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1 Year Probation for Former Lumberjack Days Organizer in Stillwater

David Eckberg of Stillwater was sentenced to one year of probation with 240 hours of community service. - Photo: KSTP/File

The former organizer for Stillwater's Lumberjack Days who pleaded guilty to charges stemming from bounced checks paid out of the festival's account was sentenced to one year of probation on Friday.

Met Council Seeks Public Input for Long-Range Transportation Plan

The Metropolitan Council is updating the Twin Cities' long-range Transportation Policy Plan to accommodate an expected population increase and it's asking for residents to give their input.

65 Suspected Heroin Dealers in Minn. Arrested in 'Operation Exile'

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Officials say they've struck at the heart of international drug cartels trafficking heroin in Minnesota.

It's hard to overstate the human toll the drug is taking in Minnesota; it's caused families to endure so much pain -- both physical and emotional. Officials hope Thursday's massive operation helps turn the tide in the fight against the terrible drug.

KSTP Chief Meteorologist Dave Dahl Visits Afton-Lakeland Elementary

KSTP Chief Meteorologist Dave Dahl went back to school Thursday to visit the kindergartners at Afton-Lakeland Elementary.

He did some cool experiments with the kids, including one of air pressure using a jar, a balloon and matches.

Dave even joined some of the older kids at the school and recorded a forecast for the students.

ALDI Holds Hiring Events to Fill Positions in 8 Minn. Cities

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Looking for a new job? Low-price grocery store ALDI is hosting hiring events Thursday for more than two dozen positions.

No-Wake Boating Imposed on St. Croix River

Authorities have imposed no-wake restrictions on boaters venturing out onto the St. Croix River.
Because of high water levels, boaters on the St. Croix between Taylors Falls, Minn., and Prescott, Wis., must go slow to reduce shoreline erosion.