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Early morning storm packs a punch: Farms, trees, city streets, power lines and a house of worship are damaged

BELGRADE - Leaning against a wagon filled with items salvaged from his demolished farm shed, Darrel Henry looks across the road where all nine of his grain bins are in a smashed heap. With a total 350,000 bushel capacity, Henry had had a nice grain drying and storage set-up on his Swift County farm,

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 03:50:07

Manipulating Facebook To Manipulate Voters

We all hate being duped. Conned into believing one thing only to find out later it was false. That we had built arguments and made decisions based upon false information we had every reason to believe is aggravating and embarrassing. It is our own fault to some degree that we get suckered. We are g

SWIFT COUNTY MONITOR - 2017-09-20 18:43:00

Renville's efforts effective, say supporters

OLIVIA - Renville County's is a leader in rural Minnesota in its efforts to prevent tobacco use by youth. Members of the Renville Alliance for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drugs, which originally drafted the county's tobacco ordinance in 2015, outlined the progress that has been made in a presentat

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 02:57:25

Tobacco ordinance conflicts with developments in City of Renville

RENVILLE - The City of Renville will have to decide whether to opt out of a Renville County ordinance aimed at preventing tobacco use by youth, or lose a potential convenience store development. The county ordinance adopted in 2015 prohibits the granting of licenses to sell tobacco "within 1,000 fee

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 02:55:39

Pennock man pleads guilty to sexual misconduct with minor

BENSON-A 27-year-old man pleaded guilty Monday to criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree. Nathan Lee Wersinger, of Pennock, also faced one felony count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct involving a minor, but that charge was dismissed as part of a plea agreement reached in conference Mon

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 10:25:00

Burnsville Wow! House: Great Space, Lower Price

BURNSVILLE, MN - Enjoy distinctive features, hardwood construction and amazing space not typically available at this price range in this Burnsville home. Features include vaulted ceilings, solid redwood beams, master suite with sunken bath, and family rooms on both levels. Ideal for working from ho

PATCH - 2017-09-21 21:58:04

Education briefs for the week of Sept. 22

Learn about District 191 funding requests on ballot Voters in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will be asked to vote on two school funding requests that were placed on the Nov. 7 ballot by a unanimous vote of the Board of Education. There will be two questions on the ballot: Question 1:

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-20 22:13:00

Greeno, Eagle Invitational are part of AV cross country tradition

Boys coach is in his 40th season Rollie Greeno discusses the day's workout with the Apple Valley boys cross country team. Greeno is in his 40th season as the Eagles' coach. Photo by Mike Shaughnessy The Eagle Invitational cross country meet has been a fixture at Apple Valley High School for four dec

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-21 22:09:00

Splash pad, pickleball courts could come to Eagan

Eagan could be getting a splash pad along with several other upgrades for under-supported activities next year. During a joint meeting of the Advisory Parks and Recreation Commission and the Eagan City Council, members discussed a proposed $1.6 million worth of capital improvements for 2018. While

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-21 21:21:00

Home rental gets an airing before City Council

The Burnsville City Council, which is reviewing whether to keep its ban on short-term vacation home rentals, heard from both sides Sept. 19. Six people - five of them Burnsville residents, including the head of Minnesota's lodging and restaurant association - testified during the comment portion of

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-21 18:22:00

New leader for food co-op

The new CEO of south metro food co-op Valley Natural Foods wasn't raised on natural foods. But after being hired as a dishwasher by the Seward Community Co-op in Minneapolis, Nicholas Seeberger came to appreciate the product and the business model. "When I started working at Seward Co-op, it was th

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-21 18:17:00

Notice of Sales - SuperLock Self Storage

You are hereby notified that SuperLock Self Storage, 14541 Glenda Drive, Apple Valley, MN 55124 will conduct a sale on site on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM. The contents will be sold for cash at auction to the highest bidder. Published in the Dakota County Tribune September 21, 28, 201

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-21 16:42:00

Houston, we hear you loud and clear

To the editor: Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have stunned a nation asking itself how it will face the next big one. Fact is, climate change is making high intensity storms significantly more likely. Now is the time for a game plan. It's why I will travel to Washington, D.C. next week to meet with Sens

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-21 16:33:00

Lewis is helping remove tax barriers

To the editor: With Congress back in session, the legislative agenda has turned toward tax reform. Taxes aren't just a means for funding government, they're a weight on economic activity. They're an expression of our priorities and values. People and businesses respond to economic levers. Taxation

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-21 16:31:00

Questions, grief remain after BHS senior's death

Questions remain and grief abounds after the death of 17-year-old Devin Delaney. The Burnsville High School senior was found unresponsive on Sunday, Sept. 17, in a dorm room at North Dakota State University in Fargo. As of Wednesday afternoon, authorities hadn't announced the cause of Delaney's deat

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-20 23:10:00

Business Buzz for the week of Sept. 22

'Make & take' classes at Rockler Rockler Woodworking and Hardware, Burnsville, is hosting a series of "Make and Take" classes Saturdays, Sept. 30 through Oct. 21, where participants can learn new woodworking skills while handcrafting items. Class projects include a custom knife, a wooden footstool,

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-20 22:14:00

Arts briefs for the week of Sept. 22

Art Works Eagan, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is now offering studio memberships for private studio and common studio spaces. Community-minded artists - ceramicists, painters, mixed media, writers, all artists - are welcome. Art Works Eagan is at 3795 Pilot Knob Road. Email [email protected] for a tour an

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-20 21:33:00

College news for the week of Sept. 22

Apple Valley Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, spring graduates, from Apple Valley - Brooke Haesemeyer, B.A., journalism and mass communication, digital media production; Whitney Hanson, B.S., business administration, economics, international business; Hannah Ruszczyk, B.S., business administratio

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-20 20:40:00

Arts Calendar for the week of Sept. 22

To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: [email protected]. Auditions Twin Cities Ballet will hold auditions for "A Minnesota Nutcracker" 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at Ballet Royale Minnesota, 16368 Kenrick Ave., Lakeville. Information: balletroyalemn.org or [email protected]. Come

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-20 20:36:00

Business Calendar for the week of Sept. 22

Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce events:Tuesday, Sept. 26, 11 a.m. to noon, ribbon cutting, Southside Nutrition, 14050 Pilot Knob Road, Suite 164, Apple Valley. Free.Friday, Sept. 29, 4-9 p.m., Oktoberfest, Kelley Park, Apple Valley. Free admission. Live music; beer, wine and food available for purc

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-20 20:15:00