Heaven, hell, nirvana — Eagan author D.D. Lanz examines ideas of an afterlife as well as humanity’s natural fear of death his new fiction “Going, going, gone: A Journey into the Hereafter.” Faced with terminal lung cancer, Lanz’s character, John Janne, plans his own suicide, which he intends to look like an accident during a [...]

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The Rosemount High School marching band earned second place in Class AAA and awards for Outstanding Visual Performance and Outstanding General Effect during the Bands of America competition last weekend at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Mo. The top 14 bands were selected to perform in the finals competition on Saturday evening where [...]

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Kline defeated Obermueller two years ago by 8 percentage points The campaign in the 2nd District is a rematch from two years ago when Republican U.S. Rep. John Kline defeated former state Rep. Mike Obermueller, a Democrat from Eagan. While both candidates are rallying their base voters in the final weeks before the Nov. 4 [...]

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Life’s big questions are the motor driving John Solensten’s writing. His new novel, “The Gibson Boy,” is a fictionalized account of real-life foreign news correspondent Richard Harding Davis and his struggle for survival after being captured by Germans at the start of World War I. Inherent in the book is a search for meaning to [...]

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Download coupon for 50% off one item – then head to your favorite Goodwill store and brew up an awesome costume for less. By Sarah Carlson Editor, Real Housewives of Minnesota Every year, I tell myself that I’m going to top last year’s Halloween costumes. I aim to be craftier, trendier – and most importantly, [...]

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Late scoring burst pushes North past STMA For the fourth year in a row Lakeville North reached the state soccer tournament, and for the fourth straight year the Panthers won their first-round game. North went through to the semifinals with a 3-1 victory over St. Michael-Albertville in a quarterfinal game Wednesday at St. Cloud State [...]

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