Officers respond to a goat and dog taking a stroll on a Twin Cities highway

Officers respond to a goat and dog taking a stroll on a Twin Cities highway

"Luckily, their owner reclaimed them," the Animal Humane Society said.
South Metro
36 minutes ago
Elizabeth Perrault

Blood detected on floor in home of Burnsville woman found dead in icy pond

Police called the case "unexplained and highly suspicious."
South Metro
April 25

Minnesota flood warnings include Mississippi River in St. Paul

Minor flooding expected along rivers for the next few days.
South Metro
April 25
Founders Shawn Hallett, a Shakopee school board member, left, and Kristin Koller both regularly staff Saber Nation Station.

School resource rooms offer bounty for underprivileged teens

Shakopee High boutique offers free essentials for students in need.
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April 25

Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan schools purchasing land for future school site to meet projected growth

It's part of a larger plan to prepare for expected growth in the coming years.
South Metro
April 24

Shakopee school board authorizes $2.4 million in cuts, fills vacancy

The board appointed longtime educator Judith Tomczik to fill the vacancy left by Mary Romansky, who resigned last winter.
South Metro
April 24
Fairview Health Services employees visited Hastings High School as part of a program to train staff and students on handling trauma situations.

In the aftermath of U.S. school shootings, Hastings High School students learn how to stop bleeding in metro's first trauma class

In an era bedeviled by school shootings, trauma training enters more classrooms.
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April 23
Dakota County deputies met with Fur-Ever Wild owner Terri Petter. “All the animals are safely removed,” Chief Deputy Joe Leko said.

Dakota County fur farm meets deadline for moving wild animals

County officials confirmed that Fur-Ever Wild had moved its exotic animals; the owner wouldn't say where they were headed.
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April 23
Bees need flowers for the nectar and pollen they provide, in return for pollination services.

All-of-a-sudden spring is welcome, but brings allergies with it

Spring has burst upon us seemingly overnight with temperatures shooting into the upper 60s Monday, and that's suddenly bringing misery for those with allergies.Blame it…
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April 23

ID'd: Motorcyclist who hit car that pulled into his path in south metro and died

The crash occurred in southern Dakota County over the weekend.
South Metro
April 22

Human remains found along Minnesota River in Burnsville

Human remains were found Sunday evening along the Minnesota River in the area of Interstate 35W and Black Dog Road in Burnsville, the Dakota County…
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April 22

Three shot in south Minneapolis

Three people were shot Sunday night in south Minneapolis, with none of them critically hurt, Minneapolis police said.
South Metro
April 21
Top: Shrey Pothini and Savage Mayor Janet Williams have worked together on Service Day Saturday for several years. The program has drawn in many volun

14-year-old leads the way for Savage's Service Day

The event has mushroomed into an annual celebration of volunteerism.
South Metro
April 21

South metro briefs: Maynard-Johnson withdraws application for Shakopee school board

Julie Maynard-Johnson, one of two finalists for the Shakopee school board vacancy, unexpectedly withdrew her application last week only days before her interview, citing concerns…
South Metro
April 21

South metro police blotter

JORDANMARCH 19Suspicious activity. An officer spotted a vehicle parked on Park Drive after hours at Lagoon Park, and spoke with a man and woman…
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April 20
Canterbury Commons will eventually include 599 apartments.

Canterbury Park housing development to break ground this fall

Work will begin this fall on first stage of Shakopee housing, retail complex.
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April 20
Rohan Mukherjee, left, a libertarian, and Sharaka Berry, right, a liberal, discussed how they're working to bring those with differing political views

March: What happened to the campus Republicans at Carleton College?

Students, college leaders wary of lopsided politics.
South Metro
April 19
The State Patrol escorted a vehicle that an investigator mistakenly suspected was carrying dead wolves.

Dead wolves or live foxes? State Patrol pulls over vehicle on I-494 to check

A trailer of foxes or raccoons was thought to be euthanized wolves.
South Metro
April 17
Patrons of this party bus clashed, and one of its passengers was shot and killed.

Teen on run after Dakota County party bus killing is captured

Authorities are still trying to figure out who fired the fatal shot.
South Metro
April 17

Door-to-door vacuum salesmen in metro take pushy to a new level

Door-to-door tactics by company frighten, anger residents in several cities.
South Metro
April 16
Roselyn Silvestre 2, helped shovel snow in front of her home along Penn Avenue after Saturdays blizzard Sunday April 15, 2018, in Minneapolis.

Several school districts close as snow and frustration pile up

A record-breaking winter storm dropped 15 inches across parts of the Twin Cities over the weekend, shutting down roads, the airport and even church services.