As Wrestlers Fear Future, Cyclocross Champion Celebrates: South Metro News Roundup
In other news from around the South Metro region, a beloved Lakeville teacher dies, and a Mendota swimmer defies the odds to accept Division 1 scholarship.
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Local students will compete for more than 8,300 merit scholarships totaling more than $34 million.
Remember those who recently passed away.
Three people with roots in Burnsville died over the past week.
Though many Minnesotans would raise a glass to Sunday liquor sales, the majority of liquor store owners are against lifting the ban.
Under the leadership of an Eagan High School band director, roughly 160 band students are taking an unusual step to fight hearing loss.
Eagan Council Prefers Mixed Use, Walkability for Lockheed Martin Redevelopment
Developer warns the redevelopment of the 47-acre property in central Eagan must be "market-driven" to be successful.
The Eagan City Council won't be voting whether to approve a 177-unit housing development on the Parkview Golf Course property until April.
Inver Grove Heights
Do you think different parts of Inver Grove Heights have different income levels? And how do the closest neighbors of Inver Grove Heights residents compare? Read on to find the answer.
Haiku Japanese Bistro will open its doors in April or May.
Cummings had been a teacher in Lakeville schools for more than 24 years including sints teaching kindergartners at Christina Huddleston and Lake Marion elementary schools, in addition to her time at JFK.
Davis has served more than six years on Lakeville's Planning Commission.
The International Olympic Committee announced Tuesday that it will cut wrestling from the Olympic games, beginning in 2020.
Mendota Swimmer Defies Odds, Survives Near Fatal Infection, and Accepts Division 1 Scholarship
McKenna Pasquale last week accepted a Division 1 swimming team scholarship after surviving a bout with a life-threatening lung infection. And she only started swimming—as in, just learned—four years ago.
Northfielder Kylie Faust hopes to raise $500 and her team hopes to raise $850 for Special Olympics Minnesota.
School Calendar Changes Still Being Explored; Public Meeting Scheduled
The meeting is scheduled for 7-9 p.m. March 7 in the upper cafeteria at the Northfield High School.
School Board Approves iPads for Students
Here's a look back at Monday's Northfield School Board meeting.
Shakopee resident Jessie Rients finished fourth in the 2013 Cyclocross World Championships on Friday.
Effort to Lift Ban on Sunday Liquor Sales Faces Stiff Opposition—From Liquor Store Owners
Though many Minnesotans would raise a glass to Sunday liquor sales, many liquor store owners are against lifting the ban.