The Highway 13 bridge over I-35W in Burnsville was supposed to be closed this weekend but it’ll now stay closed until crews can ensure its safe. That’ll put a kink in south metro traffic to begin the work week. The bridge was just having scheduled painting done, but crews noticed some damage and MnDOT decided to repair it.
One man is dead and another hurt after an early Tuesday morning shooting in Burnsville, and police are searching for the people responsible. The shooting took place at 2 a.m. on the 2100 block of East 117th Street at a town home complex, police said, but the victims were found in an SUV at the Eagan Super America gas station off Cliff Road.
It’s in your best interest to steer clear of I-35 northbound in Lakeville on Friday, according to MnDOT. Traffic backups are estimated to be six miles and increasing as the northbound lanes of the interstate are currently restricted to a single lane of traffic between County Road 50 and the I-35E/I-35W split in Burnsville during construction.
Where’s the best place in the state to hone in on your short game? WCCO viewers picked The Links at Dred Scott in Bloomington as the best Minnesota has to offer for mini golf.
Burnsville Police have released surveillance photos in hopes that they might help identify a man suspected of robbing a Best Buy Mobile store on Monday. Police say the man robbed the store at 10 a.m. by placing a number of iPhones and Samsung phones/tablets into a teal-colored laundry mesh bag before leaving.
Investigators in Dakota County say a man hit it big at a casino and continued to take in welfare checks. Jin Park of Burnsville is accused of winning nearly $240,000 at Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake, and then took in around $7,000 in government money. Park claims he has already spent the money, but Dakota County Attorney Jim Backstrom says not reporting the winnings is a crime, and they will try to prosecute.
A Minneapolis man was charged Tuesday with felony theft and felony possession of a controlled substance after he allegedly stole hundreds of Hydrocodone pills from the pharmacy where he worked. According to the Dakota County Attorney’s office, 32-year-old Jason Henderson was seen on surveillance video opening pill bottles and removing pills from them on several occasions at a Burnsville pharmacy.
A 47-year-old Burnsville man was charged with neglect of a child after police say he left his 4-year-old daughter at home so he could go to the bar.
I’m confident the following is true. Steve Maher’s summer > your summer. Before you angrily start over-sharing your Instagram lake pics en masse, here’s why. The All-American pitcher from Division-III St. Thomas is playing America’s pastime – every – single – day in the Northwoods League with the Waterloo Bucks (seriously, like some 75 games in 70 days).
The fourth man convicted in a $194 million Ponzi scheme – the second largest in Minnesota history – was sentenced Monday to 240 months in federal prison. According to the U.S. Attorney General’s office, 75-year-old Patrick Kiley of Burnsville was convicted last June of 12 counts of wire and mail fraud, one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and two counts of money laundering. Kiley – along with ring leader Trevor Cook, Jason Bo-Alan Beckman, Gerald Joseph Durand and Christopher Pettengill – were all solely and jointly ordered to pay $155,359,411 in restitution to their victims.
Two men are accused of breaking into a Burnsville restaurant to steal money and meat last week, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court. Tyler Cole Stanford and Keith Michael Miller, both 27, were each charged with third-degree burglary in connection with the incident, which happened last Thursday.
A 35-year-old woman was seriously hurt Sunday night in a crash on Interstate 35 in Burnsville, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 9:32 p.m. on I-35 at Crystal Lake Road.
School is out until the fall and we’re in the heart of the summer, but prep football season isn’t far from getting underway. Programs across the state will be starting their fall camps in less than a month, and games will get started in about six or seven weeks.
Burnsville Police are investigating ten burglaries in the southeast part of the city within the last couple months. According to Burnsville Police Chief Eric Gieseke, the burglaries occurred between May 21 and June 26. The suspect or suspects usually strike during daytime hours. They knock on the front door or ring the doorbell of a residence, and if no one comes to the door, they force their way inside.
Minnesota Congressman John Kline is urging President Barack Obama to get engaged so Washington can stop student loan rates from doubling on July 1. In the GOP response to Obama’s weekly address, the Minnesota Republican credited Obama for offering a plan for long-term student loan reform by tying interest rates to the market instead of fixing them.