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A freeway rollover claimed the lives of both Frederick J. Alexander, 16, of Burnsville, and Alesha Roehl, 17, of Northfield.
Three other Minnesota cities made the CNN/Money list.
Health officials are urging caution after two Twin Cities children fell ill with a new strain of the disease after having contact with pigs at a Dakota County animal market.
If convicted of the most serious charge against him—misconduct of a public officer—Edward Everett Hansen, earlier criticized for flying Confederate flags, could face up to a year in jail and a $3,000 fine.
The dolphins will soon leave Discovery Bay so the zoo can repair the exhibit.
Minnesota students' average ACT score is the highest score among all 50 states.
The Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs is slated to open in September.
In spite of stringent dissent from Council Member Mary Sherry, the Burnsville City Council agreed to give the troubled property management company a provisional license.
Last week, the one of the key developments in Heart of the City was sold to an acquisitions firm in Delaware.
Apex Companies is a Maryland-based company with a presence in 24 states.
The business, located at the intersection of Diffley and Lexington, is owned by brothers Jim and Dave Lozinski.
The Dakota County Community Development Agency plans to complete the 47-unit Northwood Townhomes next summer.
Despite the proposed increase, many property owners may actually see a reduction in the amount they pay, thanks to declining property values.
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The Minnesota senator addressed the crowd and lauded Sen. Metzen and Rep. Atkins for their bipartisanship.
The charge against Thomas Angelo Tonda carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
The trophy will be on display for the public at Lakeville Ames Arena from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The District 194 Board of Education is considering refunding bonds, which could lower the district’s borrowing costs by more than $10 million over the next decade.
Plans for Consolidated Container Company’s facility in the city still are in development, but local jobs are expected to be created.
The family-owned cereal maker—formerly known as Malt-O-Meal—will move its headquarters from Minneapolis to the Fairfield Business Campus over the next two years.