Eastview robotics team goes to national championships for first time Since its inception in 2009, Eastview High School’s robotics team has faced an uphill battle with a revolving door of coaches and a five-year losing streak. But their luck seems to be turning around as the underdogs head to the national First Robotics Competition Championship [...]

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Burnsville 4-2 after defeating Washburn After losing its first two badminton matches, Burnsville has found a groove. The Blaze has won four in a row, including Thursday’s 7-0 victory over Minneapolis Washburn. Burnsville has not dropped a match or even a game against its last three opponents. Burnsville also appears to have found a solid [...]

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The Burnsville Police Department is investigating an April 15 robbery at TCF Bank involving a suspect in another robbery about 90 minutes later at a Maple Grove Wells Fargo bank, according to a release today from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. The Burnsville bank was robbed around 4:11 p.m., the Maple Grove bank at about [...]

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Family members have identified Nnamdi Brian Okolue, 25, of Burnsville, as one of the two men killed in a head-on crash April 11 on Highway 12 just west of Hennepin County Road 6 in Orono. Okolue, a 2007 graduate of Burnsville High School who captained the basketball team his senior year, was an auditor at [...]

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by Wendy Schadewald Special to Sun Thisweek and the Dakota County Tribune Rating system:  (4=Don’t miss, 3=Good, 2=Worth a look, 1=Forget it) www.shortredheadreelreviews.com For more reviews, click here. “Bears” (G) (4) — John C. Reilly narrates this educational, heartwarming, family-friendly, sporadically intense, 70-minute, Disney documentary, which is filled with gorgeous scenery and cinematography, that follows [...]

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