South Metro Roundup: Semi Drivers Gets Jailtime for Crash that Killed Two Women, Unborn Child

In other south metro news, an alleged drug-deal-gone-bad resulted in an assault and robbery.

Though you might live or work in Burnsville, chances are you're curious about what's happening in your neighboring communities.

Here are some of the stories posted on our neighboring Patch sites last week that could impact, help or be of interest to you. Read each story by clicking on the headline link.

Dakota County

Three county attorneys announced Wednesday that several hundred cases could be affected in the wake of possible problems associated with testing by the St. Paul Police Department crime lab.

Eagan provider Beverly Greenagel is facing criminal charges after a three-month-old died while under her care. But that incident is just part of a larger trend that has state officials questioning whether regulations are strict enough.

Kline Breaks Silence, Defends Bachmann in Dustup Over 'Islamic Infiltration'

Fellow GOP Congressman John Kline said Michele Bachmann may have "stepped a little bit over the line" when she named prominent D.C. politicians and staffers as agents of the Muslim Brotherhood, but that her intentions were good


Eagan Police: Drug Deal Setup Sparked Robbery, Assault

Eagan teenagers Joey James Brown and Paul Earnest McWilliams Jr. were formally charged with first-degree aggravated robbery and second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon.


Pilot OK After Fiery Airplane Crash in Farmington

Northfield pilot Benny Harris Svien, 61, was flying back home after a brief flight when he attempted to land on the runway located on his property.

Semi Driver Gets Year in Jail For Chain-Reaction Crash That Killed 3

Jason Alan Styrbicky of Buffalo was driving a semi truck on Interstate 35 in Lakeville in May 2010 when he crashed into two cars, killing two women and an unborn baby.


'Top 500' Engineering and Design Firm Opens Satellite Office in Burnsville

Apex Companies is a Maryland-based firm with a presence in 24 states.

The body of a man found deceased in the Minnesota River on Tuesday in Savage has been identified as Alan Jacob McMullen, authorities said.

Ribbon Cutting, Acquisition and Law Suit Top Off Tumultuous Month at Goodrich

One of Burnsville's largest employers is going through a period of intense change.

Apple Valley-Rosemount

Rosemount resident Peter Hausmann was one of the 13 people who died as a result of the I-35W bridge collapse on Aug. 1, 2007. Apple Valley resident Andy Gannon survived the collapse.

The rebuilt fast food outlet has many upgrades compared to the building that was demolished, including two drive-thru lanes.

The fast food chain plans to put another 59 restaurants in the Twin Cities.


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