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Texas cold case heats up locally

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A Dakota County resident of nearly two decades has been arrested in connection to a 1983 murder that happened in Texas.

Robert Archie Otteson, 53, was taken into custody Aug. 12 by officers from the Lakeville Police Department, Texas Rangers and Denton County, Texas deputies. He was arrested for allegedly stabbing a man.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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