As a student at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Christina Kraemer spent a good share of her time studying at a friend’s home in Apple Valley. She’d blow off steam between study sessions by walking the city’s neighborhoods with her dog, Nika. After earning her law degree at William Mitchell in 2008, [...]

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A man is charged in two April 15 bank robberies, including one at a TCF Bank in Burnsville, and his girlfriend is charged with aiding an offender. Rory Alan Mitchell, 50, and Kimberly Anne Hillage, 43, were arrested April 21 at the Aqua Motel in Minneapolis. Mitchell was charged in Dakota County with one count [...]

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Plans are in the works to bring live video to Burnsville High School’s stadium. The school’s Athletics Department and booster clubs plan to add a live video display and sound system on top of the existing scoreboard at Bob Pates Stadium/Dick Hanson Field. Panels will be added to the sides of the scoreboard. The school [...]

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From stunning to sad, a 12-day trip to Japan has produced an array of emotions. The cherry blossoms are more beautiful and more numerous than I can describe. The people are extremely friendly. But none of the things I’ve done matched the power, or the mixture of emotions, of visiting Hiroshima’s Peace Park and the [...]

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