Education

The Rosemount High School marching band earned second place in Class AAA and awards for Outstanding Visual Performance and Outstanding General Effect during the Bands of America competition last weekend at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Mo. The top 14 bands were selected to perform in the finals competition on Saturday evening where [...]

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In the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District, seven candidates are vying for four four-year terms on the School Board. Incumbents Abigail Alt, Dan Luth, Jim Schmid and Robert VandenBoom are seeking re-election. Challengers are Harold S. Sandahl IV, Bradley Wolfe, and Dustin Cesarek. Abigail Alt, incumbent Age: 44 Address: 16 Marcin Hill, Burnsville Occupation: Market Research professional [...]

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Six Lakeville Area School District 194 School Board candidates are running for three open seats. Two of those seats, are held by incumbents Michelle Volk and Jim Skelly. The other candidates are Jackie Craig, Kathy Lewis, Mark Priore and Randy Pronschinske. School Board Member Roz Peterson is not seeking re-election. The district includes the city [...]

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Several area descendents will be honored Farmington’s annual Patriotic Day program on Nov. 6 will honor the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, which ended nearly 150 years ago. Like all wars, there were many lessons historians hope future generations will take to heart. “We need to learn from the past,” North Trail Elementary Principal and [...]

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Four Farmington School Board candidates are running for three open seats. Three of those seats, are held by incumbents Tera Lee, Melissa Sauser and Brian Treakle who are running for re-election as challenger Steve Corraro has entered the race. Steve Corraro Age: 46 Address: 18775 Essence trail, Farmington Occupation: Manager, customer technical support Family: I [...]

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Seventh-grade students learn about beekeeping by Kelly Roche Special to Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune Beez Kneez, a Minnesota education group advocating on behalf of bees during the current critical bee population crash, came to St. Joseph Church’s parish school in Rosemount to educate seventh-graders on the care of bees, and their importance to Minnesota [...]

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