The Rosemount High School marching band performed during the Minnesota State Fair daily parade on the opening day of the fair, Thursday, Aug. 21. The band previewed music from its new show, “The Queen.” The band is currently raising funds in an effort to replace its storage and travel trailer. The goal is to raise [...]

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Council still debating maximum, vote set for Sept. 15 Property taxes are going up in Lakeville next year, but the amount of increase remains an unknown after City Council members discussed and debated the city’s 2015 levy for hours at an Aug. 25 workshop. Lakeville Finance Director Dennis Feller proposed a levy of $25.4 million, [...]

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Eagan is No. 2 in preseason volleyball rankings There’s a lot of ground to be covered, a lot of chemistry to build and a lot of matches to be won if Eagan is to successfully defend its state Class 3A volleyball championship. One thing the Wildcats did not do is practice as a team during [...]

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Fourth-ranked Burnsville splits first two games Burnsville defeated Mounds View 2-0 on Tuesday in a duel of top-5 teams in the state high school Class AA girls soccer rankings. Mounds View was second in the state coaches association preseason poll while Burnsville was fourth. But the Blaze took control on first-half goals by senior forward [...]

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Two games, no goals allowed. Eastview girls soccer coach David Herem won’t complain about that, even though he didn’t expect the shutout streak to go on all year. The Lightning, a regular contender for conference and state championships, is retooling, but the state coaches association believes the team can do that on the fly. It [...]

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North girls eager to take on top competition Lakeville North girls cross country coach Rich Heilman thinks his team is capable of big things this season, so he put his team in the Roy Griak Invitational, scheduled for Sept. 27. Why is that significant, since it’s one of many cross country meets that will take [...]

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