Savage Police Officer Frank Mackall — who suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) nearly three years ago in a serious crash while on duty — will not achieve his dream of returning to the force as a patrol officer.
As if colds, influenza and other respiratory infections weren’t enough to make Minnesotans ill in winter, this is also the time of year when digestive tract illness caused by a family of germs known as noroviruses tend to increase. This year, norovirus seems to be hitting the state especially hard.
The Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA), which merged in September to include the cities of Prior Lake and Shakopee, has announced the introduction of Route 493 — express service between the Marschall Road Transit Station (MRTS) in Shakopee and downtown Minneapolis beginning Monday, Feb. 23.
Burnsville High School students will have new courses to choose from in the fall of 2015, including an expansion of offerings in business and the fine arts, as well as a dual-credit program in mechanics through Hennepin Technical College.