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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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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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Tiger swimmers hope to continue strong tradition

by Andy Rogers Thisweek Newspapers The boys swimming and diving team at Farmington has given the school plenty of reason to cheer in the past few years, earning the school conference championships, state champion medals and several dual victories. Last … 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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Dungeons & Dragons for teens

The Farmington Library, 508 Third St., will offer Dungeons & Dragons for Teens from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 28-29.  Registration is required. For more information, visit www.dakotacounty.us/library or call (651) 438-0250.

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Troop 118 holds court of honor

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