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Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District recently announced Kimber Contours in Castle Rock has been named the 2020 Dakota County Outstanding Conservationist.
The Holly House Boutique, a seasonal boutique that features more than 75 unique Minnesota small businesses under one roof, will reopen for the holidays in Burnsville’s Heart of the City area, at the corner of Nicollet and Burnsville Parkway.
Applications for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District 191 School Board vacancy left by the resignation of Board Member Jen Holweger will be accepted through Nov. 6 at 1 p.m.
A 30-year-old Burnsville man’s death was caused by an intentionally set fire at a pawnshop on Lake Street in Minneapolis, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner announced Tuesday.
River Valley Project Explore participants gathered for an outdoor Halloween Bash at Valley Middle School Oct. 15. The event was the program’s first-in person activity since March 12, when other activities were canceled due to COVID-19. The Halloween Bash included a costume parade, photo boot…
House District 56B, which includes portions of Burnsville and Lakeville, features a race between Republican Roz Peterson, a former state representative from Lakeville, and DFLer Kaela Berg. The seat is currently held by Rep. Alice Mann, DFL-Lakeville, who isn’t seeking re-election.
House District 56A, which includes northwest Burnsville and all of Savage, features a race between Republican Pam Myhra, a former state representative from Burnsville, and the DFL’s Jessica Hanson. The seat is currently held by Rep. Hunter Cantrell, DVL-Savage, who isn't seeking re-election.
Cleaning up the Freeway Landfill and Dump, securing legislation allowing cities to collaborate on fire service and creating a tax-increment financing district to help fund redevelopment of the Burnsville Center area are the city of Burnsville’s top three goals at the state Capitol next year.
Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School Board members reviewed proposed calendars for the next two school years at a special meeting Sept. 28.
The Minnesota Zoo had a virtual naming contest Sept. 30 to Oct. 4 for its newest baby Malayan tapir born on Aug. 8. Community members could choose between four names with connections to the native area of the tapirs by voting on the zoo’s website. The zoo announced on Facebook Monday that th…
Cub Scout Pack 3239 (Burnsville-Savage) was in the Sunset Pond neighborhood doing a community service project to stencil messages near storm drains on Sept. 15. The message on the drains is to inform residents that only water should make their way to the storm water drains. Grass clippings, …
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School Board approved a proposed 2020 (payable 2021) property tax levy Sept. 28 at the maximum amount allowed by the state. The proposed levy is $121,465,415, an increase of $5,388,113 or 4.6 percent compared to the levy for payable 2020 property taxes.
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School Board approved the inaugural members of the district’s new Equity Advisory Council at its Sept. 28 regular meeting.
The Minnesota Zoo celebrated Sea Otter Awareness Week Sept. 21 until Sept. 26. Community members were encouraged to visit the zoo’s three sea otters, Rocky, Jasper and Capers. They were orphaned in the wild in Alaska. Capers came to the zoo in 2006 and Jasper and Rocky arrived in 2007. “They…
Fifty-six District 196 seniors are receiving special recognition this fall for scores they achieved on a national standardized test taken last year as juniors. Twelve are semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program and 44 are National Merit commended students.
Kids ‘n Kinship replaced its annual gala on Sept. 13 with “Stick with Mentoring,” an outdoor, safely spaced parking lot celebration at Crystal Lake Golf Club in Lakeville. The event included musical entertainment, dinner, awards presentations and testimonials. The following awards were hande…