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U of M Seeks Teens from Eagan for Driving Study

The University of Minnesota is looking for teens from Eagan to take part in a teen driver study.

The purpose of the project is to understand how technology may be used to improve teen driver safety and to examine parental involvement with their teens during the learning phase of driving.

Teen Allegedly Threatens to Kill Dad for Car in Burnsville

An 18-year-old Eagan woman reportedly threatened to kill her father because he wanted to take away her car, according to a Dakota County criminal complaint.

The father, who lives in Burnsville, reported his daughter's alleged threat to police.

Rosemount Asks Residents to Nominate Volunteers for Recognition

The Rosemount City Council is seeking nominations for community volunteers who deserve to be recognized for adding to the city's quality of life.

The city is asking residents to nominate people and groups who serve a public purpose without pay. The city council plans to recognize as many volunteers as possible during its April 16 meeting.

First African Penguin Chick Hatches at Minn. Zoo

The Minnesota Zoo's first endangered African penguin chick has hatched.

The penguin hatched March 2 at the zoo in Apple Valley, zoo officials reported Tuesday. The bird is part of the 3M Penguins of the African Coast exhibit, which opened in 2011.

St. Paul Crime Lab Testing Upheld in Dakota Co. Case

Testing that was initially conducted at the troubled St. Paul Crime Lab was upheld in a Dakota County case.

According to Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom, 43-year-old Richard Ellis Hill, Jr. of Minneapolis was found guilty of 'Controlled Substance Crime in the Second Degree.'

Job Fair in Eagan Set for March 28

An upcoming job fair in Eagan will give job seekers a chance to meet potential employers, learn job-search strategies and attend workshops.

The annual Get Jobs Job Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 28 at the Eagan Civic Arena.

Grant Helps Survey Youth in Burnsville

A $15,200 grant will help the city of Burnsville survey its youth.

The grant, from the Minnesota nonprofit Youthprise, will be used to question youth in a survey about what programs and facilities they want to have in Burnsville.