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Laurel voters reject sales tax increase

LAUREL – The May 14 primary election saw a majority of registered Laurel voters reject a local sales tax referendum that would have helped a city-owned care center if it had been approved.

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Randolph School Board race is narrowed

RANDOLPH – Ted Thelen may not be the next Randolph Public School Board member but he feels any of the six candidates moving forward to the general election would serve the district well.

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Skylon proposal is voted down

HARTINGTON — The Skylon Ballroom will hold its last dance this summer, and will most likely be torn down after that.

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Murder trial moved out of Cedar County

Jones trial moved to Dakota County


HARTINGTON – The trial of a Laurel man charged with four counts of murder will be heard in Dakota County.

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Jury finds Louisiana man guilty of manslaughter

HARTINGTON – Jurors deliberated for more than two hours Friday evening and found a Louisiana man guilty of manslaughter. 

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Co-workers tell their version of tragic day’s events

HARTINGTON – David Phillips Jr.

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New details come out in first day of Phillips murder trial

Events of March 1, 2023, detailed in opening day of trial

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Jones' trial set for September; location still up in the air

If not here, where?

Lawyers discuss change of venue in Laurel murder case

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