Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cross country: Elk girls 5th, boys incomplete in opener at Apollo

Elk River cross country split up its squad for the season-opening St. Cloud Apollo Invitational on Tuesday, with the varsity girls placing fifth among nine teams and the boys running incomplete. “In order for our younger kids to build confidence … Continue reading

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Block party, 9/11 observance are Fire Muster highlights

by John Gessner Thisweek Newspapers This year’s Burnsville Fire Muster will open on a celebratory note and end on a solemn one. Kicking off the 32nd annual event will be an evening block party Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the Best … Continue reading

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Burnsville Fire Muster schedule of events

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Kline to host Career & Jobs Fair on Monday, Sept. 19 in Eagan

With the national unemployment rate at 9.1 percent and the state’s unemployment now up to 7.2 percent, Minnesota U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Lakeville, will host a Career and Jobs Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday, Sept. 19 at the Eagan … Continue reading

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Blazette brunch at Carbone’s in Burnsville

The Burnsville Blazettes will host their seventh annual Brunch and Silent Auction from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at Carbone’s, 251 W. Burnsville Parkway, Burnsville.

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Eagan receives $12,000 for equipment at water treatment plant

Eagan’s Energy and Environment Commission received $12,000 from Minnesota Energy Resources for energy efficient equipment installed at the South Waste Water Treatment plant.  

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Passport day slated in Dakota County

Participants can learn about travel requirements for U.S. citizens and apply for a U.S. passport on national Passport Day, Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dakota County Western Service Center, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley.

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Senior Showcase scheduled for Sept. 14

The Dakota County Community Development Agency will be holding its annual Senior Showcase from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 14.

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Sheriffs’ scholarship program accepting applications

The Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association has established a scholarship fund which will award 15 $600 scholarships this year.

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Local officials to race against hunger

Fundraiser promises a unique way to help those in need by Laura Adelmann Thisweek Newspapers Rosemount Mayor Bill Droste, Apple Valley Council Member John Bergman, Eagan Council Member Meg Tilley and Burnsville Council Member Dan Kealey will race against other … Continue reading

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