spent on video games, drinking, dart tournaments and marijuana.
Parkinson's support group meets in Northfield
The Parkinson’s Support Group will share information from the Struthers Parkinson’s Center conference at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 24.Support group facilitator Kathy Lathrop, OT will discuss learnings from Struthers Parkinson’s Support Group Facilitators’ Conference held last month. Sup
COURT REPORT: Three charged with selling drugs to undercover cops
A Faribault couple and an Owatonna woman were charged last week after allegedly selling drugs to undercover agents earlier this summer.Valerie Suzanne Roehl, 32, and Chaylen Richard Rader, 36, face felony drug sale charges after Roehl allegedly agreed to sell three OxyContin pills to an Rice County
Standout wrestler from MN found dead in SD dorm
Curtis LeMair, a resident of Prior Lake, died of a hereditary defect in his heart, according to a post from his mother on Facebook.
Carver County Sheriff’s Office: Thefts lead sheriff's calls
Carver County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the following calls.Oct. 8At 12:25 a.m., made a traffic stop at Highway 5 and County Road 11 South, Victoria, where four men were arrested for 5th degree controlled substance charges, and one man was cited for open bottle.
Three pounds of pot found during traffic stop
A routine traffic stop for Rosemount police turned up three pounds of marijuana last summer.Mark Cody Alzamora, 28, of Rochester was pulled over June 22 because his passenger was not wearing a seatbelt.
Prior Lake HS grad found dead in dorm room
A Prior Lake high school grad was found dead in his dorm room at Northern State University early Wednesday morning, according to the school.In a post on the university's Facebook page, the school states Curtis LeMair's death is currently being investigated. He was from Shakopee, Minn.At this point,
Long-term lane, ramp closure begins on I-35W near Minnesota River
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (KMSP)- A long-term lane and ramp closure on southbound I-35W in Bloomington and Burnsville will be impacting drivers until 2021, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
DEVELOPING: 1 dead in St. Paul after shooting Wednesday night
ST. PAUL, Minn. - One man is dead after a shooting around 11 p.m. on the night of Tuesday, Oct. 17. St. Paul police are currently investigating. According to a press release from the City of St. Paul, officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Rice Street at approximately 11 p.m. after a report o
Deadly Deer Disease Found In Southeastern Minnesota
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health is confirming the first cases of a deadly disease affecting dear in southeastern Minnesota.Officials say six of seven animals in a small herd of captive white-tailed deer died from Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease earlier this month in Goodhue County.The remaining b
Dakota County sheriff candidate questionnaire 2018
Tim Leslie, who has served as Dakota County sheriff since 2015, is running unopposed for another four-year term. Following are his responses to the newspaper's candidate questionnaire.Sheriff Tim LeslieAge:60