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Here's a look at some of the stories, which first appeared on this Patch or those of our neighbors, that proved most popular, or that may have an impact on your life. To read the full story, click on the headline link.
Eagan Mayor Mike Maguire and Rosemount Mayor Bill Droste went head-to-head Thursday evening in an annual border battle and charity event at West End Hunting and Fishing Club.
Anthony Whelihan will have a private release of the portrait of Rosemount's Andrew Wilfahrt, who died in Afghanistan.
After a three decade delay, Wal-Mart Inc. will open its first location in Burnsville, and the company also hopes to make inroads in at least three other towns across the metro area.
The Board of Education determined that Superintendent Randy Clegg met four out of seven job standards, but would not say which goals he did or did not meet.
Kimberly Peterson and her fellow retailers prove old one maxim, literally: When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
Doc Popcorn has moved into the Burnsville Mall, and a revamp of Victoria's Secret is complete.
Proponents of an ordinance amendment that would allow Eaganites to raise and keep chickens in urban areas say any public nuisance would be minimal.
Darwitz was a "knowledgeable, passionate" coach with a great love for the program, according to Eagan High School Athletic Director Sandra Setter.
A portion of the roadway between Yankee Doodle Road and Central Parkway is one of the busiest—and most troubled—streets in the county.
Inver Grove Heights
Only packages purchased through Sept. 5 with specific use-by dates have been affected.
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The crash occurred at the intersection of Highways 55 and 149 in Eagan, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
The Beth Jacob Congregation will begin celebrating Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur on Sunday evening.
Carleton comes in eighth for best national liberal arts college; St. Olaf comes in 55th.
Ward 4 representative Patrick Ganey has accepted a position with Middlebury College in Vermont.
Budget plans include $500,000 for road, sewer, and trail capital improvements.
Ready to taste the fall apple harvest? Here are some spots you can pick up the fruit.