The Dakota Child and Family Clinic, 2530 Horizon Drive, Burnsville, is offering free drive-thru COVID-19 testing Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Most of the residents in the Sun Thisweek and the Dakota County Tribune coverage area won’t see a local race on their primary election ballots this year.
The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District will roll out its learning plan for the start of the 2020-21 school year during its regular meeting Aug. 13.
Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School district students and staff will begin the 2020-21 school year with a combination of learning at home and at school, district officials announced July 30.
In March, the city of Burnsville launched a Burnsville-themed song competition in partnership with local organization The Garage. The three finalists have been announced: Bryan Marshall, Ben and Shannon Honken, and Marv Gohman and Kate Campbell.
Lindsey Port, Kevin Shea and Richard Tucker, all of Burnsville, are seeking the DFL nomination for the District 56 Senate seat in the Aug. 11 primary election. The winner will face Sen. Dan Hall, R-Burnsville.
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will announce next week its plans for returning to school, Superintendent Theresa Battle said Thursday in a message on the district's website. Plans will include an option for parents to choose full distance learning, she said. The first day of sch…
The Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley is recognizing International Tiger Day on Wednesday, July 29. Community members are encouraged to visit the zoo learn more about tigers. According to the zoo, tiger numbers have declined by more than 95 percent since the beginning of the 20th century and the…
Last month, District 196 Superintendent Mary Kreger was directed to work on recommendations to identify and address racial inequities in schools. She said Monday that the district has been taking several steps to address equity.
Since its inception, the Burnsville Breakfast Rotary Golf Tournament has helped to raise over $500,000 in support of various local programs and scholarships within the Burnsville community.
Neisen’s Sports Bar and Grill in downtown Savage is one of 14 Minnesota bars and restaurants that have received warning letters from the state for violating COVID-19 restrictions.
Dakota Electric Association is in the process of upgrading meters in an effort to provide even better service to the members of the electric cooperative.
The Dakota County Fair hosted the first of its Fair Food Weekends July 11-12 at the Dakota County Fairgrounds. On Saturday, just before 1 p.m., community members waited in long lines to get fair food items including cheese curds, mini doughnuts and soft pretzels. Other Fair Food Weekend even…
Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless has granted Breakthrough Ministries of Burnsville $6,200 to provide more meals to those in need.
Dakota County has launched the most comprehensive, free COVID-19 testing program among Minnesota counties for the vulnerable population of residents and staff in congregate care facilities, assisted-living centers and group homes.
Three District 196 students won national championships and Apple Valley, Eagan and Eastview high schools all won top team honors at this year’s National Speech and Debate Association national tournament, which was held online June 15-19 due to restrictions for COVID-19.
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School Board reviewed results of recent distance learning surveys offered to parents/guardians, students and teachers at its June 22 meeting conducted via Zoom.