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  1. update: Crash gumming up traffic on 494 in EaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Star Tribune

    A wreck has traffic bunching up quickly on westbound I-494 from Pilot Knob Road in Eagan over to the Minnesota River bridge. One other real slow spot is southbound Hwy.

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  2. Jobs calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Star Tribune

    Free one-on-one assistance from Goodwill-Easter Seals representatives with job searches and filling out applications or resumes. 3-5 p.m. East Lake Library, 2727 E. Lake St., Mpls.; 3-5 p.m. North Regional Library, 1315 Lowry Av.

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  3. Argenta Trail realignment threatens Inver Grove Heights neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Star Tribune

    Chad Hagman, left, and Kyle Van are neighbors on Argenta Trail who might lose their homes to the planned road realignment project. Chad and Christine Hagman knew when they moved in to their Inver Grove Heights home that the farmland behind it wouldn't be there forever.

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  4. Arts briefs: Learn in Eagan to spin, dye and knit yarnRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Star Tribune

    Textile artist and teacher Wendy J. Johnson will present her book, "Yarn Works: How to Spin, Dye and Knit Your Own Yarn,"at a program from 7 to 8 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Dakota County Wescott Library, 1340 Wescott Road, Eagan . Attendees will learn the history and science behind fiber art and how to craft their own yarn.

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  5. CityVue apartment project moving forward in EaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Star Tribune

    CityVue Apartments, a project taking shape in the 10-story building formerly owned by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, will live up to its name when it opens this summer, developers say. The project, which includes 113 one- and two-bedroom apartments, will offer views of the Minneapolis and St. Paul skylines and of Lebanon Hills Regional Park, according to the company's website.

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  6. Eagan approves change in cable franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Star Tribune

    Eagan officials last week begrudgingly passed a resolution to transfer the local cable franchise from Comcast of Minnesota, Inc., to an independent subsidiary called GreatLand Connections, Inc. The change comes amid a pending national merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable - the nation's first and second largest cable companies, respectively. For Eagan residents, a switch in cable providers would change Comcast e-mail addresses and bill payment.

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  7. South school briefs: Nine nominated as Teachers of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Star Tribune

    Ron Gunderson will receive the Breaking Barriers Award for his work as the coach of the girls' basketball program at New Prague. Nine teachers in the south metro - and 114 others - are being considered for the Minnesota Teacher of the Year award, chosen on May 3. Teachers can be from any Minnesota school and teach prekindergarten through 12th grade.

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  8. Apple Valley's School of Enviornmental Studies marks 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Star Tribune

    Teacher Craig Johnson, who was honored by the White House for his work on climate change education and said the school's purpose is to help students engage the world in “authentic ways,” erased a lesson on the white board. In the last decade, magnet and specialty schools, which focus on themes like the arts, STEM or the environment, have gone from anomalies to accepted practice in Minnesota.

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  9. Rosemount mother: 'One text almost killed my son'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Star Tribune

    Speaking publicly for the first time since the July accident that left her son with a traumatic brain injury, she beseeched drivers to not text and drive Strapped in his car seat, toddler Henry Knoof lay bleeding and drifting in and out of consciousness while his mother and police rubbed his legs to keep him awake until paramedics arrived. At the hospital came the news that Henry had suffered a traumatic brain injury.

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  10. White House to honor 'passionate' local teacher for inspired environmental lessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Star Tribune

    Teacher Craig Johnson likes to tell students that learning about climate change is like a Rubik's Cube - you can't fully understand it without looking at the relationships between all the parts, from science to politics to economics. Helping students understand those many facets of climate change - a topic he loves - has been Johnson's passion for more than a decade.

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  11. South metro cities raise stipends to attract firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Star Tribune

    A shortage of volunteer firefighters across the Twin Cities metro area has some suburbs raising on-call stipends to help attract new candidates. Communities statewide have had difficulty retaining and recruiting non-career firefighters over the past several years, largely due to an increased demand on volunteers' time and more stringent training requirements.

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  12. Eagan City Council approves Lockheed Martin site redevelopment planRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Star Tribune

    Stores could open on the former Lockheed Martin corporate campus by spring 2016 after revised plans for the Central Park Commons retail and medical office project won unanimous approval Feb. 3 from the Eagan City Council. The plan, CSM Corp.'s third proposal in four years for redeveloping the Lockheed Martin site, responded to council and staff requests to include more trails, public gathering spaces, landscaping and smaller parking lots.

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  13. Town briefs: Burnsville event aims to prevent teen drug and alcohol abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Star Tribune

    Residents are invited to a drug and alcohol prevention program sponsored by the Burnsville Police Department, Burnsville- Eagan -Savage School District 191 and Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge. The free event will feature teens sharing their personal stories of addiction and recovery - and how they kept the substance abuse hidden from their parents.

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  14. Rosemount, Hastings districts deemed racially isolated by stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Star Tribune

    Glacier Hills Elementary fourth-grade teacher Heather Houlding meets with a small group of students in her class on Tuesday afternoon. The Rosemount- Apple Valley - Eagan school district enrolls nearly 28,000 students in a fast-growing suburban area.

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  15. Dakota County residents to review Cedar Avenue transitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Star Tribune

    Community members are weighing in on transit services along Cedar Avenue as Dakota County tries to improve travel along the roadway that is home to the state's first bus rapid transit line. The county is halfway through a yearlong study of the corridor that it will use to develop a plan for future changes.

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  16. Eagan mall draws housing, restaurant develpmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Star Tribune

    Twin Cities Premium Outlets isn't just attracting shoppers to Eagan . Developers also are looking for deals near the mall and its 100 outlet stores.

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  17. Arts briefs: Eagan Town Hall art for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Star Tribune

    History buffs and art admirers can purchase prints of local artist Larry Landis' commemorative oil painting, "Old Eagan Town Hall." Landis painted the original to celebrate the 100th year of the 1914 Town Hall.

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  18. Briefs: Apple Valley celebrates Mid-Winter FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Star Tribune

    Kids 'n Kinship members helped out at a “kids helping kids” event in 2010. Kids 'n Kinship is hosting an information session Feb. 19 in Eagan.

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  19. Keeping tabs on Friday's morning commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Star Tribune

    Friday got off to a frightening start for commuters on I-494 in Eagan . A driver was spotted heading the wrong way in the westbound lanes in the area of Pilot Knob Road.

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  20. Hot Property: Industrial development at 'Gift of Mary' site, EaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Star Tribune

    Details: Developer Jim Deanovic of Edina is the latest to try building out a strategically located, 33-acre parcel in Eagan that was once slated for a private school. Deanovic is seeking a land use designation change for the vacant lot, tucked between Hwy.

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