Wednesday Apr 16
GM sets up new parts-ordering system for recall repairs
General Motors today gave its dealers a revised ordering process that the retailers said should speed the shipment of parts, ease repairs and ensure the job gets done right.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Second BRT line to Dakota County is being planned
Early morning commuters boarded a bus at the Burnsville Transit Station, about a block east of Interstate 35W on Hwy.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Education-tech startup Naiku raises $1M from Gopher Angels
Naiku, a startup that makes student-assessment technology, has raised $1.01 million in capital to fund a nationwide expansion.
Pop music in the Twin Cities: your spring concert guide
The largest stages in the Twin Cities will be filled in the coming months with superstar pop acts , retro pairings and plenty of reasons to spend time outside, from Soundset to Music in the Zoo to the Minnesota State Fair.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Dakota County offers instruction on recycling, composting
Dakota County is offering master recycler and composter classes from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesdays, April 29-June 3, in the conference room at Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave., in Apple Valley, to provide instruction on waste prevention, recycling and composting.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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Dayton accuses MNsure's critics of 'farce' on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/04/08/dayton-accuses-mnsures-critics-farce/7479355/ Gov. Mark Dayton speaks during a news conference hours before the midnight deadline to pass a budget at the Minnesota State Capitol Thursday, June 30, 2011 in St. Paul, Minn.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Republicans on MNsure oversight panel seek answers on rollout problems
Republicans want top officials from the Dayton administration to answer questions about what they knew of problems with the MNsure health exchange prior to its rocky launch on Oct. 1. Citing recent news reports, Republicans on a MNsure oversight committee wrote that DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and his top advisers were warned about health exchange defects ... (more)
St. Paul, Rosemount win federal high school redesign grants
St. Paul and Rosemount-Apple Valley are among 24 school districts that won the Obama administration's latest national grant competition -- an effort to boost high school career and college preparation.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
County offers recycling, composting class
After lighting a backfire during a prescribed burn on a prairie on Shakopee land, Victoria Ranua, an environmental assessment specialist, keept an eye on the flames.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
More proof of spring: Farm Babies at the Minnesota Zoo
Two Duroc piglets, each 8 days old, were among about 50 baby animals on display in the 2008 Farm Babies exhibit at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Apple Valley woman was dialing cellphone before fatal crash, charges say
An Apple Valley woman was distracted by her cellphone when she ran a red light and caused a crash that killed one of her passengers, prosecutors say.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
South-metro school briefs: Three local teachers up for Teacher of the Year
Education Minnesota has selected 10 finalists for the 2014 Minnesota Teacher of the Year program, and three hail from south-metro districts.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Minnesotans swamped the state's health care marketplace call centers, strained its website and flocked to help centers to beat the midnight Monday deadline for open enrollment.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Apple Valley meth user ran stoplight in fatal crash, charges say
An Apple Valley man was high on a mixture of drugs when he ran a red light and killed another driver in Minnetonka in September, prosecutors say.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Dakota County libraries roll out spring break offerings
Zaraawar Mistry, right, of Dreamland Arts will perform children's stories from India accompanied by Greg Herriges, left, at the Wescott library in Eagan on March 29. With spring break scheduled this coming week or next for most Dakota County schools, local libraries have plenty of fun activities planned.
Burnsville and Apple Valley will fight invasive pond weed
Curly-leaf pondweed is an invasive plant that contributes to algae in lakes. Removing the plant by water harvesting has been shown to improve water quality.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Lunch Dates to Look At Flowers
This week, the Macy's Flower Show opened up on the 8th floor of the downtown Minneapolis store .