A 1987 Twins World Series ring that goes on sale Friday at Pawn America will sell for $7,499.Pawn America is vouching for the authenticity of the 10-carat ring -- a size 9.5 that includes 15 small diamonds to make up the Twins "M" logo. The name on the inside does not belong to a player, but rather ... More >>
Sen. Dan Hall -- a second-term MNGOPer representing parts of Bloomington, Savage, and Burnsville -- is no stranger to Twitter controversy. But he may have outdone himself with his live-tweeting of last night's State of the Union speech.SEE ALSO: MNGOP Sen. Dan Hall suggests gay marriage supporters a ... More >>
F&H Acquisition Corp. has hit hard times. The Wichita-based company that owns 35 Champps Americana restaurants including several in Minnesota, has fallen into considerable debt and recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, reports the Wichita Business Journal.F&H acquired Champps in 200 ... More >>
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Nearly 1,000 people gathered at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center on Sunday night to remember Anarae Schunk, the 20-year-old University of Minnesota student who was found dead last Monday. See Also: - Anarae Schunk's body found in ditch - Anarae Schunk "may have been" murdered, but body hasn't ... More >>
Today, Shavelle Chavez-Nelson was charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of 23-year-old Palagor Jobi, who was shot eight times in the parking lot of Nina's Grill in Burnsville early Sunday morning.THE BACKSTORY: Search is on for Anarae Schunk, U of M student last seen with Bu ... More >>
Around bar close Sunday morning, Savage resident Palagor Jobi, 23, was fatally shot in the head in the parking lot outside Nina's Grill in Burnsville. Yesterday, 31-year-old Shavelle Chavez-Nelson was pulled over and arrested in Rosemount in connection with the homicide, which authorities described ... More >>
Only 31 years old, Chadarith Um has already established an impressively disturbing legacy of exposing and touching himself at libraries and bookstores throughout the Twin Cities.SEE ALSO: Wisconsin man caught masturbating in library, banned from all libraries on "face of the earth" If you're thinkin ... More >>
If there's a special circle of hell for men who beat up their elderly mothers, then 56-year-old Burnsville resident Gregory Wucherpfennig will allegedly be residing there. SEE ALSO: Christian Oberender, homicidal mom murderer, passed firearm background checkWucherpfennig is charged with numerous fel ... More >>
It certainly seems there's something fishy going on in the Burnsville school district with regard to the Tania Z. Chance controversy -- something district administrators are trying to sweep under the rug.Chance, 39, was the district's human resources director until she accepted a curiosity-piquin ... More >>
SXSW is right around the corner. And though the yearly music trade festival in Texas is definitely not happening here, there are several events that serve as our local equivalent. The first is the Vita.mn Are You Local? showcase tonight at First Avenue. A couple CD release shows to note this week ... More >>
Remember all the talk about the MNGOP staying focused on job creation? Well, instead of that, Republican lawmakers continue to devote their energies to making it more difficult for women to get abortions.Yesterday, a divided Senate committee passed two anti-abortion measures -- one that would req ... More >>
So this is the new year And I have no resolutions For self assigned penance For problems with easy solutions - Death Cab for Cutie
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Her performance an offering to Hindu deities
Peter Robert Stibal ignored the Boy Scout Oath.Peter Robert Stibal, the former Scoutmaster of Troop 650 in Burnsville, paid no attention to the final clause in the Boy Scout Oath, the part about doing one's best to stay "morally straight." Instead, he sexually assaulted at least one of the t ... More >>
Morgan's opens in the Nicollet Inn (formerly Holiday Inn) in Burnsville.Morgan's New World Tavern opens today in the Nicollet Inn (formerly the Holiday Inn) in Burnsville, replacing the Dakota County Steakhouse and bringing the gastropub concept deeper into the suburbs. As a sister restaura ... More >>
I am trying to find a restaurant in the southern suburbs for a meet-up and am having no luck. A former co-worker lives in Faribault and she's going to meet me for dinner, so I want to pick somewhere that won't require her to drive all the way into the Cities. I am thinking Lakeville/Apple Val ... More >>
Delilah Worcester and her husband are accused of barricading their son in a room overnight.Acting on a tip from a concerned witness, the Burnsville police arrived at the home of Andrew and Delilah Worcester armed with a search warrant. According to cops, the house was in total disarray. Ther ... More >>
BT McElrathPrinted truffles spell out your feelings.A classic romantic rookie mistake: Assuming that all chocolate is created equal in the eyes of your cocoa-obsessed valentine. Before you run out and buy a bag of pink and red foil-wrapped Hershey's kisses, think about your lover's personality an ... More >>
adrian8_8, FlickrGoodall could face a maximum of more than 5 years in prison.By the time they arrived, police say Robert Goodall was already running. The Burnsville cops called for the 30-year-old Ohio man to stop, but he kept going. The nearby cab driver explained that he had picked Gooda ... More >>
Stacey Marmolejo's school for music-loving kids expands again
Photo by Nikki MillerTravis Tritt October 13, 2010 Burnsville Performing Arts Center Prologue: How does one write sincerely yet un-self-consciously about the solo and acoustic performance of one of her favorite performers from her adolescence? She gets very drunk, that is how. Brutal, unabas ... More >>
The day garlic breath is forgiven. Kings Wine Bar celebrates its first birthday this month, and it's not the only one offering wine specials. This week, enjoy plentiful wine deals and dinners, as well as opportunities to learn more about permaculture, canning, and how to grow 6,000 pounds of prod ... More >>
Enjoy some fruity sangria and be inspired to volunteer for Fruits of the City. It's July in Minnesota. The heat index is high, the humidity is heavy, and the happy hours are abundant. Get the scoop with your Week in Food . . . Tuesday 7/6 What goes great with wine? Prizes! Be rewarded for y ... More >>
A photographic week in review, including pictures of the Lynnhurst Fire, homemade pastries and Beet Bloody Mary's.
The sniping came after she cleaned everyone's clocks in three days of racing in Haus im Ennstal, Austria, last weekend.
Seemed like a good idea at the time, but that was before Minneapolis Park Police showed up.
Former Burnsville Boy Scout troop leader Peter Robert Stibal now faces seven felony counts.
A woman called to jury duty in the Tom Petters case got dismissed when she said she refused to drive in "the cities." WTF?
There's no better family bonding than making pipe bombs together.
Monday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
When police went to a Burnsville motel expecting to bust two suspects with all sorts of fun drugs, their mission turned more into an undergarment raid.
For a new all-ages scene, rock & roll can't wait
Dr. Fran Smith knows the way to a canine's heart
The Walker Art Center's addition inspired lunchboxes, stormtroopers, Transformers, and more from talented readers
With nothing in common but uncommonly good food, two far-flung wonders are revealed
When it's summertime in the Twin Cities, even Elvis lives
Spending fifteen days in fifteen bars, our crawling correspondent seeks the connection between liquor and license
Richfield Shocks, Fridley Shakes, Chaska Rocks
A former teacher's contrarian view of the reforms that have to precede "education reform.