Tuesday, November 13, 2012
A Mendota Heights resident living near Pickerel Lake said Saturday evening's storm "sounded like an airplane flying through our backyard."
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter| Blog for us On Saturday evening Leighton and Dianne Siegel were asleep in their home on the 700 block of Woodridge Drive, by Pickerel Lake, when they were awoken by the thunderstorm that spawned two confirmed tornadoes in Burnsville and Eagan. Leighton Siegel said there was no doubt in his mind that a tornado swept through Mendota Heights. “We were woken up about 11 o’clock, and it sounded like an airplane flying through our backyard,” Siegel said. “I don’t think it could be anything else [but a tornado] because it sounded very localized.” The National Weather Service's report on the storm shows an area of "sporadic tree/powerline damage" near …
Monday, September 24, 2012
City officials are moving forward on plans to realign Cedar Grove Boulevard and a gas pipeline in preparation for the construction of a 400,000-square-foot outlet mall.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us You might not see construction crews yet in Eagan's Cedar Grove Redevelopment Area, but plans for a 400,000-square-foot outlet mall in the area are still moving forward. On Wednesday, the Eagan City Council authorized city staff to begin planning for road grading in anticipation of the realignment of Cedar Grove Boulevard. In a separate motion, the council also gave the green light to an engineering study on the relocation of an Xcel Energy gas pipeline running through the area. City officials plan to move the road and the pipeline to make way for the proposed, 35-acre mall, which—if approved—would be developed by Baltimore-based company …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The Eagan City Council is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. for a regular council meeting.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter The Eagan City Council will convene at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday night at City Hall to hold a regular council meeting. Here's a preview of a selection of agenda items the council is expected to discuss. For a full agenda, click here.