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Reports say controversial actor Mel Gibson has been sightseeing in the Twin Cities the past few days. One of those stops was at Apple Valley’s Minnesota Zoo.
The Golden Knights are scheduled to skydive into Eastview HIgh School’s stadium Sept. 25.
Developers want to construct 332 housing units in two buildings in the Central Village area of Apple Valley.
PetChatz is a device that allows video conferencing with your dog or cat, anytime, anywhere.
After a tumultuous year, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School Superintendent Randall Clegg announced that he would retire at the end of this school year.
Area resident Nicholas David Mrozinski performs "Stand By Me", a song originally written by Ben E. King, on national television.
Tom Hedges, one of the city's "founding fathers", will leave a lasting legacy, according to Eagan Mayor Mike Maguire.
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Inver Grove Heights resident Steve Modica finished the Bear Water Run in 3:03:13.
Hark says Salem Hills, Hilltop, Pine Bend and the Middle School/High schools would be ideal locations.
Americans for Prosperity, a Republican political advocacy group, is bringing the bus tour to Lakeville, they say, to give "a voice to the millions of Americans who oppose the policies" of the president.
Despite Twitter rumors to the contrary, Lakeville's new Walmart store will not have a Chipotle Restaurant when it opens Oct. 17.
Volunteers are also working the phones on behalf of the president's re-election campaign.
The instructors could vote on the matter at their Oct. 1 meeting.
Students at Sunday's dinner at Stav Dining Hall broke into a flash mob to popular South Korean Pop song "Gangnam Style" by Psy.
After an extensive review by the Scott County Attorney’s Office, no charges will be filed against the driver in the May moped accident that killed Burnsville's Brett Raley, 18.
Shakopee resident Todd Jacobs first became interested in photography at a young age. His work will be featured in the upcoming Scott County Art Crawl.
Halloween Haunt includes scare zones, mazes, and thrill rides.