Attending a performance at Circus Juventas in second grade, Lexie Johnson was transfixed. Tumbling, trampoline stunts, high-flying acrobatics — and much of it performed by youths not too much older than her. With a background in gymnastics, Johnson threw her hat in the ring with the St. Paul-based...Read More
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Cancer survivor Shelley Kutschied said she got involved with Apple Valley Relay For Life as a way to raise awareness and help others battling the disease. Diagnosed nine years ago with breast cancer, the Apple Valley resident underwent surgery, more than a year of chemotherapy and dozens of radiatio...Read More
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A suspected methamphetamine dealer was jailed June 18 after a search of his Apple Valley home turned up more than two pounds of the drug, police said. Police spotted Andrew J. Remer, 29, leaving the home on the 7200 block of 158th Street West just prior to the search, and he was arrested at the [......Read More
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Twin Cities musicians Steve Sklar and Johnna Morrow will present their program “Hollow Trees and Human Harmonics” at Caponi Art Park on July 7 as part of the Eagan venue’s summerlong Family Fun Tuesdays series. Morrow plays a variety of exotic percussion and wind instruments — including the ...Read More
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Eight players from the Sun Thisweek and Dakota County Tribune coverage area helped the South team win the annual state high school all-star football game 21-10 over the North team Saturday afternoon. The South team scored two touchdowns in the final 3 minutes, 57 seconds to win the Minnesota Footbal...Read More
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Vancouver takes former Blaze star; Wild drafts North defenseman Sadek Brock Boeser is a first-round NHL draft pick. The Vancouver Canucks chose the Burnsville resident and former Burnsville High School hockey standout with the 23rd selection last Friday. Boeser, 18, who played last season for the Wa...Read More
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Matt Froehle guiding girls basketball team after serving as an assistant Matt Froehle’s job is to make sure the progress the Eagan High School girls basketball program has made doesn’t stall just because of a coaching change. The Wildcats went 17-10 in 2014-15, setting a school single-season rec...Read More
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Tailgating plans for high school football will have to be set in motion earlier than in previous years because the schedule is being moved forward for this season only. Official fall practices for football begin Aug. 10 – or, in other words, five weeks from next Monday. The first games will be Sat...Read More
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Margo Swanson shouldn’t be hard to spot at this year’s International Festival of Burnsville. She’ll be the one mixing it up with festivalgoers, dressed in her traditional German dirndl. Swanson is chair of the annual event, which returns to Burnsville’s Nicollet Commons Park  for the eighth...Read More
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But cuts still total $4.9 million School District 191 gained nearly $700,000 more revenue than it had projected from new state legislation. The 2015 Legislature, which went into special session to finish its business, passed an E-12 education bill June 13 with per-pupil funding increases of 2 perce...Read More
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Superintendent exceeded expectations in most areas, board says Showing “accomplished leadership” in the past year, School District 191 Superintendent Joe Gothard exceeded expectations in 21 of 25 job-performance measures, the School Board said in his annual review. In a statement read at its Jun...Read More
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