10 hrs ago
Apple Valley bike sale raises funds for mentorship program
Rick Anderson is going to hold his fifth annual used bike sale in his Apple Valley garage this weekend, and was photographed cleaning a bike on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
15 hrs ago
Man Stole Nearly $3,000 in Blu-Rays from Eagan Target to 'Make Ends Meet,' Police Say
An Apple Valley man accused of stealing nearly $3,000 in Blu-Ray discs from an Eagan Target allegedly told police he planned to sell the stolen items to help his family "make ends meet." Scott Thomas Hodge, 33, a single count of felony theft, according to a criminal complaint filed by the Dakota County Attorney's Office.
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.
Thu May 16, 2013
Minn. Zoo welcomes 2 bison calves
The zoo is partnering with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resource to conserve the North American Plains bison.
Wed May 15, 2013
What's the Going Rate For a Lawn Service in Apple Valley and Rosemount?
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too.
Interstate 35E Construction Moves North to Eagan in June
The road work may have already started on Interstate 35E, but the most significant portions of the project-and the worst traffic headaches-have yet to come.
Tue May 14, 2013
At Which Intersection Did Apple Valley Police Hand Out 189 Speeding Tickets in 2011?
Apple Valley police wrote about nine speeding tickets for every 200 residents in 2011, according to a report on WCCO-TV . Rosemount police wrote closer to eight.
Diamond Path School Holding First Annual Wolf Run 5K
Diamond Path Elementary School in Apple Valley wants your help to send its fourth-grade class on a high-adventure trip to Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center .
Police: Drunk Driver Led Officer on Car Chase, Nearly Hit Pedestrians in Apple Valley
A Bloomington man led police on a drunken car chase, nearly hitting a group of pedestrians before he stopped and was arrested, according to Apple Valley police.
Clausen: Same-Sex Marriage the 'Civil Rights Issue of the Decade'
The love that committed same-sex couples share is "really no different than the love I have for my wife of 40 years," Eagan's District 51 Sen.
Mon May 13, 2013
Soccer Shots Partners With Apple Valley and Rosemount Preschools
A new youth soccer franchise has partnered with two Apple Valley and Rosemount preschools in attempt to bring an extracurricular activity to the schools and introduce the game to children.
MAP: Apple Valley, Rosemount Help Minnesota to 3rd Place Voter Turnout Rates
Apple Valley and Rosemount had a high voter turnout in the 2012 election for a state that is itself already well above the national average.
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.
Fri May 10, 2013
Celebrate Mother's Day 2013 in Apple Valley and Rosemount
Moms are special everyday of our lives, but this Sunday is the annual day where Moms are recognized with their own special day.
SunThisweek Publishes Story about UFO Encounter?
While this isn't the first time SunThisweek has stooped so low as to fill empty space in its newspaper with trash about UFOs, I am surprised quite surprised they spent the time to not only put it in the paper which no one reads but to admit they wrote about it on Twitter ! If this was the first time they referenced a UFO story in their history we ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
Spate of New Affordable Housing Projects Coming to Dakota County
A 50-unit housing development designed for low- to moderate-income families got a green light from the Eagan City Council on Tuesday.
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Burnsville woman found guilty of extortion
A 49-year-old Burnsville woman is facing the possibility of decades in prison after being found guilty of mailing threatening letters and letters meant to extort money.
Wed May 08, 2013
Brown: "It's A Great Honor"
Ted Brown wasn't sure what was in the big box waiting for him when he arrived back home in Apple Valley, Minnesota after spending time at his other house in Cape Coral, Florida.
Lakeville Man Charged with Making Drunken Pass at Taco Bell Employee
A Lakeville man has been charged with drunk driving and stalking after a Taco Bell drive-through employee responded No Quiero to his sexual advances.