Liz Sawyer

Reporter | South Metro
Phone: 952-746-3282
Liz Sawyer covers large Dakota County suburbs, such as Eagan, Apple Valley, Burnsville and Lakeville. She is a graduate of Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications, where she majored in newspaper and online journalism. During her time at SU, Sawyer served as news editor of the school's independent student newspaper, The Daily Orange. She previously covered Minneapolis at the Star Tribune.

Recent content from Liz Sawyer

Missing Eagan man's body found in park

The body of a 19-year-old Eagan man who ran away from home more than two weeks ago was found Saturday...

Updated: December 13, 2014, - 07:50 PM

Eagan's airport proximity worth the noise trouble, city says

Eagan mayor plays up MSP’s economic benefits.

Updated: December 12, 2014, - 11:16 PM

With planned bridge, more visitors could walk to Minnesota Zoo

The crossing over busy road will link trails to Minnesota Zoo.

Updated: December 08, 2014, - 07:00 AM

St. Paul cops give the gift of giving

St. Paul’s 14th annual “Shop with Cops” spread holiday cheer and put presents under the tree.

Updated: December 06, 2014, - 09:03 PM

Minnesota Girl Scouts don't follow move to online cookie sales

The state’s Girl Scouts are opting out of a new online approach to selling cookies that they themselves helped pioneer, even as their counterparts across the country make the transition.

Updated: December 04, 2014, - 05:25 AM

A well-worn Shakopee clothing store thrives with a family touch

A new generation will carry on an 83-year year tradition of customer service and small-town charm.

Updated: December 03, 2014, - 06:43 AM

Unveiling of buttons sets the stage for St. Paul Winter Carnival

Event is kickoff for 2015 festival, which will include new website and new activities.

Updated: November 29, 2014, - 09:34 PM

Unveiling of buttons sets stage for St. Paul Winter Carnival

A St. Paul crowd braved freezing weather Saturday night in Rice Park to witness the unveiling of the four 2015 Winter Carnival buttons.

Updated: November 29, 2014, - 05:57 PM

Suburban food shelf offers food, a home and more

Fruit of the Vine in Burnsville serves 8,000 people a month, a reflection of changing demographics in the suburbs.

Updated: November 27, 2014, - 08:51 PM

National Adoption Day marks new beginnings for Mpls. family

At a teary court hearing, one Mpls. couple welcomed four new family members on National Adoption Day.

Updated: November 23, 2014, - 08:21 PM

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