Lakeville

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Eagan School On Alert After Suspicious Man Tracked To Area

An Eagan elementary school is restricting access to its building after police warned the district that a man arrested in May outside of a Lakeville school was in the area. District 196 officials say Northview Elementary is in “shelter in place” mode, which means normal classroom operations are in effect but entrance to the building is restricted.

06/06/2014

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Bones Found In Lakeville Park Belong To Missing Man

Investigators say the bones found in a Lakeville park Thursday belong to a man who has been missing since the summer of 2012. Lakeville Police say remains found in Ritter Farm Park belong to 52-year-old Christopher Marc Bellino, who was last heard from on July 29, 2012.

05/16/2014

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Police: Bones Believed To Be Human Found In Lakeville Park

Lakeville Police say bones believed to be human have been found in Ritter Farm Park early Thursday afternoon. At 2 p.m., police were called to the park located on 195th Street and I-35 where the bones were discovered. The bones have been in the park for some time, police believe.

05/15/2014

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Rise In Lakeville Road Rage May Be Due To Construction

We’ve all felt this way before: annoyed while sitting in traffic, or mad someone cut us off. You may want to honk, but that’s where it usually ends. Some, though, take it a step further. Construction, and frustration with slow traffic, has resulted in a growing number of road-rage incidents in Lakeville.

05/13/2014

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McDonald’s Manager Charged With Sexually Touching Employees

An assistant manager at a Lakeville McDonald’s has been charged with criminal sexual conduct after allegedly touching two employees – one of whom was under 18 – in inappropriate ways. According to the criminal complaint, Marco Antonio Arevalo-Santiago, 27, allegedly engaged in inappropriate conduct on four occasions with an under-aged male employee.

05/13/2014

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Winds Batter The South Metro

While Thursday’s tornadoes stayed south, parts of the Twin Cities did suffer wind damage. Employees cleaned up the mess outside of the Lakeville Walmart. Carl Cannon says shoppers started screaming as debris flew in the store.

05/08/2014

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Short-Term Renting Sees Restrictions In Lakeville

Instead of getting a hotel room for the night or weekend, travelers are now renting bedrooms that are inside a family’s home. These short-term rentals of spare rooms are taking place in hundreds of homes across the metro.The reservations are made online on websites like Airbnb and VRBO or Craigslist.

04/14/2014

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Because Matt Heisler Chose To Donate, 60 People May Benefit

A decision a young man made while renewing his driver’s license may have been the most important thing he ever did.

03/19/2014

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Lakeville Grad Critically Hurt In Fire Near UND Campus

A Lakeville native is in critical condition at Hennepin County Medical Center after being pulled from a burning home by a friend near the University of North Dakota campus last Sunday, authorities said.

03/18/2014

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Fire Destroys Lakeville Home

A mobile home was destroyed by flames Sunday morning in Lakeville. According to Fire Chief Mike Meyer, the initial report of the fire came in just after 6 a.m. on the 17000 block of Eureka Avenue. Firefighters found the home fully engulfed in flames

03/16/2014

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ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week For March. 6, 2014: Tristan Hazlett

Last year, the Lakeville North boys hockey team advanced to the state tournament, only to lose in convincing fashion to Edina in the first round. This year, they got over the hump with an overtime win over Roseau in round one. And a big part of this year’s success is coming from senior forward Tristen Hazlett – this week’s Aspire Athlete of the Week.

03/07/2014

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Multi-Vehicle Crash Closes I-35 Near Lakeville For Hours

Just a few hours of light snow Friday was enough to set off a chain reaction pile-up on Interstate 35 south of the Twin Cities. The accident occurred on the northbound lanes of I-35 at County Road 50 near Lakeville, Minn.

02/28/2014

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Suburban Spotlight: Natalie Nyhus Swings Down To Lakeville

All week long the WCCO Morning Show team has been putting the suburbs in the spotlight, visiting different places around the metro area to find out their unique characteristics. Natalie Nyhus threw her dart and it landed on Lakeville, 23 miles south of downtown Minneapolis in Dakota County.

02/27/2014

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Longtime GOP Lawmaker Holberg Won’t Run Again

Mary Liz Holberg, a longtime Republican state representative from the Twin Cities suburb of Lakeville, says she won’t run for re-election. A House GOP press aide confirms Monday that Holberg announced her plans over the weekend at a district Republican convention.

02/24/2014

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Snow Causes Multiple Crashes In Twin Cities

A fresh round of snow made for a tough Saturday afternoon on roads in the Twin Cities metro area. At Interstate 35 and 210th Street in Lakeville, there was a crash scene involving nearly a dozen vehicles. Several of them also slid into the median.

02/15/2014

Lakevill Death Investigation

Woman Found Dead Outside Lakeville Home

A woman in her 30s was found dead outsider her home Tuesday afternoon in the south metro, and investigators say they are not sure if the extreme cold played a role in her death.

01/07/2014

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Alcohol May Have Been Factor In Fatal Elko Crash

State troopers say alcohol may have been a factor in a rollover crash that killed an 18-year-old woman near Elko over the weekend. Jordan Reigh Huver of Prior Lake died of head injuries sustained in a crash that happened Saturday about 3:30 a.m.

12/30/2013

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Lakeville North H.S. Student Killed In Crash Identified

A 17-year-old Lakeville North High School student was killed in a crash Wednesday, after apparently losing control on the slushy roads.

12/04/2013

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Snow Removal Companies Celebrate Winter’s Arrival

A storm expected to dump three to six inches in the Twin Cities metro and heavier snow in northern suburbs is good news for a business that is almost entirely dependent on weather.

12/04/2013

A Sea Of Poinsettias Are Ready For Delivery

Inside a huge green house in Lakeville, thousands of poinsettias are being packaged and ready to go. Dale Bachman, president and CEO of Bachman’s Floral, says the plants are destined for the Twin Cities metro area. “Our crop this year is about 85,000 total pots,” Bachman said. The most popular color is red, but Bachman says they have 32 other varieties as well.

11/25/2013

Lakeville Schools

13 Schools Sent Mystery Gift Cards To ‘Pay It Forward’

The season of giving is upon us, and some Lakeville schools recently got a lesson in giving back. On Monday, schools across the district received an anonymous gift in the mail: a $100 Cub Foods gift card. The only instruction was to forward it to a family in need.

11/21/2013

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Police: Lone Suspect Robs Lakeville Bank

Lakeville Police say a lone male suspect robbed a Bremer Bank in Lakeville Monday afternoon. According to police, the suspect entered the bank located on 17600 Cedar Avenue, demanded money – implying he had a weapon – and fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash.

10/21/2013

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally: Oct. 11, 2013

Friday’s warm but windy weather set the conditions for an amazing night of high school football. WCCO-TV had cameras at many of the big games, and John Lauritsen reported our featured game: Lourdes vs. the unbeaten Kasson-Mantorville.

10/11/2013

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Minn. Teller Sentenced For Stealing $95K

A woman has been sentenced for stealing $95,000 from a Lakeville bank where she worked as a teller.

10/02/2013

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MnDOT: Hectic Traffic On I-35 In Lakeville

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.

08/09/2013

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