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Thefts from cars, School Board meeting, tree planting day-Burnsville Today TV news-June 4

Burnsville Police are warning residents that there has been a rise in thefts from cars in the last month. They advise not leaving anything like purses, GPS units, keys, wallets or bags in plain view in your parked vehicle at any time. For more tips and the full story please go to

Tonight the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Board of Education will honor this year’s employees of the year at its meeting 7 p.m. at the Diamondhead Education Center.
Also the board could approve its annual ProPay written report, a memorandum of understanding with the Burnsville Education Association for that report, a 5-year professional development plan discussed earlier this year, next school year’s proposed budget and more.

I Love Burnsville week events for the day include a mountain bike race at 6:30 p.m. at Buck Hill. The cost for beginner classes and a 20-minute race is $5 or a recreational, 40-minute race costs $10. There’s also a free kids race. For more information call 952-888-1427.
The annual farmer’s market begins today noon-5 p.m. at Mary, Mother of the Church, 3333 Cliff Road. Every Thursday the market will be there from noon-5 p.m. July 31-Aug. 7 then 4-7 p.m. until Oct. 23. It will be at another location beginning 7 a.m.- noon Saturday, June 20, in the parking lot of the Diamondhead Education Center like last year, which runs until Saturday, Oct. 24. For more information go to

Tonight: partly cloudy, lows around 50.
Tomorrow: partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain and a slight chance of storms, highs around 75.

Students took up shovels to plant 19 trees and 19 shrubs May 29 at Southview Elementary School in Apple Valley. The all-school planting day marked the culmination of the school’s participation in Tree Trust’s Learning with Trees program through a $10,000 grant from Dakota Electric Association. Tree Trust helped the Apple Valley school organize a Green Team of teachers, parents and staff to create outdoor spaces for learning. More than 700 students helped by taking on one of four jobs Friday – digging, planting, watering and mulching. Here’s a report from Community Editor Katie Mintz.


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