Eastview Takes State Soccer Crown

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."


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Dakota County

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.


Apple Valley-Rosemount

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.

Rosemount Upsets Stillwater, Punch Ticket to 6A State Tournament

Rosemount went into No. 1-seeded Stillwater on Friday night and upset the Ponies 7-6 to advance to the Class AAAAAA state football tournament.

Popular Personal Trainer Dies at Age 35

Steven Michael Toms, 35, a well-known trainer at Lifetime Fitness, died Oct. 30.



Two Burnsville Businesses Ranked on Inc. Magazine's High-Growth List

Innovative Office Solutions and EAC Product Development snagged spots on Inc. 5000, a yearly ranking of U.S. business.

Investors Express Interest in Building Hotel on Heart of the City Property

City officials are in talks with a hotel ownership group that hopes to buy the so-called AAA property, which adjoins the Burnsville Performing Arts Center.



VIDEO: Mrozinski Defeats Another Competitor in Knockout Round on NBC's "The Voice"

Mrozinski, a St. Paul resident who grew up in Eagan, made it through to the "playoff" round on the national singing competition.

Eagan Candidates Talk Voter ID, Marriage Amendments at Rotary Forum

Four House District 51A and 51B candidates traded verbal blows during an hour-long forum hosted by the Eagan Rotary Club on Thursday.


Inver Grove Heights

Happy Haunted Halloween from IGH's Hastings Family

Molly & Tony Hastings add a new component to their haunted Halloween display every year.



Lakeville North Cheer Invitational Gets Down 'Gangnam Style'

A cheer competition at Lakeville North turns into giant, spontaneous dance party.


Mendota Heights

Lilydale Senior Living holds ribbon cutting

Facility will offer assisted living services to senior residents, and The Villas of Lilydale will offer independent living apartments predominantly for the 55+ crowd.

Ecolab's Mendota Heights Car Wash Division Sold for $120 Million

Atlanta-based Zep Inc. purchased the division and will absorb its 110 employees.



Police Ask For Help in Search for Missing Northfield Man

The Northfield Police Department is asking hunters out the next few weeks for deer season to keep an eye out for Northfield's Joshua Ben Bohlen, who's been missing since Sept. 20.



Minnesota Fungal Meningitis Cases Rises to 10

The woman in her 60s is the latest case in the state from an outbreak that has caused 28 deaths nationwide.


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