Day: May 2, 2019

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Shakopee man sentenced after large amount of drugs found in home

A Shakopee man has been sentenced to over 20 years in prison for extensive drug crimes. The U.S Attorney’s Office says 26-year-old Miles Lewis had initially pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of firearms in December. His drug trafficking crimes came up to an end when police found 2,238 grams of methamphetamine, 338 grams of […]

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New water systems coming to Minnesotta

New water systems coming to Minnesotta

The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority has decided to approve a plan to increase funding for water and infrastructure throughout the state of Minnesota.  The plan will bring an estimated $28.35 million dollars, the funds will mostly be used to fix and change old equipment used in water systems.  “I’m working hard to rebuild infrastructure in every corner of our state,” […]

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MNLARS

Gov. Tim Walz wants the state to pull the plug on the troubled vehicle registration system known as MNLARS. Walz says to replace the system software used by other states. He accepts the conclusions of a expert panel that recommended freezing further development of MNLARS and replace it with a turnkey, packaged software solution. The change will cost taxpayers about […]

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St. Cloud State Public Safety vehicle.

Public Safety vehicles not in compliance with law

St. Cloud State University’s Public Safety vehicles have been informed by the St. Cloud Police department that their security vehicles’ coloring is not in compliance with the Minnesota state law. The St. Cloud Police department received complaints from residents in late April about a security vehicle at the Islamic Center of St. Cloud looking too similar to St. Cloud’s police […]

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Cold Case Solved

A judge in Minnesota has found a man guilty in the 1983 killing of a teenager in Minneapolis. Judge Tamara Garcia filed her verdict Wednesday and plans to follow up with written findings. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says 64-year-old Darrell Rea has been convicted of second-degree murder for the death of 17-year-old Laurie Mesedahl. According to police, Mesedahl was […]

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