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Column: Seeking an end to human trafficking

Among the many important issues that are debated in Washington D.C., one of the most critical is the issue of human trafficking. Tragically, this detestable practice forces people - most often girls between the ages of 12 and 14 - into slavery and prostitution. Tens of thousands of trafficking victi

SUNPATRIOT.COM - 2017-09-18 20:37:00

Wright County Sheriff through 9/10

On Sept. 5, Dustin Charles Majeski, 36, of Hanover, was arrested in Buffalo on a Wright County warrant for 2nd degree DWI violations. On Sept. 6, Jonas Martin Halberg, 19, of Rockford, was arrested in Rockford on a Hennepin County warrant for 5th degree possession of a controlled substance. On Sept

PRESSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 08:32:00

Where the heck it was

Whenever Chaska Herald Newsroom posts new content, you'll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Whenever Chaska Herald Newsroom posts new content, you'll get an email delivered to your inbox with a

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

Prop Shop needs winter coats

The Prop Shop is in need of new or gently used used winter coats, especially men's size medium and small, and girl's size seven and eight. The nonprofit re-sale store sells new and gently used items to everyone in the community and offers a separate Family Service Center, which provides clothing, ho

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-19 14:30:00

West Hennepin Public Safety through 9/6

Following are some of the incidents from the activity report for West Hennepin Public Safety, dated Sept. 8. WHPS serves Independence and Maple Plain. The incidents below took place in Independence, unless otherwise noted. Thursday, Aug. 31 At 2:35 p.m. in 1300 block of County Road 19, complaint th

PRESSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 08:14:00

Meyers are Conservationist of the Year

The Root River Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is proud to announce this year's Conservationist of the Year recipients.The Meyer Family of Caledonia, Minn, has been operating the farm under the Meyer name since 1937.Brothers Gordon (wife Barb) and Lee took over the operation from their p

CALEDONIA ARGUS - 2017-09-19 16:13:00

Scott County Sheriff's Office investigating burglary at Suzette's

The Scott County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance to investigate a burglary that took place at Suzette's restaurant in Jordan last Friday night. According to information posted on Suzette's Facebook page, the restaurant was damaged and the cash register stolen sometime between

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-18 23:15:00

Report on fatal fire says clothes caught fire

WAYZATA - The no foul play is suspected in a fatal apartment fire that happened in Wayzata on May 31, according to the investigation report from the State Fire Marshal Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. The report, released Monday, Sept. 18, says the origin of the fire was in the

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-18 22:30:00

Police reports: Sept. 12-14

A Shakopee Police Department patrol car. A 20-year-old Shakopee man was arrested for fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance and domestic assault in the 800 block of Basenji Curve at 8:33 a.m. A 24-year-old Bloomington woman was arrested for fifth-degree possession of controlled substances

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-18 21:51:00

Long Lake hardware store turns west metro blue

LONG LAKE - It was sudden and heartbreaking, but several hundred blue porch lights are helping light the way for a community in mourning. Mike Kokesh, co-owner of the True Value in Long Lake, set out a display of blue light bulbs in his store Friday, Sept. 8, the same day Wayzata Police Officer Bill

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-19 15:30:00

Bloomington man dies in motorcycle crash at Hennepin Technical College

A motorcycle crash at Hennepin Technical College in Eden Prairie resulted in the death of a 28-year-old Bloomington man Sept. 16. Shortly before 8 a.m. that morning, Eden Prairie Police Department received a call requesting aid for an unreponsive male lying next to a motorcycle just off the frontag

MNSUN.COM - 2017-09-18 20:05:00

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

Steamboat Days brought in the crowds

Buy Now Firefighters from the Chaska and Carver 1 teams squared off in the fire hose water fights Friday evening sponsored by the Carver Fire & Rescue Department. The Chaska team won this battle during the annual event at Carver Steamboat Days. Photo by Nick Mason Children were eager to spray a bar

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-18 13:00:00

County residents ask, What is race

The topic of race has been flooding national media outlets for years now. Minnesota has made national news last summer for the controversial case involving the death of Philando Castile and officer Jeranimo Yanez. Most recently, Virginia dominated the conversation with the violent - and fatal - demo

SUNPATRIOT.COM - 2017-09-17 07:53:00

Minnesota artist wins federal duck stamp contest. And yes, he's a Hautman!

Minnesota's Hautman Brothers Duck Stamp Dynasty continues. Bob Hautman's acrylic of mallards pitching into cattails was named the winner of the 2017 Federal Duck Stamp Art contest Saturday. The artwork will be made into the 2018-'19 duck stamp. Officially known as the Federal Migratory Bird Hunting

PIONEER PRESS - 2017-09-16 22:02:18

Commentary: Be cheerleaders for our schools

District 112 schools have opened, which means fall is upon us. That also means the education of our children begins another year in our school district, which is known for its quality, innovative education. What is also important to recognize is the teaching and administrative staff that provides an

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-16 21:16:00

Commentary: What life lens do you choose to use?

During eye exams, we realize how important it is to have the correct eyeglass lens to see well. But do you also realize how important it is to have the correct attitude lens to look at life? We call the attitude lens a "life lens" because it contributes to how we see life and influences our feelings

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-18 11:00:00

Minnesota artist wins federal duck stamp contest

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota artist has won the federal duck stamp art contest for 2017. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Saturday that Bob Hautman from Delano won the contest with his acrylic painting of a pair of mallards. The stamp featuring Hautman's art will go on sale next June.

POST-BULLETIN - 2017-09-16 20:45:03

The diaper deficit, back to school staggers and a senator swinging

For low-income families with babies, having diapers is sometimes a choice between diapers and food or other necessities. More than 98,000 children ages 3 and under in the Twin Cities metro area don't have enough diapers and one in three families are struggling to choose between diapers and food, acc

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-18 10:00:00

Renaissance Festival mystery men, salty roads and fiery shows

If you've seen tickets or billboards for the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, you may have asked yourself one important question: Is that guy with the sword and the fantasy haircut Jake Gyllenhaal? Gyllenhaal, known for his standout roles in "Nightcrawler," "Brokeback Mountain" and "Donnie Darko," wo

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-18 07:30:00