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Law enforcement officers to play in basketball tournament in Burnsville  ECM Publishers

A total of 159 members from 35 different law enforcement agencies throughout Minnesota will participate in a basketball tournament starting at 8:30 a.m. ...

Basketball tourney benefits families of fallen officers | Apple Valley  ECM Publishers

Over 100 people from multiple law enforcement agencies around the state will participate in a basketball tournament to raise funds for fallen peace officers in ...

Burnsville High School: Potential Fight With Weapons Reported  Burnsville, MN Patch

Burnsville High School: Potential Fight Reported - Burnsville, MN - School officials began investigating after parents reported rumors about a possible fight.

Burnsville High School tackles racism

Students who walk the halls of Burnsville High School are trying to unlock pain caused by blatant racism. Most recently, someone painted a rock and the ...

Police: Burnsville High School student in custody after threats of school shooting  SW News Media

Burnsville Police said Wednesday a 14-year-old Burnsville High School student was in custody after the student allegedly threatened a school shooting in a ...

After 20 years of declining enrollment, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District prepares for the trend to continue  SW News Media

The declining enrollment trend plaguing the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District isn't nearing a turning point, according to this year's projections. District officials ...

District describes leadup to Burnsville High School disruption  SW News Media

Rumors of a planned fight at Burnsville High School stemmed from a student's report that others might be bringing “guns and knives” to the school on Oct. 26, ...

Burnsville High School DECA students make school history; head to state competition  SW News Media

Burnsville High School's DECA program will send a record number of students to this year's state competition, according to a news release from the ...

AFT president talks racial tensions, teacher contracts at Burnsville High School visit  SW News Media

American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten weighed in on the recent contract strife between the Burnsville Education Association teachers ...

'Diversity is what makes us great' Burnsville High School students, staff respond to rock graffiti  SW News Media

A boulder in the parking lot of Burnsville High School was painted with a racial slur, obscene drawings and other offensive material in late October. A district ...

Burnsville High School students earn nearly $1.3 million in college credits  SW News Media

Burnsville High School students earned 2599 college credits worth $1.28 million in tuition dollars during the 2017-2018 school year, according to a news ...

Burnsville High School showcases history with memorabilia display  SW News Media

A new memorabilia display at Burnsville High School showcases items from the school's early days in the 1950s. The unveiling of the new, permanent display ...

Teen Arrested After Post About Shooting At Burnsville High  Burnsville, MN Patch

Teen Arrested After Post About Shooting - Burnsville, MN - Burnsville High was staffed with extra police as a result Wednesday.

Burnsville High School homecoming royalty court | Savage Pacer  SW News Media

Burnsville High School seniors Sam Bardwell and Joy Bogonko were named this year's homecoming king and queen.

Burnsville High School Theatre explores overcoming obstacles in 'Akeelah and the Bee'  SW News Media

A beloved film is soon to hit the stage in Burnsville High School Theatre's upcoming production of “Akeelah and the Bee.”

Former Burnsville High School teacher sentenced for sex with teen student  SW News Media

A former Burnsville High School teacher was sentenced Thursday in Dakota County District Court in connection to charges that he had sex with a 16-year-old ...

BHS principal apologizes for tardy response to racist graffiti  ECM Publishers

Burnsville High School Principal Dave Helke has apologized for what he said was a tardy public response to racist graffiti at the school. In a letter to ...

Burnsville High School students serve as CEO for a day at $1.2B company  SW News Media

On Aug. 28, two Burnsville High School students were at the helm of a $1.2 billion company.

Employees, parents, students worry about the future at Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District budget forum  SW News Media

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District employees and community members Wednesday told the Board of Education music programs, sports and college-credit ...

District 191 employees recognized for excellence | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Eleven Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 staff members are being recognized for their extraordinary contributions to the community with 2019 ...

Burnsville High School's Preschool Lab has openings | Savage Pacer  SW News Media

Burnsville High School's Preschool Lab, a course offered to students under the director of Family and Consumer Sciences teachers, has openings for preschool ...

Interface: Burnsville High School student runs towel drive for homeless youth  SW News Media

Editor's note: The following submission was written by Shrey Pothini, a Savage resident and student.

Burnsville High School quiz bowl teams eyeing national championship  SW News Media

Burnsville High School Quiz Bowl teams dominated a South Dakota tournament last week, locking in a spot to compete for the national title in Atlanta in May.

Robotics a leaping-off point for BHS grad  ECM Publishers

Until knee problems ended Jenna Kay Foertsch's volleyball career at Burnsville High School, she hadn't thought much about FIRST Robotics. She saw team ...

6 Big Changes Made To Proposed District 191 Budget  Burnsville, MN Patch

6 Big Changes Made To Proposed District 191 Budget - Burnsville, MN - Parents in Eagan, Burnsville, and Savage will want to know about these changes to the ...

Updated: Police investigate Burnsville-Eagan-Savage threat, patrol schools  SW News Media

Savage Police are investigating social media threats of violence received by the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District and were patrolling several Savage ...

Angie Craig Hosts Town Hall In Burnsville: Watch Live Stream  Burnsville, MN Patch

Angie Craig Town Hall: Watch Live Stream - Burnsville, MN - U.S. Rep. Angie Craig has committed to at least one town hall-style meeting a month.

Burnsville High School alumni stops by during his 500-mile solo run across the state  SW News Media

Equipped with a hydration pack on his back, a couple of candy bars, his audiobook library, three layers of clothing and ball of coconut oil in a ziplock bag, Craig.

Burnsville students start diversity conversation

After racist graffiti was found outside Burnsville High School, a group of students are taking action and making sure the incident can be used as a lesson in ...

Burnsville High School student named National Merit semifinalist  SW News Media

Will Trussell, a senior at Burnsville High School, has been named a 2019 National Merit semifinalist.

Pi Day milestone at Burnsville High School  ECM Publishers

Pi Days come and Pi Days go, but Pi Day 2019 was a milestone for Burnsville High School. Pi Day is an annual spot on the calendar — March 14, or 3/14 ...

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage district identified for state support under new accountability system  SW News Media

The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District is missing the mark in key areas, according The Minnesota Department of Education's new school and district ...

Burnsville High School student artwork showcased at South Suburban exhibit  SW News Media

The annual South Suburban Conference High School Visual Arts Exhibition features artwork created by Burnsville High School students.

Year in review: Contract, enrollment, budget were challenges in District 191  ECM Publishers

Contentious negotiations with teachers, continued enrollment decline and more budget shortfalls challenged School District 191 in 2018.

U.S. Rep. Angie Craig to have first town hall  ECM Publishers

A town hall that U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, D-Eagan, had previously slated for Thursday night will now take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Burnsville High ...

Business People: Hatch, Swanson form law firm; Morillo leaving SEIU  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Former Minnesota attorneys general Lori Swanson and Mike Hatch have launched a downtown Minneapolis law firm, Swanson Hatch PA. Swanson and Hatch ...

Burnsville school takes aim at teacher shortage with Signing Day ceremony  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Olivia Brammer always wanted to be a teacher, a profession she thought most people wouldn't encourage her to choose because it is considered less ...

Police investigate 2 threats of violences against Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District  Bring Me The News

Threats of violence against a south metro school district are under investigation by the Savage Police Department. The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District ...

New Black Student Union forms at Burnsville High School  SW News Media

When Jasmine Buckner first arrived at Burnsville High School from New York City, she felt alone.

Burnsville High School Hall of Fame welcomes six new members this fall  SW News Media

The Burnsville High School Hall of Fame will welcome six new members at a Sept. 14 induction ceremony this fall.

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage moves to spare ninth grade sports, orchestra from cuts  SW News Media

The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District Board of Education and several district administrators Thursday said they want to preserve middle school orchestra and ...

Metcalf gets frank about principal video, racial climate  ECM Publishers

Before a gym full of parents, teachers and students at Metcalf Middle School Jan. 3, the school principal tried to atone for uttering a profane racial slur that was ...

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage adjusts to demands on budget, letter campaign begins  SW News Media

BURNSVILLE — The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District can continue ninth-grade sports and offering middle school orchestra while still making about ...

Modern dance concert set by Youth Dance Ensemble of Burnsville  ECM Publishers

In collaboration with School District 191 Community Education, the Youth Dance Ensemble of Burnsville will present a modern dance concert on Monday, March ...

Feedback from community encourages District 191 to make changes to budget cuts list  KSTP

Some of the changes included removing ninth-grade athletics middle school orchestra from the list of cuts, according to a release sent out by District 191...

Minnesota high school teams prepare 'restaurant quality' dishes in chef competition  Star Tribune

The annual Minnesota State ProStart Invitational is sparking the next generation of chefs.

Burnsville High School one of six sites to host guitar building institute  SW News Media

When Tom Singer helped create the STEM Guitar Project a decade ago, the mission was simple: To bring hands-on learning back to the traditional classroom.

Burnsville High School responds to rumors of weapon, bomb threat  SW News Media

Burnsville police received reports about a weapon and a bomb threat at Burnsville High School on Friday, Feb. 16, that they could not confirm.

BHS class of 2018 students first to receive bilingual certification  SW News Media

A new door opened this year for bilingual and multilingual students at Burnsville High School.

Body found in ditch believed to be Burnsville High School graduate Adam Rein  SW News Media

A body found in a drainage ditch on Saturday is believed to be Adam Michael Rein, 24, who was reported missing to the Buffalo Lake Police Department on ...

Gallery: Scenes from Burnsville High School's 2018 commencement ceremony  SW News Media

On June 8, 577 students were awarded their diplomas at the 62nd annual Burnsville High School commencement ceremony.

Tension mounts in District 191 | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

As the school year draws to a close, tension continues to mount over the unsettled teachers contract in School District 191. The School Board's negotiating ...

Minnesota high school chefs in action  Minneapolis Star Tribune

The Prostart Invitational: Burnsville High School practiced for a high school culinary competition.

Another 'Hutch' rises in law enforcement | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

His father set an example for new Hennepin sheriff.

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School Board approves $4.4M in cuts  SW News Media

The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District Board of Education adopted the 2018-2019 budget at a meeting Thursday, locking in $4.4 million in cuts from the initial ...

'Deeply offensive' Burnsville High School homecoming sign comes under fire  Star Tribune

A Burnsville High School student came under fire over the weekend for an offensive poster that he used to ask a black student to the homecoming dance.

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District winter break hours | Education  SW News Media

Winter break in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District will run from Saturday, Dec. 22 through Tuesday, Jan. 1.

Burnsville High School 2017-18 Semester 2 Honor Roll | Savage Pacer  SW News Media

Burnsville High School 2017-18 Semester 2 Honor Roll. The following Burnsville High School students were named to the first semester “A” and “B” Honor Rolls: ...

Scott Hume seeks election to Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school board  SW News Media

Scott Hume filed for candidacy for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Board of Education on July 31.

UPDATE: Proposed cuts threaten district, speakers tell 191 board  ECM Publishers

UPDATE: At a workshop Thursday night, board members agreed to withdraw some of the proposed cuts, including the elimination of ninth-grade sports teams.

Burnsville Community Theatre presents 'Cinderella' this month | Savage Pacer  SW News Media

Burnsville Community Theatre's production of Cinderella opens Aug. 9 at the Burnsville High School Mraz Center.

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage district considers $4.4 million in budget cuts, including 40 FTEs  SW News Media

On Thursday, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school officials announced millions of dollars in proposed budget cuts — including the elimination of 40 full-time jobs ...

Threat Was Meant For New Mexico School, Not Burnsville: Officials

Threat Was For New Mexico School, Not BHS: School - Burnsville, MN - Burnsville High School is the latest in a series of Minnesota schools to investigate ...

Controversial Burnsville High School homecoming proposal goes viral  SW News Media

A racist homecoming proposal by a Burnsville High School student led to a viral social media conversation over the weekend.

Rep. Craig to host first town hall Jan. 24 in Burnsville  Hastings Star Gazette

U.S. Rep. Angie Craig will hold her first town hall meeting Thursday, Jan. 24 at Burnsville High School. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting at 7. The high ...

DFL'er Hunter Cantrell to represent Savage, Burnsville in House  SW News Media

Democratic newcomer Hunter Cantrell, 23, will represent residents in Savage and parts of Burnsville in Minnesota House District 56A after winning in the ...

Jen Holweger runs for Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school board  SW News Media

Jen Holweger filed for candidacy for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Board of Education on Aug. 1.

'Dang near identical.' U reminds Burnsville's Martin of prep turnaround  Star Tribune

Kamal Martin led Burnsville High School to a reversal of fortunes as a senior, and says the signs are similar when he looks at this season's Gophers football ...

Former Burnsville High School teacher pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct  SW News Media

A former Burnsville High School music teacher accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student pleaded guilty Monday to one count of third-degree criminal ...

Bowls for BrainPower sets records | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Fay Finn and former Burnsville High School art teacher Tim Hammes started Bowls for BrainPower eight years ago. Hundreds of potters, novice and ...

1 Student Injured, Several Detained After Fight At Burnsville H.S.  CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A fight at Burnsville High School on Wednesday left one student injured and several others in police custody. The Burnsville Police ...

Burnsville High School student lands perfect ACT score  SW News Media

Burnsville High School junior Will Trussell got a perfect score of 36 on the ACT, something that less than 0.1 percent of students nationwide accomplish.

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage schools close until Thursday | News  SW News Media

The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday because of dangerously cold temperatures in the forecast, the district ...

Burnsville High School students defy gravity with upcoming 'Mary Poppins' production  SW News Media

Slowly and carefully, Burnsville High School junior John Butler walks up the wall of the stage in the Mraz Center, a performing arts center off Highway 13 in ...

Rep. Angie Craig Contradicts Herself at Recent Townhall  Alpha News MN

Representative Angie Craig (D-MN) held her first town hall since being sworn in on Jan. 26 at Burnsville High School.

Show targets the lump in your throat and hand over your heart  ECM Publishers

Song-and-dance partners Erinn Dearth and Dan Beckmann are after your funny bone, the lump in your throat and the hand over your heart — and they don't like ...

Schools struggle with widening student and teacher racial gap  Star Tribune

Minnesota's student body is rapidly becoming more diverse, while the teaching force remains mostly white.

A flock of new recruits on signing day  ECM Publishers

Approximately 60 local high school athletes were expected to sign National Letters of Intent on Wednesday to compete in Division I and Division II college ...

Retiring Burnsville-Eagan-Savage teachers, staff reflect on careers before next chapter  SW News Media

A number of staff members from the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District will retire this spring.

Burnsville High School 'Pathways' model enters second year  SW News Media

During the first day back to school on Sept. 5, Orion Patrie gave his first lecture early in the morning.

Ex-principal Howard Hall dies at 86 | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

The joke goes that when Burnsville High School's principal introduced himself to teachers as “Howard Hall from Missourah,” they needed a translation.

Update: Burnsville-Eagan-Savage district, teacher's union fail to reach contract deal  SW News Media

Updated at 11:00 a.m. Thursday. For decades, new teachers have been familiar with the idea of receiving what's known as a pink slip, indicating they are being ...

Could undecided high school graduates become a thing of the past? That hope inspired these Minnesota efforts  MinnPost

Sparks flew in Russ Tesmer's auto body repair class as a group of students practiced welding on an old car that had been donated to Burnsville High School.

Former Burnsville music teacher jailed for criminal sexual conduct with student  Bring Me The News

A former Burnsville music teacher has been sentenced to 210 days in jail after admitting criminal sexual conduct with a child. Erik Michael Akervik, 30, pleaded ...

South Suburban Conference High School Sports Scores

See the latest high school sports scores, upcoming game schedules, and fan-submitted game photos and video for teams in Minnesota's South Suburban ...

District 191 lays out budget cuts | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Dozens of proposed budget cuts in School District 191 include reducing the elementary teaching staff, merging some middle school sports with Burnsville High ...

Beloved Burnsville High School teacher 'Huggy' retires | Savage Pacer  SW News Media

One of Burnsville High School's most beloved teachers has taught her last class.

Fire was a crisis that brought unity | News  ECM Publishers

First came the fire, then came a rainbow. Less than two months after an arsonist decimated their building, members of Burnsville High School's Class of 1994 ...

See video coverage of U.S. Rep. Angie Craig's first town hall  ECM Publishers

A town hall that U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, D-Eagan, had previously slated for Thursday night will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Burnsville High School, ...

Former Burnsville High teacher admits to sex charge involving students  Star Tribune

A onetime Burnsville High School music teacher has pleaded guilty to sex-related crimes involving two students. Erik M. Akervik, 30, of Burnsville, entered his ...

Longtime Burnsville hockey coaching duo prepares to hang up the skates  SW News Media

Local residents Chuck Hadley and Chris Omodt both grew up playing street and pond hockey every chance they could, and the pair immediately synced when ...

House District 56A candidate questionnaire 2018 | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

DFL challenger Hunter Cantrell is running against Republican Rep. Drew Christensen in House District 56A.

Burnsville Fire Muster Schedule of Events 2018 | Free  ECM Publishers

Tuesday, Sept. 4. Fire Muster Medallion Hunt, first clue posted at 9 a.m. at, medallion will be hidden in a city of Burnsville park. Wednesday ...

New city manager sees opportunities ahead | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Burnsville's next city manager sees the city as a land of opportunity. Melanie Mesko Lee, the Hastings city administrator who will begin work in Burnsville on Jan.

Education briefs for the week of Dec. 21 | Free  ECM Publishers

District 191 board member is first recipient of 'Rising Star' award.

Six seek four spots in Burnsville City Council primary  ECM Publishers

Winners will compete for two seats. Six candidates are running for the Burnsville City Council in the primary election on Tuesday, Aug. 14. The top four ...

Congresswoman Craig announces first town hall | News  SW News Media

U.S. Rep. Angie Craig will hold her first town hall meeting at Burnsville High School on Jan. 24.

Minn. companies invest in high schools to build next labor force  Star Tribune

Corporate partnerships have been alive and well in high schools across America for decades. But a looming labor shortage, along with a growing urgency to ...

Burnsville H.S. Teacher Arrested For Inappropriate Communication With Student  CBS Minnesota / WCCO

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) – A Burnsville high school teacher is in jail Tuesday night, accused of having inappropriate communications with a student.

Notebook: Former Mr. Basketball to coach Blaze | Sports  ECM Publishers

Burnsville High School is turning to a Minnesota Mr. Basketball award winner to rebuild its boys program.

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