Tuesday Aug 26
Drug war asset forfeitures draw scrutiny
In May, agents from the Dakota County Drug Task Force raided five homes suspected of being marijuana grow houses, as part of an operation in the southern suburbs.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Minnesota credit unions report membership uptick following recession
The U.S. banking industry's reputation among consumers has taken a beating in the wake of the Great Recession, and Minnesota's credit unions say that's been good for business.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Dakota County, nine cities team up on electronic crimes
A brutal murder last year in Apple Valley demonstrates exactly how the world of crime is changing as the result of technology such as smartphones and computers, said Tim Leslie, chief deputy for Dakota County.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Hugs, tears: Students return to St. John's, St. Ben's
Hugs, tears: Students return to St. John's, St. Ben's Move-in day returns 1,000 students to the two campuses Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/21/hugs-tears-students-return-st-johns-st-bens/14397405/ Ana Maria Florez hugs her daughter, Mapy Mejia 18, who an incoming freshman at the College of St.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
South news briefs: Free vaccinations coming up next week
Changes in state law that go into effect this fall require all students entering grade 7 to show proof of Tdap and meningococcal vaccinations.
After primaries, city council candidates prep for fall
Amid concerns across the region about how City Councils function - and what can be done when things go wrong - south metro voters stayed loyal to incumbents in last week's primary elections.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Cole's Salon to celebrate anniversary with gifts
This fall, the owner of a chain of five shops across south-of-the-river suburbs will extend his generosity to customers: drawings for $35,000 in gift cards and prizes to celebrate 35 years in business.
Dog parks booming across the south metro
Jimmy Hockett has been coming to Burnsville 's Alimagnet Park every day for the past two years with his dogs, Krumb and Millie.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Supervalu data breach comes at a bad time
Aug. 15, 2014 - Nick Halter, the Business Journal's retail reporter, compares Supervalu's credit card data breach to Target's breach.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Aw, fur cute: Canada lynx kittens debut at Minnesota Zoo
Four Canada lynx kittens born in May at the Minnesota Zoo are now out and about, sure to bring "aw, cute" reviews of approval from patrons.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Minnesota Zoo's camp for children with autism proves a hit
Mack Livesay, 16, second from right, tries to decide where to put a paper mache balloon full of food in the wolverine enclosure at The Minnesota Zoo during Zoo Crew Camp, for children with autism, on Friday August 8, 2014.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
The University of Minnesota builds a dream on gravel
Truck traffic is constant at the Dakota Aggregates mine on Hwy. 46 near Rosemount.