South Metro Roundup: Council Member Facing Criminal Charges

In other Dakota County news, a key development of the Heart of the City in Burnsville has succumbed to foreclosure.

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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

A freeway rollover claimed the lives of both Frederick J. Alexander, 16, of Burnsville, and Alesha Roehl, 17, of Northfield.

Health officials are urging caution after two Twin Cities children fell ill with a new strain of the disease after having contact with pigs at a Dakota County animal market.

West St. Paul Councilman Charged With Misconduct

If convicted of the most serious charge against him—misconduct of a public officer—Edward Everett Hansen, earlier criticized for flying Confederate flags, could face up to a year in jail and a $3,000 fine.


Country Village Apartments: Back in Business?

In spite of stringent dissent from one city council member, the Burnsville City Council agreed to give the troubled property management company a provisional license.

Foreclosure Strikes 'Heart of the City'—Grande Market Square Sold at Sheriff's Auction

Last week, one of the key developments in Heart of the City was sold to an acquisitions firm in Delaware.


After 20 Years, Eagan's Video Update Closing its Doors

The business, located at the intersection of Diffley and Lexington, is owned by brothers Jim and Dave Lozinski.

Construction Begins on $5.6 Million Affordable Housing Complex

The Dakota County Community Development Agency plans to complete the 47-unit Northwood Townhomes next summer.


The trophy will be on display for the public at Lakeville Ames Arena from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Container Firm to Open Lakeville Plant

Plans for Consolidated Container Company’s facility in the city still are in development, but local jobs are expected to be created.

MOM Brands to Call Lakeville Home

The family-owned cereal maker—formerly known as Malt-O-Meal—will move its headquarters from Minneapolis to the Fairfield Business Campus over the next two years.

Inver Grove Heights

Tonda Pleads Guilty in Attack on Inver Grove Heights Hockey Coach, Sentencing Set For October

The charge against Thomas Angelo Tonda carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

Apple Valley-Rosemount

The Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs is slated to open in September.

The dolphins will soon leave Discovery Bay so the zoo can repair the exhibit.


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