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Controversy Brews over Pavement at Lebanon Hills Park

Dirt path or pavement?

There's a proposal to pave six miles of new paths in Lebanon Hills Regional Park.

It's the largest park in Dakota County, connecting Eagan and Apple Valley. 

Minn. Native Loses 12 Horses in Oklahoma Tornado

Randy Weidner - Tim Sherno

Randy Weidner says he's been around horses his entire life. The Rosemount, Minn., native trains racehorses and he was in a horse barn in Moore, Okla., when the devastating tornado began forming. At 2:56 he snapped a picture of the twister as it started to take shape.

Some Minn. Schools Consider Lowering Class Hours

MGN Online -

School officials in some Minnesota districts are experimenting with shorter class schedules, on the theory that what matters in education is quality of instruction, not hours.
   

Video: Tyus Jones and Reid Travis Team Up For Nike Elite Tournament in Eagan

Some of the best high school basketball players in the country are in the Twin Cities for the Nike Elite Youth basketball league tournament this weekend.

The local Howard Pulley team includes Apple Valley's Tyus Jones and Reid Travis from DeLaSalle.

The games start Friday night and continue through Monday at the High Performance Academy in Eagan.

Thompson Reuters Employees Help Build Bikes for Kids

Employees from an Eagan business worked Thursday to help low income kids get the chance to ride a bike this summer. 

About 300 workers from Thomson Reuters helped build 100 bikes that will go to kids ages four to 10 who don't have a bike.

They teamed up with Eagan YMCA for the event.