Sunday, November 4, 2012
In other news from around the South Metro region, politicians face off in their final debates before the election and Eagan's Nicholas David Mrozinski advances on another round of NBC's "The Voice."
You can't be in front of your computer 24 hours a day, so each weekend, Patch reviews the week's top stories, which first appeared on this site or those of our neighbors. Here's a look at the recent stories that may interest you, or have an impact on your life. To read the full stories, click on the headline links. Kline on Defensive in First Debate with Obermueller The two sparred in an on-air debate hosted by MPR on Monday morning. It was the first and only debate in the Second Congressional District race. Eastview Boys Kick To Their First State Class 2A Soccer Crown Senior Jacob Opheim scored two goals, including the game-winner in the second half, and Eastview dropped Blaine 3-2 Thursday for its first state soccer championship. …
Monday, October 1, 2012
In other news from around the region, Nikko, a snow monkey at the Minnesota Zoo, celebrates his 29th birthday, and Burnsville swears in its first female police captain.
Like us on Facebook | Get our newsletter | Follow us on Twitter | Start a blog You can't be in front of your computer 24 hours a day, so each week, Patch reviews the past several days' top stories, which first appeared on this site or those of our neighbors. Here's a look at the recent news that may interest you or affect your life. To read the full story, click on the headline link: VIDEO: How Does a Snow Monkey Celebrate His 29th Birthday? Nikko, a snow monkey at the Minnesota Zoo, is the oldest male of his species in North America. Burnsville Swears in First Female Police Captain Capt. Tanya Schwartz, replacement for Eric Werner, could be the only woman to have attained such a rank in Dakota County. Burnsville Man Works to Transform I-…
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
District 51A Rep. Diane Anderson (R) reviews the government programs available to help the homeless.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Having a safe and affordable place to live is an essential component for people to be stable and greatly improves their ability to get a job. Since her election in 2010, Rep. Diane Anderson has been working on obtaining state funding for homelessness with an emphasis on prevention and helping people get back on their feet as soon as possible. There are many nonprofit organizations that do a great job helping people who are homeless. The state of Minnesota also has several programs to help people who are homeless. The Emergency Services Program provides short-term shelter and support services. The services include self-sufficiency case management, employment counseling, job placement, and help accessing permanent housing. Emergency …