Ten years ago, Dan Gustafson stood at the dedication of Nicollett Commons Park in Burnsville and thought, "this would be a great place for a community jazz festival."
Only a few weeks later, Burnsville had its first Art and All that Jazz Festival.
Apple Valley police say an on-duty officer driving a patrol vehicle was involved in a three car collision Wednesday afternoon.
The crash happened shortly before 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of 140th Street and Galaxie Avenue in Apple Valley.
Two healthy bongo calves will be included at the Minnesota Zoo's summer African exhibit.
A male calf, born June 6, was later joined by a female calf, born June 16, the Apple Valley zoo announced Tuesday. The calves stood within the first minutes of birth.
They currently weigh about 40- to 30 pounds.
5 Eyewitness News is helping Minnesota kids get healthy food through our Summer Harvest campaign.
In Dakota county, the Eagan and Lakeville Resource Centers have launched a mobile pantry.
Each Wednesday, volunteers load a bus and head out to Inver Hills Community College where those in need gather food for their families.
Feed My Starving Children is looking for summer volunteers to meet the group's promised meal shipments to 70 countries worldwide.
The organization's packing sites in Chanhassen, Eagan and Coon Rapids are open to volunteers six days a week, five shifts each day, according to the group.
A 26-year-old Claremont man is dead after a crash in Lakeville Saturday.
According to Lakeville Police, the crash occurred around 6:14 p.m. on Cedar Avenue near 202nd Street when a motorcycle collided with a vehicle.
The motorcycle operator, James Alan Batten II, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was treated for minor injuries.
The new Metro Red Line bus service debuted Saturday with rides every day of the week between Apple Valley and the Mall of America in Bloomington.
The Red Line connects with Blue Line trains at the Mall of America transit station and local bus service in Apple Valley, Eagan and Lakeville.
Service began Saturday, June 22.
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