Sunday, July 15, 2012
In other news from around Dakota County, the DFL challenger to U.S. House Rep. John Kline says he's raised more than $250,000, and an Eagan day care operator is charged with manslaughter for the death of a child on her watch.
You can't be in front of your computer 24 hours a day, so each weekend, Patch reviews the biggest recent news from thoughout Dakota County. Here's a collection of stories from the past seven days that might interest you, or have an impact on your life. To read the full stories, simply click on the headline link. Obermueller Raises More Than $250,000 in Race Against Kline The DFL House candidate said the level of support reflects a “deep frustration with the way Washington does business.” UPDATE: Deaths of Man, Woman in Apple Valley Shooting Apparently Murder-Suicide An Eagan man allegedly shot the Apple Valley woman with whom he had children, then shot himself outside South Cedar Knolls Apartments in Apple Valley, witnesses reported …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
City residents are engaged in several art-related projects, but local organizers say they lack performance and classroom space.
Eagan is home to a flourishing art community. In fact, many local arts organizations are expanding so rapidly that they’re outgrowing Eagan’s performance venues and classroom spaces. “It is critical that we have arts available in the community,” said Wanda Borman, director of the Eagan Art Festival. In 2011, approximately 6,800 people attended the festival, more than twice the roughly 3,200 people that attended eight years ago, according to Borman. The art festival isn’t the only arts organization on the rise. Programming participation at the Parks and Recreation Department’s Eagan Art House has increased by more than 30 percent in the past five years, said Julie Andersen, Art House recreation supervisor. Total attendance at Caponi Art …
Monday, January 9, 2012
The company recently moved in to Cedar Valley Church in Eagan.
Amy Kamarainen's quickly growing youth theater company needed to find a new home, so it turned to Cedar Valley Church in Eagan, according to the Star Tribune. Kamarainen's K-8 Young Actors Theater Company recently moved into the children's chapel at Cedar Valley, allowing the group has taken advantage of the church's mini-stage and a costume/makeup room. The company was founded last summer, after Kamarainen became frustrated at the lack of theater opportunities for her daughters in elementary school, according to a report in the Star Tribune. To read the full story, click here.