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Doggie Dash 5K set for April 28 at Sunset Pond

The third annual Doggie Dash 5k will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 28 at Sunset Pond, located at 3350 W. Burnsville Parkway in Burnsville.

The Doggie Dash 5K is an annual service project hosted by the Burnsville High School National Honor Society. All proceeds from the event are given to the Pets Loyal 2 Vets, a Minnesota-based nonprofit that connects Minnesota veterans with therapy service dogs free of charge.

BHS senior receives full-ride to Ivy League university

Burnsville High School senior Victor Sanchez Villegas has been selected to receive a full four-year scholarship to Columbia University in New York City next year worth over $200,000. The scholarship covers the cost of attendance, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and travel expenses.

Columbia is among Ivy League schools, which are generally viewed as the most prestigious and highest-quality in the world.