Sunday, February 3, 2013
In other big headlines from around the South Metro region this week, a $10 million mansion goes up for sale in Inver Grove Heights and the Kohl's property in Burnsville is sold.
You can't be in front of your computer 24 hours a day, so each weekend, Patch reviews the top stories of the past week from around the South Metro region. Here's a look at recent stories, which first appeared on this site or those of our neighbors, that may interest you or affect your life. To read the full stories, click on the headline links: UPDATED: Flu Deaths in Minnesota Now Total 112 Department of Health says there were an additional 36 deaths last week, but that number of people hospitalized with flu-like symptoms much lower than previous week. Norovirus Bug On the Rise, New Strain Arrives in Minnesota A new, extremely contagious norovirus strain, detected last year in Australia, is making Minnesotans miserable. UPDATE: Apple…
Sunday, January 27, 2013
In other headlines from around the region last week, South Metro school districts are losing students to open enrollment, and Shakopee makes a guest appearance on 'Saturday Night Live.'
You can't be in front of your computer 24 hours a day, so each weekend, Patch reviews the top recent headlines from throughout the South Metro region. Here's a look at last week's stories, which first appeared on this site or those of our neighbors, that may interest you or affect your life. To read the full stories, click on the headline links. UPDATE: Death Toll Now at 75, But Flu On The Wane Across Minnesota Department of Health says there were an additional 15 deaths last week, but that number of people hospitalized with flu-like symptoms has fallen dramatically. Authorities Identify Apple Valley Woman Killed in Savage Crash Authorities are still investigating an accident that left a 35-year-old south metro woman dead Wednesday …
Sunday, January 20, 2013
In other news from around the South Metro, Pardon My French Restaurant unexpectedly closes its doors and Nicholas David returns to Rosemount for an emotional homecoming concert.
You can't be in front of your computer 24 hours a day, so each weekend, Patch reviews the top recent stories from throughout the South Metro region. Here's a look at stories that may impact your life or be of interest to you. To read the full story, click on the headline link. UPDATED: 60 Dead of Flu-related Complications, Almost 2,000 Hospitalized The health department’s second weekly report on the flu outbreak more than doubles the number of reported deaths in the state. Apple Valley-Rosemount Real Estate Market Booming Median prices are way up over previous year's levels, but Realtors say there's now a new problem: Not enough homes on the market to meet demand. VIDEO: Nicholas David Stages Homecoming Performance at St. Joe's in …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Get answers from a medical doctor, a specialist in traditional Chinese medicine, and two public health professionals.
The numbers behind this winter's influenza epidemic can look really scary. It's sickened thousands and killed at least 27 in Minnesota alone, including a 14-year old St. Louis Park high schooler who was first hospitalized on Christmas Day. To top it off, the flu strains being passed around this year are spreading even further and faster than in most years. All together, it can make you worry that the next person to sneeze on you at the grocery store could give you the bug. It's the kind of worry that leaves you asking questions. How contagious is influenza? What can you do to steel yourself against the virus? How does a flu shot or an immune-boosting substance even work? To answer all your queries, Patch has asked a team of experts to …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
In other big headlines from the past week, Burnsville has a new city councilwoman and Lakeville's school board has a new leader.
You can't be in front of your computer 24 hours a day, so each weekend, Patch reviews the top recent stories from throughout the region. Here's a look at stories, which first appeared on this site or those of our our neighbors across the South Metro, that may interest you or affect your life. To read the full story, click on the headline link. UPDATE: Flu Floods Fairview Ridges With Patients—State Death Toll Tops 27 Hospital officials report that a surge in flu patients has left the medical center in Burnsville with few empty beds. Sold! Seven Space Age Homes in Apple Valley Of the nine homes sold over the last week, seven date from the 1960s to 1980s. Apple Valley-Rosemount's Most Striking Photos of 2012 As we head into the new year…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Here's where to get an influenza vaccine, how to recognize symptoms and what to know about treatment if you get sick.
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Thursday, December 13, 2012
Flu season is coming early in parts of the United States: This time last year, flu cases were lower in the St. Paul area than they are now, according to data on Google's Flu Trends. Overall in Minnesota, activity is considered "high-to-intense" now, while it was considered "moderate-to-high" at this time in 2011, according to Flu Trends. If you're considering getting a flu shot, here are some places in Inver Grove Heights that offer the vaccine: Cub pharmacy Walgreens HealthPartners Clinic More locations According to this week's CDC Flu activity report, influenza levels are on the increase across the country. Five states – Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee – are reporting flu rates not normally seen until January, …