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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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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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NAMI parent training slated Jan. 17

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota will hold a free Parent Training Class from 6 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 17 in the Lone Oak Room at the Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Parkway, Eagan. The topic will … Continue reading

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Eagan council approves 2012 tax levy, budget

by Jessica Harper Thisweek Newspapers Eagan’s city 2012 property tax levy and budget have been finalized.

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Study says Eagan can support more retail

Findings offer optimism for developer’s plan to turn Lockheed Martin property into retail by Jessica Harper Thisweek Newspapers A new study provides a glimmer of hope for developers looking to build retail complexes in Eagan.

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Prime Therapeutics to add 300 jobs in Eagan

Pharmacy benefits manager to occupy former Buffets Inc. building by Jessica Harper Dakota County Tribune While several major employers have downsized in recent years, one Eagan company plans to add hundreds of head-of-household jobs in the next two years. Prime … Continue reading

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Survey says businesses thriving, happy with city services

by Jessica Harper Thisweek Newspapers Eagan businesses are thriving and pleased with city services, according to a recent survey. The online survey conducted by city officials was sent to 1,900 businesses and asked them to rate a number of factors … Continue reading

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Pole dancing for exercise coming to Eagan

by Jessica Harper Thisweek Newspapers Every day, stay-at-home moms and career women alike gather at the Lady Katherine studio in Hudson, Wis., to dance and spin around a pole. But these women aren’t working for money, they’re getting into shape. … Continue reading

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