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WEBCAM: 2 Penguin Chicks at the Minnesota Zoo

A webcam at the Minnesota Zoo is giving a glimpse into the life of penguin chicks.

A second African penguin chick hatched March 21 at the zoo in Apple Valley. The zoo's first chick hatched March 2. The webcam shows both chicks.

VIDEO: Tyus Jones & Reid Travis on Richard Pitino

Before unpacking his belongings in his new office, Gophers coach Richard Pitino reached out to the Class of 2014 Big 3: Apple Valley's Tyus Jones, Cooper's Rashad Vaughn, and DeLaSalle's Reid Travis.

Eagan to Lose Another Golf Course to Housing

Six years ago housing developers bought Carriage Hills Golf Course in Eagan and set off a legal battle over re-zoning the property. The city fought the housing development all the way to the Minnesota Supreme Court, but ultimately lost.  

Alimagnet Dog Park Welcomes Visitors in Burnsville

Humans are not the only species getting spring fever.

But dog owners can get their furry friends out of the house by going to Alimagnet Dog Park, 1200 Alimagnet Parkway in Burnsville.

With seven acres of fenced-in space, the park holds a heated pavilion, large pond and a separate area for small dogs.

Autism-Friendly 'Beauty and the Beast' at Burnsville HS

The show "Beauty and the Beast" will be tweaked Saturday at Burnsville High School - for all children to enjoy as part of Autism Awareness Month.

Students are presenting a special adapted version of the show to meet the needs of children with autism and other disabilities, according to the school.

Rosemount Refinery Agrees on Upgrades to Cut Air Pollution

A south metro oil refinery has agreed to upgrade its systems to cut down on air pollution.

Flint Hills Resources reached an agreement to put in new energy efficiency and monitoring safeguards at its Pine Bend refinery in Rosemount. The changes are expected to cut about 52,000 tons worth of greenhouse gases.

Fire Hydrant Flushing Scheduled to Begin

The City of Hastings Public Works and Fire Department crews plan to start flushing the city’s hundreds of fire hydrants starting early next week.

They plan to start tackling the project in the northwestern part of the city near West 4th Street and work southeasterly from there.