Tag Archives: Apple Valley

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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Events to ring in the new year

by Tad Johnson Thisweek Newspapers There are many ways to ring in the new year in Dakota County. People can rock out with their friends at one of the many clubs or pubs or dash down the slopes at Buck … 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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Woman proves life-long learning never ends

Eagan resident earns bachelor’s degree at age 82 by Jessica Harper Thisweek Newspapers Since she was a young girl, Dolores Timlin of Eagan dreamed of earning a college degree. But Timlin abandoned that dream in 1947 when she dropped out … Continue reading

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Short Redhead Reel Reviews for the week of Dec. 23

by Wendy Schadewald Special to Thisweek Newspapers Rating system:  (4=Don’t miss, 3=Good, 2=Worth a look, 1=Forget it) www.shortredheadreelreviews.com

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Bowling party planned to thank military families

The Public Affairs class at Burnsville High School will host an event for military families from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at Apple Valley Bowl, 14917 Garrett Ave., Apple Valley. The bowling alley will offer three games and … Continue reading

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District 196 drivers stuff the bus

School District 196 transportation employees held a food drive and fundraiser for the Rosemount Family Resource Center. The employees collected hundreds of pounds of food and a cash donation of $550. SEIU Local 284, which represents the bus drivers and … Continue reading

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Educators honored as TIES Exceptional Teachers

TIES Exceptional Teachers were recognized Dec. 13 at the TIES 2011 Education Technology Conference in Minneapolis. Local teachers recognized include: • Lisa Christen and Emily Robb of the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District. • Jason Just of the Lakeville school district. • … Continue reading

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Mary Ajax was probably better at hugging people in need than managing nonprofit finances

by Larry Werner, Thisweek Newspapers When you’re raised by a German father and a Polish mother, as I was, you’re not all that comfortable with hugging. Mary Ajax, who was removed as president and CEO of 360 Communities this week, … Continue reading

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Bowlathon a success for Kids ‘n Kinship

The 12th annual Bowlathon and Kids ’n Kinship had a goal of raising $10,000 to help meet budget needs. The youth mentoring program not only met that goal but raised $12,000. “So many people worked to make this event the … Continue reading

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