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  1. Echo Park Elementary and Oak Ridge Elementary to become magnet schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Star Tribune

    Echo Park Elementary in Burnsville and Oak Ridge Elementary in Eagan will turn into magnet schools in 2016, a switch district officials hope will balance out higher concentrations of minority students and offer students more educational options. "The magnet school opportunity has been something that nationally has been a proven process [to encourage desegregation]," said Cathy Kindem, the district's teaching and learning director.

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  2. Dakota County briefs: Applicants sought for Apple Valley parks/rec committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Star Tribune

    The city of Apple Valley is seeking applicants for a vacancy on its Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee. The City Council will appoint the committee member for the remainder of a three-year term that expires March 1, 2016.

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  3. Eagan considers short-term house rentals through sites like AirbnbRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Star Tribune

    An Eagan couple's desire to rent their basement to guests through online lodging service Airbnb has riled neighbors and prompted a discussion of whether the city should allow such short-term rentals. Homeowners Tyson and Stephanie Bramer began renting the walkout basement of their Pinecrest Court house, which overlooks Fish Lake, last fall.

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  4. Arts briefs: Libraries holding Silver Tea concerts in Dakota CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Star Tribune

    There are three free shows in Dakota County this week for the Silver Tea music series of concerts for people 55 and older. Paul Imholte, the "musical stringman," will perform at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Farmington Library, 508 3rd St. Imholte plays the hammered dulcimer, fiddle, guitar, banjo, mandolin, viola, cello, harmonica, jaw harp, autoharp and spoons.

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  5. Briefs: Celebrate spring at Holz Farm festival in EaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Star Tribune

    Old-time farm activities and live animals are among the highlights of the Holz Farm Spring Festival today on Manor Drive in Eagan. The Holz Farm Spring Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the farm at 4665 Manor Drive.

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  6. Minnesota Wild Season Ticket Holder "paint the ice"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Star Tribune

    Minnesota Wild Season Ticket Holders inscribed messages, memories and simply signed their names on the Xcel Energy Center ice, before it is taken out for the summer. Gallery: 1000 people were expected to stop by the Xcel Energy Center during the Minnesota Wild Season Ticket Holder "paint the ice" opportunity on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in St. Paul, Minn.

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  7. Briefs: Cedar Grove Station improvements to be discussed at Eagan open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Star Tribune

    Commuters can find out about planned improvements to the Red Line Cedar Grove Transit Station during a two-hour open house on Thursday. Commuters who use the bus to get to work, school or play can learn about planned improvements to the Metro Red Line Cedar Grove Transit Station at an open house from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

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  8. 3 California men, Minnesota company accused of prescription drug scheme charged in Ohio courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Star Tribune

    Three California men and a Minnesota company accused in a prescription drug diversion scheme involving hundreds of millions of dollars have been indicted in federal court in Ohio. A Justice Department statement says a 50-year-old man from Santa Ana, California, and a 38-year-old man and 29-year-old man from Encino, California, were indicted Thursday in Cincinnati.

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  9. STEM is tops among the many education acronymsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Star Tribune

    The education world has a love affair with acronyms. And why not? They're fun. They break down complex, multi-word concepts into one-syllable words even kids can pronounce.

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  10. Public schools banking on state for funds, but cuts still are to be madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Star Tribune

    Public schools are in a tough position on the budget front -- forced now to finalize 2015-16 spending plans while awaiting state action on the amount of aid to be provided to schools over the next two years. For now, for planning purposes, the 39 districts that belong to the Association of Metropolitan School Districts are banking on a 1 percent increase in the state's bedrock per-pupil funding formula.

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  11. South school briefs: Metcalf JH chess team wins national honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Star Tribune

    Students from the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan district took home four of 13 first-place titles and 27 of 104 total medals awarded at this year's State Speech Tournament for Class AA schools. State champs are: duo Tessa Dahlgren and Trevor Taylor of Apple Valley High School, Keiaireyona Brown of Apple Valley, Varoon Pazhyanur of Eastview High School and Siri Dove of Eastview.

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  12. Farmington school district discusses banning permanent memorialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Star Tribune

    When a child or teacher dies, it's common for students, staff or classmates to create a memorial to honor them on school grounds, like a bench, a plaque or newly planted tree. Increasingly, though, school counselors say such memorials can be more hurtful than helpful, acting as a constant reminder of tragedy for kids who are grieving.

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  13. Prep week ahead: Top 3A baseball powers to clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Star Tribune

    At the Mounds View H.S. baseball practice, pitcher Henry DeCaster is the likely number one pitcher.] Richard A couple of baseball rematches featuring four of the top five teams in the Class 3A rankings take center stage this week. Wednesday, No.

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  14. Town briefs: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency seeks comments on Eagan lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Star Tribune

    Jaclyn Rgnonti, of Lakeville, and Raj Heck, of Eagan, catch a blue gill at Thomas Lake Park in Eagan last summer. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is asking the public to comment on the water quality of Eagan lakes.

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  15. South metro district, school receive Green Ribbon Schools awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Star Tribune

    From classroom trends to school board decisions, Class Act will keep you updated on all the school issues followed by the Star Tribune's education reporters. Contributors include Alejandra Matos , who covers Minneapolis ; Kim McGuire , who covers the west metro ; Erin Adler , who covers the south metro ; Anthony Lonetree and Libor Jany , who cover St. Paul and the east metro , and Shannon Prather , who cover the north metro .

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  16. In 3 seconds, reading a text turned into a driving disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Star Tribune

    Shyann Ericksen never thought twice about reading text messages while driving. Until the crash that left a toddler with a traumatic brain injury.

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  17. Minnesota Autism Center School plans expansion in EaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Responding to rising demand for services, the Minnesota Autism Center School in Eagan is planning to add a "high school and quasi-college" in a second classroom building that would more than double the school's size and enrollment. The proposed expansion would include a 50,000-square-foot building for 150 additional students and 130 additional staff members, according to documents the developer, Minneapolis -based Ryan Cos., filed with the city.

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  18. Metro briefs: Dakota County to open waitlist for rental assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Dakota County will open its waitlist for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, known as Section 8, this week. The county's Community Development Agency will accept applications from 8 a.m. Wednesday to noon on Friday.

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  19. South school briefs: Burnsville Freestyle choir performs at jazz festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Children 17 and younger can receive free breakfast or lunch at two elementary schools in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan district this summer. From July 6 through Aug. 13, free meals will be served at Cedar Park Elementary STEM School, 7500 Whitney Drive, Apple Valley, and Echo Park Elementary School, 14100 County Road 11, Burnsville .

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  20. Wescott Library celebrates paintings by local artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Over the past year and a half, Minneapolis artist Julie Prairie has been brightening up the children's area of the Wescott Library in Eagan . First came little paintings on the walls, then pillars painted as trees, and finally a large mural: a map of Dakota County and the surrounding area, depicted in the pages of an open book.

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