Man Dies Trying to Get Dog Off Freeway: News Roundup

The top stories from our Patch sites in the Twin Cities this week include a stunning ice formation and a new Firehouse Subs.

The story referenced in the headline is at the bottom, under the Stillwater subhead.

Apple Valley-Rosemount

Rosemount High School Band to March in Rose Parade

The parade, which will be seen by more than 300 million people, takes place Jan. 1.


Burnsville Airman Sends Holiday Greeting from Italy

Maj. Steven Engberg is stationed at Aviano Air Base with his family.


‘Purple Bowling’ Fundraiser in Honor of Anarae Schunk Short $800

Burnsville High School student Wawracz-Harms organized the fundraiser to raise awareness of domestic violence and as part of a project in her social studies class.

Eden Prairie

Lake Conference Dance Competition in its Final Stretch

The teams are neck-and-neck with just two events left in the Lake Conference season.


A La Mode Nail Salon and Boutique Opens in Monique Lhuillier Space

The nail salon opened Dec. 12 in the 50th and France neighborhood.

Edina Bans E-Cigarette 'Vapor Lounges,' Plans Further Study

The Edina School Board has banned e-cigarettes from school property and city staff have been asked not to use the devices at work.


Report: Family Dinners Aren’t That Rare

Life may feel faster, but Americans are still overwhelmingly taking the time to sit down for family dinners.

Golden Valley

Twin Cities New Year’s Eve Celebrations 2014

From family friendly celebrations to happening parties, the Minneapolis-St. Paul area has ample opportunities to celebrate the arrival of 2014.


Former Hopkins Basketball Star Named Player of the Week

Siyani Chambers’ success is continuing into his sophomore year at Harvard.


Stunning Ice Formation Is a Wonder of Hudson

A question about the winter apparition led to a lively discussion at the Hudson Patch Facebook page.


Midwest Asphalt Will Not Extend Hours at Lakeville Site

The company has decided to back off its request to operate for 24 hours, but could submit a new request at another time.

Maple Grove

Beacon Academy Called 'High-Quality Charter School'

The Minnesota Department of Education named 24 top-performing charter schools that are eligible to apply for grants to expand and replicate their education model.

IRS Names Maple Grove Man To Advisory Committee

Troy Thibideau of Maple Grove is executive vice president of marketing and client operations for Convey Compliance Systems, Inc.


Minnetonka Resident Opens 'A La Mode Nail Salon and Boutique' in Edina

The nail salon opened Dec. 12 in the 50th and France neighborhood.


Most Read Northfield Stories of 2013

From marijuana hidden in a McDonald's bag to summer flooding, Patch looks back on the most popular stories of 2013.


Plymouth Grandmother Passes Away at 64

Bella F. Buzhaker leaves behind her husband, daughter, two grandchildren and other relatives.


Firehouse Subs Now Open in Richfield

The new sandwich shop is one of three new tenants coming to Lyndale Station.

St. Louis Park

St. Louis Park Family Takes Kids on 14-Country, Yearlong Adventure

The Krafts have visited four countries since August and have shared what they've learned with Peter Hobart students.

St. Michael

St. Michael-Albertville Persons of the Year: Tyler Purhoit and ‘Cowboy’ Larry Bermel

Their lives ended similarly, losing a long fight with a dreaded disease. Their impacts on our community can also be felt today, months after they left us, in similar fashion.


Man Dies Trying to Get Dog off Freeway

Lawrence Anderson, 74, of Marine on St. Croix was struck by another vehicle on I-35 after his own vehicle was stranded and his dog got away, according to the Iowa State Patrol.


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