Sunday, May 19, 2013
Also in this week’s recap – A Mother's Day fire ruins things for Eagan apartment residents and Lakeville Public Schools ponder a run at a referendum.
Take a trip around Dakota County and the south metro with this week's rundown of top news. For the original story, simply click on the link in the headline. Paving Paradise? Lebanon Hills Trail Plan Worries Residents Dakota County officials have plans to develop a 6.5-mile, paved bike trail in Lebanon Hills Regional Park to increase recreational opportunities. But some residents would prefer the park stay as pristine as possible. Eagan Council Warms Up to Proposed Pilot Knob Improvements The consternation that marked a January meeting on the proposed reconstruction of a portion of Pilot Knob Road was nowhere in sight last week. What to Do with the Sperry Water Tower? The 146-foot-tall water tower in Eagan is a money-maker for the city…
Friday, May 17, 2013
The Annual Somerset Spring Carnival is just around the corner, with inflatable obstacle courses, face painting, pony rides, and more, say Somerset parents.
Francesca, an Italian high schooler, has been staying with Carol Strojny.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Orchestra and popular classical pieces will be performed by students from both St. Thomas and Visitation schools
Moreland Arts and Health Sciences Magnet represents the district at West St. Paul Days.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Also in this week's headlines, a possible monastery in the south metro and a dribbling duo. Plus, Patch says farewell to Mr. Northfield.
Take a trip around Dakota County and the south metro with this week's rundown of top news. For the original story, simply click on the link in the headline. EHS Grads Will Dribble Across Minnesota on Awareness Mission Alex Daley and Matt Scott want to bring soccer fields, sustainability and social change to urban areas in the U.S.—and are about to embark on a trans-Minnesota journey to spread the word. On Eve of Outlet Mall, Jensen's Supper Club Seeks Reinvention Jensen's plans to invest as much as $900,000 into a series of internal and external renovations designed to expand parking and update the 17-year-old restaurant's ambiance. Neighborhood's Affordable Housing Development Fears Unfounded, Officials Say A 50-unit housing development…
Saturday, May 11, 2013
‘Heart of School’ to accommodate healthy enrollment and pay tribute to Sisters.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Winners were selected from a pool of 15,000 finalists.
A St. Thomas Academy student is among the winners of $2,500 National Merit Scholarships released today, the organization announced. Kevin J. Riehm of Stillwater is a senior at St. Thomas Academy and his probable career field is computer science. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation selected Riehm from among 15,000 finalists in the 2013 National Merit Program. The winners are judged to have the best combinations of “accomplishments, skills, and potential for success in rigorous college studies.” The number of winners in each state is proportional to the number of graduating seniors in the state. A committee of college admissions officers and high school counselors selected the winners using: This year’s competition began when 1.5 …
Monday, May 6, 2013
The group draws from both St. Thomas and Visitation schools.
"This is not serious lawmaking, but a vehicle to make legislators and voters feel good about having 'done something,'" says blogger Don Lee.