Section 3 final is Friday afternoon The South Suburban Conference is assured of having at least one team in the state Class 3A softball tournament after conference co-champions Eastview and Rosemount reached the Section 3 final. Eastview defeated Rosemount 4-1 in the winners’ bracket final Wednesd...Read More
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Apple Valley has flying start in Section 3 playoffs Cole Johnson’s assignment for Monday? Nothing much, really. Just find a way to keep Apple Valley in the game against one of the state’s toughest pitchers. Johnson did more than just keep the Eagles afloat. He was the winning pitcher as eighth-s...Read More
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Riley Johnson throws shutout for Lightning You’re protecting a three-run lead in the sixth inning but the other team has loaded the bases with one out. Time to go to the bullpen, right? Not for Eastview. The Lightning let it ride with starting pitcher Riley Johnson, and he rewarded that faith by s...Read More
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Burnsville moves ahead in section baseball playoffs When it comes to last-gasp comebacks, nothing is ever going to top the 2011 state Class 3A baseball championship game for Burnsville coach Mick Scholl. That, of course, was the day the Blaze scored six runs in the bottom of the seventh to beat Mapl...Read More
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The top three seeds – Lakeville South, Farmington and Lakeville North – cruised through their first-round games in the Section 1 girls lacrosse tournament Tuesday night. Undefeated (14-0) Lakeville South shut out Rochester John Marshall 16-0 and will face Owatonna or Rochester Century in the sem...Read More
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Local athletes started earning places Tuesday for next week’s state high school track and field meet. Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Eastview and Rosemount sent boys and girls teams to the Section 3AA preliminaries Tuesday at the University of St. Thomas. Finals for the 3,200-meter races and sev...Read More
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Dakota United will try for a second consecutive CI Division adapted sports championship when it plays in the state adapted softball tournament this weekend at Coon Rapids High School. The Hawks, who were second in last year’s state tournament, are 7-3-1 and the fourth seed from the South Division....Read More
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Bar, restaurant and microbrewery will open in Burnsville M.P. Singh didn’t set out to open Burnsville’s first brewpub. He wanted only to perfect the home brewing of his beloved India pale ale. But that quest, and some well-positioned acquaintances, drew him into a venture that will bring a groun...Read More
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Governor, legislators visit Apple Valley preschool class Asked by their teacher if they knew the guest sitting with them on the floor, preschoolers at Westview Elementary in Apple Valley came up blank. The 68-year-old visitor tried to give an assist. “My name starts with an ‘M,’ and it rhymes ...Read More
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ArtBlast is an 11-day, citywide community celebration of the arts, sponsored by the Rosemount Area Arts Council. ArtBlast is designed to provide Rosemount area residents with the opportunity to experience many kinds of art. ArtBlast includes daily and nightly entertainment, performing arts, visual a...Read More
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More than a year before the election, Burnsville Democrat Lindsey Port has announced her bid to unseat first-term state Rep. Roz Peterson, R-Lakeville, in House District 56B. Port, a mother of preschool daughters, said in a May 21 news release that education funding is a key issue in her campaign. S...Read More
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