Monthly Archives: October 2011

Panther girls soccer falls to Wayzata in a shoot-out

Lakeville North will play Centennial in the Class AA third-place game at 4 p.m. Tuesday by Andy Rogers Thisweek Newspapers The Class AA girls soccer semifinal game between Wayzata and Lakeville North took a shootout to decide a winner on … Continue reading

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Blaze girls soccer to play for state title

by Andy Rogers Thisweek Newspapers The Burnsville girls soccer team was all over Centennial winning 5-2 on Monday at the Metrodome in Minneapolis in the Class AA state semifinals. The Blaze will  now play Wayzata at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at … Continue reading

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Farmington’s Fogarty considering County Board

Fogarty to announce decision within a week or two by Laura Adelmann Thisweek Newspapers Farmington City Council Member Christy Jo Fogarty confirmed rumors that she is considering running for the Dakota County Board of Commissioners in 2012. She expects to … Continue reading

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Garofalo plans to seek a fifth term at the Minnesota House

Drops consideration of running for Dakota County Board by Laura Adelmann Thisweek Newspapers Patrick Garofalo, R-Farmington, said he will seek a fifth term in the Minnesota House and will not run for Dakota County commissioner in 2012. Garofalo had announced … Continue reading

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Bust nets pound of marijuana

Apple Valley man charged with felony An Apple Valley man was charged with a felony last week after he allegedly arranged to sell a pound of marijuana to a police informant. Police say Yonas B. Haile, 26, had agreed to … Continue reading

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Large grass fire at Bunker Hills Regional Park burns 20 acres

A brush fire burned some 20 acres of Anoka County’s Bunker Hills Regional Park Saturday night. But no buildings or shelters were in the path of the fire, nor were the campground areas of the park. The call came into … Continue reading

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50,000 spectators stop by at Anoka Halloween Grand Parade

GrandStiltSkeleton: A giant skeleton gets his groove on as Anoka High School Marching Tornadoes promenade down Main Street during the Grand Day Parade. Some 50,000 spectators stopped by the Halloween Capital of the World for the Oct. 29 parade and … Continue reading

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Lightning lose in state quarterfinals 1-0 in shootout

Eastview forward Paris Sanders controls a pass between two Centennial defendersduring first half action. The Lightning lost to the Cougars 1-0 in a shootout in the Girls’ State High School Soccer Tournament quarterfinals at Park-Cottage Grove High School on October … Continue reading

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Klobuchar-Casey bipartisan drug shortage legislation advanced by President

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Bob Casey (D-PA) today (Monday, Oct. 31)  announced that their bipartisan proposal to address critical drug shortages through early warning notifications will be advanced as part of an Executive Order issued … Continue reading

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Zabul ADT completes mobilization training, ready to deploy

St. Paul, MN — Soldiers of the Zabul Agri-Business Development Team (ADT), comprised of elements from the Minnesota and Mississippi National Guard, have completed required mobilization training and are preparing to move to Southern Afghanistan. “We’ve had a lot of … Continue reading

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