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.
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.
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.
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.
A woman has been sentenced for stealing $95,000 from a Lakeville bank where she worked as a teller.
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.
A World War II veteran took a step back in history with a commemorative flight on a plane he learned to fly some 70 years ago. John Rewey was trained on a B-25 and a co-pilot on one for a short time before he was assigned on a B-24 crew. He flew 35 bombing missions over France and Germany. His family arranged for the 89 year old to take flight again.
Authorities said a motorcyclist is dead and a driver is in custody after a crash in Apple Valley Thursday night. The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident at about 7:50 p.m. Thursday at 160th Street and Harwell Avenue West.
If you watched the premiere of “Big Brother” Wednesday night on WCCO, you met two houseguests from Minnesota.
A 26-year-old Claremont, Minn. man died after colliding with a vehicle in Lakeville Saturday, according to police.
State Sen. Dave Thompson is joining the growing list of Republicans who plan to run for governor next year. Thompson tells The Associated Press he plans to file as a candidate Monday and launch his campaign Wednesday. He has represented Lakeville in the state Senate since 2011.
A 37-year-old man has been charged with malicious punishment of a child after police say he punched his 13-year-old relative more than 20 times to teach him a lesson about “being a man.”
Elementary school students and staff in Lakeville, Minn. had to evacuate to another school after a water main break caused “a considerable amount of damage,” according to a school official.
A 31-year-old Farmington woman was charged Friday in connection with the loss of $95,000 from the Lakeville bank where she had worked.
A man faces criminal charges after allegedly crashing a scooter into a parked car and leaving the scene.