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Flooded Prior Lake Switches From Sandbags To Concrete

Residents in Prior Lake have been dealing with flooding for weeks now. Neighbors have already used a record number of sandbags, but water levels are just not receding fast enough.

07/17/2014

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1 Month On, Prior Lake Continues Flood Fight

Four weeks have passed since heavy rain invaded Watershed Trail in Prior Lake, Minn. Since then, people who live along the lake have dealt with floodwater that has closed streets, leaving boats as the only way to get into and out of homes. “Everybody has a boat that they use to pull their groceries in,” said resident Julie Anderson.

07/16/2014

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‘No-Wake’ Restrictions On Several MN Lakes

If you’re planning on hitting the water this weekend, try not to make any waves. No-wake zones remain in effect on several area lakes because of the high water. On Prior Lake, a wall of sandbags is all that stands between the lake and several neighborhoods.

07/05/2014

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Metro Homeowners Hope Holiday Boaters Follow No Wake Rules

High water will have a big impact on boating plans this Fourth of July weekend. No wake zones remain in effect on several area lakes. The slow speed is making for a quiet holiday on Prior Lake where many boaters didn’t even bother to get out on the water.

07/04/2014

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Prior Lake Braces For More Rain, Flooding

All the people who’ve been filling sandbags to protect homes and businesses in Prior Lake, Minn. are now bracing for this rain. The south metro city is experiencing the worst flooding the community has seen in 30 years. Fifty homes on and near the lake have been impacted so far.

06/28/2014

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Prior Lake Braces For Flooding Ahead Of Rainy Weekend

The rain in the forecast had one community working together Friday to protect their streets and homes. The water continues to rise in Prior Lake. Streets are flooding and homes are in danger.

06/27/2014

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Minnesotans Waiting For Road-Closing Rivers To Crest

Communities around Minnesota are watching and waiting for flooded rivers to crest. At least 15 major roads or bridges are impassable right now because of rising water.

06/23/2014

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Fire Marshal: Cause Undetermined In Fire That Destroyed Horse Club

Authorities said the cause of a fire that destroyed a bar at the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club in Prior Lake last December is undetermined.

06/05/2014

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St. Paul Man Among 6 Climbers Missing On Mt. Rainier

A St. Paul, Minn. man is among six climbers who went missing on Mount Rainier in Washington Saturday. Mark Mahaney, 26, began climbing Mt. Rainier with a group on Monday. According to his uncle, Rob Mahaney, his last check in was Wednesday evening. According to Rob, Mark was an experienced climber, this was his second time climbing Mt. Rainier, and his group was accompanied by two guides, one of which had climbed the mountain 50 times.

05/31/2014

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Minn. Man Delivers Fawn After Pregnant Deer Killed By Car

After its mother died in a traffic accident, a baby deer is alive thanks to a good Samaritan — and his trusty pocket knife. Polly Rixe is a wildlife rehabilitator licensed to the Department of Natural Resources. Now, she’s nursing the special fawn back to health.

05/20/2014

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Police Investigate Hoax Letter From Prior Lake H.S.

School officials, police officers and the postal service in Prior Lake are investigating after people reported getting an offensive hoax letter. The letter looked official, using Prior Lake High School’s letterhead and return address, but what the letter said was far from it.

05/15/2014

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10 Years Later: Catching Up With Minn. Quintuplets

Welcoming a new baby to the family can be an exciting time, and when a couple is expecting more than one baby, emotions can really run high. o imagine what it must be like to give birth to five babies at one time. Quintuplets.

04/22/2014

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Great Midwest Rib Fest To Be Held At Mystic Lake In July

If you’re looking to sample some of the best ribs from around the country, you’ll want to be at Mystic Lake Casino in late July. The Great Midwest Rib Festival will be at Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake July 25-27 and will feature eight of the best rib cookers in the in the United States.

04/22/2014

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John Legend Coming To Mystic Lake Showroom

Just as he’s coasting to his best Billboard chart performance yet, R&B crooner John Legend has announced a Twin Cities concert performance set for this summer. Legend is booked to perform at the Mystic Lake Casino Showroom on Friday, June 20 at 8 p.m.

04/08/2014

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Minnesota Horse And Hunt Club Bar Destroyed By Fire

Authorities said Trigger’s Bar at the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club in Prior Lake is a total loss after a fire Tuesday morning. Fire crews were called to the facility on the 2900 block of East 220th Street at about 6:19 a.m. on a report of a structure fire.

12/31/2013

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