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Owners of current stores fail to sway City Council Minnesota’s liquor-store industry turned its attention Tuesday night to Burnsville, the latest battleground in a campaign by store owners to keep a national superstore chain out of their market. This round went to the chain, Maryland-based Total Wine & More, which won City Council approval to [...]

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Citizens Police Academy accepting applications by Jennifer Chick Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune Many of today’s top television shows feature police departments or criminal investigators, and now Farmington residents have a chance to get their own behind-the-scenes look at the Farmington Police Department. The department will again be holding its Citizens Police Academy to give [...]

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Nominee Drew Christensen would become youngest House member In 2011, Drew Christensen was earning his Eagle Scout award and high school diploma. Now the Savage resident is trying to become the youngest member of Minnesota’s House of Representatives. The 20-year-old college student won local Republican endorsement April 10 to succeed Rep. Pam Myhra in House [...]

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Proposals will address rising call load, response times Strained by a rising call load and a population at increased risk of needing emergency services, the Burnsville Fire Department may be in for an upgrade. City Council members agreed at an April 15 work session to have department officials craft improvement plans that could include more [...]

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Would be next to mosque A company seeking to launch a new chain of Twin Cities pawnshops plans to open its first store in northern Burnsville. The proposed site is the former State Farm Insurance building at 1301 Riverwood Drive, next to the Islamic Institute of Minnesota’s Burnsville Mosque. The company, Bravo Financial LLC, says [...]

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