Also in this week's wrap: Talking about all-day, everyday kindergarten; two autistic men at center of sign ordinance debate; and those pesky potholes are back.
Take a trip around Dakota County and the south metro with this week's rundown of top news. For the original story, simply click on the link in the headline. Northfield Pothole Repairs Cost Northfield About $10,000 a Year The city of Northfield has spent more than $31,000 on potholes in the last three years. Aescendant Accessories Moving to New Location with Extended Hours The boutique will be opening up a new location on Division Street, which will be open at least five days a week. Lakeville Lakeville Sen. Dave Thompson Mulling Run for Governor Thompson says he's "seriously considering" a run to challenge Gov. Mark Dayton in 2014. Lakeville PI to Sue State for Taking Illegal Peeks at Her Driving Records The Lakeville sleuth's driving …
In this week's video, Superintendent Chris Richardson addresses the push from both Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature to move school districts to have all-day, everyday kindergarten for students.
In this week's video, Superintendent Chris Richardson addresses the push from both Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature to move school districts to have all-day, everyday kindergarten for students. The Minnesota Senate introduced a bill early in the session with an eye on the initiative; it's been sitting in the Finance Committee since. Because kindergarten education isn't fully funded by the state right now, many districts offer half-time options with the opportunity for full-time kindergarten through a tuition program, which Northfield does. Check out what Richardson has to say about the kindergarten discussion. Follow Northfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free newsletter