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Big Gigs: The Twin Cities' best concerts Dec. 20-26
For many years, the Steeles put together one of the Twin Cities' most inspiring holiday shows - complete with attractive outfits, nifty choreography and appearances by their not-surprisingly talented children.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
After two weeks of testimony on bloodstains, bank accounts, text messages and a strained marriage, Dakota County prosecutors said Monday their murder case against Roger Holland comes down to 20 minutes.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
St. Cloud Times
Prosecutor: Minnesota man had reason to kill wife, fetus
Prosecutors contend a Minnesota man was the only person with a reason to kill his pregnant wife.
Students invited to enter art for - Heroes of Today' exhibition
The Dakota County Public Art Citizen Advisory Committee is inviting kids in grades 6-8 who live in Dakota County to create an original work of art that explores the theme "Heroes of Today" and submit it for consideration in a new exhibit.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Long Lake draining off to a good start
For Apple Valley there is an upside to December's streak of extreme cold: The frigid temperatures are ideal for the draining of Long Lake.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
We'll get our wedding photos WHEN?
"We're happy now that we have our wedding pictures!" said Megan McGraw, Apple Valley, who just received a box of approximately 820 4x6 photos plus a CD from photographer Megan Quist approximately 16 months after her wedding to Grant McGraw.
On the morning of Feb. 18, Roger Holland texted his wife, Margorie, exciting news: His new employer was paying for their upcoming move to Texas and would fly them there first class to look for houses.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Make-A-Wish families plan 'Hobbit' screening at Minnesota Zoo
The Martinson family of St. Paul visited the film set of "The Hobbit" in New Zealand in October 2011 through the help of the Make-a-Wish Foundation.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
In Lakeville, scholarship set for student killed in crash
The family of the Lakeville North High School student killed in a Dec. 4 car crash has set up a scholarship fund to honor her memory.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Some of it was Roger Holland's blood. Some of it was wife's. Some of it came from neither.
Dakota County's Lebanon Hills park plan open for public comment
A couple prepare to make the portage from Schulze Lake to Portage Lake at Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Saturday, June 9, 2012.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Holland murder trial: Couple's finances deteriorated in months before wife's death
Roger and Margorie Holland were spending far more money than they were taking in during the months before Margorie died, and the couple seemed to be having trouble making ends meet, according to financial records reviewed in Dakota County District Court on Friday.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Apple Valley assisted-living worker left wing unattended while drunk, state report says
An Apple Valley assisted-living facility employee left a wing of clients unattended and was found by police asleep and drunk in the building's lobby, according to a state investigation into a May incident released Thursday.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Generous Black Friday Stunt Meant to Spread 'Holiday...
Serge Vorobyov, a man from Apple Valley, Minn., tossed $1,000 worth of bills into the air at the Mall of America on the busiest shopping day of the year.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
St. Cloud Times
Apple Valley man tosses cash around at Mall of America to get estranged wife's attention, police say
Bloomington police cited a 29-year-old man for disorderly conduct for tossing 1,000 dollar bills over an upper floor railing at the Mall of America.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Dakota County police blotter
Drug activity. A 19-year-old Apple Valley woman was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia near W. 143rd Street and Cedar Avenue.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
District 196 Constructing New $13 Million Building in Apple Valley
Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District's plans for a new early childhood and adult education building are moving forward on schedule, the Pioneer Press reported .
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Apple Valley neighborhood unhappy about planned school
Arnold Sweet, 4, kissed his mom Rachel goodbye as she and other moms headed to a class on childhood brain development at the adult education and early childhood center.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
MNsure enrollment processing concerns GOP
Republicans are pressing for answers about whether MNsure, the state's new health insurance exchange, will successfully complete enrollments so that people have coverage Jan. 1. As of Nov. 3, 1,774 people had signed up through the health exchange for coverage in qualified health plans that are being sold by commercial health insurance companies in ... (more)
Rosemount schools greenlight early-childhood education facility
Site preparation is well underway for a new early childhood and adult education facility Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan school officials plans to build near Diamond Path and 144th St. West.