August Headline Highlights for Mendota Heights

Check out the top local news headlines from the past month.

From crime to corn dogs, August was a busy month for Mendota Heights.

Last month's most popular stories from Mendota Heights Patch included:

Mendota Heights Man Charged with Stabbing Former Friend's Grandfather

Two men, one from Mendota Heights and one from St. Louis Park, are charged with assaulting a St. Louis Park man, cutting him with a knife after he told them to stay away from his grandson ... for more, click here.

Voters in Mendota Heights, Mendota and Lilydale will head to the polls Tuesday for primary elections ... for more, click .

House Hunt: Mendota Heights-Area Homes for Sale

House hunters have a fair shot at these new listings in Mendota Heights ... for more, click here, here, here and here.

Mendota Heights PD Blotter: Break-In at Henry Sibley High School

Multiple police agencies and a K9 unit responded to an alarm at  shortly before midnight. Juveniles had propped a door open and were seen inside the building. They fled when police arrived and were caught ... for more, click here.

2012 Minnesota State Fair Guide: Hours, Costs, a Handy App and More

Whether you're ready or not, nearly two million people are expected to descend on the Minnesota State Fair’s 320-acre grounds starting Thursday and the following 11 days for concerts, contests, cows and corn dogs.

Here’s Mendota Heights Patch's rundown on what you need to know to get to the fair and find your way around ... for more, click here.

Mendota Heights PD Blotter: Rocks Thrown From Delaware Avenue Overpass

Someone threw a large rock through a glass door at  and stole three bikes valued at $8,400 ... for more, click here.

Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower in Mendota Heights on Saturday

Minnesota's summer sky is always beautiful, but the night holds a special treat for viewers this weekend ... for more, click here.

Candidates File for Mendota Heights Area Elections

The race to watch in local elections this November will be a face-off between Mendota Heights Mayor Sandra Krebsach and her challenger, council member Ultan Duggan ... for more, click here.

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 ... for more, click here.

Mendota Heights PD Blotter: Unlocked Cars Targeted

A vehicle parked in an underground lot at The Village was damaged over the weekend. Items were reported stolen ... for more, click here.

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