School Leadership in Flux, Fatal Accident on Sunfish: South Metro News Roundup

Also in this week's news: St. Thomas marches toward a title in Class A hockey.

Each weekend Patch reviews the week's top stories, which first appeared on this site or those of our neighbors throughout the South Metro region.

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Mendota Heights

St. Thomas Academy Wins Big Over St. Cloud Apollo in State High School Hockey Quarterfinal Action
The Mendota Heights-based school won 12-0 Wednesday at the 2013 state boys Class A hockey tournament.

Benjamin Kirk Dahlstrom died Sunday morning from head injuries sustained in the crash. 

Inver Grove Heights

Kandt Finishes Simley Swimming Career With First Individual State Championship
Simley swimmer Alec Kandt won the state championship in the 100-yard breaststroke on Saturday.

Three Simley Wrestlers Win State Championships as Team Finishes Second
Jake Short won his fourth state championship, and the Simley wrestling team finished second place in the state tournament.


The new restaurants will open later this spring at 2000 Rahncliff Road, according to a local developer.

Spurred on by the complaints of upset residents, the city opted to send a complaint regarding Comcast's business practices to Eagan's Congressional delegation.

MAP: Three Months of Traffic Accidents in Eagan
What local intersections and roads saw the most traffic accidents in November, December and January? Eagan Patch combed through three months of accident data to find out.

Apple Valley/Rosemount

Four Injured in Roundabout Crash on Highway 3
A 50-year-old Rosemount woman was seriously hurt in an accident on Friday night.

1,500 volunteers packed the food Saturday. Now it waits to be shipped to the Dominican Republic.

Flu Season Continues: Reduced-Fee Flu Shots Available in Apple Valley
Dakota County Public Health offers local flu shot clinics in the next couple weeks.


Teiken Resigns from Burnsville School Board

At Thursday's meeting, Board Member Paula Teiken announced that she would vacate her office before March is out.

Two Burnsville Men Severely Injured in Separate Snowmobile Crashes

This past weekend Brainerd was the scene of not one—but two—snow mobile crashes involving Burnsville residents.

Survey: 'Trust' Paramount in Search for New Superintendent
Honesty, integrity and transparency will be key concerns as the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school district vets candidates to replace outgoing Superintendent Randy Clegg.


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