Charges: Man Drove Family Off Road, Attacked Them With Tree Trimmer
A 66-year-old Minnesota man faces assault charges after allegedly forcing a car carrying a family with small children off the road and then attacking the vehicle with a tree trimmer.
Dakota County grand jury ups murder charges against couple in U student's death
Shavelle Oscar Chavez-Nelson, 32, and Ashley Marie Conrade, 24, were both charged Tuesday with first-degree murder.
Alleged killers of Anarae Schunk now face first-degree murder charges
Shavelle Chavez Nelson and Ashley M. Conrade have, as expected, been indicted by a Dakota County grand jury on charges of first-degree murder in the death of 20-year-old Anarae Schunk.
Vote on south-metro transit merger set for August
South suburban bus service operated by Prior Lake and Shakopee appears likely to merge with the metro area's biggest suburban operator, the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, at the first of next year.
Sean M. Mangan, 40, of Burnsville; Tammi L. Swanson, 44, of Trimont; Myra J. Olson, 50, of Sioux Falls, S.D.; each fined $130.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Some suburban councils get raises, others spurn them
Janet Williams, the mayor of Savage, said she and City Council members haven't considered a pay raise for more than a decade.
Dangerous Dodd is top at-risk road near schools, Lakeville task force finds
The results from a task force are in, and they indicate that there's no shortage of road safety issues near Lakeville schools.
Dakota County police blotter
Theft. An adult was arrested for financial transaction card fraud and possession of stolen property on the 15300 block of Cedar Avenue.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.