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Apple Valley youth hockey at Xcel Energy Center

Apple Valley youth hockey mini mites took over center ice for a team scrimmage between the 2nd and 3rd periods of the Minnesota Wild versus Edmonton hockey game at the Xcel Energy Center on December 29. The team from Apple … Continue reading

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Eleven to be honored as 2012 Exceptional Businesswomen

Third annual award ceremony in February by Tad Johnson Dakota County Tribune The Dakota County Tribune Business Weekly and the Dakota County Technical College Foundation have selected 11 recipients of the 2012 Exceptional Businesswomen award. The women, who will be … Continue reading

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Clareen R. Nyquis

A memorial service for Clareen R. Nyquist, 81, of Onamia, Minn. will be Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the Wahkon Presbyterian Church in Wahkon, Minn. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. at the church. Memorials are preferred to … Continue reading

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Robert “Bob” Heike

Robert “Bob” Dean Heikes passed away suddenly on December 22, 2011 at his home in Ogilvie, MN. He was 66 years old. Robert was born November 8, 1945 in Austin, MN to Martin and Faye (Sash) Heikes. He grew up … Continue reading

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Lois Timmer

Memorial services for Lois Timmer, age 87, of Milaca, will be held on Saturday, January 14 at 11 AM at the Christian Reformed Church in Pease with Pastor David Smit officiating.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service … Continue reading

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Flannel-shirt clad bears remember ‘Dad’

Ed Tousignant’s signature apparel turns into Christmas gifts by Tad Johnson Thisweek Newspapers Longtime Rosemount resident Ed Tousignant was a flannel shirt kind of guy. When the 86-year-old died on May 1, the farmer, retired employee of Apple Valley Ready … Continue reading

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Farmington American Legion hit with 61 percent property tax hike

Classification change drives increase by Laura Adelmann Thisweek Newspapers Hurdles keep mounting for a Farmington service organization dedicated to the community and local war veterans. Already restructuring under Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the Farmington American Legion Post 189 restaurant will see … Continue reading

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Farmington 14 year-old releases second book

Farmington 14 year-old releases second book by Laura Adelmann Thisweek Newspapers A Farmington 14-year-old is now a twice-published author. Ben Heckmann, a student at Dodge Middle School, recently held a book signing for “Velvet Black 2 – A Kidnapping in … Continue reading

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Council approves raises for city workers

Cost of benefit package a concern by Laura Adelmann Thisweek Newspapers Some Farmington city employees will receive a 1 percent raise in 2012, but negotiations of benefits will be a focus of union contract negotiations in the coming year. On … Continue reading

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Area alumni play big part in Concordia’s fifth-straight national championship

Lakeville’s Fieldsted, Weaver; Farmington’s Habeck; Eastview’s Murtha have hand in title by Andy Rogers Thisweek Newspapers The south metro has been a longtime training ground for some of the best volleyball players in Minnesota. A few area alumnae showed their … Continue reading

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