Learn the basics at Saturday event.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Also in this week's headlines, a possible monastery in the south metro and a dribbling duo. Plus, Patch says farewell to Mr. Northfield.
Take a trip around Dakota County and the south metro with this week's rundown of top news. For the original story, simply click on the link in the headline. EHS Grads Will Dribble Across Minnesota on Awareness Mission Alex Daley and Matt Scott want to bring soccer fields, sustainability and social change to urban areas in the U.S.—and are about to embark on a trans-Minnesota journey to spread the word. On Eve of Outlet Mall, Jensen's Supper Club Seeks Reinvention Jensen's plans to invest as much as $900,000 into a series of internal and external renovations designed to expand parking and update the 17-year-old restaurant's ambiance. Neighborhood's Affordable Housing Development Fears Unfounded, Officials Say A 50-unit housing development…
Sunday, May 5, 2013
The state dropped two spots in the League of American Bicyclists’ annual rankings.
(Editor's Note: The map above was created by the League of American Bicyclists.) Minnesota is still among the top states in “bike friendliness,” but its ranking fell a couple notches in 2013, according to the League of American Bicyclists. The state was ranked fourth this year, down from second in 2012. It ranked high in legislation and enforcement, policies and programs and education and encouragement. But it was middle of the pack in infrastructure and funding and lower tier in evaluation and planning. Minnesota was also missing three of the league’s “Top 10 Signs of Success: Use the map above to see how Minnesota compares to other states in the various categories. Do you think Minnesota needs to do more to support cycling? Share your …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Registration closes at the beginning of June.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Also in this week’s recap – A scholarship created to honor a lost friend and a surprise discovery in a Burnsville park.
Take a trip around Dakota County and the south metro with this week's rundown of top news. For the original story, simply click on the link in the headline. Fate of Parkview Golf Course Decided After Six-Hour Debate Amid heated words, the Eagan City Council voted Tuesday to allow developer Hunter Emerson to redevelop the well-known local golf course. Eagan Runner Finished Boston Marathon 45 Minutes Before Bombing "I don’t understand why anyone would target this crew, this group. No marathon hurts anyone," Lance Kuehn said. Friend of Eagan Car Crash Victim Creates a Scholarship in His Name Sean Choi wants to create a legacy for deceased Eagan High School student Ahsim Ahmed, who was killed in a car crash last year on Diffley Road. …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Youth track and field day slated for next week.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Thanks to the folks at Boltz's Family Martial Arts and Fitness for sharing news of their student's achievements.
Reports and updates on the reported explosions on Boylston Street near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Reports and pictures from the reported explosions at the Boston Marathon today are coming in via Twitter and Facebook. Reload this article as Patch pulls together more reports from social media in a Storify window above (use scroll bar at right) or at Storify.com. According to the Boston Athletic Association, three Inver Grove Heighs residents were running in the marathon: Nancy Berry Mitchell Toborg Heather Walseth All three runners are listed as having finished the marathon, but it's not known if they were near the finish line when the bombs exploded. According to the Boston Globe, runners have been diverted down Commonwealth Avenue, a few blocks away from the site of the explosions. UPDATE 5:29 p.m. 4/15/13: Runner Mitchell Toborg …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Inver Grove Heights Parks & Recreation league registration closes Tuesday.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Jabs, a student at Benilde-St. Margaret's School, sustained a spinal cord injury in December 2011. Since then his story has inspired hockey lovers in the state and U.S.
Patch websites around the country this week will be featuring people who have overcome obstacles in life. There are many noteworthy examples in Minnesota. This article focuses on Jack Jablonski, a Benilde-St. Margaret's School (BSM) hockey player who was injured in an on-ice incident in December 2011. This story is running on all Patch sites in Minnesota. On Sunday Jack's mom, Leslie, announced on his CaringBridge page that he will be a captain next season for BSM's hockey team. To remind readers of how far he has come, we are re-featuring a story from April 2012. This story followed his discharge from the Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute. *** As the elevator doors opened, a gathering crowd in the lobby of the Sister Kenny …