South Metro Roundup: Another Walmart South of the River, New Swim Club Planned

In other news around Dakota County, Stream Global Services says it's coming to Eagan rather than Apple Valley.

Though you might live or work in , 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.


A Walmart in Burnsville is slated to open at the end of October.

Over the last six months, Elite Gymnastics Academy relocated to a new building twice the size of its old location and has unveiled plans to open an adjoining swim club.

Burnsville Tech Business Snaps Up Local Competitor

RJS Software Systems, which develops digital document management systems, announced this week that is would absorb NowData Corp. another Burnsville firm.


Construction on Connexion Data Center Could Start this Fall

Five 9s Digital CEO Doug Hollidge is hopeful that the North Carolina-based company can land an anchor tenant for the data facility within the next 60 days.

Stream Global Services May Bring Headquarters, Hundreds of Jobs to Eagan

The global call center company, which employs as many as 30,000 people worldwide, originally planned to open a call center and headquarters in Apple Valley.

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.


District Hires New Century Middle School Principal

Chris Endicott most recently served as principal at Shakopee Junior High School.

Apple Valley-Rosemount

New Police Chief Selected to Lead Rosemount Force

Burnsville Police Capt. Eric Werner is the Rosemount City Council's top choice for the police chief position, which has been vacant since Gary Kalstabakken resigned in May.


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