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Man Who Killed 3 While Driving Drunk Arrested For DWI

Jacob, Justin and Matthew Backstrom died in October 2004 — they had just finished a trip to WalMart when Boe Barlage hit them head on. He spent six years in prison, and the judge ordered him to speak to groups about his crime.

05/18/2015

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Attraction With Wolves Planned For SD Causes Uproar

Opponents of a planned wildlife education operation in the western South Dakota tourist town of Deadwood say they think it’s a front for a Minnesota fur farm and shouldn’t be allowed.

05/18/2015

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After 2 Years, Police Renew Efforts To Find Missing Lakeville Sisters

The Lakeville Police Department is asking for the public’s help to bring two teenage girls back home. It’s been two years since the Lakeville sisters Gianna and Samantha Rucki have been seen. Now, police are making a renewed push to figure out where they are.

04/30/2015

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National Volleyball Tournament Takes Over Downtown Minneapolis

Volleyball teams from across the country are in Minneapolis this weekend. Lakeville’s Northern Lights is the host team for the tournament at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

04/18/2015

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Reward Grows To $2,000 In Lakeville Tainted Dog Treat Case

Lakeville Police say they are increasing their reward to find out who is deliberately trying to harm dogs in their community. Early last month in the southern portion of Lakeville, harmful items were found hidden in dog food and treats left outside for the pets to eat.

04/06/2015

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Exploded Food Truck Owner Was Told Not To Park In Driveway

The man whose food truck blew up in his driveway last month had been told by the city of the Lakeville that he could not park it there.

04/01/2015

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Fundraiser To Help Pay Vet Bills Of Tampered Dog Treat Victims

Earlier this month we told you how someone was deliberately hurting dogs in Lakeville. Screws and safety pins were hidden in pieces of hot dog, and thrown into yards.

03/24/2015

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$500 Reward Offered In Lakeville Dog Treat Case

Police in Lakeville announced Tuesday that a $500 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever made “shrapnel filled meat products” and left them for dogs in the area to eat.

03/10/2015

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Wis. Business Owner Upset Over ‘Right-To-Work’ Expanding in Minn.

A Wisconsin business owner upset over enactment of a right-to-work law and other policies says he is expanding in Minnesota because the economic policies there are more conducive for his operation.

03/10/2015

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Food Truck’s Propane Tank Likely Caused Explosion

Investigators say the food truck explosion in Lakeville over the weekend may have been caused by the propane tank.

03/09/2015

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Harmful Dog Treats Leave Animals Hospitalized In Lakeville

Dog owners in a Twin Cities suburb believe someone is deliberately trying to harm their pets. Over the past several days in south Lakeville, they’ve found nails, screws and other harmful items hidden in food or treats, left outside for dogs to eat.

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Food Truck Explodes In Lakeville Neighborhood, 20 Homes Damaged

A quiet neighborhood was rocked Friday night after a food truck exploded in Lakeville. The explosion happened just after 11 p.m. on the 16000 block of Joplin Path, damaging about 20 homes in the area.

03/07/2015

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High School Sports Rally: Feb. 27, 2015

David McCoy heads to the state wrestling tournament.

Mike Max and Frank Vascellaro highlight the best plays from the big Friday night match-ups in high school sports.

02/27/2015

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Three Brothers Star On Lakeville Hockey Team

If you’re watching hockey and you see someone from Lakeville walk up to Tim Poehling and start profusely thanking him, there’s a reason for that.

He’s responsible for the entire top line on the top team in the entire state.

02/27/2015

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Police: Lakeville Man Faces Drunk Driving Charges After Rear-Ending Truck

A Lakeville man has been charged with driving while impaired after he allegedly rear-ended a truck last summer. Jesse Curtis Huber, 36, has been charged with one count of child endangerment and two counts of second-degree impaired driving.

01/30/2015

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Post Holdings To Pay $1.15B For Malt-O-Meal Cereal Maker

Post Holdings will spend $1.15 billion to bulk up its presence in the market for bagged and hot cereals by buying the privately held MOM Brands Co., maker of Malt-O-Meal cereals. Post said Monday it will pay $1.05 billion in cash and give MOM Brands owners nearly 2.5 million shares of stock for the acquisition, which is expected to be completed in the third quarter.

01/26/2015

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Minnesotans Head Outdoors During Winter Warm-up

Most Minnesotans are leaving the snow pants, boots and heavy coats at home. Instead, they’re choosing to shed the layers during a rare December warm-up.

12/13/2014

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Police: Man, 22, Shot In Abdomen During Robbery

Winona police say they are investigating after a robbery suspect shot a 22-year-old Lakeville man in the abdomen during a robbery Monday evening.

12/09/2014

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Lakeville Worker, Others Accused Of Conspiring To Defraud Co. Out Of $1.8M

A 43-year-old Lakeville food packaging plant employee has been indicted for allegedly conspiring with others to defraud his company out of more than $1.8 million, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.

12/03/2014

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Police Search For Lakeville Man Accused In String Of Dakota Co. Thefts

Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a Lakeville man who is accused in a strong of thefts from April to June in Dakota County. Nathan James Clark, 22, faces one felony count of theft and four counts of felony theft from a person for allegedly stealing  four purses from people in Apple Valley and thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from Dakota County stores.

11/25/2014

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Lakeville Artist Wins Pheasant Stamp Contest Again

Lakeville artist Stephen Hamrick has won the 2015 Minnesota pheasant stamp contest. The state Department of Natural Resources says Hamrick’s painting was chosen as the winning design from among 16 entries. Nicholas Markell of Hugo took second place while Dean Kegler of Duluth placed third.

10/02/2014

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Lakeville Fireplace Company Issues Massive Recall

Lakeville-based Hearth & Home Technologies is recalling around 20,000 units of gas fireplaces, stoves, inserts and log sets due to a risk of gas leak and fire hazard.

09/23/2014

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Man, 24, Allegedly Assaults 16-Year-Old Girl In Dakota Co.

A Lakeville, Minn. man is facing charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl with whom he had a significant relationship. Kenneth Junior Pitchford, Jr., 24, has been charged with three counts of criminal sexual conduct in the first degree with a dangerous weapon and one count of criminal sexual conduct in the first degree.

09/19/2014

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Lakeville Man Not Fighting Extradition In 31-Year-Old Murder Case

A Lakeville, Minn. man isn’t fighting efforts to extradite him to Texas after being arrested in connection with a 31-year-old murder case. Robert Archie Otteson, 53, faces intentional murder charges in connection with a 1983 murder that occurred in Denton Co., TX.

08/14/2014

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Lakeville Man Arrested In 31-Year-Old Murder Case

A 53-year-old Lakeville man has been arrested in connection to a 31-year-old murder case that happened in Denton, TX, according to police. On Sept. 30, 1983, 42-year-old Francisco Narvaez of San Antonio was found dead in a local motel. Denton Police investigated, but tips and leads went cold.

08/13/2014

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