Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be holding open houses to deal with traffic congestion on Highway 77.
Eagan residents may be getting some relief from traffic on their Highway 77 commutes. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is looking to add managed lanes on the highway between 140th Street West in Apple Valley and Old Shakopee Road in Bloomington in an effort to decrease congestion. MnDOT is considering three options: MnDOT will be seeking the opinions of residents, business owners and motorists are invited to attend two open houses on: The project is also looking at improved bus access to the Cedar Grove Transit Station in Eagan. Open house attendees will be able to learn the details of the project, view project layouts and ask questions of MnDOT project staff.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
In other top headlines from the past week, expansion begins at Fairview Hospital campus.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us You can't be in front of your computer 24 hours a day, so each weekend, Patch reviews the past week's top stories, which first appeared on this site or those of our neighbors throughout the South Metro region. To read the full story, click on the headline link: Death Notice: 9-Month-Old Olivia C. Kane and Her Mother, Kelly C. A mother and her 9-month-old baby daughter died on Feb. 8. Lowering the Bar: City to Open Liquor Licensing to Small Restaurants The Burnsville City Council has informally agreed to loosen liquor licensing requirements to make the process less daunting for eateries of the hole-in-the-wall variety. Fairview Expansion …
Sunday, January 20, 2013
On Wednesday, Eagan resident Conrad Nilsen Smith died at the age of 56 after a three-year battle with brain cancer.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us Minnesota's professional sports community is mourning the loss of Conrad Nilsen Smith, an Eagan man who was also a power player on the business side of the Minnesota Lynx. Smith died on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 after a lengthy bout with brain cancer. His passing has been deeply felt by his colleagues. “Simply put, Conrad is irreplaceable. I have known and worked with Conrad since 1986, and his professionalism and passion for his work is unlike anyone I’ve ever met," Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx President Chris Wright said in a statement released after Smith's death. He was born on May 16, 1956 in Massachusetts. He was raised in Woburn, …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Abigaile Grace Christenson, beloved daughter of Lucas and Kristina Christenson (maiden name Severson), passed peacefully on Nov. 26, 2012, after entering the world at 23 weeks and 1 day of gestation.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter| Blog for us Editor's note: The following is an obituary posted from White Funeral Home. Abigaile Grace Christenson, beloved daughter of Lucas and Kristina Christenson (maiden name Severson), passed peacefully on Nov. 26, 2012, after entering the world at 23 weeks and 1 day of gestation. She weighed just under a pound when she was born at 12:27 a.m., and she was gathered into the arms of Jesus just before 11 a.m. that same day. Abigaile is survived by her parents, as well as two siblings, Isabel and Josiah, all at home. She is also survived by her paternal grandparents, Gary and Shari Christenson of Placida, FL; and maternal grandmothers, Tina Kuhlmann …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Tsarehradsky, an Eagan resident, passed away on Oct. 3.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us Alexander Tsarehradsky, age 80, of Eagan, passed away on Oct. 3, 2012. Tsarehradsky, born Aug. 10, 1932, is survived by his wife, Kira; children, Olenka (Ken) Tsarehradsky-Bentfield and Petro (Colleen Thoresen) Tsarehradsky; grandchildren Katherine and Alec; step-grandchildren Tyler and Jacob; sister, Ewhenia Hromnycky. Throughout his life, Alexander was active in and dedicated to sacred and secular activities surrounding the Ukrainian culture and community. He is a beloved husband, father, grandpa and brother. Visitation at Kozlak-Radulovich Chapel (1918 University Ave. NE.) Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Vigil Prayers (Panachyda) at 7…
Friday, August 10, 2012
The former Minnesota governor greeted approximately 200 supporters at a meet and greet in Royal Oak, Mich., where he did not comment on speculation that he might be the Republican vice presidential nominee.
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty made a stop in Royal Oak on Thursday afternoon at Mitt Romney’s Victory Center at 30701 Woodward Ave. Pawlenty, a potential vice presidential pick for Romney, is campaigning for the Republican presidential hopeful in Michigan this week. On Wednesday he spoke to approximately 30 people in a campaign office in Jackson and Thursday he was greeted by more than 200 Romney supporters in Royal Oak. "I love Michigan," said Pawlenty, 51, after the closed-press meet and greet event. "It reminds me so much of my home state of Minnesota—from the agriculture to the northern woods to that Midwest work ethic." Pawlenty, a one-time Republican candidate for the nation's top political position in 2012, withdrew after a …
Thursday, July 7, 2011
Former fire chief, father figure, prankster and dedicated public servant will be honored today.
Bob Childers will be remembered today not only as a widely respected man who started Eagan’s fire department, but also as a father figure, a prankster and a person dedicated to helping people. Robert Lee Childers died Sunday of pneumonia and respiratory complications. He was 77. His funeral will take place today at 10:30 a.m. at Mary, Mother of the Church, 3333 Cliff Road in Burnsville. Following will be inurnment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery with military honors. At 9:30 a.m., friends and family will gather to remember Childers. Childers helped start the Eagan Fire Department in the early 1960s, and was an active member of the fire department for 23 years, according to the City of Eagan. He was the fourth fire chief, serving for …