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A transportation advocacy group is challenging south metro lawmakers to embrace new funding that would expedite replacement of the aging Interstate 35W bridge over the Minnesota River. New money would allow the project to begin in 2017 instead of 2020, as currently scheduled, say Minnesota Departmen...Read More
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Officer of the Year aims high in the drug trade Jameson Ritter and his fellow narcotics officers got a tip about possible heroin use at the apartment of a chiropractor living in Burnsville. Armed with a search warrant, Ritter and his partners found evidence to back that up, he said. But Ritter found...Read More
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Long-term costs estimated at $23.9 million The Burnsville Police Department crams 47 patrol staffers into a shared workspace that by modern standards should hold 18, according to city officials. To cope, one officer told Chief Eric Gieseke, cops do extra work in their squad cars, work in the records...Read More
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Council nips project in the bud Burnsville City Council members rejected April 14 a developer’s plan to build two assisted-living buildings on two lots at 13900 County Road 5. Meeting in a work session, council members voiced their opposition, signaling would-be developer Parallel Cos. Inc. not to...Read More
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After working on behalf of veterans, candidate wants to represent 2nd District When the federal government shut down in fall 2013, Dr. Mary Lawrence had to tell her staff members at the Washington, D.C., Center for Vision Excellence to stay at home without pay. The feelings she had while her co-work...Read More
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Rosemount police officer Danielle Waage and firefighter Ryan Slipka were honored as the city’s public safety employees of the year during the Rosemount American Legion’s recent 96th Birthday Celebration. For the past five years, Police Chief Mitchell Scott said Waage has been a dedicated and com...Read More
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Dr. Mary Lawrence seeks endorsement along with Angie Craig Another Democrat will vie for the party’s 2016 endorsement in the 2nd Congressional District. Dr. Mary Lawrence, who has served as deputy executive director for the Vision Center of Excellence, will vie for the endorsement against Eagan re...Read More
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Rep. Roz Peterson, R-Lakeville, Rep. Drew Christensen, R-Burnsville, and other south metro lawmakers introduced legislation Tuesday to provide funding for replacement of the I-35W bridge over the Minnesota River. Replacing the Burnsville bridge has been a priority for south metro cities for years, a...Read More
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