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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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Area briefs for the week of Feb. 15 | Free  ECM Publishers

Burnsville resident receives Key Woman Award. gen bv woman of today. Christine and Paul Knirk. Photo submitted. Burnsville resident Christine Knirk was ...

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 ...

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.

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 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'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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 student named National Merit semifinalist  SW News Media

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

Wrestlers top Waconia for WCC East title | MN South News  New Prague Times

The New Prague Trojan wrestling team won the Wright County Conference East championship Thursday, Jan. 31, by defeating Waconia 38-28 in the New ...

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.

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.

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 ...

For $40 an hour, Burnsville High School automotive students will fix their teachers' cars  SW News Media

In an old bus garage, located a short walk away from Burnsville High School's main building, a revamped, state-of-the-art auto body shop is operating in full ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 school takes aim at teacher shortage with Signing Day ceremony  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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Free Burnsville Family Fest set Oct. 13 | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

The inaugural Burnsville Family Fest will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Burnsville High School, 600 E. Highway 13.

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: ...

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 ...

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school year ends without a settled contract for teachers  SW News Media

On Thursday morning, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage teachers gathered together outside of their school buildings for the last day of school. At a set time each day, ...

Metcalf Middle School Principal apologizes for repeating profane language  SW News Media

Metcalf Middle School Principal Shannon McParland issued an apology to Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District families Monday after a video captured her ...

1.23 What's going on?

Wednesday, Jan 23. Open Stitching • 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Northfield Yarn, 314 Division St. 507-645-1330. Closed AA Meeting for Women-Step Sisters of Northfield ...

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. All schools will be back in session Wednesday, ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

'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.

Five compete for four seats in District 191 | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Declining enrollment, school funding, student achievement and teacher morale are issues in November's District 191 School Board election, based on ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Burnsville High School students send words of love, healing to site of school massacre  SW News Media

In the wake of February's school shooting at a high school in Florida, Burnsville students are spreading love 1700 miles away.

'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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Bill extends protections to students 18 and older | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

When state Rep. Drew Christensen, R-Savage, learned of allegations that a Burnsville High School teacher had consensual sex with an 18-year-old senior, ...

BHS students get modern-day lessons in upcoming 'Crucible' production  SW News Media

Burnsville High School students are bringing to life the hysteria of the 1692 Salem witch trials later this month in “The Crucible.”

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 ...

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-Eagan-Savage District Candidate: Jen Holweger | Savage Pacer  SW News Media

Why are you running for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Board of Education?

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 ...

Burnsville HS Petition Aims to Keep Campus Supervisors  KSTP

April 10, 2018 07:15 PM. A Burnsville High School student has started an online petition to save campus supervisors. The supervisors are adults who roam the ...

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

Burnsville High School has named its homecoming royalty court.

Why the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District spent $4M of its fund balance  SW News Media

The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District spent more than $4 million of its fund balance between last school year and this one due to the effects of ...

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

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

Black Student Union makes presence felt at BHS  ECM Publishers

Eyerusalem Abebaw and Jasmine Buckner haven't always gotten into the swing of things at Burnsville High School. Though they come from different ...

2018: Savage's year in review | News  SW News Media

It's not just the country that has had plenty of news this past year. Savage's 2018 was full of school district highs and lows, neighborhood drama, remembrances ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Nearly half of Burnsville-Eagan-Savage schools to see leadership change  SW News Media

Seven out of 15 schools in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District will get new leaders next school year, making for a leadership shake-up.

#eyesUP: How our PSA winners are curbing distracted driving

BURNSVILLE, Minn. - This past spring, KARE 11 Sunrise launched our first ever #eyesUP High School PSA challenge among students in Minnesota and ...

Burnsville teen died of natural causes, not alcohol, while visiting NDSU -  Star Tribune

Devin Delaney, a 17-year-old Burnsville High School student, died of a medical condition with his heart during a weekend visit to friends at NDSU.

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.

Burnsville to be latest high school offering on-site credit union  Star Tribune

From Eden Prairie to St. Paul, eight high schools now have an on-site credit union.

After two deaths, BHS has emotional start to the school year  SW News Media

Reeling over two deaths this month, Burnsville High School has had a difficult start to the new school year.

New era will begin on the Blaze hardwood  SW News Media

The Burnsville boys basketball team is hoping a former Mr. Basketball winner can turn around its struggling program.

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 ...

Four seek two seats on Burnsville City Council  ECM Publishers

Four candidates are running on Nov. 6 for two four-year terms on the Burnsville City Council. They are Jim Bradrick, Ryan Fagan, Dan Kealey (three-term ...

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.

Skaters are still trying to find their way  SW News Media

The Burnsville boys hockey team is still trying to find its way under new coach Steve Beaulieu.

I-35W Closures In Bloomington, Burnsville Begin Oct. 18  Burnsville, MN Patch

BURNSVILLE, MN — Motorists traveling southbound on Interstate 35W between 106th Street in Bloomington and Cliff Road in Burnsville should plan for ...

Starting the conference season with a victory | Sports  SW News Media

The Burnsville boys basketball team opened the South Suburban Conference season with a road victory.

Gothard, referendum made news in Dist. 191 | Burnsville  ECM Publishers

Superintendent Joe Gothard's exit to St. Paul and voter approval of levies to help stabilize finances for the next decade made headlines last year in ...

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