Friday May 17
Maple Grove fights for funds to redevelop gravel pits
Drivers speeding past Maple Grove on Interstate 94 pass towering sand mounds and cavernous gravel pits that make up the largest undeveloped area in the city and one of the largest gravel-mining areas in the Twin Cities.
Tue May 14, 2013
WCCO: Lakeville Issued 1,200 Speeding Tickets in 2011
Lakeville police wrote about one speeding ticket for every 50 residents in 2011, according to a report on WCCO-TV . That year, Lakeville police wrote 1,203 tickets for excessive speed.
New School Board Member to Be Chosen Thursday
By Friday, the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Board of Education will once again have a full roster.
Mon May 13, 2013
Downtown Savage Could Become Scene of Two-Day Music Fest: Meeting Preview
Monday Savage Council Work Session: Savage American Legion and Neisen's have asked to close Princeton Avenue between 123rd Street and the city parking lot south of the Legion for the Greater Downtown Savage Music Festival, a two-day concert series.
Sat May 11, 2013
Recent Deaths, Week of May 11, 2013
Robert B. "Bob" Opseth , of Burnsville, died on May 9, 2013 at the age of 84. Opseth was a veteran of the Korean Conflict.
Burnsville Woman Convicted of Extortion, Threats
One south metro woman could spend the rest of her life in federal prison for a series of threatening letters she sent in 2010.
Fri May 10, 2013
House Hunt: Have the Entire Minnesota River Valley at Your Feet
The house in Trout Run Preserve also boasts a wet bar, billiards room, and close proximity to Lower Prior Lake.
Wed May 08, 2013
Burnsville: Program targets obesity in elementary school students
Bernadette "Bernie" Bien is working proof that school nursing is about more than treating belly aches and nose bleeds -- nurses can be a key player in the effort to promote a healthy lifestyle to school children.
Savage Removes Hoops to Avoid Violence
According to this Savage Pacer article , the City of Savage had to take down basketball hoops at a park due to violence in the area which may have spilled into the modified lockdown at Burnsville High School last week.
School Board Approves $185K Contract with New Superintendent
Thursday night, the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District sealed the deal with its newly-chosen superintendent, Joe Gothard .
Mon May 06, 2013
District 191 to Self-Insure Employees
According to this article in SunThisweek , the Burnsville/Eagan/Savage school district plans to move to self-insurance to help limit rapidly rising premiums.
Wed May 01, 2013
Plagued by technology glitches, Minnesota extends online testing deadline for students
Some Minnesota school leaders are questioning the validity of recent online tests in the wake of technology problems that have plagued students with interruptions and delays over the past two weeks.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Oh No! More Snow: Forecast Calls for Wintry Weather
Minnesota weather, famous for its vagaries, may have yet another surprise in store for Twin Cities residents.
Some Lawmakers Seek End to Moratorium on South Metro Commuter Rail Line
Some local lawmakers have been agitating to renew discussion about returning passenger service to the Dan Patch rail line , which connected the Twin Cities to Northfield and ran through Lakeville, St.
Online MCA Tests Plagued by Glitches, Delays
This year's round of annual testing has been thrown into turmoil by technical snafus.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Most Recent Deaths, Week of April 27, 2013
Jeanette S. Leitchman, known to many as "Mrs. L," died at the age of 89 on Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Field for Open School Board Seat Quadruples-8 Now in the Running
The race for a vacant seat on the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Board of Education just got a lot more crowded.
SUN Program to Move to Cedar School
Students in Intermediate District 917's SUN program will soon have some new digs.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Community Calendar April 2013
Last month I had to run for my life from a burning building carrying two hefty cats in their carriers in my bare feet on cold gravelly pavement.