Sandra Grazzini-Rucki found guilty of hiding teen daughters

Sandra Grazzini-Rucki found guilty of hiding teen daughters

A Dakota County jury has found a Lakeville mother guilty of hiding her two teenage daughters from their father for more than two years.
South Metro
July 28

Freeway Landfill in Burnsville will enter Superfund program after all

State and landowner have disagreed on who should clean up closed Burnsville site.
South Metro
July 28

CTIB: The little-known board that influences Twin Cities transit

The board is fractured by possible defections and criticism that call into question the metro area's blueprint for transit — and how to fund it.
South Metro
July 28

Brothers abused by Bloomington casting director awarded $2.1M

A Hennepin County jury has awarded nearly $2.1 million to two brothers who were sexually abused by the former owner and casting director of a…
South Metro
July 27

Jury deliberations underway in Sandra Grazzini-Rucki's trial

Grazzini-Rucki is charged with hiding the girls on a western Minnesota horse ranch.
South Metro
July 27

Vikings select architect and construction company for Eagan headquarters

The Minnesota Vikings selected Crawford Architects and Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. to design and build their new headquarters and practice facility in Eagan. Work began earlier…
South Metro
July 27

Judge reprimanded for 'accusatory, hostile' conduct in Scott County

Judge Rex Stacey has faced past censure over actions on bench.
South Metro
July 26

Mother is third in family to die in Dakota County crash

The collision occurred after the family's SUV made a tight passing maneuver. The woman's unborn child also died.
Blogs
July 26

Opus starts construction on Shakopee industrial building

Opus has begun the final phase of its development of the Valley Park Business Center in Shakopee.
South Metro
July 25

In Jordan, an old-country feel contrasts a desire to grow

City's growing population is prompting it to balance its history with its future.
South Metro
July 23

South metro police blotter, July 24

Burnsville JULY 15 Drunken driving. A 39-year-old Rosemount woman was arrested for drunken driving and refusal to submit to a chemical test near E. County…
South Metro
July 23

South metro briefs: Home foreclosures in Dakota County trending down this year

With half the year left to go, home foreclosures are down in Dakota County. Data from the Dakota County Community Development Agency show there were…
South Metro
July 22

Hastings seniors to get bus service in September

The service will take seniors and others to popular destinations like the bank, grocery store or doctor.
South Metro
July 22

Rollover crash in Rosemount leaves 1 dead

A 25-year-old man died in a one-vehicle rollover crash Friday morning in Rosemount, the State Patrol said. The man was traveling south on Hwy. 3…
South Metro
July 21

Lakeville teen describes the day she and her sister went missing

Sandra Grazzini-Rucki subpoenaed her 18-year-old daughter to testify on the fourth day of a trial where she's facing six felony charges of deprivation of parental rights.
South Metro
July 21

Criticism of Savage gun store location prompts discussion over local law

The city will discuss a possible ordinance for sites of future shops.
South Metro
July 21

Hot Property: New City Hall in Shakopee

Address: 475 Gorman St., Shakopee Type: Public/Institutional Size: 25,440 square feet Cost: $8.5 million Developer: City of Shakopee Architect: BKV Group Details: Construction is underway…
South Metro
July 21

Family: Woman won't survive crash that killed husband, baby

Her husband and 1-year-old daughter were killed.
South Metro
July 20
The planned Orange Line, a $150 million bus-rapid transit project alon...

Metro transit board scrambles in wake of Dakota County pullout

If the Counties Transit Improvement Board doesn't approve its $45 million share for the Orange Line, it's unclear that the project can move forward.
South Metro
July 19

Jurors hear from David Rucki, father of the Lakeville girls who were missing for 2 years

David Rucki, the state's first witness, spent less than an hour on the stand.
South Metro
July 18

Father and infant daughter killed in crash in Dakota County

A father and his year-old daughter were killed Monday after their sport-utility vehicle collided with a semitrailer truck in southern Dakota County, authorities said.The wreck…