Sunday, April 28, 2013
Mothers get complimentary admission with the purchase of another regularly-priced ticket.
Moms get in free at the Great Clips IMAX Theatre at the Minnesota Zoo on May 11 and May 12 in honor of Mother's Day weekend. Mothers get complimentary admission with the purchase of another regularly-priced ticket, according to a news release issued by the Minnesota Zoo. "Iron Man 3: 3D" and "Kenya 3D: Animal Kingdom" will be showing that weekend. Show times on Saturday and Sunday are as follows:
Monday, March 4, 2013
Keep track of local politics with Patch's weekly southeast metro legislative review.
A proposal to appropriate $15,000,000 for improvements to the Minnesota Zoo has the support of Rep. Sandra Masin (51A, DFL). Masin is listed as a co-author on HF 928, authored by District 56B Rep. Will Morgan (DFL). Under the bill's provisions, the money would be used to improve the infrastructure and exhibits at the zoo. In other political news from around the southeast metro: Rep. David Bly (20B, DFL) believes the food and agricultural systems in Minnesota are in need of improvement, which is why Bly authored HF 874, which would establish a 20-member Minnesota Food Council responsible for communication, research and reporting of policy recommendations to improve the food system in Minnesota, with a special eye toward sustainability. …
Monday, October 1, 2012
In other news from around the region, Nikko, a snow monkey at the Minnesota Zoo, celebrates his 29th birthday, and Burnsville swears in its first female police captain.
You can't be in front of your computer 24 hours a day, so each week, Patch reviews the past several days' top stories, which first appeared on this site or those of our neighbors. Here's a look at the recent news that may interest you or affect your life. To read the full story, click on the headline link: VIDEO: How Does a Snow Monkey Celebrate His 29th Birthday? Nikko, a snow monkey at the Minnesota Zoo, is the oldest male of his species in North America. Burnsville Swears in First Female Police Captain Capt. Tanya Schwartz, replacement for Eric Werner, could be the only woman to have attained such a rank in Dakota County. Burnsville Man Works to Transform I-35 Bridge into Tribute to Cancer Victims Minnesota's most famous bridge …
Sunday, September 23, 2012
In other news from around Dakota, Rice and Scott counties, Eagan's city administrator and the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Schools superintendent are both stepping down.
You can't be in front of your computer 24 hours a day, so each weekend, Patch reviews the previous week's top stories, which first appeared on this site or those of our neighbors. Here's a look at stories that may interest you, or have an impact on your life. To read the full stories, click on the headline links. Mel Gibson Sighting at Zoo Garners Facebook 'Likes,' Comments Reports say controversial actor Mel Gibson has been sightseeing in the Twin Cities the past few days. One of those stops was at Apple Valley’s Minnesota Zoo. U.S. Army Parachute Team to Deliver Game Ball to Eastview Soccer Match The Golden Knights are scheduled to skydive into Eastview HIgh School’s stadium Sept. 25. Multi-Family Housing Complex Proposed; Zoning …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Reports say controversial actor Mel Gibson has been sightseeing in the Twin Cities the past few days. One of those stops was at Apple Valley’s Minnesota Zoo.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter Actor Mel Gibson’s visit to the Twin Cities—including a stop at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley—has been garnering media attention, as well as comments on Facebook. For instance, as of 9:30 p.m. Sunday, a photo of Gibson posted on the zoo’s Facebook page had collected 989 “likes” and 81 comments. Some of those comments can’t be described as Minnesota Nice. Here is a sample: Jennifer Ruschen Wassenaar That's crazy! Wonder what he was doing in Minnesota? Jenny Scott He's not my favorite celebrity, but cool that he's taking time to visit our beloved zoo. I hope he enjoyed it and left a nice donation ;) Vanessa Hawkins Did he punch a buffalo in the face? …
Sunday, July 29, 2012
In other Dakota County news, the co-founder of Celebration Church dies and there's a new tiger cub at the Minnesota Zoo.
Political news and the deaths of two well-known people dominated the headlines in Dakota County last week. Here's a look at the top Dakota County stories of the past week that may interest you, or have an impact on your life. To read the stories, click on the headline links. Minnesotans United Plans 'Massive Statewide Effort' as Gay Marriage Vote Looms Initiative opponets will bring in thousands of volunteers to paricipate in marathon phone banks and trainings. Obermueller Compares Michele Bachmann to Joe McCarthy Former state legislator Mike Obermueller, who is campaigning to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. John Kline in the Second District, accused Bachmann of "political dramatics." Plans in the Works for New AutoZone Store in Apple Valley…
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 …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Dakota Electric members are encouraged to bring donations for local food shelves if they attend the free evening at the zoo.
Dakota Electric Association customers and their families can be admitted to the Minnesota Zoo for free from 4 to 8 p.m. July 26 for Dakota Electric's 15th-annual member-appreciation event. Tickets to the event were included in electric bills, or those who purchase electricity from the cooperative can bring a copy of a recent bill to the zoo to receive free entry into the member-only event, according to a press release. Attendees will be able to enjoy the zoo’s many exhibits, including Penguins of the African Coast, Russia’s Grizzly Coast, the Minnesota Trail, World of Birds Show, free monorail rides and more. Visitors also will be able to see the zoo’s temporary Dinosaurs! exhibit for an extra $4. The Great Clips IMAX Theatre also will …
Saturday, July 7, 2012
In other South Metro news, the Minnesota Zoo sets an all-time attendance record, and
As the nation celebrated its 236th birthday last week, Dakota County sweltered under a seemingly endless heat wave. The combination of heat, humidity and holiday led to a slower-than-average news week, but there were several important developments throughout the county. Here's a review of the biggest news stories from the past several days, on this Patch or those of our neighbors, that may be of interest to you, or will affect you. Click on the headline links to review the stories. Dakota County Eligible For Federal Disaster Funding A total of 13 Minnesota counties and three tribal nations have been declared eligible for disaster relief funding after last month's severe storms and flooding. Minnesota Zoo Attendance Sets All-Time …
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Programs, plays, classes and sales - there's plenty to do around Eagan this weekend. Do you have an event? Let us know.
Looking for some ideas for the weekend? Here are a few area events from our event calendar. If you have an event you would like listed to help get the word out, submit it here. We'd love to hear what's going on in and around Eagan. Eagan Art House Pottery & Art Sale Lefse: Not Just for Norwegians Knee-High Naturalists: A Gobbler Get-Together We Gather Together Dolphin Magic