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Water Main Break Closes Road in Stillwater

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A water main break has part of a road in Stillwater closed Thursday.

Greeley Street closed at 4:30 p.m., north of the intersection with Curve Crest Blvd., in front of Stillwater Towing.

Crews were working on the repair and were expected to reopen the road when it was complete.

A detour is posted at Curve Crest and at Churchhill.

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308 Road Construction Projects Planned in 2014

The Minnesota Department of Transportation says crews will undertake 308 road construction projects in 2014.
    
The $1.1 billion program includes 74 projects in the Twin Cities and 194 projects in Greater Minnesota. Those include bridge replacements on Highway 100 in St. Louis Park and street reconstruction in downtown Alexandria.

No Injuries Reported in 2 Separate House Fires

A Woodbury home caught fire early Thursday morning.  - KSTP-TV/Jeff Ganahl

Two houses were destroyed after two separate early-morning fires.

A family of three was able to escape an early-morning house fire in Woodbury. The fire happened around 1 a.m. on the 10000 block of Powers Lake Trail.

Stillwater Mayor Responds to FBI and IRS Raid at His Business

Two weeks after an FBI and IRS raid at his business, Stillwater Mayor Ken Harycki is answering questions.

Family of Epileptic Boy Considers Moving to Get Legal Medical Marijuana

The Woodbury mother who said Gov. Mark Dayton told her to buy marijuana on the streets to help treat her son's medical condition now faces a tough decision. 

Teacher of the Year Candidate Field Narrowed to 10 Finalists

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Ten teachers are still in the running to be named the Minnesota Teacher of the Year.

A selection panel of 25 community leaders met in March to narrow the field from 33 semifinalists to 10 finalists, and the winner will be announced during a banquet on May 4.

Community Members Asked to Help Record Lake 'Ice-Off' Dates

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It’s a sign that our brutal winter may finally be coming to an end – the spring thaw is here, and ice is starting to disappear from local lakes.

To help track climate trends and keep accurate records, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is asking community members to document when the ice disappears from lakes, or the ice-off data.