South Metro Roundup: Two Local Teens Die in I-35W Rollover
In other Dakota County news, Eagan and Lakeville named 'best places to live' in America, and a new strain of pig flu is discovered.
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A freeway rollover claimed the lives of both Frederick J. Alexander, 16, of Burnsville, and Alesha Roehl, 17, of Northfield.
Two other Minnesota cities made the CNN/Money list.
Health officials are urging caution after two Twin Cities children fell ill with a new strain of the disease after having contact with pigs at a Dakota County animal market.
If convicted of the most serious charge against him—misconduct of a public officer—Edward Everett Hansen, earlier criticized for flying Confederate flags, could face up to a year in jail and a $3,000 fine.
The dolphins will soon leave Discovery Bay so the zoo can repair the exhibit.
Minnesota students' average ACT score is the highest score among all 50 states.
Last week, the one of the key developments in Heart of the City was sold to an acquisitions firm in Delaware.
Apex Companies is a Maryland-based company with a presence in 24 states.
The business, located at the intersection of Diffley and Lexington, is owned by brothers Jim and Dave Lozinski.
The Dakota County Community Development Agency plans to complete the 47-unit Northwood Townhomes next summer.
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The Minnesota senator addressed the crowd and lauded Sen. Metzen and Rep. Atkins for their bipartisanship.
The charge against Thomas Angelo Tonda carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
The trophy will be on display for the public at Lakeville Ames Arena from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The family-owned cereal maker—formerly known as Malt-O-Meal—will move its headquarters from Minneapolis to the Fairfield Business Campus over the next two years.
Mendota Heights will receive a portion of state funds designated for storm-related expenses.
Several Mendota Heights-area businesses were named Readers' Choice winners.