Take a trip around Dakota County and the south metro with this week's rundown of top news.
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Police: Pregnant Woman—Faribault Native—Slain by Husband
Roger Earl Holland is charged with two counts of second-degree murder for the death of his wife and unborn child, but Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom has vowed to bring the case before a grand jury.
Last Chance for Girl Scout Cookies in Northfield
This weekend is the last weekend to buy Girl Scout cookies in the Northfield area.
Farmington Man to Stand Trial for 2011 Stabbing at Lakeville Apartment
In April, Randall James Thole, 51, is scheduled to stand trial for a stabbing at a Lakeville apartment complex.
Most Recent Lakeville Deaths (March 11)
Here are the most recent people to pass away in Lakeville or who had ties to Lakeville.
Sen. Hall Takes Aim at Critics—Gay Marriage Bill Passes Committee
"I'm trying to be a nice guy but I have an opinion," Burnsville Sen. Dan Hall told supporters of gay marriage during a hearing on Tuesday.
A Switch and a Surprise Round Out the Night at 'Bite'
A newcomer, a local favorite and a legacy restaurant all won honors at this year's "Bite of Burnsville.
From Mraz to the Met: BHS Grad Makes Splash on NYC Opera Scene
Thomas Richards, a bass-baritone and 2006 graduate of Burnsville High, blew judges away with his performance at the 60th annual National Council Auditions.
One standout was Aneesa Ally, who bested three state records at the championships and is now rated fifth in the nation.
Why Was Halverson the Only Democrat to Vote Against the Health Insurance Exchange?
District 51B Rep. Laurie Halverson (DFL) says she has some serious reservations about the Minnesota House version of the health insurance exchange.
MVTA Says Yes to $6.6 Million Expansion to Eagan Bus Garage
The expansion will serve the soon-to-be-opened Cedar Avenue Bus Rapid Transit route.
Vengeance is Sweet for Eagan High School's First State Wrestling Champion
Heavyweight Colin Fisher hopes his achievements will inspire younger wrestlers to new heights.
After living in California for 15 years, Paul Sisk has returned home to open a new martial arts studio.
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