KIDSPO Kids & Family Expo drew scores of children and families to the Eagan Community Center for games, entertainment and information about the groups and organizations that aim to help families get the most out of their lives. Among the performances were those by Ballet Royale of Minnesota, Tiny Diva Princess Party with songs and [...]

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Kmart stores in Anoka, Blaine, Burnsville and Waite Park will close in early December. “Store closures are part of a series of actions we’re taking on to reduce ongoing business expenses, adjust our asset base and accelerate the transformation of our business model,” said Chris Brathwaite, vice president of media relations for Sears Holdings Co., [...]

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The Lakeville Area School District’s crisis response team has been deployed after the death of a 16-year-old student. Lakeville South junior Adam DeGrood died Wednesday night, according to a recorded message from Lakeville South Principal John Braun went out by phone to parents Thursday morning. Braun said the crisis support team had been mobilized to [...]

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Potential rematch looms in girls soccer playoffs Tuesday’s girls soccer game between Eagan and Eastview provided something for everyone – except, that is, a victory for either of the top two teams in the state Class AA rankings. In a game that featured intense, fast-paced play, and huge saves by both goalkeepers, the Wildcats and [...]

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Former AVHS player returns as Farmington soccer coach The Johnny Cake Ridge Park soccer stadium was the scene of some of the highlights of Jason Obarski’s playing career. It’s also the site of a loss that Obarski, now the Farmington High School boys soccer coach, won’t soon forget. Apple Valley defeated the Tigers 3-2 in [...]

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Erdmann throws for 277 yards in Rosemount victory Rosemount is halfway to running the table in the South Suburban Conference football regular season after withstanding Eagan quarterback Sam Zenner – and a two-hour lightning delay – in the Irish’s 42-14 victory last week. Senior quarterback Jackson Erdmann passed for 277 yards and senior running back [...]

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