South school briefs: Filing for 4 Burnsville-Eagan-Savage board positions open
Those wishing to run for the four open seats on the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Board of Education may file for office from July 29 through Aug. 12. Candidates can file from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. from July 29 through Aug. 11 and from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 12 in the superintendent's office in the Administrative Services Center, 100 River Ridge ... (more)
Little Canada man charged in mortgage fraud case
Robert "Rod" Aslesen, 65, of Little Canada, as well as Thomas Rosensteel of Excelsior, Justin Christenson of East Bethel and Dale Wurzinger of Burnsville, allegedly "devised and executed a scheme to defraud mortgage lenders" according to an indictment filed July 9 in U.S. District Court.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Finance and Commerce
Winona Bridge project tests new delivery method
The Highway 43 Winona Bridge, as seen in this July 2009 file photo, is scheduled to be rehabbed and reconstructed as part of a $162 million project that starts this week.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Biz beat: Heart of the City hotel plan falls through
Plans to build a full-service hotel in Burnsville 's Heart of the City have been dealt a setback.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Forever 21's younger sibling one of 3 new stores in Maple Grove
Forever 21 is introducing a new sibling store concept, and Maple Grove is home to the second of its kind in the country.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Burnsville Man Accused Of Sexual Conduct With Girl, 11
A Burnsville, Minn. man faces a criminal sexual conduct charge after being accused of giving alcohol to and sexual touching an 11-year-old girl.
Minnesota Chamber President David Olson dies
David C. Olson, 57, longtime president of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, died Wednesday after an 18-month fight with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Officials: 2 Ramsey County Educators Charged With Failing To Report Sexual Misconduct
Two Ramsey County educators have been charged with allegedly failing to comply with the state's mandated reporting law after a student claimed he had been sexually harassed by a custodian, according to Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Dakota County police blotter
Theft. A Randolph woman, 26, and a Randolph man, 25, were arrested for shoplifting at SuperTarget, 810 County Road 42 W. Theft.
Dakota County biz briefs: Chamber to hold trade seminar
The Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce and Allthatstory America will host an exporting seminar for businesses interested in learning more about the South Korean market from 9 a.m. to noon July 24. The event will be held at the Eagan Fire Safety Center, 1001 Station Trail.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Winona County battling prostitution, human trafficing
The Winona County Sheriff's Department is noticing a rise in advertisements online inviting people to its county.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Total Wine wins the fight for another Twin Cities store
Total Wine & More is making an advance on the Twin Cities market, in spite of smaller, independent operators who are fighting back.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Burnsville resident receives award from the American Red Cross
Tami Jensen of Burnsville is this year's recipient of the American Red Cross "Behind-the-Scenes" volunteer of the year award for its northern Minnesota region.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Dakota County police blotter
Disorderly conduct. An adult was arrested for disorderly conduct, drunkenness and playing loud music on the 14200 block of Hemlock Court N. Obstructing the legal process.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Training grants to help Eagan, Burnsville businesses
Employees at two Dakota County businesses will be among those at 34 companies to receive job training with more than $3.3 million in grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Finance and Commerce
Inquiry starts after boy works at school construction site
The Edina Public Schools, the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry and a contractor are looking into how a boy ended up working on a construction project at a school.
Lakeville woman gets prison in drunken-driving death
A Lakeville woman was sentenced Tuesday to nearly five years in prison for a drunken driving crash that killed a Burnsville motorcyclist.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Charges: Burnsville Motorcyclist Chased Going 115 MPH
A 26-year-old Burnsville motorcyclist faces charges after he allegedly led a police officer on a short chase at speeds reaching 115 mph, according to the Dakota County Attorney's Office.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Rosemount's 'Adventures in Learning' summer program serves multilingual students
Fifth-grader Leonardo Rodriguez succinctly summed up the goal of a weeklong summer program for multilingual students in Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan schools.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Education notes: News from schools near you
Five graduates of east-metro high schools were initiated into Phi Beta Kappa at Iowa State University in May. The organization recognizes students for outstanding academic achievement in the liberal arts and sciences.