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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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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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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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Add local food shelves to your gift lists

by Don Heinzman Thisweek Newspapers More people than ever are getting their holiday food from local food shelves. Throughout the Twin Cities area, people who never thought they would go to a food shelf are asking for food. In the … 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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Blood drive set Dec. 29 at St. James Lutheran

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, at St. James Lutheran Church, 3650 Williams Drive, Burnsville. Register by calling (952) 890-4534 or online at www.redcrossblood.org.

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Programs planned at Burnhaven Library

The Burnhaven Library in Burnsville will offer the following events in January: • Winter Wednesday Film Series, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 11 and 25.  The topic for Jan. 11 will be Sydney and Queensland, Australia. The topic for … Continue reading

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Franken to visit Burnsville High

U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., will visit Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 on Thursday, Jan. 5, to meet students and teachers and also host a listening session. First, he will visit Brooke Delmont’s Algebra III and Jeff Nelson’s Honors Algebra II … Continue reading

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Kindergarten open house dates for District 191 scheduled

The 10 elementary schools in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 have scheduled kindergarten open houses for parents/guardians whose children will be starting kindergarten next fall. • Rahn Elementary, Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 6:30 p.m. • Edward Neill Elementary, Wednesday, Jan. 11, … Continue reading

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