Prior Lake-Savage residents vote down $150M bond proposal for schools

Prior Lake-Savage residents vote down $150M bond proposal for schools

The plan would have funded additions to all school buildings, including 6 high school gyms.
South Metro
May 25
Thousands of runners took off at the start of the Minneapolis Marathon last summer.

It's official: Minneapolis Marathon is canceled

Efforts to move the June 5 event to Dakota County due to road problems were unsuccessful.
South Metro
May 25

Banned Minnesota college instructor allowed back on campus

Dave Berger was put on 'investigative leave' from Inver Hills Community College in February.
South Metro
May 24
Traffic was moving normally after a crash killed two people on Snelling Ave. in St. Paul on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

Four dead in three crashes on busy roads across the Twin Cities

They included a head-on crash in St. Paul, a rollover on the Mendota Bridge and a pedestrian trying to cross I-94 in Minneapolis.
South Metro
May 24

ID'd: Fisherman who went in river in St. Paul, surfaced near Hastings

The angler had been missing for more than 2 weeks; body found with one leg missing.
South Metro
May 24

Body found outside Lakeville liquor store

There were no signs of trauma and it doesn't appear traffic related.
South Metro
May 24

Fatal rollover crash closes lanes on Mendota Bridge

The Minnesota State Patrol has confirmed that at least one person died in a rollover crash Tuesday morning that led authorities to shut down the…
South Metro
May 23

Boy, 4, pulled from Eagan apartment pool dies in apparent drowning

Others were in the pool area at the time, according to police.
South Metro
May 22

Driver cuts in path of car near Faribault and is killed

A driver cut into the path of another car and died in a collision south of the Twin Cities, authorities said.The crash occurred midafternoon Friday…
South Metro
May 22

Partnership gives new life to the home of Minnesota's first governor

A 26-year-old is charged with puffing new life into the state's oldest house museum, the 180-year-old Mendota home of Henry Hastings Sibley, the state's first governor.
South Metro
May 21
Thousands of runners took off at the start of the Minneapolis Marathon last summer.

Minneapolis Marathon organizers had been working on new course

Team Ortho Foundation expects to know next week if a plan to move the race to Dakota County is approved, said spokesman Ted Davis.
South Metro
May 20

Lakeville district to move alternative programs into high schools

Some have criticized the transfer, arguing a separate site is essential to students' success.
South Metro
May 20

South metro police blotter, May 22

JORDANMAY 11Drug activity. A man was arrested on a warrant and cited for possession of marijuana after a traffic stop for a driving violation near…
South Metro
May 20

South metro briefs: Dakota County CDA board to include public housing resident

DAKOTA COUNTYCDA board grows to include public housing residentThe seven-member Dakota County Community Development Agency board is set to make room for an eighth member…
South Metro
May 19

Shakopee Derby Days ex-president charged with skimming from nonprofit

Derby Days' McGovern accused of misspending.
South Metro
May 17

Rosemount residents say no to $15 million for parks and ice arena

Rosemount voters on Tuesday rejected borrowing $15 million to finance the city's second ice arena and other parks and recreation developments.Fifty-seven percent of the almost…
South Metro
May 17

Vote on Minnesota Vikings' Eagan development pushed back to June

Team plans to move headquarters from Eden Prairie to former Northwest Airlines site.
South Metro
May 15

Man admits killing driver in south metro wreck, invading home naked

Eagan doughnut shop owner killed after suspect ran light.
South Metro
May 14

SW district makes $150M proposal to combat growth

The Prior Lake-Savage school district's largest tax request in its history — $150 million — would fund a new athletic complex and school, but it isn't sure to be passed.
South Metro
May 13

South metro police blotter, May 15

BURNSVILLEAPRIL 18Drug activity. A 64-year-old Apple Valley man was arrested for possession of 25 grams or more of narcotics on the 100 block of Cliff…
South Metro
May 13

South metro briefs: Scholarship fund honors Lakeville South crash victim

LakevilleScholarship fund honors Lakeville South crash victim Organizers of a scholarship fund created to honor Jake Flynn, a Lakeville South junior who was killed in…