Friends of the Eagan Core Greenway

Recent News Stories

As published in:

Minneapolis Star Tribune
St. Paul Pioneer Press
City Pages
Eagan Sun-Current
Eagan ThisWeek
The McKnight Foundation
(Embrace Open Space Campaign)

[Ordered from most recent to least recent---Total items: 80]


               
  1. "Residents Defend Land, City Government on '04"
    --Contentious Developments and Proposed Charter Inspire Local Activists
    [With direct reference to Friends of the Eagan Core Greenway]
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    December 30, 2004

  2. "Diamond-T Decision Could Come Tuesday"
    --City Council to Decide whether to Order an Environmental Impact Statement on Property or to Take Action on Housing Development
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    December 30, 2004

  3. "Eagan Twinhome Development Withdrawn"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    December 23, 2004

  4. "Neighbors Come Out to Oppose Ravine Development"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    December 2, 2004

  5. "Eagan Residents Raise Concerns Over Flooding"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    November 28, 2004

  6. "Neighbors Clash Over Tiny Haven"
    --Opponents Line Up against Couple's Plan to Sell 2 Acres of Seclusion to Developer
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Laura Yuen
    November 20, 2004

  7. "City Responds to Carriage Hills Lawsuit"
    --Suit Over Golf Course Will be Moved to Federal Court
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    November 19, 2004

  8. "Eagan Sued Over Denial on Golf Course Development"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    November 18, 2004

  9. "EAW for Diamond T Proposal Open for Review"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    November 18, 2004

  10. "Eagan: Lawsuit Filed Against City"
    --Carriage Hills Course Owner, Wensmann Homes Want Plan Change Approved
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Tad Johnson
    November 12, 2004

  11. "Eagan City Council Continues Twin Home Development"
    --Property Owned by City Council Member Tilley, Who Recuses Herself
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Joshua Nichols
    November 11, 2004

  12. "Developer Sues City of Eagan"
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
    by William C. Crum
    November 10, 2004

  13. "Family's Land Hung Up in Court"
    --Developer, Surviving Brother Tussle over Future of Fields, Woods
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Laura Yuen
    November 10, 2004

  14. "City Sued in Golf Course Squabble"
    --Developer Sought Parcel for Housing
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Laura Yuen
    November 5, 2004

  15. "Diamond T Ranch Environmental Study Available for Review"
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Staff Writer
    November 5, 2004

  16. "Last Harvest to Herald Unique Suburb"
    --Different by Design: Housing Site Plans to Use Alleys, Roundabouts
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Bob Shaw
    October 17, 2004

  17. "Greenway Group Gives Money to Caponi Art Park"
    --Donation is Part of a Park Preservation Effort
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    October 8, 2004

  18. "Caponi Art Park Donation"
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
    by Shira Kantor
    October 6, 2004

  19. "Donations to Help Preserve Art Park"
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Laura Yuen
    October 2, 2004

  20. "Deals for Open Space in Play, So Far, City of Eagan Seen as the Big Winner"
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Shannon Prather
    September 3, 2004

  21. "Eagan Delays Diamond T Development for Environmental Study"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    August 26, 2004

  22. "Council Requires Review of Diamond T Ranch"
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    August 20, 2004

  23. "Carriage Hills Will Remain Golf Course"
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    August 6, 2004

  24. "Planning Commission Turns Down Diamond T Plan"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    August 5, 2004

  25. "Council Votes to Keep Golf Course"
    --Developer, Landowner Would Consider Suit
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Laura Yuen
    August 4, 2004

  26. "Planning Commission Rejects Diamond T Housing"
    -- Commission Recommends Rezoning Land, Not Housing Plan
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    July 30, 2004

  27. "Effort to Preserve Caponi Art Park Moves Forward"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    July 29, 2004

  28. "Art Park Preservation Takes Step Forward"
    -- DNR Grants Will Preserve 30 Acres of Caponi Land
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    July 23, 2004

  29. "More Green Space for Eagan"
    -- City Formally Adopts New Acreage for Patrick Eagan Park
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    July 16, 2004

  30. "Carriage Hills Decision Rescheduled for August"
    -- Developer Requests Two-week Delay
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    July 16, 2004

  31. "Eagan Moves to Address Lebanon Hills Flooding"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    July 15, 2004

  32. "Eagan's Water Issues Resurface"
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Laura Adelmann
    July 9, 2004

  33. "Eagan Has Plan for Lebanon Hills Flooding"
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    July 9, 2004

  34. "Carriage Hills Plan Knocked into Rough by Commission Decision"
    -- Eagan Council to have Final Say after Planning Commission denies Guide Plan Change Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    July 1, 2004

  35. "Carriage Hills Plan Fails to Get Backing"
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
    by Shira Kantor
    June 30, 2004

  36. "No Houses on Golf Course, Planning Commission Says"
    -- Proposal to Develop Carriage Hills is Not Recommended
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    June 25, 2004

  37. "Golf Course Home Plan Draws Fire"
    -- Residents Ask City to Stick to Guides for Public Space
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Laura Yuen
    June 15, 2004

  38. "Developer Submits Plan for Carriage Hills"
    -- Wensmann Homes Seeks Change in Cityís Guide Plan to Build Housing
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    June 11, 2004

  39. "Issues Remain with Diamond-T Property Development"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    June 3, 2004

  40. "Diamond T Development on Hold Again"
    -- Developer Requests Continuation to Address Planning Commission, Resident Concerns
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    May 29, 2004

  41. Ranch Waste Vexes Firm
    -- Left Over Manure Could Affect Pond
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Laura Yuen
    May 25, 2004

  42. "Diamond T Housing Development Faces Environmental Challenges"
    -- Neighbors Concerned about Impact of Manure, Tree Removal
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    May 22, 2004

  43. "Purchase of Anderson Property in Eagan Approved"
    -- City will buy nine-acre parcel, add it to Patrick Eagan Park
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    May 14, 2004

  44. "Purchase of Greenway Property Now Final"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    May 13, 2004

  45. "Nine Acres Added to Park"
    -- Sewer-fees issue settled, clearing way for open space efforts
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Laura Yuen
    May 7, 2004

  46. "Regulating the Rain"
    -- Minnesota's 10,000 lakes have a friend in biologist Leslie Yetka,
    who believes simple landscaping can solve a complex pollution problem
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Bob Shaw
    April 29, 2004

  47. "Eagan Takes Another Step on Property, Fees Still Up in Air"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    April 15, 2004

  48. "Sewer Fees Stall Eagan Park Deal"
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Laura Yuen
    April 13, 2004

  49. "Progress for Eagan Core Greenway"
    -- Majority of Anderson parcel is tagged as addition to Patrick Eagan Park
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    April 9, 2004

  50. "Vraa Ends His 24-year Eagan Run"
    -- Parks and Recreation Director Helped City's Parks, Recreational Facilities Grow
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    April 1, 2004

  51. "Eagan is Strong, Safe, Mayor Says"
    -- Highlights Partnership with Friends of the Eagan Core Greenway
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    March 26, 2004

  52. "Mayor's State of the City Address: 'Eagan Faces Challenges, Remains Strong' "
    -- Underscores Partnership with Friends of the Eagan Core Greenway
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    March 25, 2004

  53. "Townhouses to Become Caponi Art Park's Neighbors"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    March 25, 2004

  54. "Parks Director Moves on to Greener Pastures"
    -- After 24 Years as Eaganís Parks and Recreation Guru, Director Ken Vraa Retires
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    March 19, 2004

  55. "Eagan City Council Approves Housing"
    -- Townhome Development is First in City with Access through a Park
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    March 19, 2004

  56. "EAGAN: City Council OKs Townhomes Next to Park"
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Brian Bonner
    March 18, 2004

  57. "Wayzata Now Owns Its Big Woods"
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
    by Bill McAuliffe
    March 16, 2004

  58. "Eagan will Likely Approve Greenway Development"
    -- Access Issues are Resolved, but Number of Homes Could be Reduced
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    March 5, 2004

  59. "Council Consents to [Lexington-Diffley] Park Access for [Miller] Townhouse Project"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    March 4, 2004

  60. "Eagan Parks Head Paved Way for Greener Today"
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Theresa Monsour
    March 1, 2004

  61. "Eagan Land Countyís First Acquisition with Natural Area Program Dollars"
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Laura Adelmann
    February 20, 2004

  62. "Luxury Homes, Not Horses in Eagan Property's Future"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    February 19, 2004

  63. "National Developer Eyes Plans for Former Stables in Eagan"
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
    by Shira Kantor
    February 18, 2004

  64. "DAKOTA COUNTY BRIEFING: EAGAN: [Patrick Eagan] Park May Get 9 Additional Acres"
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Amy Sherman
    February 18, 2004

  65. "2004 is Critical Year for Open Space in Eagan"
    -- Progress Anticipated on Greenway Preservation, Other Key Properties Targeted for Development
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    February 13, 2004

  66. "Dakota County Set to Name Natural Areas"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Staff Writer
    February 12, 2004

  67. "Eagan Delays Decision on [Miller] Development"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    February 12, 2004

  68. "EAGAN: Luxury Housing Heightens Open-space Debate"
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Theresa Monsour
    February 8, 2004

  69. "Decision Delayed on Greenway Housing Development in Eagan -- Concerns Remain About Safety of Access"
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    February 6, 2004

  70. "Residents Hope to Preserve Open Space near Caponi Art Park"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    February 5, 2004

  71. "Eagan Seeks Alternative Park Funding Sources"
    Eagan Sun-Current
    by Joshua Nichols
    February 5, 2004

  72. "Eagan Greenway Supporters Object to Development Near Caponi Art Park"
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
    by Shira Kantor
    February 4, 2004

  73. "EAGAN: Developer to Share Plans for Diamond-T"
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Theresa Monsour
    February 3, 2004

  74. "Planning Commission OKs Housing Development in Eagan Core Greenway"
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    January 30, 2004

  75. "EAGAN: Diffley Townhouses in Park Area on City Council Agenda"
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Theresa Monsour
    January 29, 2004

  76. "Seven Lands Recommended for County Preservation"
    -- Three Eagan Properties Make List"
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Laura Adelmann
    January 23, 2004

  77. "Gearing Up for Round Two"
    -- Grassroots Coalition Regroups to Fight Second Attempt at Carriage Hills Development
    Eagan ThisWeek
    by Erin Johnson
    January 23, 2004

  78. "Housing Developers Change Course"
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Bob Shaw
    January 19, 2004

  79. "Community Group Organizes Against Development of Golf Course"
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
    by Rachel Bruzzone
    January 14, 2004

  80. "Neighbors Organize Over Golf Course Sale"
    St. Paul Pioneer Press
    by Theresa Monsour
    January 6, 2004


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