by Bill Blazar Special to Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune The Minnesota Chamber is pleased to announce Hiring Minnesota Heroes, our new program that encourages employers to develop and implement programs focused on hiring military veterans. We are ready to recruit employers, help them adopt veteran hiring goals, and then, most importantly, meet those goals. [...]

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by Mike Obermueller Special to Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune While many politicians have been fighting a 4-year-old battle over whether to repeal the Affordable Care Act, I’m running for Congress to rebuild the middle class and that means working to improve the ACA for the thousands of Minnesotans who depend on it. I’ve talked [...]

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Candidates for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education have been invited to participate in a forum at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Senior Campus (upper level) of Diamondhead Education Center, 200 W. Burnsville Parkway. The forum will be broadcast live on the district’s educational Channel 18 and on the district’s website [...]

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The Eagle Invitational at Apple Valley High School traditionally brings together the strongest collection of high school volleyball teams this side of the state tournament. Sometimes, the field is even better than the state tournament’s. That tradition isn’t changing this year. This year’s tournament will include seven of the top nine teams in this week’s [...]

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Panthers defeat Burnsville to stay in boys soccer race Lakeville North’s Peter Tyma and Burnsville’s Bill Toranza had the same problem Tuesday night – piecing together lineups that would get their teams through a varsity boys soccer game. It wasn’t easy. Each team was missing several of its top players because of physical issues when [...]

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Football team beats error-prone LV South 28-7 It’s just three games into the season, and yet the Eastview football team appears transformed. A one-sided opening night loss at Rosemount left some Lightning fans wondering if it could be a long season. Things improved in Week 2 when Eastview played competitively against three-time defending state champion [...]

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