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Eagan Man Found With $12K Worth Of Khat At O’Hare

An Eagan man has been charged with violating the Illinois Controlled Substance Act by bringing almost 90 pounds of the stimulant plant khat into the United States from the United Kingdom. The Chicago Tribune reports that customs agents at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport stopped 20-year-old Dominic Running with more than $12,000 worth of khat, a plant that’s chewed like tobacco and contains a stimulant similar to amphetamine.

09/01/2013

Roseville Tops White Bear Lake 21-14

Prep Blog: Week 1, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

This week, everybody is in action and most teams will be playing their first games of the season. For a lot of players, it’s the first chance to run out on the field as a varsity football player under the Friday night lights. It’s a thrill for any high school football player.

08/29/2013

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Local Composer Helping Adults With Disabilities

About two and a half years ago, Composer Chris Coyle started sharing his love for music with those who don’t always get to experience its many wonders. A nationally-known musician, Coyle is teaching music workshops to clients at Midwest Special Services in Eagan and Brooklyn Center.

08/21/2013

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Man Pleads Guilty To 2009 Attempted Murder In Burnsville

A 22-year-old Eagan man has pleaded guilty to second-degree intentional attempted murder — and was subsequently sentenced — in connection to an assault that occurred in a Burnsville townhome on April 7, 2009, the Dakota County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

08/20/2013

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Police: Suspects Sought After 1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Burnsville Shooting

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.

08/13/2013

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DNR: Coyotes In The Metro ‘Huge Problem’

For six years, coyotes have been popping up in the metro. Now, the DNR is calling it a major problem, and several people from different suburbs say their pets have been killed by the predators.

07/30/2013

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Charges: Man Stole Pipes From Several Twin Cities Businesses

A 32-year-old man is accused of stealing metal pipes from at least six Twin Cities businesses that were valued at more than $1,700, according to charges filed Tuesday in Dakota County Court. Mikael Jerald Carlson was charged with one count of aggregating theft in connection with the incidents, which happened in late June and early July.

07/16/2013

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Prep Blog: South Suburban Conference Football Preview

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.

07/09/2013

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30 Firefighters Respond To Eagan House Fire

All five Eagan fire stations, including 30 firefighters, responded to a house fire of a home under construction early Sunday morning, according to authorities.

06/30/2013

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Water Park: Cascade Bay

Now that it’s started to warm up, a lot of us are looking for a way to cool off. That means a trip to the pool, or – even better — the water park.

06/20/2013

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Feed My Starving Children Says It’s Looking For Summer Help

A local organization is calling for volunteers this morning to help feed malnourished children around the world. Feed My Starving Children sends packaged meals to starving kids in 70 countries. They need your help this summer to get the food there on time.

06/11/2013

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Construction Starts Tuesday On Outlet Mall In Eagan

Tuesday a different kind of construction project gets underway. It’s one that aims to create 2,000 new jobs in the Twin Cities. Later Tuesday morning, city officials in Eagan will be officially breaking ground on a new outlet mall. Officials said the complex will cost $100 million to build.

06/04/2013

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Going Behind The Scenes Of A Police Officer’s Job

Police citizen’s academies are giving the community a better chance to learn about law enforcement in their city.

04/29/2013

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Police: Eagan Man Arrested For 6th DUI

A 29-year-old Eagan man is accused of driving drunk for at least the sixth time since 2002, according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court.

04/18/2013

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Council Votes To Shut Down Eagan Golf Course

A Twin Cities golf course popular for players of all ages has had its last round. Parkview Golf Course, Eagan’s only 18-hole course, will not open this spring and instead will begin its conversion into a housing development.

04/17/2013

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No Charges Filed In Fatal Roommate Fight In Eagan

No charges will be filed in a fatal fight between roommates in Eagan on Jan. 1, 2013, the Dakota County Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.

04/11/2013

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Eagan Man Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Real Estate Investors

A 52-year-old Eagan man pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court for participating in a scheme to defraud real estate investors that, when totaled, cost victims more than $1 million.

04/10/2013

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MnDOT Construction Season Expected To Cost $1.1 Billion

The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced its 2013 construction plans on Wednesday, and it will be a busy season on many of the state’s roads.

03/27/2013

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ButiFitness At Sparrow Studios Burns Calories

It’s been called one of the hottest new workouts of the year. ButiFitness is designed to do exactly what you think.

03/27/2013

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Man Charged In Crash That Killed Woman On Eagan Highway

A 24-year-old Minneapolis man has been accused of causing a two-vehicle crash in Eagan that killed a woman, the Dakota County Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

03/25/2013

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ME: Head Injury Killed Man In New Year’s Drunken Altercation

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has determined the reason an Eagan man died over New Years during in a drunken altercation.

03/22/2013

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Eagan City Code Confines Pizza Store’s Advertising

To Christian Young and Nengi Clement, it’s the best job they’ve ever had. For a person living with autism, jobs can be hard to find.

03/21/2013

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Charges: Eagan Teen Threatens Dad’s Life Over Car

An Eagan teen faces charges after her father told police she threatened his life when he wanted to take her car away, court documents filed last week say.

03/20/2013

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Good Question: Reply All: Prescription Drugs, Goose Bumps, Tattoos

You’re not supposed to flush leftover prescription down the toilet because they end up in our lakes and rivers. We don’t want them in landfills because they’ll dissolve into the soil.

03/08/2013

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Treacherous Commute For Some, Snow Day For Others

It wasn’t so much the amount of snow covering metro roadways Friday morning – but the timing of it. The storm that moved across Minnesota overnight spared the metro from the heaviest amounts.

02/22/2013

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