In the Construction Trades Program at Burnsville High School, students hammer, saw, frame, wire, plumb, sheetrock, and install windows and doors. One class project involves students building an 8-by-12-foot garden shed, which is being auctioned so proceeds can be used to fund next year’s class. Many of the materials were donated by local businesses, and [...]

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Students, parents and community members shared ideas, opinions and suggestions with new Superintendent Joe Gothard in more than 150 meetings last fall in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. Now, Gothard wants to expand those conversations and delve into deeper issues related to student learning and community building, starting with two upcoming community events focused on race [...]

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An Eagan man faces felony charges for allegedly downloading child pornography. Jeremy James McNitt, 39, was charged on April 15 with possession of pornographic work involving minors. According to the criminal complaint, upon receiving information that McNitt was sharing digital files of child pornography, Eagan police conducted a warranted search of his home on Nov. [...]

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An Eagan blues musician pleaded guilty this week to felony charges stemming from a 2013 assault on his girlfriend during a dispute over music on the radio. Bernard Allison, 48, pleaded guilty in a Dakota County court April 14 to domestic assault by strangulation, a felony. Allison was also charged with misdemeanor domestic assault, which [...]

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An Eagan businessman who received county money for work on his business that was never done will receive a stayed theft conviction if he completes a two-year diversion program. Alejandro Luebbert, 47, was sentenced on April 7 to a two-year diversion program in which he will be required to complete community service, and pay restitution [...]

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