Wis. camp gets cleaning after 50-plus Farmington kids get sick
A YMCA camp in western Wisconsin has been cleaned after more than 50 children from a Minnesota school district were sickened with norovirus.
Sat May 11, 2013
Family spotlights: World War II weekend, Golden Valley Days
A group called the Historical Reenactment Society reenacted an ambush for onlookers attending the Minnesota Military Expo held at Fort Snelling.
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.
Sat May 04, 2013
Small-business spotlight: Spruce Valley Payroll & Services: Small...
Bernie Schwab and Terry Johnson in the office at the Spruce Valley Payroll and Services in Farmington on Thursday morning May 2, 2013.
Business briefs: Parkview Golf Club reopens in Eagan for one last season
Fans of Eagan's Parkview Golf Club mourning the impending loss of the course have gotten a short-lived reprieve.
Fri May 03, 2013
Charges: Lakeville Teller Stole $95K From Her Bank
A 31-year-old Farmington woman was charged Friday in connection with the loss of $95,000 from the Lakeville bank where she had worked.
St. Cloud Times
Minnesota schools embrace new fitness program
Some Minnesota schools are embracing a new student fitness program designed to be a better gauge of overall health than the decades-old Presidential Physical Fitness Test.
Thu May 02, 2013
Eagan to open 47-unit townhouse development
This summer, the Dakota County Community Development Agency will open a 47-unit "workforce" townhouse development north of Yankee Doodle Road and west of Lexington Avenue.
Lakeville Misses Brunt of Snowfall
Call it a near miss. Lakeville missed the brunt of the late spring snowstorm that dropped more than a foot of snow south of the Twin Cities metro area Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
St. Cloud Times
Snowstorm dumps 15 inches in southeastern Minnesota
The calendar has flipped to May, but winter has made a return appearance to southeastern Minnesota where residents are digging out of an unseasonable dump of wet heavy snow.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Man Reportedly Falls Asleep in Lakeville Drive-Thru Lane
A Farmington man with three drunken driving convictions since 2005 was arrested by Lakeville police April 25 after allegedly falling asleep while waiting for food in a restaurant drive-thru line.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Burnsville Rep. Puts Forward Bill to Cut Legislature by 54 Seats
A Littler Legislature? Rep. Will Morgan seems to have taken a page from the GOP playbook: On April 17, he debuted a bill that would reduce the size of the state legislature, H.F. 1786 .
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Smart Ideas: Website upgrade
The busy moving season is almost here, and Penske Truck Rental has introduced an improved version of PenskeTruckRental.com to improve the online experience and speed up reservations for its customers.
Six Things You Should Know About Apple Valley's Ambulance Service
Apple Valley, Lakeville and Farmington jointly operate the ALF ambulance service-and have all contracted with Allina Health Emergency Medical Services to provide care.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
More green lights, less red tape for Innovation Zone schools
Educators like to talk about innovation, but bureaucracy and red tape often make it tough to try new things in the classroom.