You can't be in front of your computer 24 hours a day, so each weekend, Patch reviews the past several days' biggest news stories, which first appeared on this site, or those of our neighbors.
Here's a look at the past week's stories that may interest you, or have an impact on your life. To read the full stories, click on the headline link.
- City Portion of Many Rosemount Tax Bills Could Remain Stable
The City Council adopted a 1.26-percent preliminary levy increase Tuesday night.
The state patrol has identified those involved in a multi-car accident that brought Interstate 35W to a standstill Wednesday.
Bridal Accents Couture will bring high fashion wedding wear like Nicole Miiler, Badgley Mischka and others into Burnsville's Heart of the City development.
Authorities have found Jennifer R. Johnson, 29, a vulnerable adult who went missing Friday.
Parker Nickelson, 17, was one of 20 teens in the United States and the Dominican Republic to be selected for a Red Sox program.
Once built, the facility will serve as an operations center for Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator.
Inver Grove Heights
The bridge in "Broken Down" may remind local residents of the Rock Island Swing Bridge that connected Inver Grove Heights and Newport.
A native of Romania, Eva Mozes Kor is founder and executive director of CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Terre Haute, Ind.
A 50-year-old man has been missing for a month and is considered an "endangered person."
- Re-Roofing Projects Boost Lakeville's August Permit Numbers
Permits issued by the city of Lakeville out paced last year's August, and are significantly up year to date
- Mendota Heights City Council: Looser Restrictions on Deer Hunting
The council discussed new tactics in the city's deer population management plan.
- Bagel Shop Coming to Downtown Northfield
Tandem Bagels is scheduled to open in February.
- Council Sets Preliminary 2013 Levy at 7.55% Increase; Budget Up 2.8%
A preliminary number means the city cannot increase any of its levies or budget when they finalize the numbers in December.
- Valleyfair to Open 'Dinosaurs Alive!' Park in 2013
An interactive dinosaur park is set to open in Valleyfair next summer.
- Canterbury Park Ends Racing Season with Attendance Record
The 2012 average attendance figure set a new record for the Shakopee racetrack.