Bob Erickson led Lakeville for 15 years Former Lakeville City Administrator Bob Erickson is considering challenging incumbent Matt Little in the race for Lakeville mayor. Erickson said he is talking to his family and others about the possibility of running for mayor, and many people are urging him to run against Little, who announced in [...]

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Brett Volkmeier charged with five felonies A southern Dakota County man has been charged with five felonies for possession of controlled substances and burglarizing multiple neighbors’ homes. Brett Eric Volkmeier, 44, of Greenvale Township, was arrested July 9 after attempting to pawn jewelry in Burnsville that police say was stolen from several of Volkmeier’s neighbors, [...]

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LaBeau seeking second term on Lakeville City Council A Lakeville businesswoman with a history of volunteerism will seek a second term on the Lakeville City Council in November. Colleen LaBeau, 52, a licensed Realtor for 30 years and owner of a building and remodeling company, said she wants to continue as a council member to [...]

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‘I’m not a rubber-stamp School Board member’ An incumbent Lakeville Area School Board member said passion for issues and concern for students and families is driving her to seek re-election this fall. Michelle Volk, 53, said she is “fired up” about state and federal initiatives that are not in the best interest of Lakeville students [...]

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 210 Bar & Grill will feature homestyle meals, pizza Two local women are risking all to start a new business in Lakeville. Pam Carlson, of Eagan, and Shelly Hedrick, of Apple Valley, are investing their combined retirement savings to start 210 Bar & Grill, an American restaurant featuring homestyle lunches, dinners and one-of-a-kind pizza that [...]

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